Wild Trillium | Trillium Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
trilliumbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
For this wild offering, we rack our flagship farmhouse ale, Trillium, to age in neutral oak casks with a house Bug Blend of yeasts. Appearance is bright yellow-golden with light, gentle carbonation. Moderately funky and slightly tart, but not sour, Wild Trillium expresses subtle tannic structure with delicate notes of light citrus, pepper, and hay. Mouthfeel is soft and the finish is dry, crisp and tannic.

MALT: Pilsner, Wheat, Flaked Wheat

HOPS: US Goldings, Columbus

Added by JCTetreault on 03-19-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
66
Reviews:
10
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
9.48%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
11
For Trade:
2
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Photo of oline73
3.25/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mendvicdog
3.04/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of duceswild
3/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of vfgccp
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Nice light haze on a bright gold body. Pours with 2 fingers of white head. Ok retention and low lace. Nice carbonation in the glass.

S - Tart kiwi, lemon rind, fresh cut grass, and bready yeast.

T - Waxy. Lightly tart with bitter herbs and lemon pith. Raw dandilion and tannin finish.

M - Soft medium-light frame with nice carbonation.

O - A nice summer beer, but a shade too waxy.

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Photo of millerbuffoon
4.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Duff27
3.68/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of outoffocus
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dar482
3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nichols33
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Golden in color. Mineral, wheat and a bit of funk. Funky and Wheaty tasting. Short, pleasant and dry finish. Reminds me of a drier version of Florence.

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Photo of petermethot
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ADTaber
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of egrace84
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Resuin
4.49/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mig100
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dizzy242
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikexw
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of trevorpost
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AMCimpi
3.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Masters
4.49/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of masterofsparks
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kmlund
4.07/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HattedClassic
4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a nice white and foamy head that dissipates moderately quickly but leaves quite a bit of lacing behind. The beer itself is a clear copper and has interesting metallic sheen. The beer smell is funky but not too funky. The tart smell is the central note that all of the other notes circle around. Besides the funk, the beer has very strong notes of vanilla and a little bit of oak that takes some of the vanilla edge off. The hops give off a light lemon and earthy note but are hard to detect. Rye notes are there as well. The taste is surprisingly different from the smell. The funk is not as prominent and much weaker than the smell. Technically, the rye and oak notes are stronger. There also appear to be chamomile notes as well. The mouthfeel is interesting. The carbonation is light with a very silky feel to the beer. Overall, a pretty good beer and worth getting if you can. The notes mix very well and the difference between the smell and taste is interesting.

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4.01 out of 5 based on 66 ratings.
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