Melcher Street
Trillium Brewing Company

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Trillium Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #152
Ranked #560
4.39 | pDev: 6.38%
Nov 07, 2022
Jun 21, 2014
Melcher StreetMelcher Street
Notes: This popular edition in our “Street” series of India Pale Ales spotlights the remarkably complex Mosaic hop. Melcher Street is hazy, pale orange in appearance and emits aromatic qualities of grapefruit, mild-earthy pine, and mango on the nose. Dank flavors of pine and green hop, along with juicy notes of tropical fruit, melon, and peach, are accentuated with crisp malt character, mild bitterness, and a soft, effervescent mouthfeel.

MALT: American 2-row Barley, White Wheat, C-15, Dextrine, Dextrose

HOPS: Mosaic, Columbus
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Rated: 4.29 by Khaack from New York

Nov 07, 2022
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Reviewed by BFCarr from New Jersey

4.13/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Pours hazy yellow with a medium white head (16oz can). Aroma is mild hop floral.with a touch of citrus. Taste follows with pleasant hop flavor and light bitterness and some citrus sweetness. Feel is good smooth and clean. Overall it’s a good, easy drinking beer.
Sep 14, 2022
Rated: 4.53 by petrusek23 from Ohio

Aug 26, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by dmk82 from California

Aug 14, 2022
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Reviewed by cjgiant from District of Columbia

4.31/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Kinda dull yellow-tan with a good initial head that drops to a haze cover with a medium thin collar. Lacing is fine and ring produces temporary marks each sip.

Nose has to be coaxed slightly. On the surface, it’s lighter with more overripe fruit than anything. Bring a froth and then hop cone herb, weed, pine, and even a little cedar come forth. There’s some hints of citrus rind as well, but definitely a very enticing aroma can be found with a minor amount of work

Taste started out higher, but seemed to dull over time, while the nose improved. Unripe tropical fruits struggle a bit against a husk and somewhat dirty bitterness. A hint of bite or spice seems to tell me to prepare for the herbal and pine/cedar bitterness to come. Bitterness isn’t too strong, but hangs around. Nicely dry, the finish trumps the opening for me.
Aug 04, 2022
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Reviewed by Griffin2 from Virginia

4.33/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a 16 oz can dated 7/13/2022 into a Willi Becher pint glass.
L - Pours a hazy medium orange color with a fluffy white head that dissipates quickly.
F - Smells of citrus.
T - Tastes of orange and pineapple, with kind of an orange peel on the finish.
F - Medium body and carbonation on the lighter side of medium.
O - Very much enjoying this beer.
Aug 01, 2022
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Reviewed by Beers-es from Virginia

4.46/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
On tap, pours a hazy orange with a thin head. The smell and taste show how expertly Trillium can use Mosaic. Wonderful strawberry notes and other fruits really shine. Exceptional beer.
Aug 01, 2022
Rated: 4.16 by smithj4 from New York

Jul 30, 2022
Rated: 4.24 by metter98 from New York

Jul 30, 2022
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Rated by Direwolf25 from Virginia

4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
Orange peel. But in a good way.
Jul 30, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Jul 24, 2022
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Rated by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Canned on 12/29/2021. Enjoyed on 01/30/2022.
Jan 30, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by Branlott42 from Missouri

Aug 07, 2021
Rated: 4.55 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania

Jan 28, 2021
Rated: 4.64 by j37geogaddi from Massachusetts

Dec 03, 2020
Rated: 4.52 by MAbrew88 from Massachusetts

Aug 02, 2020
Rated: 4.27 by beerman2017 from Virginia

Jun 29, 2020
Rated: 4.76 by mapirate from Massachusetts

May 14, 2020
Rated: 4.26 by Van_boi from New Hampshire

May 12, 2020
Rated: 4.93 by Joesapp from Connecticut

May 11, 2020
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Reviewed by beergoot from Colorado

4.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Dirty light golden orange body, semi-translucent; thick and creamy white head. Pungent and perfumed aroma; floral scents; gentle fruit aromas. Light tropical fruit hits the palate; mango and kiwi with just a hint of tangerine; the slightest trace of light malt; a pervasive and welcoming hop bitterness adds contrast. Slightly heavy body, gentle yet crisp; some juicy sweetness yet the finish is fairly dry; a bit of alcohol dryness.

Canned 04/27/20. This beer delivers some fine goods to the palate. It brings some nuance and balance to the table, and satisfies on many levels. Yes, there is a reason BA scores this as a World-Class beer...
May 05, 2020
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Reviewed by SawDog505 from New Hampshire

4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured into a 16 oz Nordic pint glass canned on 4/22/20. Pours a hazy yellow orange with a 2 finger sticky white head that leaves loads of thin lace and yields amazing retention.

Smell ripe melon, papaya, pineapple, tangerine, and apricot.

Taste follows a little bolder cantaloupe, pineapple, tangerine, papaya, and apricot, nothing dominating and amazingly balanced. 4.5

Mouthfeel is bigger than average, soft gentle carbonation, sticky not dry, and at 7.2% very approachable but may drink closer to 8%.

Overall another great NEIPA from one of the best in the business. Thanks @TheIPAHunter for this can.
May 03, 2020
Rated: 4.68 by dsds007799 from Massachusetts

Apr 07, 2020
Rated: 4.74 by Icka31 from Ohio

Mar 28, 2020
Rated: 4.29 by ntanner83 from Massachusetts

Mar 28, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by aasher from Indiana

Mar 20, 2020
Rated: 4 by BdM from Netherlands

Mar 03, 2020
Rated: 3.67 by O-Meg from New York

Dec 18, 2019
Rated: 3.68 by Arg914 from New York

Dec 17, 2019
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Rated by frankl7478 from New York

4.38/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Good but I like congress street better, I have one more will give her another go round
Dec 14, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by rare_bird from Michigan

Dec 02, 2019
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Reviewed by stoumi from California

4.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Melcher Street pours a light orange with a dense, complex head that provides some spotty lacing retention. The smell is citrusy sweet with grapefruit, orange and mango that combines with an earthy dank bitter pint. the taste is amazingly crisp and light with a momentary hop forward, herbal bitterness, which quickly subsides leaving a citrusy sweet flavor over the palette
Nov 15, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by whatsgoody from Vermont

Nov 08, 2019
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Reviewed by strohme2 from Michigan

4.34/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
16 ounce can, packaged 8/15/19. Poured into tulip glass. Thanks to bstoos for this want!

Pours a bright golden orange, finger plus worth of fluffy off white head. Thick crown ringing the interior of the glass along with spotty webs of lace.
Huge nose. Juicy grapefruit, mandarin orange, overall perfume of citrus.
Taste does not follow the nose but leads it down the bitter path. Still juicy but more white grapefruit flesh and pith, lemon peel, underripe peach, spruce tips, crackery malts. Prickly bubbled mouthfeel. It’s not a mouthfeel I particularly enjoy and it’s enough to detract from my overall score.
Overall, a wonderful example of a hazy full of flavor.
Sep 29, 2019
Rated: 4.75 by Uconnbrewskies from Connecticut

Sep 21, 2019
Rated: 4.77 by Cashbail from New Hampshire

Sep 20, 2019
Rated: 4.54 by reebtaerG from Maryland

Sep 18, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by YvesB from Belgium

Sep 11, 2019
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Reviewed by beersampler6 from Michigan

4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Another excellent NE-style IPA from this amazing Massachusetts brewery. Obtained this one online, canned date 8/14/19. Looks absolutely incredible, pours a very nice hazy yellow-orange color with lots of haziness and fluffy white head that settles to a nice cap. Also some very nice thick rings of lingering lacing that stayed forever. Smells incredible, especially as the beer warms. Nice aromas of pineapple, melon, passionfruit, mango, mild grapefruit, lemon, tangerine and guava. Also some malt, creamy vanilla, bread, mild dankness, floral and herbal hops in the background. Taste follows the nose, with an incredible balance between the bitter hit of hops and the sweeter malt backbone. Incredibly juicy, although not quite as much as Trillium's Congress Street offering. Still, very easy to drink, crisp, delicious and with the well hidden higher ABV. Again, there was a bitter hit of hops and some dankness that was more present as the beer warmed. Mouthfeel was outstanding, great soft pillowy feel, sticky and luscious, smooth and coated the palate. Just the right amount of carbonation. Another great beer from Trillium, and I will certainly be on the look out for all of their other highly lauded beers.
Sep 03, 2019
Rated: 3.99 by Ice_Cream_And_IPAs from New York

Aug 18, 2019
Melcher Street from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 97 out of 100 with 1198 ratings