Heavy Mettle | Trillium Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Double IPA brewed with Galaxy, Amarillo, Columbus.

Added by aedgett12 on 07-26-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
915
Reviews:
107
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
6.92%
 
 
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359
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Photo of Jamison85
4.64/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jensenmoon
3.67/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hop_junkie
4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dms1767
4.63/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Shy5
4.31/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Khaack
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yasky
4.03/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Lighter opaque orange pour, smaller head, small specks of lace. Resinous aroma and taste, lighter grapefruit, citrus rinds, grains, fairly sweet and somewhat subdued comapared to other trilliums. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel.

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Photo of Butchnasty
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nat1975
4.75/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dbrauneis
4.19/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vess
4.58/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.31/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can. Big flavorful tropical DIPA with only light malt character and a good bit of hop punch. Almost no booze for such a big brew. Light slick mouthfeel.

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Photo of nfedas
3/5  rDev -33%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Don't get the hype over this one. I was very excited to try based on the ratings. In my opinion this is one of the worst Trillium I've had. Way too boozy and bitter

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3.88/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BlackHawk89
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OUJayhawk1799
4.61/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cmurphy7
4.34/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

this one definitely has a bite vs. the regular Mettle. Very strong, almost like a barleywine. like most trillium beers, is has a great look and mouth feel. this one's great after a long week:)

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4.75/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerGuy8315
4.89/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a can into a snifter. Canned 4/10/17.

A: Pours a super hazy, pale orange in color with a one inch, frothy paper white head with fair retention. Thick white lacing throughout.

S: Big aromas of citrus and tropical fruits including grapefruit, orange, melons, peach, passionfruit, and guava.

T: Huge juice bomb!! Starts off with big notes of grapefruit, orange rind, and melons followed by light notes of peach, passionfruit, and pineapple. Finishes with a nice lingering piney, resinous hop bitterness.

F: Medium bodied, velvety smooth, pillowy mouthfeel with light carbonation. Slight dryness on the finish.

O: Overall, this is an amazing DIPA. Super juicy, but well balanced with the perfect level of hop bitterness. Artfully crafted. Wish I could drink this every day!

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4.76/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gambyt20
4.49/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WolverineFan1243
4.54/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of teamwiggum
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of driftlessbeer
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of larryi86
4.61/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Thank you Doug537 for this
16 oz can, dated 4/10/17, poured into a teku

A- A hazy copper/orange with a two finger white head.

S- Citrus, grapefruits, tropical fruits, melons, guava.

T- Citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruits, pineapple, some melons, touch of mango, some peach,finish is a little bitter and piney.

M- Smooth, medium body, creamy.

O- An awesome DIPA, does not drink like it's 9.3%. Getting no malt sweetness or alcohol.

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Heavy Mettle from Trillium Brewing Company
4.48 out of 5 based on 915 ratings.
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