Upper Case | 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): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
UPPER CASE has a delicate, dry pilsner malt character with a smooth, soft, doughy mouthfeel from the raw wheat, oily hop resin which all serves as a canvas for this twice dry hopped 9% double IPA. Overripe mango, pineapple and passion fruit aromas leap out as the beer is poured. The impression of tropical fruit also takes the lead in the flavor which is layered further by white wine, pine resin and grapefruit zest. Hopped primarily with Mosaic with supporting roles played by Galaxy, Citra and Columbus.

MALT: Pilsner, Flaked Wheat, C-15, Dextrine, Dextrose

HOPS: Mosaic, Galaxy, Citra, Columbus

Added by ThatsThatDude on 03-10-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
841
Reviews:
109
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
5.78%
 
 
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224
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4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Holderness
4.41/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at the Trillium beer garden on the Greenway. Nice, full aromas and flavors that lean towards the fruity pungency of Galaxy and Mosaic. At 9% ABV and $20/4-pack of 16oz cans, this is Trillium's 'best value' brew.

89/100

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dms1767
4.4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ptat
4.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aasher
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Arober22
4.52/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FFFjunkie
4.39/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Look is cloudy dark stew colored with 2 fingers of slightly off white head.

Smell is tropical fruits like mango and papaya maybe and some pine coming up through the background.

Taste is sweet mango and other tropical fruits followed by a nice punch of pine and some bitter grapefruit as well.

Feel is soft and smooth as every ipa I've had from them has been so far.

Overall an excellent DIPA. It's bold and balanced. It's also a punch in the mouth but with a very soft feel to it. Really well done.

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4.56/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.46/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.29/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.57/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dogleg_left
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Turbid apricot hues. Finger tall head that recedes onto an ever present ring.

Huge sweet trioical fruits, subtle undertones of grass, pine resins, and bread. The balance between the hops is amazing.

My my. Mango and sharp bittering pine. The bittering just cascades away. The flavors are even more balanced than they were on the nose.

No evidence of the ABV. Smooth and full with a juicy start and a crisp finish. Low carbonation.

Signature Trillium. Nuanced and bold. A contradiction. A new favorite.

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5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DanGeo
4.27/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.38/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of frankie818
4.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vivs85
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of codytwo
3.93/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ben1313
4.36/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.21/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Upper Case from Trillium Brewing Company
4.5 out of 5 based on 841 ratings.
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