Cutting Tiles - Mosaic
Trillium Brewing Company

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From:
Trillium Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #36
ABV:
8.5%
Score:
100
Ranked #146
Avg:
4.52 | pDev: 7.3%
Ratings:
1,404
Status:
Active
Rated:
Today at 05:27 AM
Added:
Apr 24, 2015
Wants:
  422
Gots:
  292
SCORE
100
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Notes: Formerly Artaic.

Artaic Double IPA is brewed with 100% Mosaic hops in all kettle, whirlpool and two massive dry hop additions. Local raw wildflower honey keeps the body light and drinkable but provides a floral, earthy backbone. Juicy, candied peach and nectarine up front backed up with a nuanced white wine on the nose that continues straight through in the flavor profile. Pillowy soft mouthfeel, with a restrained bitterness on the finish. Artaic is an innovative Fort Point business that creates dynamic mosaics only possible through innovative robotics.

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

HOPS: Mosaic
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4.29 by PDinunzi from New Jersey on Today at 05:27 AM
 
4.5 by Piffler from Massachusetts on Friday at 09:50 PM
 
4 by IanX from New York on Apr 20, 2022
 
4.31 by Bhubbard34 from Pennsylvania on Mar 25, 2022
 
4.3 by not2quick from Missouri on Mar 19, 2022
 
4.52 by wvsabbath from West Virginia on Mar 17, 2022
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4.21/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by smcolw from Massachusetts

Bar poured two finger head. Cloudy light amber/dirty gold color. Minor spots.

Spicy hop nose with black pepper, charred wood, and butter. Light malt background.

Clean blend of non-grainy pale malt and subtly bittering hop. Above average body with an elevated level of effervescence. The finish has the mildest of tartness. There's a toasted white bread flavor in the swallow. The aftertaste is mostly a dry, peppery flavor.

Mar 13, 2022
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4.32/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by SSS from Canada (QC)

A-Hazy yellow with a white head that does linger a bit
S-Aroma is sweet and floral, with elements of ripe fruit and candied orange
M-Juicy and smooth, but the alcohol does bite a bit. Low carbonation and full bodied.
T-Sweet upfront with alcohol coming through quite assertively
O-Can was good, but this review needs to consider the fresher version at the brewery which was outstanding…
Note-I had this at the brewery and it was a knockout…this review is of a can purchased at the brewery, but was about 6 weeks old

Mar 02, 2022
 
4.65 by Sbboomerkid from Connecticut on Feb 27, 2022
 
3.99 by Duncian from Pennsylvania on Feb 22, 2022
 
4.75 by eawolff99 from Minnesota on Feb 13, 2022
 
4.74 by Fitzy01 from Maine on Sep 03, 2021
 
4.56 by shelby415 from Oregon on Aug 17, 2021
 
4.25 by Rkitchen from Michigan on Jun 19, 2021
 
4.88 by Burg from New Hampshire on May 05, 2021
 
4.66 by frankie818 from New York on May 03, 2021
 
4.37 by Wizzman from Massachusetts on Mar 15, 2021
 
4.33 by Eldyr from Texas on Mar 14, 2021
 
4.01 by jdlive from Massachusetts on Mar 10, 2021
 
3.75 by blackcloud from Alaska on Feb 26, 2021
 
4.59 by KingforaDay from New Jersey on Feb 12, 2021
 
4.06 by mrmsmith from District of Columbia on Feb 03, 2021
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4.46/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Grave252 from Minnesota

In my top 5 beers or 2020 that I tried. Just a really well done, well balanced IPA with a great mouthfeel and complex, but subtle flavors. Just a hint of honey. Wish I had regular access to this, it's a fantastic beer.

Dec 31, 2020
 
4.25 by rstump24 from Ohio on Dec 24, 2020
 
4.5 by JAWS from New York on Dec 11, 2020
 
4.33 by portia99 from Massachusetts on Nov 20, 2020
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3.97/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by johnnnniee from New Hampshire

Can from Tfontana, thanks for the opportunity!
Hazy medium straw in color with a thin bubbly white head that persists. Earthy grassy with sweet bready honey maltiness and a ton of citrus and tropical fruits. Tasty.

Oct 23, 2020
 
4.25 by ADTaber from South Carolina on Oct 17, 2020
 
4.27 by allenson21 from New York on Oct 08, 2020
 
4.12 by Sulty from Massachusetts on Oct 05, 2020
 
4.63 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota on Oct 02, 2020
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4.39/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Sachin-Tendulkar from New York

Canned 09/07/20

Pours a light but opaque orange. On the nose I'm getting the honey and citrus, and can definitely smell the strength. Taste really follows the nose except the citrus comes first, followed by a very interesting aftertaste of malt followed by honey. Mouthfeel is great but I feel like the carbonization is a bit sharp. Overall, a beer you can't go wrong with.

Oct 02, 2020
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4.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by Beer_Maineiac from Maine

Can dated 9/7/20, poured into a tulip glass.

L: Beautiful golden color. On the fringe of translucence.

S: Orange grove, meet beehive.

T: Delicious. Can’t believe this is an 8.5% ABV. The honey really takes the edge off. Citrus up front, wonderful - slightly bitter but balanced by the honey - finish.

F: Sharp and crisp, very long lingering finish.

O: One of the best beers I’ve had from Trillium. All of the elements really come together on this one. Wow!

Oct 01, 2020
 
4.71 by BPCam from Massachusetts on Sep 27, 2020
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4.67/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Canned 09/07/2020. Enjoyed on 09/22/2020.

Sep 24, 2020
 
4.71 by JamieDuncan from Maryland on Sep 23, 2020
 
4.5 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire on Sep 20, 2020
 
4.71 by Unitspin from Massachusetts on Sep 19, 2020
 
4.83 by bubseymour from Maryland on Sep 19, 2020
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4.65/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by DokiDokiLitFam from New Jersey

Pours a rather hazy yellow with a finger of soapy white head. This looks great. Dense haze, nice foam, and solid retention.

Nose is tropical notes, pineapple and mango, peach, and grassy/piney hops. A touch of candy like quality. Sweetness. This smells great as well.

Taste follows the nose. Tropical notes. Pineapple and mango. The sweet peach is here too. Juicy fruit flavors. Grass and pine are stronger. There is also this savory quality that lingers in the aftertaste. Like onion initially. But on the finish it merges with the malt backbone. Such a distinct savory finish. Really well balanced. Medium bitterness and mild hop burn, but never gets too overwhelming.

Mouthfeel is smooth. Medium bodied with mild carbonation. An almost silky quality. Light and very drinkable.

Overall a fantastic IPA. My introduction to Trillium and a spectacular one indeed.

Sep 14, 2020
Cutting Tiles - Mosaic from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 1404 ratings