Double Dry Hopped Scaled
Trillium Brewing Company

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New England IPA
Ranked #68
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4.44 | pDev: 5.86%
Trillium Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
Double Dry Hopped ScaledDouble Dry Hopped Scaled
Notes: An intensified version of Scaled and the latest addition to our line-up of aromatic, juicy IPA's. The secondary dry hop of El Dorado and Citra results in an enhanced nose of citrus, pineapple, and wet earth. The flavor brings intense lime, refreshingly pithy bitterness and just a touch of toasted malt. Medium bodied with a dry finish.

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

HOPS: El Dorado, Citra, Columbus
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Photo of macrosmatic
4.41/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to VaTechPhilly for sending this one! Part of the box for one of the football BIFs we've done, I believe. I didn't make note of a date on the can, but consumed on 1/14/18 (two days after receipt). Poured from the 16 oz. can into an El Catador Barrel-Aged glass.

A: Pours a turbid light yellowish gold, with a half-finger of white head that doesn't stick around for too long. Not much carbonation visible in this pudding-ish looking beer.

S: Juicy tropical fruit and melon, dank and citrus. Cracker malts. Pineapple, mango, and tangerine - all juicy. Mild ruby red grapefruit, more juicy melon, and mild berries. Nice, though maybe not as juicy as some other Trillium offerings I’ve had.

T: Pineapple and orange-dominated citrus. Melon and a lesser amount of dank. Cracker malts, mild oaty grist. Some ruby grapefruit, more tropical fruits, and melon. Modestly bitter in the hang, still dripping with citrus juice.

M: Medium body for style, average carbonation. Alcohol flavors seem low.

O: This was really tasty. For once, a NE IPA I thought tasted better than it smelled. But either way, this really is really good.

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Photo of JerzDevl2000
4.28/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

In the last few weeks, I've been going through all of my Trillium beers in my massive stash. Out of all of the ones I've had so far, this was probably their most textbook example of what they brew, and what I'd picture in a good New England IPA. Dank, balanced, and juicy, there was a lot to enjoy here although I 'd to let it fully warm up to get the full experience out of my time with this!

This had plenty of opaqueness to it as the liquid nearly looked like a solid open completely pouring out. Plenty of head topped this off with a good amount of lacing left behind, as most of it was below the collar near the top of my pint glass. Lots of lime, fruit pith, kiwi, earthiness, and self-described "wet earth" in the nose as this felt like a tropical forest after a heavy rainstorm. A smooth and persistent bitterness fro the El Dorado and brightness from the Citra could easily be felt in the taste as this was equally dank and juicy at the same time. Loads of wheat gave this body and a dryness in the aftertaste that forced me to take another sip, in order to wet my palate again! Lovely body here and a light carbonation, combined with a hint of honey slickness, ensure that this would be alluring down to the last drop.

Only felt the alcohol a bit and couldn't taste it at any point during my time with this, as the amount of it was as perfect as could be. The DDH nature of this beer ensured an easygoing experience and the hint of melon at the end was enough to break through the wheat and leave me wanting more, which was how I felt after finishing this off. A solid brew from start to finish, and one of the stronger beers in Trillium's lineup!

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Photo of GuyFawkes
4.1/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Canned 8/2/16; drank 8/13/16 @ Golgi Apparatus.

Opaque pale yellow appearance.

Minimal bright white head; minimal lace.

Lemon, pineapple, mango & mild dry grass notes in the nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Lemon & pineapple flavors up front; dry grass notes on the finish.

Fruity & very tasty; just a hint too dry for me, but otherwise excellent.

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Photo of Sheppard
4.04/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden orange. Tangerine aroma. It's not really overflowing with aroma, to be honest, but it's definitely there. It's very tangy up front. Follows up with that familiar El Dorado chocolate covered orange taste which is coupled with some nice resiny bitterness. There's no burn, it's dry. The mouthfeel really is what stands out about this good but unremarkable beer.

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Photo of Holderness
4.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Canned 17 days ago.

L -- Pours a hazy straw body that is noticeably paler than many of Trillium's offerings. Two fingers of soapy white head produced with moderate pour. Good retention and decent lacing
S -- Concord grape, red grapefruit, orange, papaya, pineapple, hint of watermelon. The El Dorado hops take center stage
T -- Pineapple, yellow grapefruit peel, leafy earthiness, orange pith, decent amount of crackery malt character
F -- Standard feel of Trillium's mid-ABV hoppy offerings: quite dry, with a crisp effervescence of tiny bubbles and minimal but oily residual bitterness. It's nice, but at the expense of the fluffiness found in other NEIPAs
O -- Interesting hop combo that works well in the DDH setting. Better than Scaled and on par with Scaled Up


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Photo of Naughead
4.75/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Trillium does such a great job with their DDH offerings, and this one is excellent. I got a big glob of fresh, juicy hop resin out of my first can, and it was quite a treat. This one is bursting with flavor and "fizzyness", for lack of a better term.

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Photo of GreatStoutman
4.6/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Outstanding DIPA. Haze for days, and tropical fruits crushing the nose... gets a little ripe at the finish, but drinks so nice. Trillium consistently on point

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Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4.37/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a one pint can on May 14, 2018. An intensified version of Scaled. The secondary dry hop of El Dorado and Citra results in an enhanced nose of citrus, pineapple, and wet earth. The flavor brings intense lime, refreshingly pithy bitterness and just a touch of toasted malt. Medium bodied with a dry finish.

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Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.49/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a turbid orange with a very thin fizzy white head. Nice amount of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is mango, pineapple and tangerine.

T - The taste is orange, pineapple, mango, grapefruit, white pepper and resinous hops.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel with a soft dry finish.

O - Another awesome Trillium ipa. The flavors are nice mix of tropical fruits and resinous hops. Super crushable.

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Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.24/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz. can dated 4/3/18. Poured into Carton dubvariant glass.

L: Hazy golden orange. 2F head without much retention. No lacing, just a thin ring.

S: Orange and pineapple, and a fair amount of earthiness.

T: Very pungent citrus, with lots of lime peel, and earthy and piney notes. A bit more bitter than your average Trillium offering.

F: Light to moderate feel. Probably could use a bit more carbonation, but everything else seems quite solid.

O: Not one of my absolute favorites, but another solid Trillium offering.

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Photo of FBarber
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours bright orange juice color - orange, opaque, and lively. Thin off-white head dissipates quickly leaving spotty lacing and some sudsy foam on top of the beer.

Aroma is very orange and peach forward with some green fresh hop notes, pine and grapefruit. Fruity and aromatic.

Taste follows the nose with notes of orange, grapefruit, peach, and pineapple. Cracker malt backbone is noted with some light pine and grassy notes. Somewhat more bitter on the finish that you'd expect for a NE style IPA, but I like it. There is a touch of juicy like sweetness but it doesn't go too far.

Feel is smooth, medium to full bodied, Moderate carbonation. Semi-dry finish.

Overall a very nice beer from Trillium. Well worth having.

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Photo of sandstd1
4.19/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: lightly dense for a ne IPA with smallish uneven head
S: not the most pungent IPA I've seen
T: pine and rind for this one
F: medium feel
Overall- a solid trillium but not their best.

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Photo of brewandbbq
4.49/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16oz can dated 12/15/17.

Cloudy gold with moderate retention and minimal lacing. Sappy pine with ripe citrus in the nose. Pear, peach, and grapefruit with earthy pine bark. Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Pungent hops on the palate with barely a trace of malt. A balancing bitterness rides under pine, grapefruit, and orange oils. Finishes dry with loads of piney, citrusy hops.

Great beer and a nice meld of West and east coast styles.

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Photo of Twig54
4.45/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This was my first truly "juicy" IPA and it lived up to the category. Very citrusy with grapefruit being the most prominent. Very pleasant brew but lacking the usual strong bitter hop impact typical of American IPAs. Very easy drinking and well balanced.

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Photo of Hyptochrons
4.55/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

great looking brew, head is a little less creamy than i am used to these days, not that it makes any difference! this is super aromatic, pouring it out unleashes a bouquet of hops - pulpy OJ and grapefruit predominating, some dankness as well. palate is much the same, danky green qualities, orange peel, grapefruit, lemon, slightly floral and grassy, smack of bitterness on the finish. mouthfeel is on point. overall this one definitely packs a lot of flavor, only critique would maybe be the hop saturation/burn

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Photo of keith40
4.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

16oz can purchased at the Canton brewery dated 10/24/17. Hazy orange look and citrus nose. Citrus flavors such as mango and pineapple come through with a grapefruit background especially on the finish. Another easy-drinking and tasty Trillium brew.

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Photo of FLima
4.17/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy yellow color with a thick head with short retention
Aroma with notes of lemongrass, orange lemon citrusy and bread.
Flavor with notes of lemon, white pepper, resin, pine, oats and white bread. Dry aftertaste with a medium bitterness.
Light body with perfect carbonation.
Rounded moderately resiny, pinish-pineapple and citrusy NEIPA. It feels fresh and green with lower complexity.

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Photo of Phineasco
4.37/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Hazy yellow with 3 inch white head. Medium low carbonation.
Smell: Peach, orange, and mango.
Taste: Orange, mango, and grassy.
Mouthfeel: Medium light. Soft and juicy.
Overall: Another good IPA from Trillium.

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Photo of EMH73
4.24/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours like a cloudy orange juice with a half inch, poorly retained head that left almost no lacing. Smells of citrus, tropical fruits and pine. Tastes of pineapple, grapefruit, lime, pine and a hint of malts. Moderate bitterness and a dry finish. Medium bodied and carbonation.

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Photo of fitzy84
3.92/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had this at the Canton brewery. The beer had a pale yellow appearance with no head. Aromas seemed to be a grapefruit mixture which followed with a nice, citrus balance with its taste; very approachable. Medium body. Overall, this was not bad, but not the best one from Trillium I had that night.

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Photo of Rristow
4.83/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a cloudy orange yellow like juice. Huge fruity aroma. Lots of tangerine, pineapple, and passion fruit. Moderate bitterness. Tropical and citrus fruit taste with a hint of resin. Very well done IPA.

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Photo of Radcpa
4.52/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very cloudy straw appearance with white head that disipates quickly. Aroma is a very pleasant citrus. Taste is also a very pleasant citrus and possibly pineapple.

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Photo of hoppytobehere
4.29/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can, a few weeks old

This is my first taste of Trillium and it did not disappoint. Citra and El Dorado is one of my favorite hop combos and they nailed it. All juice with a touch of bitterness. My only complaint was the body felt a little thin and under carbonated. I would gladly drink this again.

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Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.52/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy shade of orange juice with a nice foamy head and very sticky lacing. Picking up a lot of citrus, floral notes, hops, and some piney goodness. Tastes wonderful, loads of juicy citrus with a nice even bite mixed in. Feeling some mild pine on the back end. This is a real treat, very full flavored IPA that keeps you coming back for more sips. Medium feel to this one, very enjoyable any time, top notch for sure.

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Photo of Jwale73
4.07/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16oz. can served in my Dialed in tulip. Canned on 7/5/17. Pours a milky orange with a loose, quarter inch, off-white head that sizzles and pops and dissipates towards the edges. Nose expresses citrus, passionfruit, pith and herbal notes. Taste consistent with nose - more pith and herbal forward with the addition of guava. Mouthfeel is light in body with a midl acidity and an even carbonation shy of lively. Overall, a typical Trillium IPA - bright, citrusy and drinkable.

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