Free Rise - Citra Dry Hopped Saison
Trillium Brewing Company

Free Rise - Citra Dry Hopped SaisonFree Rise - Citra Dry Hopped Saison
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Trillium Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
Ranked #400
Ranked #9,629
4.03 | pDev: 7.2%
Sep 10, 2022
Jan 11, 2016
Free Rise - Citra Dry Hopped SaisonFree Rise - Citra Dry Hopped Saison
Notes: This special edition of Free Rise, one of our signature farmhouse ales, highlights locally sourced Danko Rye from Valley Malt and Citra in the dry hop. A floral, citrus hop profile is balanced with subtle, nutty malt character and a delicate black pepper spice. Light in body, with a clean, bone-dry finish, Citra Dry Hopped Free Rise is a welcomed addition to our family of farmhouse ales.

MALT: Pilsner, Danko Rye, Flaked Wheat, Dextrose

HOPS: Citra, Columbus
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Rated: 4.29 by newcastlemike from Connecticut

Sep 10, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire

Jun 11, 2022
Rated: 4.02 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Sep 01, 2020
Rated: 4.12 by skrabbenhoft from Wisconsin

Jun 07, 2019
Rated: 4.29 by Jeremy_w73 from Massachusetts

Apr 01, 2019
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Reviewed by JerzDevl2000 from New Jersey

4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Traded for this a while ago, as the date on the bottom of the can read 7/20/17. Yes, I know that this was old when I cracked it but it held up well as there was no sediment in it whatsoever and the taste was relatively close to the beer's description. I haven't had any of the other releases in the Free Rise series but if this was an indicate, I'd want to since it was *not* like their more notable IPA's. Dry and nuanced, this felt quite a bit like white wine with some hops and malt thrown in for more depth!

Nice pour to this as the beer was bright, brassy, and somewhat muted but not cloudy or overly dank. Plenty of lively foam topped this off but surprisingly, there wasn't much lacing to be seen outside of the tiny collar at the top. Floral and Pilsner tones filled the dry notes with a bit of white wine and white grape thrown in for good measure. The taste was just as dry with some woodsy, champagne, and wheat in the mix as the citrus slickness could be felt in the mouthfeel. Fun and easygoing, this wasn't light in taste or body as it was nicely balanced white being easy to quaff, with just a bit of water needed at the end as a chaser...

Not a lot of booze here and just a hint of warming could be felt as I finished this off. Hard to find the spice or black pepper her but regardless, an underlying funk served as a reminder of what kind of beer this was. Wish I could get my hands on the other iterations of this, as I found this to be very enjoyable!
Mar 13, 2019
Rated: 4 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Nov 27, 2018
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Rated by Radome from Florida

3.87/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Had om tap at the Fort Point location, Boston.
Nov 05, 2018
Rated: 4 by Ultra-Plinian from Connecticut

Oct 21, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by JakerLou from New Hampshire

Oct 07, 2018
Rated: 4.17 by JeffSK from Wisconsin

Sep 09, 2018
Rated: 4.04 by Iski100 from Massachusetts

Aug 28, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by YvesB from Belgium

Aug 20, 2018
Rated: 4.23 by addiwilliams from Virginia

Aug 20, 2018
Rated: 4.16 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

Aug 07, 2018
Rated: 2.09 by Diura from New York

Jul 15, 2018
Rated: 3.73 by mltobin from Connecticut

Jul 07, 2018
Rated: 4.34 by DrewSnyc667 from Massachusetts

Apr 30, 2018
Rated: 4 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Feb 19, 2018
Rated: 3.99 by virinow from New York

Feb 18, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by TrilliumFan from Massachusetts

Feb 17, 2018
Rated: 4.49 by Chackman151 from Arizona

Feb 05, 2018
Rated: 3.91 by BeersAndPretzels from Massachusetts

Jan 27, 2018
Rated: 4 by Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

Jan 19, 2018
Rated: 3.25 by Heftklammer from Massachusetts

Jan 18, 2018
Rated: 3.48 by Gambyt20 from Illinois

Jan 15, 2018
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Reviewed by WickedBeer from Alabama

4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Canned 12/13/17, 11:35.

Pours a nice hazy orange juice orange.. nice head that fades quickly , no lace.

Floral, slightly peppery, yeast. Some subtle farmhouse qualities to remind you you’re drinking a farmhouse.

Clove, Belgian character with noticeable amounts of citrus from that dry hop. Very subtle pepper and hop bitterness.
Jan 13, 2018
Rated: 3.7 by Holderness from Massachusetts

Jan 12, 2018
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Rated by DJPGA from Florida

3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
It appears that the wine connoisseurs have nothing on you guys. As for me it smells good, tastes good and is in a 16 oz can how bad can it be.
Jan 08, 2018
Rated: 4.18 by Bhunter0812 from Massachusetts

Jan 07, 2018
Rated: 4.08 by billab914 from Virginia

Jan 04, 2018
Rated: 4 by mdaschaf from Indiana

Dec 30, 2017
Rated: 4.01 by Sammy from Canada (ON)

Dec 03, 2017
Rated: 4.19 by wvsabbath from West Virginia

Nov 27, 2017
Rated: 4 by thoglund from New York

Nov 24, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by Skellbop from New York

Nov 19, 2017
Rated: 4.29 by rolltide8425 from Pennsylvania

Nov 18, 2017
Rated: 4.24 by Dactrius from Netherlands Antilles

Nov 06, 2017
Rated: 3.88 by hwy395 from California

Nov 04, 2017
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Reviewed by brewandbbq from New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
16oz can dated 8/30/17.

Pours hazy gold with a short head and minimal retention or lacing. Aromatics are laced with banana, clove, apples, and cut grass. Light to medium bodied with a crisp but lightly carbonated mouthfeel. A hint of bready malt with a light dankness and plenty of clovey Belgian character on the palate. Zero bitterness with a slight warmth on the throat. Finishes with citrus undertones.

Tasty beer but way undercarbonated for the style. The Citra hops have pretty much faded though.
Nov 01, 2017
Free Rise - Citra Dry Hopped Saison from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 260 ratings