Dialed In (w/ Sauvignon Blanc Juice) | Trillium Brewing Company

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed in celebration of our Third Anniversary, Dialed In is a dank, juicy Double IPA intensively dry hopped with Nelson Sauvin and Galaxy. Pouring a vibrant, hazy gold; aromas of white wine, tropical fruit, and faint pine sap swirl around the nose. To enhance depth and complexity of the uniquely fruity, white grape flavors provided by Nelson, we integrated Sauvignon Blanc juice mid- fermentation. The potent addition of Galaxy hops provide enhanced notes of bright citrus, mango and pineapple. Soft and creamy with moderate bitterness; Medium-Light bodied with a crisp, dry finish.

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

HOPS: Nelson Sauvin, Galaxy, Columbus

Added by ThatsThatDude on 03-03-2016

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Ratings:
561
Reviews:
84
Avg:
4.49
pDev:
6.9%
 
 
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Photo of ctylinebeer
4.41/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

16 oz can poured into a teku glass. Canned on 3/5/2017. Dialed In is a rotating series of double IPAs that have wine grape juice added while the beer is in mid-fermentation. This one features the sauvignon blanc grape, a white varietal that is known for being bone dry with earthy or grassy notes and is a very popular varietal from the Marlborough region of New Zealand. The folks at Trillium thankfully dry-hopped Dialed In with the New Zealand hop Nelson Sauvin to complement the earthy but crisp fruit notes of sauvignon blanc. Other ingredients include Pilsner malts, flaked wheat, and Galaxy hops.

L - hazy amber color, cloudy hue, low carbonation, barely a finger of head, no lacing

S - Nelson Sauvin heaven. The aroma sitting still is all hops but when swished around you can get this mineral character from the grapes.

T - Peach, mango, pineapple, pine resin on the finish. Very much beer and not wine.

F - This is pretty crazy stuff. The flaked wheat and dextrine already bumps up the mouthfeel along with the acidity of the grapes. Definitely some hop resin and dry mineral on the finish

O - This is a very good beer with everything that is going on. Personaly, I think they could do without the dextrin malt to ease up on the mouthfeel and allow the grapes to come through a bit more. Overaly an awesome creation and consider yourself lucky if you get your hands on this. Cheers!

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Photo of GuitarIPA
3.8/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to my buddy Sal for the Trillium tasting night. Consistency throughout beers sampled - all have similar characteristics- juicy, dank, pale, light aroma, and a medium + body.

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Photo of macrosmatic
4.42/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to HighLowJack for sending this one! Reviewed from (long-standing) notes. Poured from a 16 oz. can into an El Catador Barrel-Aged glass.

A: Hazy yellow, with just a bit of visible carbonation and a half-finger's worth of white head.

S: Dank and melon and tropical fruits. A citrus whip with wheat and cracker malts. Some apricot and cantaloupe, dank and grassy. No "grape juice" on the nose...but this smells really good.

T: Melon, dank, and juicy tangerines. More apricot and tropical fruits – mango and papaya. Light malts, again with a touch of wheat grist, but not in a negative husky way. Then some dry, white vinous aspect – it’s not huge but it’s there. It finishes with more juicy melon and citrus that are only moderately bitter, and some dryness from the “white wine” flavors.

M: An average body compared to the other few "New England" IPAs that I’ve had. Good carbonation sensation, and the alcohol flavors are nicely integrated.

O: Really tasty, as have been the rest of Trillium's beers I’ve had. A really good DIPA – juicy, fruity, and the dry vinous is a nice touch.

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4/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.39/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yasky
4.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Typical near orange hazy trillium pour, smaller head. Vinous aroma, white wine, grape, hoppy, citrus peels. White grape, grapefruit taste, light white wine, rinds, hoppy, faint cracker like malt. Medium body, drinks far lighter than 8.5.

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4.35/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.73/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.62/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of errantnight
4.57/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

It's been a long time since I've bothered to review a beer but this one was worth it. Just phenomenal. Drank six cans over the course of a couple months since its release and the evolution over that time has been fascinating. From its early days as an ultra dank and bitter, highly aromatic fruit bomb to its current state that has lost some of its crazy hop freshness for a deeply integrated grape character. The complexity is stunning. Fresh stone fruit characters and melon are in play with a touch of mustiness.

That doesn't really do this beer justice, it dances successfully on that precipice of gimmick, and comes out utterly unique. I've had a few outstanding wine/beer hybrids but this is the first in the IPA style and easily one of my favorite new beers in years.

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4.54/5  rDev +1.1%
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