Trillium | Trillium Brewing Company

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3.98/5
476 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The simplicity of Trillium’s grist of barley and wheat delivers a wonderfully complex, yet approachable, American farmhouse ale. Our house farmhouse yeast blend, along with American hops, drive a distinctive character in this rustic, unfiltered ale. Trillium expresses a beautiful nose of peppery spice, coupled with flavors of fermentation-derived fruit and more pepper. Firm bitterness and effervescent carbonation combine with a satisfyingly smooth mouthfeel from the wheat.

MALT: Pilsner, White Wheat, Flaked Wheat

HOPS: US Goldings, Columbus

Added by Todd on 01-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,410
Reviews:
55
Ratings:
476
pDev:
9.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
44
Gots:
69
Trade:
3
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

bottle showed up today, big thanks to kcbaby for the bottle and matching glass. enjoyed from said artaic glass. bottled 5/19 (10 days ago)

a - brew pours a murky yellow orange more on the orange side. lace is sheets on the glass after the massive frothy ipa head starts to dissipate. opaque to the light.

s - wow. straight up juice. fresh squeezed oj, tangerine, nectarine...tropical burst. there are definite floral and honey notes but it comes across as fresh fruit juice. so much yum.

t/m/o - so good it is hard not to gulp it down in one sit. super refreshing and exactly as the nose suggests, juice. I can't believe this is a beer. homerun slam dunk, hope to have this again.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a hazy golden color, with a light head. Left very little lacing

S- Lots of yeast esters on the nose which can come from the higher fermenting temperatures which Saisons are known for. Slight citrus aroma from the dry hops which are added to Trillium

T- Once again the esters from the yeast take over along with some great spice.

M- It could be that I travelled back to New York City with my growler, but the carbonation was pretty light. I generally like my saisons with slightly more carbonation, but considering I have sampled this beer during test batches, I'll take the carbonation level as a fluke.

Overall, Trillium is a very easy drinking beer which I can see myself drinking regularly. Can't wait for the sours to be ready, because I know what J.C. is capable of when it comes to sour and barrel-aged beers.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy golden straw color with a small, fluffy white head. Pretty good lacing and excellent retention.

The aroma is very tart and earthy, with notes of lemon and sour apple. There's also a lot of wheat, and grass, as well as a doughy backbone that smells like fresh bread straight from the oven.

The flavor is wonderfully crisp and lightly floral, with notes of wheat bread, sour apple, and even bananas. There's also a subtle spicy pepper character that comes through on the back end.

The mouth is medium-light bodied with high carbonation. Slightly dry with a bit of lingering bitterness.

Overall, a fantastic saison. It's crisp, refreshing, and very tasty.

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Trillium from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 476 ratings
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