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Lineage Rye | Trillium Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.14/5
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163 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): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our series of New-England saisons continues with Lineage Rye, a wild ale featuring Valley Malt Danko Rye. This rare Danish rye grain provides a subtle and balancing malt backbone to compliment the complex characteristics derived from aging in oak barrels with our wild yeast blend. Lineage Rye is medium in body and pours a deep, yellow-golden hue with engaging aromatics of mild brett-funk, spicy fruit, tart lemon peel, and oaky-vanilla. Following the nose, flavors of tart citrus fruit, mellow sour berry, faintly funky must, and soft oak intertwine with a supplementing bready, rye depth. Lineage Rye will age nicely with nuanced flavors slowly developing over time.

MALT: Pilsner, Valley Danko Rye, Flaked Wheat

HOPS: US Goldings

Added by nmann08 on 06-19-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
163
pDev:
8.94%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
16
Trade:
2
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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jlindros
3.15/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Shared with rudzud

Light fizzy head fades very quickly, fair lacing, clear tan color.

Nose flemmy sour lacto funk, soured milk, little lemony acidic funk, some fruity stone fruit apricot flesh funk.

Taste brings more of the same, tart flemmy acidic little lemon, sour lactic acid and lacto funk, a sore milk or diacetyl, funky flemmy acidity and grassy, little cheesy too, again no real rye.

Mouth is thinner, decent carb at least, creamy slimy and acidic.

Overall eh, not a good beer, the lacto was done poorly or there is diacetyl.

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3.2/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Thanks to JLindros for sharing.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear golden hue with a thin wispy head.

S - Aromas of honey, light apples, no real rye, light caramel, very faint funk.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, light tartness, oak, almost flashes of diacetyl. Light soured yogurt. Really unpleasant.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, a bit thin.

O - Overall this was an incredibly poor beer. Absolutely no redeeming qualities.

Serving Type: bottle

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.77/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.97/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled dated 7/16/15 but conditioned by Trillium and released about a month ago; drank in a Belgian tulip glass on 12/20/15; this should really be classified as a wild ale, not a saison on BA

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mnj21655
4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle dated 7/16/15 poured into a tulip.

Pours a vibrant pale golden orange in color with minimal white head that quickly dissipates. The first pour is crystal clear, subsequent pours are a bit hazier as some yeast and sediment are stirred up. Aroma is a good combination of funk and sour with a bit of peppery spice bit seems a bit muted. Taste is very tart upfront with lemon-like sourness that fades a bit into the long, dry finish. There is also some funk and some peppery spice in the middle with only very subtle Rye spiciness. Light-ish body that feels a bit thin with at best moderate carbonation; I'd expect higher carbonation in this style. Overall this is a good beer, I enjoyed the tartness but didn't find alot of the rye spiceness that I was expecting. My major complaint is the lack of carbonation which negatively impacted the mouthfeel and left this beer without a head yielding somewhat muted aromas.

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4.56/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.49/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

btl 7/18/15
consumed 11/26/15 4.43
consumed 10/23/16 4.49

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Lineage Rye from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 163 ratings
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