Lineage Rye | Trillium Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
162
Reviews:
17
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
8.92%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
17
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3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of nmann08
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear golden yellow, great carbonation, active bubbles.

Nose is bread, yeast, some funk. Alot of the farmhouse components are still showing up. Hints of citrus and lemon.

Taste is more funky than the smell, but the backbone of a saison is still very present. Cheese, honey, still faint citrus notes. Dry, with an enjoyable slightly tart finish.

It's very well balanced between a Saison and a Sour, which makes this very drinkable, multiple times over.

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2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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3/5  rDev -27.7%

Photo of jlindros
3.15/5  rDev -24.1%
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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3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.15/5  rDev 0%

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3.47/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.88/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Foamy and lasting head. Leaves a blanket of lace on the glass. The liquid is light gold and cloudy.

Very acidic smell. Very much like a Berliner Weisse.

The taste matches the smell but slightly more mellow. Rich bodied with a low carbonation level.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +5.8%

From 10/02/14 notes. Side by side with the Lineage Wheat, 12 oz. bottle into a snifter.

Pours a deep yellow-orange color with one finger of white head and moderate carbonation evident. Sour citrus, white wine, oak, funk, and some sour fruits. Taste is really great, very fruity. Medium body and low carbonation.

Overall I thought this was awesome, and is one of their best. I liked this better than the Lineage Wheat as the LW taste was funkier, and I found this fruiter and more sour. Definitely seek this one out.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Lineage Rye from Trillium Brewing Company
4.15 out of 5 based on 162 ratings.
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