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Little Rooster | Trillium Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A refreshingly hoppy American pale ale, Little Rooster is another edition in our "Small Bird Series" of lower ABV offerings brewed for the summer. The nose is an intense, complex fusion of kiwi, citrus, and fresh hop. Candied peach, grape jam, and orange fill out the flavor profile, with a firm bitterness. Dry and effervescent, light to medium bodied.

MALT: American 2-row Barley, Malted Oats, Dextrine, C-15

HOPS: Galaxy, Nelson Sauvin

Added by JordanPhraczek on 07-13-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
69
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
23.33%
 
 
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Gots:
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Photo of StoutElk_92
4.73/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

16 oz. can dated 07/14/16

Pours cloudy opaque gold with a creamy frothy white foam head. Smells like kiwi, pineapple, mango, guava, candied peach, grape jam, orange and grapefruit citrus, bready grain, with an earthy pine note. Tastes like kiwi, pineapple, mango, guava, grape jam, candied peach, orange citrus, grapefruit, bready oats, with earthy grassy pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy with moderate low carbonation. Overall another great juicy pale ale from Trillium.

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Photo of DaaaaBeers
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jcorn
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Janeinma
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of Mantooth
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of doremite
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of stereosforgeeks
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
4.02/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoeB51982
4.47/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of qcbrewer
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Larrydoherty
3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of grahuba
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tukiluka
4.14/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spigs
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of trevorpost
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of liquorpig
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rjp217
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Incredibly juicy profile, both aroma and taste. Quite a nice amount of hopping done with this one. In my opinion you can never go wrong with galaxy and nelson. An all day beer that is done really well.

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Photo of WhitmansNiece
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jaydoc
4.05/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SebastianOwl
4.55/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Canned on 7/14/16; drank on 7/18/16 in a teku glass; I love the entire small bird series, especially getting to try different combos of hops/malts in a more sessionable ABV; this is my favorite version so far, excellent beer

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Photo of HattedClassic
4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance:
The beer pours a creamy white head. The beer itself is a slightly hazy and golden amber color.

Smell:
The beer has strong citrus and hop notes. The hops come out grapefruit but there also floral notes that come out but is easily overwhelmed by the other notes.

Taste:
The beer has a bitter and sour taste. The bitterness comes from the hops and the sour flavor builds a little but mixes well with the hops. Underneath all of this is a little bit of sweetness from the malts but those are overwhelmed.

Mouthfeel:
The beer itself has a slightly biting carbonation and medium-bodied. Surprising given the abv content.

Overall:
A pretty good beer and a very nice APA. Definitely worth picking up if you happen to be in the Boston area.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BearsOnAcid
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Little Rooster from Trillium Brewing Company
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