Transmitter Brewing

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4.02 | pDev: 6.47%
Transmitter Brewing
New York, United States
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mdfb79 from New York

3.81/5  rDev -5.2%

From 11/23/14 notes. Picked this up at the brewery a few weeks ago. 750ml bottle poured into my Transmitter globe glass. Cork was inching up as soon as the cage came off, carbonation was crazy and a slow gusher when I let the bottle sit.

Pours a medium mahogany brown color with two fingers plus of off white/light tan head and high carbonation evident. Citrus hop, sweet sugar and candy, perfume, earthy malts, floral notes, burnt malts, bread, Belgian yeast, spice. More bitter hops in the taste. Medium body and moderate to high carbonation.

Overall decent but not super impressive; probably my least favorite Transmitter beer so far. Lots of Amarillo hops and earthy/dirt notes, just not my favorite. Wouldn't seek it out again with some of their other offerings being better.

Nov 24, 2014
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CHickman from New York

3.83/5  rDev -4.7%

On tap at Rattle-N-Hum in NYC. Pours hazy gold color with a foamy 1 finger off white head that faded and left outstanding lacing coating the sides and rings as it went down. Smells of of yeast, vinegar, coriander, wet cardboard funk, toasted grains, caramel and toasted wheat crackers. Fruity, tart and almost bad smelling, but it leads into a nice flavor. Tastes of dark fruit like rotting pear, cherry, apple skin, brown sugar, toffee, floral hops, grapefruit bitterness, yeast and wine barrel funk, a tart sourness like raspberry and some evident oak barrel influence. Then alcohol heat is always prevent but this goes down with only minor resistance. Overall it was a nice locally brewed triple that I'd have again but I'm not sure I'd seek out.

Nov 11, 2014
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scootny from New York

3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is an autumn triple according to the brewer. My first sample of one the new breweries in the area. The bottle was agitated on the way home so a cloudy liquid pours with a prodigious head and bits of lace here and there. Smell is typical triple pale malt and atypical notes of earth, pumpkin and hop that taste like spices, and some raisins. Fusel alcohol is a bit much when too cold but it mellows as it comes up to cool cellar temp. Taste is a complicated blend of Belgian tripel and autumn seasonal flavors. A very hoppy take on a three while avoiding the IPA mold. Alcohol is a solid but subtle partner. Lots of flavors flowing. Dark fruits and soft sugary caramel sweetness. Hops are the most sophisticated blend I've experienced in a triple. Earth, pine, and light citrus give a fall seasonal take that is dry and drinkable while leaving plenty of room taste wise for toasted and pale malt, yeast, dark fruits, and alcohol. Feel is full and carbonated nicely with a good smoothnes. This is a great fall cigar and roasted and smoked foods beer.

Oct 27, 2014
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JonathanTaylorThomas from Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Pours a dark amber-caramel color. Smells like fall - seriously. Hops, cinnamon, apple, arguably apple cider, pumpkin, earth and other spices. Awesomely complex taste. I get syrup and apples, maybe some pumpkin, and overall a great play between the hoppy bitterness and sweet flavors.

I love this beer. I regret buying only one, so I guess I'll have to go pick up more ASAP before it runs out.

Oct 26, 2014
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