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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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Our rye centric farmhouse red ale. Ample malt and fermentation-derived aromatics and flavors of plum, raisin, apricot, white pepper. Wood and earthy spice from the hops. Certainly a deep malt profile with a dry rumminess on the finish from the turbinado sugar, luxurious creamy mouthfeel.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsandman (366) - New York, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle Thx to Phil. Pours a reddish amber, white head. Aroma is herbal hop, must, rye, pepper, bread, raisin. Flavor is heavy complex malt, apricot, earth, faint floral hop, rye. Very interesting beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1249) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Amber/red in color with huge fluffy white head. Nice peppery presence with hops that hint of fruit. Nicely flavored beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8779) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle shared by gendv138 at Travlr’s 10k bash, 8/19/14. Pours a hazy rust color with a medium sized frothy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of earthy notes, toasted malt, rye, nuts, citrus. The taste is citrus hops, dark fruits, rye toast. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness, high carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (13029) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle shared by gendv138, thank you sir! Hazy amber color, medium tan head. Aroma of raw bread dough, light citrus. Taste has orange peel, light bread. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4943) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle shared by gendv138 at Bluejacket during Travlr’s 10k celebration. Thanks Donnie! Poured a hazy orange color with a medium sized off-white head. Aroma was some yeast notes, rye spice notes, some earthy hops. Flavor was yeasty, with rye, hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4323) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Well balanced Belgian ale. Pours cloudy orange with good head and lacing. Soft carbonation. Floral yeast. Light sweet finish. Thanks to gendv138 for sharing this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9059) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle. Poured a golden/amber color with an averaged sized head. Citrus, some bread/rye, fruity, earthy, and spices.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8782) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours reddish amber with white head. Nose/taste of rye, light maple, earthy spices, dark fruit and caramel malt. Medium body. Malty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (1679) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Dark copper pour with an off-white head. Slightly spicy nose, big spicy taste and a clean dry finish. Very nice - I think this is one they’ve been working on refining, based on some of the earlier reviews.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
Draught at Tip Tap Room, 4/13/14
Dark amber-cherry colored beer with a small, light beige head that shows moderate to poor retention.
Soft, fruity hoppiness in the nose shows off light ruby red grapefruit, oranges, cherries and some spicy rye notes as well. Touches of pale and carramel malts with an odd buttery-sweet note that must be from the turbinado (it’s not diacetyl). Some light fruity yeast esters and moderate phenolics are notable but nothing is too strong or overbearing here.
The mouthfeel is pretty tight on this, with a soft, malty texture and engaging carbonation. Another one of their hoppy pale and saison hybrids and but for the strange peanut butter and banana note (about as close as I can get to describing it), it works pretty well. Hoppiness is fruity, lightly bitter and well done as always from Trillium. A bit on the sweet side, the creaminess sort of exacerbating that. Good, but what the hell is that strange peanut buttter-banana note?


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