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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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IPA Primitif– Ever had an extremely hoppy sour beer before (sour, as in Lacto… Bretta does not create sour flavors)… The answer is NO! You have never had a super hopped sour beer, because the microbes that make the ’cheek puckering sour’ are extremely sensitive to hops! We’ve figured out a method to get around these sensitivities and developed a 100 IBU brew fermented with Lacto and Bretta, aged in barrels, and then dry hopped.

This Third installment in our Office Space themed ’Case of the Mondays Series,’ uses a unique double fermentation (warm with Lactobacillus delbrueckii in the kettle then cool with a special Bretta). This sour/wild beer is extremely hoppy, barrel aged, and dry hopped. Focus of this beer is decidedly fruit (think ruby red grapefruit), from the choice to use mosaic hops, citra hops, Amarillo, coriander, and tangerine zest. Brewer: Trinity Brewing Company Style: Sour/Wild Ale Alcohol Content: 4.1% Seasonal: No


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
nealblind (1095) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUL 20, 2015
caramel gold cloudy pour. Aroma lemons, lychee, acetic acid. Tastes briny, tart, minerals, cheese. mid sour. slight tomatoes grassy hops some doughiness. slight bitter nowhere near 100ibu. really well balanced. Palate is a bit odd syrupy and prickly.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrChopin (3726) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 13, 2015
][ @Devil’s Den ][ $9 ][ Tulip ][ 05.30.15 ]
hazy gold-orange, fizzy white cap dies quick, light effervescence at sides of the glass. Bright mango nose is balanced by must and light rind, a bit too sweet in gummy dullness. Ultra bright profile is more balanced, sour white grapefruit up front alongside cobweb and must, dry papery bitterness from the hops growing mid before sweeter fruit (mango, tangerine, some zest) and lactic acid dominate in thin, lightly jowl-tingling sour finish. A little too slick from the acid and band-aid hints growing mid with warmth, but ultra bright and supremely effervescent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
italianjohn (2489) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Golden orange pour with a thin white head .... Aroma of tangerine zest, citra grapefruit juice and mosaic lemony hops .... Taste is rindy and of lemon rinds, grapefruits, citra/orange, tangerine wow a fruit explosion. Kind of hard to these flavor are from hops ..... Tart tangy and dry finish with a lingering bitterness ..... Mouthfeel is oily ... Sour and tart brew. Definitely lives up to the billing

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcartamdg (2438) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Pours gold with a huge white head. Aroma of funk, oak, citrus, pineapple and vinegar. Taste follows, loads of tropical fruit, bitter grapefruit and vinegar, finishes with dry white wine, oak and funk.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (8740) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2015
At the Portland International Beerfest, Saturday June 25, 2015.
Cloudy golden color, off-white head. Tart, light funky, mineral, green berries taste. Tart aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, very low bitterness. Tart, funky, farmhouse scent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (9829) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Waxed bottle. Poured a cloudy golden color with an averaged sized head. Funky, fruity, wood, citrus, pine, and earthy. Interesting.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
psymaestro (7) - - JUN 11, 2015 does not count
Any exceptional beer that is well balanced between sour, acidic, and bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wchesser (1467) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Cloudy brown with some reddish hue. Perfumy hops, tropical brett and hop aromas. Lightly tart, wet wood, pineapple, citrus/pine/tropical/floral hops. Very complex and balanced at the same time. Probably the best of Trinity’s standard beers by a long shot.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
arminjewell (8617) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 23, 2015
Pour on tap at Avery Sourfest 2014, hazy orange-red pour with white head, aroma brought nice notes of mango, tropical fruit, passion fruit into a bit of tart lemon, oak, funky notes into a bit of cheese, some bready, biscuity notes with a nice citrus component. Taste was a mix of funk, grapefruit, tart lemon, orange, hints of nice funky, zesty notes into passionfruit, mango, some slight lacto, finishing slightly bitter, tart. Very tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikesaum (642) - Newark, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2015
Pours murky orange with a short lived white head. Aroma is full of funk, light fruit, must. Taste is delicious, starts off with a short bitter start, goes into funk a bit of grapefruit, tart strawberries,cheese,funk, bitter again and then a dry ,sour puckering finish. Would definitely buy again.


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