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Tröegs Dreamenator

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Tröegs Dreamenator
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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As the name implies, Dreamenator is a combination of Troegenator and DreamWeaver. “We made a special batch of Troegenator at a lower specific gravity just for this beer and fermented it with DreamWeaver yeast,” explained John Trogner. “Dreamenator is unfiltered, so it will be cloudy, and is around 6.5% abv. The yeast will be a dominant taste in Dreamenator, but the smooth malt flavor of the Troegenator is noticeable as well. After fermentation we let the beer rest for about three weeks before kegging.”

Exclusive to the Tröegs tasting room and the 2006 Kennett Brewfest.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5370) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2006
Poured a hazy, amber brown color with a small, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of banana, roast, nuts, caramel malts, and light clove. Taste of roasted malts, caramel, nuts, banana, and citrus, with a light hoppiness in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weeare138 (936) - Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2006
On tap at KSBF ’06... Appears a hazy, dark brown with a small but fluffy, light tan head. It slowly fades out and leaves lots of streaky lacing all over the glass. Smell is of banana, toffee, clove, and yeasty spiciness that compliments the caramelized richness. Taste is of the same aromas though slightly better with a toasted oat flavor. Mouthfeel is tangy with wheat, along with a bit of funk flowing along the medium bodied brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkobes (2141) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2006
On tap at Kennett. Hazy copper in color with a nice fluffy tan head. Malty grainy fruity aroma. Banana and clove notes. Grainy and toasty flavor. Banana caramell notes. Medium bodied. Finish is grainy. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nejhleader (1248) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2006
sampled this at the tasting room. kinda a cloudy light brownish colour, The yeast certainly was a pretty strong taste. I’d say it has more elements of a troegenator over the dreamweaver, which is good. Good brew, but not all I had hoped it would be.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drkilmer (35) - Myersville, Maryland, USA - OCT 16, 2006
Had this on tap at the brewery. This is a fun beer ... pours hazy and amber. Some background toffie notes, with a good deal of upfront weizen taste from the yeast. I got two growlers to take home. The first went quickly. The second, a couple days later, had already lost much of its character. Definately a beer worth trying if you have a chance.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4501) - Milton, Delaware, USA - OCT 9, 2006
KSBF 2006. Pours a lightly hazy copper amber with an average tan head. Aroma of wheat, cereal, grainy maltiness, some banana, yeast and a hint of clove. Flavor was very grainy, toasty, pretzel along with some of your banana.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmack (1222) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - OCT 18, 2006
On tap at KSBF ’06. Hazy light brown color with a small beige head. Aroma of cloves, banana and a bit of bubblegum. Flavor is toasted malt, caramel, banana and cloves. Reminded me more of the Dreamweaver than Troegenator. Either way it was quite drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 20, 2009
Out of a twelve ounce bottle. Very drinkable wheat beer. Gold and crisp body. Aroma is strong and refreshing. After drinking one you will be reaching for another.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5040) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2006
On tap, Kennett Square Fest 2006. Pours a slightly cloudy medium brown colored body under a small beige head. Aroma was full of fruity esters, bananas most prominantly, along with some yeast, cloves, and toasted nutty malt. Flavor wise it sort of came across as almost weizenbock like. Nutty and toasted malt under a fruity yeasty slightly sweet middle. Finishes with a little yeasty spiciness and banana. Mouthfeel was medium bodied with moderate fizzy carbonation. Overall, an interesting beer, you can really taste the contribution from each beers influence.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2006
On tap at the KSBF ’06. Poured a darker orangish color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of grain, cereal, nuts, light caramel, and bananas. Tastes of cereal, caramel, nuts, and banans.


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