Trillium x Other Half Two Hundred Thousand Trillion

Brewery: Trillium Brewing Company x Other Half Brewing
Country: USA
ABV: 8%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: Like Whoa

Brewer Description: (from can) Aged on peach, apricot, & guava.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.48
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.4

Intro: A 1 pint can, canned on 4th August 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A cloudy and hazy but bright yellow orange colour, with a two finger white head that dissipated quickly and left sparse to no lacing.
Aroma: Tropical mango, peach and apricot with hints of pineapple, guava, orange zest and super lemon candy.
Taste: Juicy orange rind, mango, peach and apricot. Some guava and papaya on the finish, which is also lightly bitter.
Mouthfeel: Smooth, creamy, medium to light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: A great tasty collaboration brew with all the nice tasting tropical fruits that I just so enjoy. Would love to drink more.

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Tree House Green

Brewery: Tree House Brewing Company
Country: USA
ABV: 7.5%
Style: American IPA
Other Notes: So fresh and so green, Green!

Brewer Description: (from can) We are excited that you are holding Tree House Brewing Company’s Galaxy hop filled American IPA, Green! Green is a massively juicy beer filled with flavors and aromas of pineapple, orange sorbet, and tangerine. It makes no apologies as it coats the palate with intense hop goodness. It is the result of our uncompromising dedication to fresh, progressive, delightful beer. We hope you enjoy it with laughter, good cheer, and in the company of those you love.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.2
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 1 pint can, canned on 27th July 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy murky dark yellow orange colour with a just under two finger white head that had excellent retention and left nice lacing.
Aroma: Strong pineapple and mandarin orange followed by very juicy mango and hints of grass.
Taste: Sweet-ish bubblegum, peach, orange rind, mandarin, pineapple and cantaloupe. Finish is only lightly bitter.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium bodied with moderate to low carbonation.
Overall: While the aroma was very juicy, it’s taste was not so much, nevertheless it was still enjoyable and easy to drink. For me, I definitely preferred Alter Ego and Julius.

Tree House Eureka Mosaic

Brewery: Tree House Brewing Company
Country: USA
ABV: 4.2%
Style: American Blonde Ale
Other Notes: Mo Money Mosaic

Brewer Description: (from can) We are excited that you are holding Tree House Brewing Company’s intensely flavorful Blonde Ale, Eureka! Eureka features an individual hop variety identified by the date code on this can. All iterations are soft, juicy, and purvey wonderful tropical flavors balanced by a gentle bitterness. Eureka is the result of our uncompromising dedication to fresh, progressive, & delightful beer, we hope you enjoy it with laughter, good cheer, and in the company of those you love.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.08
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 1 pint can, canned on 26th July 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden straw yellow colour with a big three finger frothy white head that had decent retention and left some nice sticky lacing.
Aroma: Under ripe mango, apricot and pineapple followed by citrus rind, grapefruit, melon, grass and pine.
Taste: Mango and apricot with strong orange rind, lemon zest and grapefruit.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Body is heavier than expected, but much like the Citra version, it was very nice and refreshing with lots of tropical and citrus fruitiness.

Trillium Itty-Bitty Goose

Brewery: Trillium Brewing Company
Country: USA
ABV: 5%
Style: American Pale Ale
Other Notes: Small Bird Series. Malts – American 2-row Barley, Malted Triticale from Valley Malt, Flaked Oats, Dextrine and C-15. Hops – Amarillo, El Dorado and CTZ

Brewer Description: (from website) A refreshingly hoppy American pale ale, Itty Bitty Goose is another edition in our “Small Bird Series” of lower ABV pale ales. The nose is an ripe apricot, lemon, and lightly toasted malt. Citrus peel and grassy hop flavors fill the palate and ends in a soft yet crisp mouthfeel. Dry and effervescent, light to medium bodied.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.78
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.6

Intro: A 1 pint can, canned on 24th July 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy dark yellow orange colour with a just over one finger frothy bubbled white head that dissipated fairly quickly while leaving some lacing.
Aroma: Orange, lemon, citrus peel, grapefruit, biscuit malt, pine and grass with a hint of apricot.
Taste: Starts a bit empty before being filled by orange rind, orange, lemon and grapefruit with hints of apricot, peach, pine and biscuit. Lightly bitter on the finish.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Started out a bit weak before improving on the finish. However, this was not one of the better ones in the Small Bird Series as I preferred both Tiny Chicken and Skimpy Sparrow over this.

Trillium Skimpy Sparrow

Brewery: Trillium Brewing Company
Country: USA
ABV: 5.4%
Style: American Pale Ale
Other Notes: Small Bird Series. Malts – American 2-row Barley, White Wheat Dextrine and C-15. Hops – Galaxy, Nelson Sauvin, Simcoe, Citra and Columbus

Brewer Description: (from website) An easy drinking hoppy American pale ale, Skimpy Sparrow is another edition in our “Small Bird Series” of lower ABV offerings brewed for the summer. The nose is an intense, complex fusion of pineapple, grapefruit pith, and woodsy hop aromatics. Citrus rind, grape jam, and lemon fill out the flavor profile, with a firm and long-lasting bitterness. Very dry and effervescent, light to medium bodied.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.1
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 1 pint can, canned on 11th July 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy dark yellow orange colour with an almost two finger large frothy bubbled white head that had decent retention while leaving some lacing.
Aroma: Orange juice is quite strong, with grapefruit, mango, peach and pineapple in the background.
Taste: Mild bitterness, peach, mango, pineapple with hints of orange, citrus rind and bready malt.
Mouthfeel: Dry, crisp-ish, light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Something about the aroma makes me enjoy the taste more than the aroma. But still refreshing and easy to drink. Tasted side by side with Lights On. Preferred the aroma of Lights On, but Skimpy Sparrow tasted better.

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