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Very Green - Tree House Brewing Company

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Reviews: 31
Hads: 182
Avg: 4.72
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 117
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
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Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA | 8.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Davepoolesque on 05-23-2014

This Double IPA is created with a massive kettle charge of Australian and American hops. It opens in the glass with huge notes of ripe pineapple, pithy citrus, and dank saturated hops. As it warms it shows its depth and complexity. . . Sweet hints of malt intermingle with straight Tropicana. It has a soft but pointed bitterness and a rich, velvety mouth feel.
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Reviews: 31 | Hads: 182
Photo of Dopen993
4.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Can into tulip. Return of the dank. 1/14/16

L. Full haze...obviously. Orange.....obviously. Thick head with lots of lacing....yep, obviously.
S. Lots of tropical fruit. Tons of passion, guava, mango etc. slight hint of alcohol.
T. Very tropical, follows the nose to the T.
F. Medium mouth feel, average carbonation.

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Photo of YodersBeerEmporium
4.75/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Another excellent Treehouse offering! This one looked like OJ with a nice light orange hue and was full of plenty of delicious dank citrus hops! Glad I tracked it down!

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Photo of NolaHopHead
4.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

16 oz can. Pours super cloudy orange-apricot, thick fluffy head that slowly fades leaving coating lace. Big juicy citrus peel aroma with hint of dank weed. Taste is juicy but not as sweet juicy as the other TH IPAs. This one has some dank earthy piney weed notes that come in strong and last awhile for near perfect bitter semi dry finish. Full creamy soft mouthfeel. This brew is outstanding, don't want it to end.

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Photo of domdomdomdom
4.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of the best tasting IPAs I've ever had... Juicy but not sweet. Mouthfeel and look typical of treehouse, if not on the exaggerated end of each. I wish I could have this every day!

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Photo of NYC-IPAnAPA
4.94/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Green is already just about my favorite beer period, so I was really looking forward to trying this one. It's more tropical fruits, stronger concentration of the flavors you find in Green, but despite being a DIPA, it somehow drinks even smoother. It doesn't have that hoppy bite on the back end that Green does, but that's not necessarily a bad thing

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Photo of lupercmda
4.79/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a thick, hazy orangish color almost like orange juice. Nice foamy head. Smells of tropical pineapple, and mango with notes of oranges. Taste is sweet up front with a nice balance from the malts and a mildly bitter finish. Another winner.

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Photo of zshaft
4.73/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

drinking side by side comparing to green. smell stronger w more pungent tropical fruit flavors. amazing. slightly darker and more opaque than green. taste is right off the bat more front palate tropical flavors of pineapple , mango. flavor carries through mid palate finishing w bitter stone fruit flavor. love it. mouthfeel is to me a little thinner than green. overall slightly superior beer than green. love it.

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Photo of Kraj30
4.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

well this was another winner.. color is a completely opaque orangeish yellow.. smell is like ripe pineapple and citrus notes.. flavor is like a bigger green.. big bold fruit.. some bitterness.. I have to say I still prefer Green..

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Photo of costanzo_mike
4.83/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Whoa. Pours an extremely hazy orange color with a thick white head that dissipates some but lingers on the surface of the beer throughout drinking. Intricate lacing left on the glass as it drinks down. Smell is piney, earthy, tropical and dank. What a combination. Tastes reflect the same - pineapple, citrus, dank hops. Best way to describe the feel is creamy. Like drinking a pineapple-orange-cream smoothy dusted with light pine. Downright delicious beer, high marks on this one

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Photo of Hootie159
4.83/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

From growler. Extremely hazy deep orange. Finger foam head. Extreme lacing. And not really lacing, looks just like pulp resin from a glass of oj. Mehndi of foam. Only reason not 5 is the retention of the head. What a smell. Dank forest with a few pine trees and all kinds of tropical fruit trees within. Taste is hitting me with honey dew and mango. A bit of earthiness to wrap it together. Feel is velvet dollar bills. Smooth, some wet hop oil, and yet a bitter dry. Another stellar offering from TH.

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Photo of tregan_20
4.92/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Can poured into a treehouse teku. Upon pouring, the coloring was a hazy golden color with a small amount of white head. The aromas are very similar to the regular Green with dank citrus and bitterness. The taste is just like the smell: dank citrus, grapefruit, herbal, and hoppy. The mouthfeel is smooth/silky, almost drinks slightly hot. Overall this beer was awesome and goes toe to toe with the regular Green which is one of my favorite TH offerings.

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Photo of mrn1ceguy
4.47/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A muddled cloudy orange, less bright than other cloudy tree house IPAs. The nose is a bautiful sweet, citrus hoppiness. The taste more bland and bitter than the nose, good but underwhelming after thy nose. This is a full yet easy drinking feel that's smooth to drink. Another top notch IPA from tree house.

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Photo of Tblaisdell
4.74/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Beautiful looking beer. Cloudy light orange-yellowish hue.

Smells like a double Green. Bright and potent hop-infused goodness.

Honestly a little disappointed by the flavor here. I LOVE Green because of how in your face it is with its bold flavors, but I feel this one traded some of its juiciness for bitterness. Still absolutely delicious, but not as good as a fresh Green.

Body felt a little on the thinner side of TH beers, but still very soft and pleasant.

Overall... This one is a top contender. I scrutinize it because it says "Green" on the can, but let me be clear. This DIPA is another from Tree House that goes above and beyond the expected hop-saturated flavor of its "competition". Heady and Pliny are damn good DIPAs. This one has them both beat and it's #4 on my list for TH Doubles.

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Photo of HarryS
5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

How this beer isn't at 100 yet, blows my mind. Poured from a Tree House 750ml growler, bottled 1/14/2016.

LOOK: If clouds were orange, this is what they'd look like. Just a beautiful orange juice color.

SMELL: Smells like a mixture of orange + grapefruit. Very pleasing.

TASTE: I still can't believe this is a DIPA. Drinks incredibly smooth, with that same orange/grapefruit you get in the aroma. Delicious.

FEEL: Taste explodes the second it hits your tongue, + stays there for a bit after. Coats the mouth perfectly.

OVERALL: Immeidately became not only a favorite IPA, but a favorite beer. Do what you can to get this beer.

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Photo of Fireman_RK
4.79/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

L: Borderline opaque peach and golden hues with a thin 4mm bright white head and moderate lacing
S: Big tropical fruits - mangoes, pineapple, and limes with a delicate hop dankness
T: Huge rush of pineapple, limes, grass, and lemon on the tongue fades into a moderate sweetness (much less pronounced than Green); no discernible malt profile, but a distinct hoppiness
F: Bold carbonation on the initial sip, but underpinned by the classic smoothness of all Tree house brews - really reminded me of Juice Machine and King Julius for the soft mouthfeel
O: This is a world class DIPA. I tried this side-by-side with a regular can of Green and as others have commented this is simply an amped up version in all respects - flavor, hops, and mouthfeel. I thoroughly enjoyed this brew. As far as comparisons go, I thought this was more expertly crafted than Green. Everything from the bolder tropical notes to the softer feel on the palette was evident. Green is easily one of my favorite beers, but this just categorically enhanced the experience in a calculated and refined manner. Incredible beer.

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Photo of MikeM417
4.83/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Definitely one of the top Treehouse beers, however I actually prefer regular Green to Very Green, ESPECIALLY considering the hype/difficulty to get. Treehouse has Green and Haze dialed in 100% and perfected. Hopefully they can start brewing Very Green more often so that they can perfect this one as well.

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Photo of rodmanfor3
4.66/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is the best beer that Tree House brews. Very tropical, sweet, and easy drinking.

Very Green edges out Julius, ever so slightly, and falls within the realm of top tier Lawson's bottles in flavor and overall goodness.

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Photo of agreenman19
4.67/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L - ah, good ol' Green. Not as turbid as its little brother, but a beautiful deep hazy orange. It's almost like it has its own power source. A miniature radioactive core emanating out to the edges of the glass. Darker with tangerine fringes. Ultra-fine bubbly head clings to the glass with every jostle. I could swirl this for days.

S - first thing I noticed was a huge bready blast. Deeper, danker, more intimidating than cheery Green. Waves of ripe orange juice. Pineapple on the end. Galaxy galore, a very deep, penetrating aroma. Tree House certainly does that well with their DIPAs. Saturating.

T - wow, more of the aroma. Galaxy hops reign supreme. Wheaty crackers up front with an alcohol warming starting in the third act. Overripe pineapple citrus smoothie. Powerful bitterness pervades. It sorta sneaks up on you and after I wrap my head around the suffocating flavor, I'm left wondering what's pinching my tongue! Insane amount of hops. Earthy and primal. Well done prickly tingles dry up the finish, leaving the lips craving another sip.

F - silky smooth. Rich and decadent. Fills the mouth with seemingly more beer than I put in there! Now if only the can could refill itself too!

O - outstanding as usual from Tree House. I do prefer regular Green however, because the hops went a little overboard, covering up the subtle nuances that make Green delicious. The Galaxy hops give it too much of a "wheaty" taste and lacks the balance of Green. Still amazing beer though.

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Photo of Scarfer_Brad
5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

wow what a great beer, juice, fragrant and a boomer. one of if not the best beer i have had. will try to trade for it again. nice hazy, tastes and smells like a tropical fruit stand. feels great. perfect carb.

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Photo of Johnct
4.95/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

It is what it is. King Julius is to Julius as Very Green is to Green. A stronger Green, with a bit more flavor. Truly amazing. Now I'm just waiting to try Very Hazy.

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Photo of -Rick
4.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L: super hazy, almost like grapefruit juice. A nice white head
S: lots of tropic fruit, pineapple, orange, sweet fruits
T: like the nose, loaded with fruit. a slight bitter finishing on this
F: soft and chewy with fruit flavors
O: a great beer. its like a slightly more boozy version of Green. Glad to have tried it!

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Photo of GinjaSlice
4.9/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Pours a nice super cloudy amber with a thick but small white head, great lacing down the glass.
S: Amazing smelling beer. Tons of tropical fruits like papaya, pineapple, mango, and oranges
T: Follows the nose very well, tons of fruits up front, lots of papaya and pineapple. You also start to pick up some grapefruit bitterness, and then theres some still hoppy bitterness/dankness on the end and it leaves a great after taste. Can't even tell this is has alcohol
F: Perfect mouthfeel for an IPA. Nice a creamy feeling but still very refreshing, and coats your mouth with the flavor.

O: Probably my second favorite treehouse brew behind C22. Compared to most other treehouse brews it's quite bitter but it leaves such an amazing after taste, and has some great depth to its flavor.

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Photo of RichD
5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 16oz can dated yesterday.

L: Pours like a tropical fruit juice with a nice, frothy white head. This seriously looks like orange juice mixed with pineapple juice. I'd honestly take the super hazy appearance over the filtered appearance all day.

S: Boy, you can tell that Tree House dumped a boatload of galaxy hops in here. Huge mango and papaya notes. There's some faint citrusy orange scents as well. The aroma is one of the most pleasant I've ever smelled.

T: These galaxy hops are quite in-your-face. I've never had a beer that was so pronounced in the galaxy hop department. Huge mango and papaya notes with some orange as well. This is also quite bitter. One of the most bitter IPAs that I can remember. This flavor profile is incredible. Definitely reminds me of an imperial Green.

F: This is a creamy, smooth beer. No alcohol to speak of. I definitely could session these beers no problem. Good thing it only comes around so often.

Overall: This is one of the best IPAs I've ever had. I think this has entered my top 5 Imperial/Double IPAs. The overload of one of my favorite hops makes for a beer drinking experience that I've never had before. Tree House is unstoppable.

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Photo of anteatr23
4.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Drank the same day it was canned. Pours a creamy orange, frothy with a one finger head and plenty of glass lacing. Smells of sweet citrus, dank, and hoppy. Tastes of fresh mango, orange and citrus. Crisp and tropical, so smooth and so drinkable - controlled bitterness, faint sweetness. Really stellar. The flavor matches, then exceeds just about any Tree House IPA. Green is an excellent IPA, so no doubt this was exciting before even cracking the can. But Very Green exceeded expectations.

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Photo of Dolphinsmarlins1
5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours cloudy, opaque orange. Tastes and smells nearly identical to regular Green. That is the reason I rate it so high: the fact that Tree House can mask the amped up level of booze without compromising the unique juicy and dank flavor profile. Worth trying if you can find a trading partner. The latest release had some pretty low limits.

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Very Green from Tree House Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.