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Julius - Tree House Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

745 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 745
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 7.61%
Wants: 518
Gots: 75 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Tree House Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 10-17-2012)
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4/5  rDev -13%

wwheeler, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -13%

CoolEthan, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of papat444
4.06/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to jtdolla911 for this one. Enjoyed this the night before EBF Session 2.

Poured from a 750ml swingtop growler.

Looks quite nice with an orange-gold body, quite hazy and some drooping lace. Melon, mango and orange are predominant in the aroma. Flavor is very creamy, green hops, bitter but not too much, lush mango and tropical fruit, fleshy orange. Not an in your face IPA but has marked fruit flavors which make it delicious.

papat444, Mar 24, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -10.9%

EyePeeAyBryan, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of MissSarah
4.13/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Murky and glowing – like polished copper and sunshine

N: Tangerines and garden cucumbers

T: Julius is well balanced and drinkable - it smacks of juicy peaches and overripe honeydew melons

M: Medium carbonation (served from a growler) and awfully dry

O: Made for Central Park picnics and afternoons by the lake

MissSarah, Feb 09, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Growler shared by drewone - Thanks.

A: Pours a hazy light-orange with an initial quarter-inch thick white head which fades to the rim leaving splotchy lace. (Possibly being biased here with the score due to a growler pour - but that is how it is).

N: Really nice tangerine, orange, and grapefruit present inside the zest. Tropical fruits also in the mix (passion). Floral and fruity. Really nice.

T: Balanced malts and hops. An enjoyable soapy-like quality with the up-front citrus.

M: Moderate body and barely medium carbonation (growler, yes). Not overly bitter or dry finish.

O: Nice with the best being the aroma. Interesting how a lot of east coasters seem to score this high. Not a west coaster style, but still a treat.

wethorseblanket, Nov 30, 2013
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4.18/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750mL growler I picked up at the brewery yesterday, the beer is a bright, hazed, opaque, orange-copper coloring with a filmy, clingy, sparse white head that coats the glass as you drink. Aromas of grapefruit tart and sweet, pineapple, pine and resin hops characteristics, subtle bready backbone, lemon zest and orange peel. Flavors of grapefruit and passion fruit on the forward tongue, with a mango/pineapple sweet follow, a subtle sweetbread backbone, and then a slow build of pine pitch, resiny hops profiles, and a touch of roasted characteristics. The roast helps to cut the building bitter and robust characteristics, keeping the beer very drinkable. Robust, smooth brew with a tart, drying finish. The aftertaste is a heavy blend of tropical fruits, with a grassy, piney undertone. Very robust brew, yet extremely drinkable. Great flavors, and worth the trip to the brewery!

GarthDanielson, Aug 24, 2013
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4.18/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750ml swing-top growler, obtained fresh from the brewery about an hour ago.

A: Murky and hazy on the pour, like swamp water. Orange with tinges of ruby red. An inch and a half of white head settles shortly. Spotty lacing. This looks like something that came out of a juicer. Not the most appealing beer to behold.

S: Dank and tropical on the nose. Lots of mango puree, pineapple, peach, apricot, mandarin orange, grapefruit. Hemp and dank hop oils. Herbal and a touch oniony. Faint whiffs of a grainy malt base.

T: Fresh and bold hop flavors. Burst of mandarin orange, blood orange, and mango. Pineapple, apricot, peach, white grapefruit et al. Hemp seed. Pine resin. Firm and even level of bitterness throughout. Background taste of tropical esters and a hint of peppery alcohol. Malt base is barely perceptible, just faint whispers of caramel, bread, and grain. One last explosion of fresh citrus fruits and leafy bitter herbs toward the end rides it out into a lingering finish.

M: Medium body. The texture is creamy and slightly chewy, creating a little more substance, heft, and fullness in the mouth. Slight prickling carbonation.

O: So it looks like something that came out of a juicer. It won't win any awards based on its appearance. It also tastes like something that came out of a juicer, but in this case that's a good thing. This is extremely vibrant and fresh-tasting straight from the source. Comparisons have been made between Treehouse beers and the brews that Hill Farmstead creates. I would say that's fair. Both breweries make beers that have that hand-crafted rough around the edges feel, but with a freshness and 'pop' that really satisfies. If you find yourself in the area, it is absolutely worth the trek to this remote brewery.

ryan1788a5, Apr 06, 2013
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4.18/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750mL growler poured into a pint glass

The body sits a bright orange color with a cloudy appearance. A firm two finger off-white cap rose and fell slowly, leaving some sheeting lace covering the glass.

Bright oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, and tropical fruit--mangoes and pineapples, primarily. The fruits leap out of the glass. Some lightly toasted malt provide a firm foundation.

Sweet, juicy tropical and citrus fruits coat the palate. Waves of mangoes, pineapple, grapefruit, oranges, and tangerines. A blanket of malt hangs in the back. A very mild bitterness comes in late and lingers for a little while. The focus her is more on the juicy, sweet fruit and not the bitterness.

Smooth, medium body with a mild lingering bitterness that is counterbalanced by the big sweet fruit notes.

A very nice IPA in all aspects. I would prefer more bitterness to really fall in love, but that would be splitting hairs. This is a very nice beer.

ColForbinBC, Mar 11, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev -8.7%

mikeburd1128, Sep 15, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Have had this 4 or 5 times now and finally getting around to reviewing. Thanks to Cam for sharing this 750ml growler.

The pour into a snifter is hazy darkish orange with a finger or so of white head, retention and lace are great. This one is huge on citrus and tropical fruit hops, big time melon, mango and oranges stick out the most, with a little bit of weedy/leafy hop. Quite bitter with just a little bit of sugar cookie malt backing. Smooth, well-carbonated mouthfeel, the heft and bitterness of this is surprising for 6.5%. Could pass for a DIPA.

I prefer Green to this personally but still a pretty great IPA.

Chico1985, Oct 07, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750ml, filled 3/16/13
Tree House snifter

A: Unfiltered cloudy orange color. Full finger of slightly off white head. Sticking round and leaving some nice lacing.

S: Fruit bomb on the nose! Big apricot, mango, papaya, and some pineapple. Some sweet malts are in there behind all the hops. Some pine like spice.

T: Nice bitter hops up front. Assault on the tip of the tongue of piney flavors that moves into the mid-palate and hangs out. Those are nice reisinous juicy flavors that you had the nose of as well. Finish is dry and there is some lingering pine notes. Almost puckers the mouth.

M: Medium bodied. Good mouth coating of hops.

inlimbo77, Mar 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

SuomiHobbit, Aug 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Janeinma, Jun 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Cynic-ale, Sep 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

stereosforgeeks, Aug 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Beerontwowheels, Jun 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

twizzard, Feb 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Kegatron, Oct 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

dbkdev, Mar 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

GRG1313, Nov 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

dfclav, Mar 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

wesley14, Jul 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Atomicskis5, Aug 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

HoldenDurden, Jan 16, 2014
Julius from Tree House Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 745 ratings.