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Tornado - Tree House Brewing Company

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Tornado
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214 Ratings
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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 7.95%
Wants: 16
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tree House Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 10-17-2012

An extremely liberally hopped APA. Tornado was crafted during the unfortunate events surrounding the June 1st, 2011 Brimfield Tornado. We created the beer in honor of the circumstances as we experienced them and luckily escaped the path by 1/2 mile. Tornado is loaded with notes of pine, tropical fruit, and citrus. At 5.6% alcohol, it's super refreshing.
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Photo of SuomiHobbit
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Justin8mypants
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

For a pale ale, this is a killer brew. It has a lot of citrus on the nose,and a moderately hoppy flavor. Really nice and balanced, like most of Treehouses offerings. It tastes to me like a more lightly hopped version of Julius, with lots of peach flavors. Really nice Pale Ale.

Photo of ccurrid
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of justme
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of CraigMack61
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.29/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

750 mL growler poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pale orange. Small white head. Nice collar and surface wisping.

Smell - Light lemony and orange hop. Slight herbal character.

Taste - Tastes like amarillo hops. Has that lemony flavor and some floral notes. Cracker malt in the middle. Mild herbal flavor in the back.

Mouthfeel - Light body. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - Decent pale ale, but doesn't stand out as very exciting.

Photo of Chuck_IPA_Mathus
4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I'm not a pale fan. But.... This was excellent. Cloudy hoppy pour. Floral nose with citrus initial taste.

Photo of robgage
4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of FLAbeergutinMASS
4.69/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The hype surrounding Julius is well deserved, no doubt. However, Tornando is in an entirely league all of its own. Think Enjoy By meeting a session beer. The beers body is somewhat on the lgihter side rimmed with tight carbonation that last throughout. Piney resin on the nose with hints of ripe fruit and a crisp hop profile. Taste and mouthfeel- this is where it gets interesting. Very crisp mouthfeel, this is what you get when the beer is coming from the source and is consumed within hours of being poured. Snappy and clean with a left-right-left combo of fresh cut grass and gasoline. Super rich taste and imminently drinkable.

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4.52/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.73/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.24/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler: Poured a nice golden/orangey color ale with a nice white foamy head. Aroma of tropical fruit with some very nice and fresh grapefruit notes. Taste is a wonderful mix of grapefruit notes with some light tropical notes. Nice presence of citrus notes with some very limited amount of bitterness. Body is about average with good carbonation. Quite a treat and glad I got a chance to try some of this.

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Tornado from Tree House Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.