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Eureka - Tree House Brewing Company

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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 7
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tree House Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jaasen64 on 01-12-2013)
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Photo of Gatch
4.74/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Visited the brewery on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Small crowd and no line. Dean is the man. Amazing property and such a cool operation. Can't say enough good things about Tree House.

A: Hazy, bright golden-yellow with a huge, fluffy, soapy, bright white head that leaves behind a bit of lace and retention.

S: Massive NZ hops. So resiny, so sticky, so pungent. Fresh grass, fresh sap/pine, tropical fruit. Everything you want from hops. There's that quality to NZ hops that I can't figure out a description for. All I know is that it's amazing.

T: As good as the nose. The hops shine but there is still some malt in the finish and enough Blonde Ale character to remind you it isn't a session APA. Which is a testament to the brewers.

M: What else can I say? Super smooth, super fresh, super delicious. Bright, pungent, refreshing. I love NZ hops!

O: I just might drink this entire 2L growler right now. For the style this is unbelievable. Top class.

Gatch, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of Horbar
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Horbar, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of bobv
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

bobv, Jul 11, 2013
Photo of JSBILK
4/5  rDev -4.1%

JSBILK, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of Jwale73
4.14/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Served in a nonic. Pours a golden hue with a semi-hazy clarity and a rocky, two-inch bright white head that sizzles as it slowly recedes into a consistent, soapy skim. Spots of lacing coat the sides of the glass after each quaff. Nose is bright and citrusy (lemon and tangerines) with a a hint of toasted malt in the background. Taste consistent with nose, but there's less citrus sweetness and more rind. Mouthfeel is light in body with a pleasant, even carbonation that tickles the back of the throat. An incredible session beer - no big flavors here, but everything coalesces nicely which makes the whole greater than the sum of its parts. I could drink this beer all day long.

Jwale73, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of Thorpe429
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Thorpe429, Jul 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

lucas1801, Jun 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

cbeer88, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of doremite
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

doremite, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of MLaVioletteJr
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

MLaVioletteJr, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of CTJman
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

CTJman, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of johnnnniee
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

johnnnniee, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of polishkaz
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

polishkaz, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of bluerabbit
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

bluerabbit, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of rab53
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

rab53, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of scotv
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

scotv, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of Chico1985
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tap at Armsby Abbey. Siked to see this local-ish, less than 4% brew getting some good reviews.

Poured into the Tree House glass light orange with a sold finger of white head. Leaves nice lace on the way down and eventually dissipating into a slight cap.

Scent hints of good things to come. Definitely getting those Nelson hops. Earthy, citrus, lemon. Some bready backing but mostly hops.

Taste - great. Nice fresh earthy and citrus hops stand out with some grapefruit, spicy hop and light grassy dankness. Good amount of toasted bread here as well along with some graininess. Soft and flavorful hop presence with the lightness make this refreshing and in no way abrasive. Good stuff.

Mouthfeel is a definite highlight, perfect body - feels fuller than it should considering the beer, but still retains overall lightness and drinkability, with good amount foamy carbonation.

This was great, especially at Brunch. Lots of nice flavor coming out for a blonde ale, especially for one at this ABV level. Also, does a good job at still tasting like a blonde, not an IPA. Nelson Sauvin works great here for single hop usage.

Chico1985, May 26, 2013
Photo of TheLostGringo
4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Stopped by the Tree House brewery for the first time and picked up a 2L growler of this 3.2% session beer.

A: Poured a golden yellow into my new Tree House tulip with a very bubbly and frothy head that takes its time before settling down. Really nice lacing through out, continues equally on my now second glass.

S: A lot of solid aroma coming from this low ABV brew. Plenty of tropical fruit and good amount of Hops present.

T: Fruity, Hoppy, but incredibly balanced and drinkable.

M: Light bodied, goes down nicely, with just a nice Hop bite in the finish. Absolutely Sessionable.

O: A really enjoyable beer when you are sitting around wanting to polish off an entire growler in a sitting. Perhaps the best "Session" beer I have ever had.


TheLostGringo, May 26, 2013
Photo of pisano
4/5  rDev -4.1%

pisano, Apr 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

greenboat, Apr 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

wesley14, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of SourinQns
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

SourinQns, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of ppoitras
4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml THB swing-top bottle filled at the brewery.

First THB glass pours with a 1/2" white head, over the cloudy light orangey amber brew. Head promptly recedes to an uneven froth, strong around the edges, with leggy slow-falling lace. Aroma is moderately tart citrus.

Taste has underlying citrus from end to end, tart upfront, earthy and rounded in the middle, with a sharp close. Lingers after the swallow as well. Mouthfeel is soft over the tongue and smooth, and drinkability is easy. As sessionable as the abv would indicate.

ppoitras, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of jlindros
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Filled at the brewery about 2 hours ago.

Pours a light fizzy head that fades semi quickly with a bit of lacing, hazy golden sunset yellow orange colored beer, similar to a wheat beer. The color is nice but the head left something to be desired.

NOse brings plenty of fresh Nelson Sauvin hops, grassy floral with a little earthy twinge, bright musty citrusy fruit but more like a light lemon and little pineapple orange like, little musty grape skin like vinous quality, all that with a touch of a light sweet toasty grainy blond malt.

Taste brings some golden malts at first, a little sweetness, but at the same time a dry grainy bready kinda malt flavor, almost wheat like but not quite, little toasty almost biscuit also but not quite, but a fluffy feel. Then hops, light bitterness but nice musty flavor, again plenty of Nelson Sauvin flavors, little grassy hay and slight earthy, musty grape skin vinous must, little floral at the same time light citrusy fruit again, just a hint lemony and grapefruit rind, abd quite a bit of that slightly tannic musty fruit skin flavor. Finish is dry but somehow a bit sticky, bitterness increases nicely but not a ton, lingering grassy floral hops, with a touch of spiciness and some light vinous musty grape skin again.

Mouth is med to a bit lighter bodied, tons of fluffy effervescent carbonation.

Overall pretty nice, showcases the Nelson Sauvin grapes well, and I'm loving the kiwi hops lately so its great. The malts bring enough profile to not only prop up the hops but bring their own profile and it melds well with the hops. Light easy drinking beer that I could pound a full 2L growler in the late spring early summer probably. Cheers Nate to another well done beer!

jlindros, Mar 29, 2013
Photo of rudzud
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Just picked this up from Tree House less than 2 hours ago. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Poured a hazy straw hue with a nice one finger white head that fades to leave a thin, thin blanket and light lacing. Solid, solid.

S - OOhhhh yah, this is Nelson alright! Quite pungent, dank aromas here with some faint pine, faint floral, light citrus of nectarines, tropical notes. Really cant get more pure Nelson aroma than this.

T - Fun, fun. So this starts with more of the dank pungent Nelson Sauvin hops with light juicy tropic notes, similar to passion fruit like another member posted. Just before it starts to go an IPA or APA route WHAMMY, grainy malty blonde. Faint lemon on the finish too with linger very slightly bitter Nelson. Quite balanced.

M - Mouthfeel is solid. Super crisp, light, faint bitterness on the end. Stuff is crazy drinkable, as it should be for the ABV.

O - Overall, a damn tasty beer....if you like Nelson Sauvin hops. This would be awesome on a hot summer day, just awesome. Well worth the purchase.

rudzud, Mar 28, 2013
Eureka from Tree House Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.