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Green | Tree House Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our cross-continental IPA. Made with Australian and American hops, this citrus heavy IPA opens up in the glass with notes of pineapple, tangerine, and orange rind. It’s sharply bitter and nearly 8% ABV. . . The name comes from the initial batch in which, post boil, the wort looked green from so much hop particulate floating around. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes.

Added by jaasen64 on 01-12-2013

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Photo of Awolter
4.93/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tons of citrus, orange and grapefruit. Not much bitterness. Alcohol is hard to taste. Mouthfeel is about the best it can get, and overall a great beer.

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Photo of JAStheAce
4.57/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

My first TH beer. I am not a fan of IPAs but these guys intrigued me as I heard they are juicy as opposed to bitter and all the acclaim and hullaballoo is well-deserved. Looks thick and hazy like apple juice/cider color. Smells like grapefuit, citrus, and orange peel. Thick silty mouthfeel. Acidity was great as was the citrus juice and none of that west coast Cali bitterness that attacks the throat which is why I do not care for IPAs. This beer opened my eyes to the world of the Juicy East Coast IPA. Excellent beer!

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Photo of pkalix
4.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

not fond of ultra-cloudy brews but this one, like the Trilliums, is different..... super aromatic and super juicy and flavorful.... without letting the superstar status affect me, this is a VERY good brew....

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Photo of dertyd
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a hazy orange grapefruit juice color. with a 2 finger head that lasted for a wile that turned into a nice lace. This beer can not be seen through at all. its so thick and pulpy looks just like grapefruit juice.the aroma is out of this world one of the best aromas on a beer I have ever smelled. So much going on I picked up,tropical orange juice,grape fruit juice,rainbow sherbet,a little green onion grassy flavor.the aroma is AMAZING!!!!!!
The taste fell a little short for me, if it followed more along with the aroma it would have been flawless. It was mostly a pure grapefruit juice bomb. at times I forgot I was drinking beer I thought it was juice. There were small amounts of mango and pineapple flavors finishing with a earthy green onion grassy finnish. Overall this beer was fantastic!!!!!!!

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Photo of SilkyGJohnston
4.58/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Well hello there you green beautiful bastard. Like your orange friend, you make me quite happy. I made a trade a while back that included either you or Dr. J and I feel I would be lost without either of you. Green is a dank, delicious, juicy, treat, that packs just a little bit more punch than Julius, but also drinks like something you could have in the morning with your bacon and eggs.

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Photo of BranfordBound
4.62/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the 16oz can dated 02/16/16 into a snifter glass last night, 5 days old. Comes out this beautiful hazy bright gold with some orange hues, nice off white head leaves lacing.

Smell is just dank, wet carpet, tropical fruit, tons of hop juice. Flavor is much sweeter and fruitier than the nose implies. Sweetness right off the bat, decent malt bill provides a slight resistance to the hop onslaught. Notes of pineapple, mango, orange sherbert. Finishes with a ton of hop oil, lingering. Smooth creamy mouthfeel, decent body for an IPA, maybe a bit heavy. Overall one of the better beers I've had, super yummy.

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Photo of papat444
4.24/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to knicks19947 for the chance.

Pours like a pulpy juice which looks great but the head and foam are lacking a little bit. Flavor is pulpy grapefruit, juicy with no bitterness. Very well balanced.

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Photo of dee4maine
4.81/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

As close to the great new england style hazy hop explosion that has been created. I crave and dream of this beer. pillowy goodness of citrus, tangerine, creamsicle, oh god.

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Photo of joezak5
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Purchased on 17Feb 2016 and imbibed 18Feb2016. Poured from can to Duvel tulip. This was a must visit as it was only 45min out of the way from my trip from Milford, CT to Winooski, VT for Heady Topper.
A: Hazy, almost glowing orange-yellow; completely opaque; thick pure white head overflowing the glass. Beautiful!
S: Peppery, hopped, pineapple and tangerine… very well balanced.
T: The orange really comes through here… beautiful citrusy, sweet hops with a nice, bitter finish.
M: On the thinner side with medium carbonation, but the flavors and aromas just hold on…
O: I got well over a month supply of Heady on the 9hr drive, but will make it a weekly Wed. can run to Tree House based on this beer. In comparison to Heady it is difficult to compare. We almost need a straight hoppy and citrusy, sweet hoppy category with Green being the latter. Heady would slightly edge out Green, but I will wake up craving this one when it is gone

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Photo of McGee666
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Green is the perfect beer. Waited in line on a Wednesday at the brewery and after making a few line friends I finally made it in. The limit was 6 and I bought them up. Some people were even bringing their non beer drinking friends with them so they could get more...it's that good.
Pours a hazy gold/orange (looks like juice). Smells crazy!!! Like tropical fruit bubblegum/mango and pine, fresh almost to the point of being ridiculous. The taste is explosive and juicy with just the right amount of bitterness. Perfect in every way.

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Photo of crotharagain
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

OMG. Lives up to the hype, there is absolutely nothing I would change with this beer. IMHO, slightly edges out Heady Topper, but I may be biased to it's closer location to me.
Canned yesterday (2/16)
L - Perfect cloudy orange/yellow with finger of foam
S - Perfect orange pineapple
T - Perfect balance of citrus and just the right amount of bitterness.
F - Perfect
Edited this review on 20Feb16 because I have been dreaming about this beer. Man oh man, this is the best beer I've had in my life.

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Photo of Greywulfken
4.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I just had my first Julius and Green today. The former was canned 2/3 and the latter 2/2. Like Julius, the body has an opaque haze. This beer has a more pined edge to it than Julius, and the body might be slightly less plush, and the sweetness slightly more crisp. I preferred Green by a slight bit.

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Photo of Ilovelampandbeer
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wouldn't change a thing about this beer...such a complete american IPA...perfect cloudy light NE style IPA...smell is orange, pineapple and bubblegum for days...taste is more of the same with a heavy orange/tangerine component...mouthfeel is so chewy...such a crushable beer...a work of art

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Photo of Brent_ray
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Just really a perfect beer. Great hazy orange color and smooth silky mouthfeel. Huge tropical and citrus notes. It has fresh herb (basil?) character that really makes it stand out. Taste follows pretty much identical to the nose. Perfect in every way.

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Photo of Jslay013
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Somehow each batch gets better and better. Used to prefer Julius to Green, but no longer. So creamy, balanced bitterness, juicy, typical perfect TH mouthfeel.

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Photo of CTAdams
4.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pourd from can into can style glass. Color is a bit lighter than alter ego with thick head.smell is mostly pine and pineapple for me. Taste is mostly nectarine and pineapple. Carbonation is a little strong but without it, itd be syrup. Overall great ipa, not as crushable as alter ego or julius, but does make me want to find a cabin in the woods.

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Photo of SammyJaxxxx
4.34/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Hazy yellow with a finger of head thick lacing
S: Light citrus with some pokey resin
T: Citrus rind, piney resin fruit comes in. Lots of citrus
MF: Plenty of resiney goodness that lasts.
O: if you like rindy bitterness and resiney pine, this is a Top notch IPA . lucky for me I do.

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Photo of Damian
4.85/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Drank from a 1 pint can purchased at Tree House Brewing Company, Monson, MA
01 26 16
Served in a pint glass

Totally opaque, orangey-amber appearance. The body looked exactly like orange juice. With an aggressive pour, a creamy, frothy, off-white, one-finger tall head topped the liquid. A bit smaller than I anticipated. The crown fell rather quickly to a clingy film. Streaky, splotchy lacing trickled down the glass.

The aroma was insanely hoppy and fragrant. Initially, the beer smelled like pure guava juice. Super fruity and bright. Later, a mix of overripe tropical fruits came through strong. Mango was noticeable. Really dank and weed-like. This reminded me a lot of fresh bud. As the head died down, the aroma became a bit more subtle. Peach notes however came forth. All in all, intensely juicy and sweet.

The flavor profile was mesmerizing. Perfect mix of citrus and tropical fruits. Loads of sweetened white grapefruit and overripe mango. Big zesty orange and tangerine presence. Peach notes also came through strong. Candied grapefruit peel appeared in the finish. Bit of pineyness. Amazingly well balanced. Dank, herbal, weed-like notes also came through big time. I definitely did not find this beer to be as resiny or as bitter as others have noted.

As impressive as the aroma and flavor profile were, the mouthfeel was even better. Insanely soft. Super creamy, smooth and supple on the palate. The liquid contained a fine, frothy, moderate effervescence that made the liquid feel like a pillow. Simply put, flawless.

I have absolutely loved every beer that Tree House has released to date, but Green might just be my favorite overall. This is a ridiculously flavorful and well crafted Northeast-style juice bomb that contains just enough bitterness to be insanely crushable. Proof once again that Tree House Brewing crafts the best hoppy beers on planet earth.

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Photo of TheKlevin
4/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Super solid IPA, drank it right after a Julius and I think that hurts the review. More dank than citrus, and I prefer my ipas juicy. Treehouse does not disappoint

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Photo of jcflorian
4.44/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Big fan of everything Tree House

While I appreciate that Green is different from Julius, Haze, Alter Ego. I feel that all 3 are superior to Green.

That being said, Green is a very good-great beer.

Look- little lighter than the Julius orange. Not quite straw.
Smell- Dank, musty hops
Taste- like earlier state, Very good to great
Feel- Little less creamy than Julius, but still very well done
Overall- My 6th fav TH IPA (Behind Julius, KJ, Alter Ego, Doppel and Haze)

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Photo of far333
3.62/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Canned three days prior to tasting.

Hazy and murky apricot colored with a white head that rises up minimally and settles out quickly, leaving lots of legs and lace.

Aroma of citrus and scallion, some tangerine and grapefruit.

Flavors of hops burst out, matching the nose well. Lots of citrus, some scallion, grapefruit and subtle mango, but also solventy, some alcohol vapors mix in. Not overly bitter. A honey malt balance rides beneath.

Full mouthfeel, but a bit slick, finishes tingly. Very good beer, but not sure I'd drive two hours round trip and wait in line another hour.

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Photo of zshaft
4.69/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

first review ever. pours nice hazy light green. doing side by side w very green. smell of tropical notes maybe mango. papaya. mouthfeel is creamy w mid to late palate bitterness and tropical fruit. overalll this is one of my favorite beers. remarkable improvement as the beer warms. so much juicy mango and pineapple. although very green turns this gem up a notch its only s small notch cause this is awsome. very creamy and bursting w flavor.

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Photo of Sheppard
4.22/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy orange with white head. Some light aroma of orange, citrus rind, and may be a little papaya. It's not as aromatic as I expected it to be. Flavor is wonderful. Little to no bitterness. It has that Treehouse papaya-y malt base, but fortunately, the Australian hops provide a nice contrast. I really like the mouthfeel. It is chewy, gummy. I think it plays better in this beer than a Julius, if I am picking up a similar malt bill/flavor.

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Photo of brentk56
4.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: An impressive bubble show creates a meringue-like head layered on top of the cloudy honey colored liquid; excellent retention with plenty of lacing to boot

Smell: Smells like a combination of all the tropical fruit juices to be found in Little Havana at El Palacio De Los Jugos; floral, aromatic and juicy

Taste: Tropical juice flavors forward, with mango, papaya, guava, pineapple, lime and orange; stone fruit flavors of cantaloup and peach, as well; the malts are hidden underneath but there is a touch of citrusy bitterness in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; slightly creamy

Overall: Hits all the buttons for me; wish more IPAs were like this one as the quest would be over

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Photo of Tblaisdell
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My Favorite beer.
Nothing here is out of line.
Beautiful golden orange in the glass. Dark, glowing, cloudy.
Nose and flavor are too exciting for words. Juicy, fruity, frothy deliciousness to the last drop. Thick and creamy.

I want this beer every day of the week. If it were readily available, I wouldn't need to ever drink anything else.

Green is perfection.

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Green from Tree House Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.