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Green - Tree House Brewing Company

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Reviews: 83
Hads: 718
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 5.86%
Wants: 295
Gots: 107 | FT: 5
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Tree House Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jaasen64 on 01-12-2013

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.
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Reviews: 83 | Hads: 718
Photo of Jacobob10
4.45/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to my friend Ian for bringing this with him to NJ. 16 oz can split between him and I. We had the Sap right before this and we've moved on to the Green. Amber in color and so cloudy that you can't see your fingers on the other side. Aroma is awesome, the kind that keeps you going back to smell the beer more often than you actually drink it. Tons of pineapple, orange citrus, and tropical fruits. Medium bodied despite the somewhat strong ABV. So smooth, juicy, and delicious. A stellar IPA from Tree House! (514 characters)

Photo of Kraj30
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Really great IPA... Tree House is so consistant..

Second time trying- wow... last can must have been old. This can was epic. best from TH I have had. So dank yet so fruity.. amazing stuff (189 characters)

Photo of M_chav
4.77/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L - bright golden hazy color
S - sweet cannibis
T - Nice, green grass and earthy qualities - hop bite
F - goes down smooth as a cucumber, lots of danky sticky qualities followed by a subtle hop bite with a nice dry finish
O - great IPA, good all around. Like the sticky-dank qualities (286 characters)

Photo of gcamparone
4.4/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16 oz can into a Tree House tulip glass. Purchased at the brewery 2 days ago.

Pours a raw, super unfiltered hazy honey colored body with a 1 finger white head that reduces to a ring of foam, leaving spotty lacing.

Aromas of citrus, tropical fruit, fresh hops, juicy fruit, pineapple, some butter in the background.

On the tongue it's slightly sweet upfront, citrus and pine on the follow through, with a super fresh hoppy zing on the finish, kind of piney/resinous. Not very bitter on the aftertaste, super smooth with medium body and carbonation.

Very good IPA, drinking it fresh was amazing, it's very raw, fresh, and hoppy. (650 characters)

Photo of rodmanfor3
4.1/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

In talking to many of the Tree House faithful, Green gets mentioned in the "favorite beer" conversation quite often, edging out even Julius on multiple occasions.

My experience, however, spanning three batches over 2015, points to a different beer, one that lands in the "good" but not quite "great" category, with something missing in the ingredients to elevate it to an elite beer status.

The good news is that Green has become my beer to share with others. (462 characters)

Photo of adnauseam007
4.64/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Aroma - A tropical island of tangerine, pineapple, grapefruit, and a little marijuana for island authenticity.
Appearance - Looks like freshly poured juice, hazy golden yellow color with dense white foam.
Flavor - Border-line fruit beer. Love the juicy tropical fruits in here--maybe some guava as well? A bit of a green onion hoppiness, but only as it warms up.
Mouthfeel - As thick as a lighter stout. Super creamy and no prickly carbonation.
Overall - West coast IPA bomb of fruit flavors. Drink this with an umbrella. (525 characters)

Photo of darkandhoppy
4.73/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

this is by far my favorite Tree House offering. It's a near perfect DIPA. Big and Juicy. Full mouth feel. I would pick this as a desert island beer for sure (160 characters)

Photo of Getalegup
4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy, burnt-orange color with 1/2 inch foam that sticks to the glass leaving a thin layer that never lets you see through it
Smells like sweet flowers, mango, oranges, hint of piney resin
Tastes super strong mango, resin with a slight dank bitterness on the finish
Creamy mouthfeel, lots of hop resin
Overall, excellent job Tree House! (337 characters)

Photo of rebel-fist
4.52/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From the can, finally!

Pours yellow and hazy, 1 finger of fluffy white head.
The smell is packed with tropical fruits and a very light cracker-like breadiness.
Taste follows much the same, citrus fruits and succulent sweetness balanced beautifully by a strong hop bite. There is some of the onion-like flavor you find from Simcoe, I think, but it mellows nicely over time.
Medium mouthfeel, exactly as one would expect. Nearly sour residues coat your tongue on the back end and makes you enjoy the time in between sips almost as much as drinking it!
Overall, a juicy, delicious IPA, another huge win for Tree House (619 characters)

Photo of SportsandJorts
4.53/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pours a light honey to straw yellow color. a 2-3 finger white foamy head with strong retention and leaving behind a strong lacing. super hazy and murky. completely opaque.

Smell: very juicy hop aroma. lots of citrus ranging from tangerine to orange and grapefruit. tropical fruits including papaya, mango and cantaloupe. light malts, may some lemon bread or biscuit like sweetness.

Taste: opens with huge tropical fruit taste. melon and cantaloupe, mango and papaya. citrus fruits come in next with orange, a small amount of grapefruit and some lime. malts are very subdued. possibly some lemon bread, some light biscuity sweetness. finishes with just a little bit of hop resin.

Mouthfeel: nice light and refreshing. a little bit of dryness. bitterness is initially moderate to strong but a small amount of sweetness comes through towards the end. slight lingering bitter.

Overall: this one is a super juicy hazy and tasty ipa. just the way I like them. great hop flavor without being overly bitter. (1,017 characters)

Photo of cbutova
4.64/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Second or third time around with this one thanks to generous friends sharing it in the past. Filled 9 days ago and kept in a very cold fridge since.

A- 750ml swing-top opens with a small pop and in TH style it is filled to the absolute brim. A murky golden apricot bodied ale pours to my tulip promoting a one finger creamy white cap. Good head retention and tons of lace in the form of sheets.

S- Fruit nectar aromas blast out of the glass with citrus and tropical varietals leading the way to some stone fruits. Juicy tangerines, melons, mangoes, grapefruits, cantaloupes and oranges come to mind. More juice in the citrus elements rather than zest. Malts and yeast reside but are hardly worth mentioning, light and clean.

T- Some shifting in the hop character overall but most of the same key players from the aroma carry over here beautifully. The bitterness accentuates some pine and herbal tones but the main show is still the citrus, which now has a bit of zesty pith to it, and tropical fruits. Orange juice, grapefruits, papaya, mango, apricot, slight passion fruit, dank mint and ripe cantaloupes and melons.

MF- Light-medium bodied, closer to the latter with a creamy and silky smooth consistency on the palate. Carbonation on the high side adding a bite that promotes the fresh, clean hops. Finishes with a moderate bitterness.

No particular reason in saying it here but perhaps the high quality, bold flavors of this beer did something to my subconscious: I have probably reviewed hundreds of IPAs now but I never get sick of it. Particular things I love about this one is the mixture of a fairly aggressive bitterness with smooth, juicy fruit nectar flavors. It brings the citrus bitterness along for the ride with the fruit pulp. Tree House is world class once again. (1,787 characters)

Photo of Flounder57
4.42/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Growler was poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy yellow orange color with no vision of anything

Smell: Juicy hop aroma. Tropical, citrus, lemon, herbal, pungent, grassy, and floral hops followed by caramel, toasted, and bready malts.

Taste: As good as it smells. Balanced and mild bitterness in the rear. Really juicy and delicious hop flavor.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium to full bodied, medium carbonation, a little chewy, and mild tingly bitterness.

Overall: Nice juicy hop bomb. Might not look to pleasing due to bring somewhat hazy, but don't be misled by the view. Tasty and delicious. (682 characters)

Photo of GuitarIPA
4.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorites, poured from can
L - thick creamsicle orange with white head and lacing
S - pine and citrus, orange - as one other reviewer noted a hint of onion, but not offensive
T - delicious citrus and fruit flavors come through with some of the onion, only slightly bitter on finish
F - medium body, well carbonated - while the body is very good, the appearance makes me want this beer to have a creamier texture - I'll live
O - great beer with a lot going on (470 characters)

Photo of ppoitras
4.3/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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

First THB glass pours with a 1/2" off-white head, over the cloudy burnished gold brew. Head deflates slowly, with leggy lasting lace. Aroma is citrus and pine.

Taste starts sweet, promptly overpowered by citrus and pine, which power through the close, with moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel is super soft and smooth, and drinkability is easy. Another nice one. (413 characters)

Photo of jbertsch
4.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I like this beer better than Julius and it's not close (and I like Julius).

Love the murky look (I know others knock that).

The aroma is off the hook. Pure pineapple. Some slightly sweet malty breadiness behind it.

Flavor follows suit with pineapple, melon, grapefruit, and a touch of onion on the extreme finish. The taste of onion or chive does become more prominent as you finish it but it's not a deterent.

Mouthfeel is silky smooth.

Just fantastic. Might be my favorite IPA right now. (499 characters)

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.68/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a gorgeous hazy orange color, good lacing on the glass. Smell is earthy, dank and juicy. Bursts with juicy flavor, dank hops come through perfectly. Smooth mouthfeel. Amazing every time I'm able to get this one (216 characters)

Photo of dar482
4.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The beer comes in a completely opaque peach color. A very unique and beautiful brew.

The aroma smacks of Juicy Fruit, pear juice, citrus peel, pineapple, lots of citrus and tropical candy/gum aromas.

The flavor follows with that Juicy Fruit gum, pear flavor. More orange, tangerine. Lots of doughy yeast flavor. There's a drying with some pine and herbal/tea bitterness on the back end.

This beer explodes out of the glass with intriguing hop flavor, a perfect malt bill and mouthfeel, and bitterness to balance the brew out. It beats Julius and is up there with Susan as best IPAs. (585 characters)

Photo of Goblinmunkey7
4.23/5  rDev -8.2%

Appearance: Hazed orange-gold with some honeyed elements. Head is bright-white, sticky, and clumpy. Moderate head formation to start drops to a wispy cap, chunky loose collar, and lacing for days. Super sticky notches and ropes of lacing.

Smell: Tangerine. Skin, juice, oil, and zest. It's all there. Deep citrus with some solid grapefruit elements as well. Solid push of bitter and oily pine with some backing tropical elements. Pushes peach and mango as well. Hyper fruity with enough of a backing bitter edge to keep it in check. Malts are nicely sweet with a touch of caramelization and a solid bready component. Some pineapple as well. Some lime and fresh-baked bread.

Taste: Bittern rides the front with a solid push of tropical hops. Pineapple in abundance as it warms with some solid peach and tangerine as well. Malt backbone runs decidedly bready with a touch of caramelized malt sweetness thrown in. Some fresh bread flavors as well. Pithy bitterness coupled with a solid sticky and oily pine resin. Fresh orange juice. A touch of lime juice in the back as well.

Mouthfeel: Creamy initial sip on a medium body. Slight astringency with a moderate carbonation. Slightly dry on the finish.

Overall: Quite the young whipper snapper.

Reminds me of Masala Mama if you dialed it up more than a few notches. Bitter in spades with a ton of fruity hop flavors to compliment. Solid. (1,388 characters)

Photo of TomBeaudoinNYR
4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

Sept. 13 dated 750ml growler poured into a Tree House tulip.

Appearance: Pineapple juice golden. Small, fast diminishing snowy white head.

Smell: Made-from-scratch bread dough; lemon-lime, hints of tangerine.

Taste: Citrusy, doughy goodness. Tangerine and and a sharp, but comforting bitterness equally attack the palate. Pure un-squeezed orange juice on the back end, along with a convenient lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Perfect amount of carbonation. Highly down-able, but fragile enough to sip.

Overall: Only my second time to Tree House --in two weeks. Being an hour and twenty away, the brews & atmosphere are insanely worth it. The four brews I've had all live up to the already-set high expectations. A beautiful, elegant American IPA. (767 characters)

Photo of mirish72
4.75/5  rDev +3%

Picked up a few 750ml bottles of this on my first visit to the brewery. Great place, great guys, great beer. This IPA is bursting with out of this world flavor and it goes down way too easy. As much as I love Julius I can see why this is quickly getting a following. Get some if you can. (291 characters)

Photo of Duhast500
4.74/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 1 pint bottle into a Treehouse Brewing stemmed glass.

The color is a deep yellow gold with two fingers of pillowy white head and some really nice lacing left on the glass.

The smell is fruity with a grapefruit aroma and a juicy fruit gun smell there as well. A leafy/fresh cut grass aroma tickles the nose a bit.

The taste has a sweet juicy citrus flavor that is like biting into a tangerine rubbed with hop resin. A tangy fruit flavor with a sticky bitterness that bites but levels out toward the middle let's the passion-fruit flavor and ruby red grapefruit flavor come out.

The feel of this beer is lighter then expected for a 7% IPA. The bitterness has a way of growing and a nice smoothness instead of being abrasive. The great drinkable feel of this beer is delightful and packs a whole lot of flavor into this well crafted IPA. (852 characters)

Photo of 311bulldog
4.63/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

750ml growler fill at the brewery.

Appearance - hazy, golden orange with some brown hues.

Smell - tropical fruit, lemon/lime and grass.

Taste - pine and lemon/lime/citrus hoppy

Feel - perfect carbonation

Overall - I feel blessed to visit Tree House regularly over the past 2 years. Green is one of my favorites without question. Very different than Julius, Alter Ego and some of their other IPA's, but hangs with any of them. (430 characters)

Photo of scotorum
4.42/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle filled at the brewery yesterday.

a: Hazy orange with an inch tall white head which receded to uneven surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Moderate citrus, leaning towards orange.

t: A nice citrus flavor, moderate hop bite lingers slightly on the sides of the tongue. Sweet/tart orangy aftertaste. As it warms, and/or as I get towards the bottom of the bottle, I get a few pretty strong grassy notes that remind of Heady Topper. No kidding! But they don't linger and persist as much as Heady's do.

m: Medium to full. "Chewy" comes to mind. Body to burn, Smooth.

o: The nice fellow who filled the growler said he prefers this over Julius. I have been to Tree House twice now when Julius was supposed to be available, but because I was there on Saturday afternoons it was out both times. This was worth the trip and the money I spent though, and it's the third excellent non-Julius TH brew I have tried out of three. Great to be able to get top quality fresh in my general area. (991 characters)

Photo of donkeyrunner
4.74/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

brought by a friend of a friend at that friend's daughter's 2nd birthday party.

Hazy blond color with all the foamy accoutrements of a fine IPA. Aroma is farm stick your nose in a bag of hops fresh peppery citrus. Very grapefruit juice flavor with more peppery, moss hop spice and a distinctive farminess not unlike Hill Farmstead beers. Dry and resinous. So good.

For what it's worth we had Green and Sap back to back and I like this a lot better. (451 characters)

Photo of Boomblaze
4.74/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 750ml into a tulip glass

A - The beers pours a very hazy gold with a solid inch head that lasts for a minute or so. The lacing left behind is think and covers the whole glass and lasts for a long time as well.

S - Holy fruit punch literally, this beer has a huge nose with pineapple, mango almost a candy like sweetness to it.

T - The flavors explode on the palate, all those different fruits are dancing on the tongue, pineapple, mango, kiwi with a slight bitterness at the back of the tongue.

M - Very smooth with almost a mild bitterness, the aftertastes lingers nicely, you can still taste this beer minutes after your last sip.

O - Overall the beer is as fruity hop forward ipa as the come, if you like your ipa's to be heavy on the tropical fruits and I mean heavy then this ipa is for you cause it's sure for me. (838 characters)

Green from Tree House Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.