Eureka W/ Citra
Tree House Brewing Company

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Blonde Ale - American
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4.28 | pDev: 6.31%
Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
Eureka W/ CitraEureka W/ Citra
Notes: Our Jam! Eureka w/Citra explodes with citrus fruit on the nose and the palate , and finishes cleanly with light bits of cracker malt. Someone forgot to tell it that it's only 4.1% alcohol. A beautiful and pungent, yet delicate and highly drinkable beer!
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stevoj from Idaho

3.69/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16 oz can from Jeremy. Milky pale yellow body with a fine head. Light citrus, milky notes in the aroma. Taste is lemon peel, grapefruit. Very light on the palate.

Nov 08, 2019
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SpeedwayJim from New York

4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

16oz can into Night Shift stemware. Shared with schen9303.

Nose is super fresh aromas of citrus fruit, sweet lemon and cane sugar. Bright, aromatic and delicious. Beer opens crisp. I get lemon, fresh cut oranges and a touch of grassiness towards the end. Real nice. Body is light with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively on the palate and goes down crisp, refreshing and clean.

Could be one of the most drinkable beers ever. Perfect for the warm summer days.

Oct 16, 2019
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Jwale73 from Rhode Island

4.09/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16oz. can served in a willibecker. Pours a bright, straw gold with a loose, quarter inch, white head. Clarity is somewhat hazy. Nose is lovely - huge hits of Citra upfront and light toasted malts in the background. Taste consistent with nose; albeit, malt character is upfront and hop character is quite subdued, yet floral and citrus notes still come out. Mouthfeel is light in body with a bright carbonation. Overall, really quite quaffable and enjoyable ay 4.2%

Oct 05, 2019
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DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey

3.56/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A nice hop-first blonde. Tangerine color in the glass, creamy lace head. The Citra hop flavor ran a little ahead of the malt flavor, giving a little juice, and a little more heft than a conventional blonde. Best in summer.

Aug 19, 2019
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Naughead from Massachusetts

4.99/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Rating it for the style - low alcohol beers do not get better than this! It's bursting with Citra flavor, way more than the ABV. It's almost perfect, not quite Juluis, but amazing nonetheless. It cannot be compared to other low alcohol beers - none of them match up. Yes, it's that good!

May 07, 2019
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npolachek from New York

4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very refreshing light beer at the right price point. Smells of citrus and passion fruit. Crushable at low ABV for those that are looking for a good golf course beer, etc.

Apr 07, 2019
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brewme from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked-up two cans at the Tree House brewery in Charlton for $2.80 per can. My thirty fifth brew from these guys. I was favorably impressed by this, which was very refreshing after playing rugby. This would be a great beach beer, & love the price point.

Apr 06, 2019
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Billolick from New York

4.13/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

3/21/19 canning date

Lighter yellow squash, fully hazed, leaving nice looking fine sheeting.

Mild tropical fruit nose

Lighter, fresh, zesty, tropical fruits...light grapefruit, tangerines, class sessioner

Mar 29, 2019
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Pdrisk from Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Love this beer! Grab this one when you shouldn't have any more! 4% APV vs 8% APV makes a big difference, but not in taste! Bud Light doesn't stand a chance. Thank you Treehoues, please make low APV beers more available. "Lights On" and "Baby Bright are also outstanding!

Feb 14, 2019
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hoptheology from South Dakota

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can from brutalfarce! Poured into Calusa mini snifter. Can date 7/4/18 (I like to let my Tree House beer refrigerate for 4-5 months before enjoyment to stave off the "green" flavors).

Hazy light blonde color with a fuzzy creamy head of 1 finger. Recedes to 1/2 finger and has hilly lacing around the glass.

Lovely Tree House house yeast lifts to the olfactory with notes of tangerine, navel orange, and white grapefruit. Slight passion fruit. It's gorgeous and mouth watering.

Oh, this is lovely. It's not an IPA, but almost. It's light and fizzy enough that you can session it all day, but why? Just sip it and enjoy the flavors....which are of tangerine, orange, grapefruit juice, and fruity banana yeast.

Feel is a touch too carbonated but that could be the age of the can. Otherwise it's light and effervescent, with faint lingering resins left behind.

Overall, very enjoyable and an incredible beer. Tree House yeast does wonders. Wish I knew their secret.

Oct 22, 2018
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DavidR_9 from California

4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

More like a session ipa but blonde ale yeast finish before another wave of zesty citrusy hoppiness. Also has that classic treehouse bubblegum flavor but fairly light compared to their pales and ipas. Hazy golden yellow and tall white head. It’s crushable.

Aug 22, 2018
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mkh012 from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours light, hazy yellow with a white head.

I get lemon, crackery malt, orange rind, white pepper, and bubblegum. Tasty and complex for 4% alcohol. Medium mouthfeel.

Solid beer.

Aug 12, 2018
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IvoryFoxhole from Virginia

4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16 oz. can dated July 23, 2018. Purchased July 27, 2018 and poured into Belgian ale glass.

L: Hazy orange, with a bit of yellow/gold. 1F+ head, some lacing, and a cap and ring.

S: Orange/lemon, grassy nose with light malts. Light and pleasant.

T: Really follows nose almost to perfection. More grassy than earthy. Crisp-ish neutral finish.

F: Light-bodied, light carbonation. Very solid construction and very well-balanced. Super poundable.

O: Probably as good of a session IPA as you're going to find anywhere.

Aug 03, 2018
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GratefulBeerGuy from New Hampshire

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

7/23/18 "Citralicious Deliciousness"

Hazy straw color with pale white tones. Thick and opaque, creamy white foam dome remains chunky, solid lace.

The fruity and earthy Citra hop aroma dominates, with a sour-malty, cream of corn style, backdrop. Very bright and intense hoppy nose!

A very light feeling approach, thick and full feeling of heavy hops and seriously sour toned blonde style malt seems just about right for The style. The Citra hop density and complexity is not known from within this style. IPA level hop charecter with Treehouses classic, healthy and thick appearance and overall style.

High grade drinkability, easy breazy style, low abv. Brew with major hop complexity.

Aug 02, 2018
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Boto from Connecticut

4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16oz can: This one pours a milky straw yellow color. There was a small white head that leaves some lacing. Good nose. Lots of citrus hops. Maybe a touch light, but it is only a 4.2% beer. The taste is very good. A fair amount of bitterness, especially for a blond ale. Taste is mainly the citra hops. Very drinkable.

Jul 31, 2018
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smcolw from Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Spotty lace from a decent head. Very cloudy yellow color.

Floral hop aroma. A bit of iron to the nose.

The flavor is harsher but in a good way. Very high bitterness for a blonde.

Jul 07, 2018
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Worcester90 from Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Love this series and my first time trying Citra. Any hate these get is unwarranted. Super sessionable, especially an warm days. Loads of flavor at only 4.2%

May 18, 2018
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NathanBeets from South Dakota

4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Canned 1/3/18 could be a day or two off. Consumed 2/7/18.

Typical Tree House look, minus a little opaqueness.

Best American Blonde Ale I have had, can't say I have had many but this one is great. Expect nonetheless from Tree House Brewing.

Feb 07, 2018
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AyatollahGold from Indiana

4.57/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Beautiful beer. Looks like a very light colored yellow juice. With a perfect finger worth of white head.
The smell is amazing. Juicy, citrus. Almost peachy, mango, pineapple. Very good smell.
Taste follows that smell very nicely but throws in a nice malt backbone.
The feeling leaves a wet feeling on your lips like juice. Mouthfeel as well. Leaving you clearing your mouth.
Overall, wow, it's a very very nice blonde. Thanks Treehouse!

Jan 27, 2018
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Stevedore from Oregon

3.78/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16oz can, served in a snifter glass about 3 weeks after canning. Pours a creamy and hazy pale orange body, pulpy looking with a one finger thick white head, good retention, wispy lacing. Smell is a bit of mineral, touch of spice, grain, citrus and grapefruit. At first smell, it is a relatively unassuming beer. Flavour follows; it's a bit different than say, Julius, for sure. There is a mild toasted graininess, with citrus, grapefruit and a touch of papaya throughout with a touch of mineral and spice. The hops aren't overboard, but neither is it sweet. It is if anything, a bit spicy and mineral-forward. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, soft and creamy, good carbonation, a fair bit of depth for a blonde ale, solid mineral and citrus bite on the backend.

Jan 27, 2018
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TonyLema1 from South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: pale yellow, with orange hints, very cloudy
S: citrus notes
T: citrus, but not overpowering, has a nice pale ale taste to it
F: dry finish, all of the mouthfeel is upfront
O: I wish all blonde ales tasted like this

Jan 21, 2018
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Griffin2 from Virginia

4.35/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16 oz can dated 1/02/18 into a Willi Becher pint glass.
L - Pours a hazy lemon yellow with a frothy white head.
S - Smells of citrus and hops.
T - Tastes of lemony citrus.
F - Medium body and carbonation.
O - Really easy drinking citrusy blonde ale.

Jan 18, 2018
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Phineasco from Massachusetts

4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Look: Yellow hazy with big fluffy white head that holds for a long time. It has medium carbonation.
Smell: Citrus, bubblegum, jolly ranchers, with a hint of earthy resin.
Taste: Citrus, bubblegum, jolly ranchers, crackers, and biscuit.
Mouthfeel: Light and smooth. Thin, but it’s a blonde ale.
Overall: A tasty blonde ale from Tree House.

Jan 13, 2018
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patre_tim from Thailand

4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A nice light yellow that is solid in the glass and as it sits, turns to a deeper pineapple juice colour. Topped with 3 fingers of white head.

Smells of big citrus and pine notes, tropical fruits, pineapples, flour, fresh cut oats and hops, just like Tree House Brewery smelled this morning when I picked this brew up.

The taste is so fresh, unprecedented in my book. Totally follows the nose with flour and fresh cut oats, pineapple, citrus, hints of cat nip and herbal qualities. Deep dank notes. Its all somehow light on the tongue and super delicious.

Medium, juicy body, very light, powdery carbonation.

Today, January 3rd, 2019, I visited Tree House Brewing Company with my son on location in Charlton, MA. Met amazing people, and had a great experience. Tonight in Syracuse, NY, I am trying Eureka Citra, my first Tree House brew ever, a dream fulfilled. Excellent brew.

Jan 04, 2018
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kitch from Hong Kong

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A 1 pint can, canned on 30th June 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.

Appearance: A hazy golden yellow orange colour with a big three finger white head that had decent retention and left nice sticky lacing.

Aroma: Very nice tangy and citrusy grapefruit and orange zest with hints of tropical mango plus a touch of breadiness.

Taste: Good balance of citrus and tropical fruitiness with grapefruit, mandarin sweetness, pineapple and lightly under ripe mango with a touch of bread and cracker on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate to high carbonation.

Overall: More body than expected, but other than that, this was a very nice and refreshing beer that is definitely sessionable.

Sep 13, 2017
Eureka W/ Citra from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 979 ratings