Very Green
Tree House Brewing Company

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IPA - New England
Ranked #6
Ranked #21
4.69 | pDev: 5.76%
Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
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Notes: This Double IPA is created with a massive kettle charge of Australian and American hops. It opens in the glass with huge notes of ripe pineapple, pithy citrus, and dank saturated hops. As it warms it shows its depth and complexity. . . Sweet hints of malt intermingle with straight Tropicana. It has a soft but pointed bitterness and a rich, velvety mouth feel.
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NiceTaps from New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16 ounce can in a tulip IPA glass. Canned on 11/5/2021. 8.3% abv.

Pours like other Tree House neipas. A glass of mango-orange juice with a 1f white cap. Retains well, soapy lacing.

Heavy citrus rind and tropical aromas. Some pineapple, mango, crawl space dank, and alcohol.

Alcohol forward. Alcohol saturated citrus and tropical fruit juice.

Mouthfeel is thick, chewy, and boozy. The claimed bitterness is backseat to sweetness.

It’s okay as neipas go, but it’s more of a juicy mixed drink than a beer, to me that is. Again, I’m overrating it so not to look it. Meh.

Friday at 09:53 PM
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TreyIsWilson from Michigan

4.63/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - Pours a turbid golden orange with a thin creamy white head. Heavy soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is pineapple, mango and dank hops.

T - The taste is pineapple, peach, tangerine, grapefruit and finishing with bitter piney hops.

M - Medium body with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel with a nice soft finish.

O - Exceptional.

Nov 30, 2021
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cambabeer from New York

4.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Totally hazy in appearance, deep yellow gold color, soapy white head, lots of sticky lacing. As advertised on the nose - dank, pineapple, some berry, floral. Totally juicy flavor, ending with some sweet malts, and lingering hop resin. This is about as close to perfect on a NEIPA as you can get.

Nov 13, 2021
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rex_4539 from Greece

4.68/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Very hazy and thick amber color, two and a half finger white head, nice lacing, no visible carbonation. Juicy!

S: Tropical fruits, hops.

T: Tropical fruits, hops, juicy. Delicious!

F: Medium bodied, tons of tropical and hop flavors.

O: World class NEDIPA.

Oct 12, 2021
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Fieceheart from Connecticut

4.28/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Just another really really good beer. At a certain point all of these treehouse beers roll into one for me… the differences between brews are more subtle than with other breweries. They make “juicy” beer the right way: with the bitter necessary to make it delicious and the carbonation to make it luscious. Just crazy good.

Oct 10, 2021
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DokiDokiLitFam from New Jersey

4.66/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Day 2 of being able to snag some Tree House whales. Canned 9/21/21. A mere 4 days old.

Pours out dark yellow with some translucency. A finger of tight, compact bubbles form. Another picture perfect pour.

Nose is tropical fruit and a strong presence of pine and dankness. Some pineapple and mango comes through, but it's mostly that dank weediness.

Taste is very green indeed. Huge pine bitterness swells to a high point. The dankness is strong here on the palate as well. This is certainly a stronger version of their Green. It's got that peppery quality to it the same way Green does. The bitterness doesn't linger too heavily overall. It peaks high for a NEIPA, but not nearly as long as a West Coast. It gives a taste, and then eventually resets to neutral more quickly.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with mild carbonation. This one isn't as pillowy and soft as others. There is a little thinness to this brew. Maybe a little watery.

Overall another fantastic Tree House DIPA. While this brew is great, it's not quite as excellent as King Julius. The jump from Julius to the King is much more of a leap from Green to Very Green. Still wonderful though and a phenomenal brew to have with sharp cheddar. They compliment each other perfectly.

Sep 25, 2021
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Griffin2 from Virginia

4.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

from a 16 oz can 8/05/2021 into a Willi Becher pint glass.
L - Pours a a hazy orange color with a fluffy white head that dissipates slowly.
S - Smells of tropical fruit.
T - Very fruity, I’m tasting oranges, lemon lime and pineapple.
F - Nice and creamy with a medium body and carbonation.
O - Fantastic beer.

Aug 29, 2021
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colts9016 from Idaho

4.85/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Review 1585
Very Green
TreeHouse Brewing
Date: 23 June 2021
My continued pursuit for all things Treehouse, this my thirteenth beer. I received this from a recent BIF, and it is fresh. I served it about 44 degrees using a generic tulip glass. The pour of the beer created a massive two-fingered head. Citrus emit as the beer is poured. The creamy and foamy white head dissipated slowly, leaving gobs of lacing on the glass. The color of the beer charts around SRM 6, pale straw with golden yellow hues. This beer is hazy and sexy.

I detect clementines, oranges esters, a skosh of floral ester, pineapple, peaches, a hint of grapefruit, biscuit, toasted crackers, and some dankness.

The flavors in the beer are juicy tangerines, oranges, a touch of floral esters, a hint of grapefruit, biscuit, lightly toasted malts, crackers, dankness, pineapple, pears, peaches, passionfruit, and a slight earthiness.

The mouthfeel is velvety, smooth, and a touch astringent.

The body of the beer is medium, has medium carbonation, and has a long finish.

My god, this beer is incredible. The flavors are bright; furthermore, the beer is harmoniously in balance with the core ingredients. Spectacular beer, one of the best NEIPA I have drunk.

Aug 24, 2021
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erosier from Connecticut

4.35/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy yellow orange color with a light white colored head that laces the glass nicely on the way down. Smells of sweet toasted malts, some floral and mainly citrusy hop aromas. Tastes mainly of citrus juicyiness, a hint of floral hops at the end of it. It's smooth, lighter feeling than it is, perfect amount of carbonation. Overall, an excellent NEIPA, as usual from Treehouse.

Aug 22, 2021
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tmm786 from Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great densely hopped IPA. Really intriguing to let it warm a bit and a little bit of grain and caramel actually come through as the label says. I think I prefer Green, but this is a great "variant"

Jul 14, 2021
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BigIronH from Michigan

3.77/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Looks like orange juice as do most beers of this style. Smell is pineapple and citrus, with dank hop underscoring the bill. Taste follows suit with a sweet malty finish. I liked this beer. It’s not bad by any means. But it is very similar to many other beers of this style both made by TH and other brewers. Will not seek again.

Jul 11, 2021
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Ocalafox from Florida

4.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bought fresh at the brewery on 5/21. This is truly an incredibly made beer. It kind of reminds me of the first time I tried King Sue when I first got into IPAs -- it has the same general qualities of drinkability and flavor burst. I don't know how Tree House makes this drink so smooth.

Jun 24, 2021
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stosh66 from Pennsylvania

4.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Straight from Tree House. Canned 4 days ago. 16oz can into pint glass.
A: Bright straw, cloudy,
Half inch head fades to quarter inch.
S: Grassy, Pineapple, dank
T: Pineapple, dank, cereal malt, citrus rind bitterness at the finish.
M: Medium body
O: Wave after wave of flavor. outstanding.

Jun 20, 2021
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FBarber from Illinois

4.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a completely hazy, opaque, and thicc. Bright orange color. Thick, frothy white head.

Aroma has luscious, bright tropical notes. Mango, pineapple, orange, and tropical fruit interspersed with notes of dank fruit, grass and some doughy malt notes.

Taste follows the nose with notes of mango, pineapple, orange, and tropical fruit - ripe and rindy. Doughy malts provide the backbone for the hops. Light grassy and windy bitterness on the back end.

Feel is on the thick side, full bodied. Smooth, pillowy almost creamy mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation.

Overall this is a really nice NEIPA - great aroma and flavors.

Jun 17, 2021
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Bouleboubier from New Jersey

4.61/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

(16 oz can, 8.3% abv, 04/13/21; purchased at TH by my brother; kept stored away cold till today... poured in stages into Trillium fat tulip)

L: milky, yellow-light amber liquid; tall, expansive, glossy foam, rocky in its receding, lasting long

S: musky pineapple rind, dried pineapple out of the gate... as the head breaks down, a peculiar peppered dough note... when the liquid shows on the surface, citrus burst... alcohol rather buried, though a soft floral perfume wafts in the ether... later it gets catty, and likely the most catty character I've ever sniffed... 3D expressions, at any rate

T: lightly-oxidized pineapple, fruit-ed cereal flakes... lightly-earthy, subtly-peppery, vaguely mango finish... lime-drenched grapefruit note in the aftertaste... third sip starts as nilla wafer, then morphs into a tropical, leafy bitterness... fourth and fifth sips, it becomes clear this is one of the better-balanced NEIPAs between grain milk and hop nuance, a perfect marriage... the alcohol does start to open up and emanate in the aftertaste about halfway through, accentuating and mutating certain hop elements... it's almost malty tiki by the end... honestly, what incredible flavor development over the course of every few sips

F: attenuated, numbing nectar... delicately viscous, stealthily buoyant... slight resinous, residual drag in the finish... by the end, the tonic booze is just stoking the hearth of my face... I don't enjoy the sluggish milk, and this is anything but

O: I'll have to reference my other TH reviews, but this (especially being a nasty pineapple ho) is one of the better/best NEIPAs I've tried... bitter, strident (booze), dynamic, sharply-shaped, B.O.-tiful... my bro has been hooking it up, but I might need to make a special trip up Mass-way to snag some of this myself (1768)

May 23, 2021
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drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.68/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Look - I never give a 5/5 but his looks perfect. Thick milky orangish yellow with a fantastic foam and lacing
Smell - dank citrus with some pineapple, slight sweet candied smell with a nice NE Malt backbone
Taste - Incredible! Citrus Dankness with a very slight pineapple and a great NE Malt backbone like the smell. Not as sweet as the smell
Feel - pretty full body and nice a creamy
Overall - Just incredibly good

May 17, 2021
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J-legend-K from Colorado

3.85/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice, but not world class. Canned on 3/23/21 so maybe more fresh is better?

I was expecting Heady Topper level hoppy goodness, but it lacks the complexity and balance.

May 01, 2021
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5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5


hazy ish IPA, not murky but not west coast clear, somewhere in the middle.

Grassy/danky/tropical/hoppy/bitterish/piney finish.

Insane! The hops punch you straight on the back of your tongue in a super piney/grassy forward way and ending somewhat danky. For me, it wasn’t juicy, it was slightly tropical, but the grassy taste covered up most of the tropical notes. After the hoppy/danky finish the piney/grassy notes lingered for an hour.

Really bold and hop forward beer but very drinkable due to the grassy/dank notes that just over power everything.

Extremely delicious, very drinkable! But after one beer the taste lingered so much I think it’s better to savor the flavor with this one, multiple glasses of water later and I could still taste the hops...very green indeed.

Apr 23, 2021
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Ozzylizard from Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very Green from Treehouse. Received on 9/4/21 from @Rub_This_BBQ in NBW BIF #13. 16 oz can stored upside-down at home at 42 degrees. Reviewed 14/4/21. Note that I use DD/MM/YY protocol.
Bottom stamped “MY NAME IS VERY GREEN 03/011/21”. Served at 44.9 degrees in a hand washed and dried Jester King snifter. Final temperature 54.5 degrees.
Appearance – 4.25.
First pour – Pale Straw (SRM 2), murky and nearly opaque.
Body – Straw (SRM 3), murky and opaque. When rear-lite, same.
Head – Average (Maximum 3.6 cm, aggressive center pour), creme, high density, average retention, diminishing to a 12 to 14 mm crown and a medium rocky cap, fed by effervescence. Tiny worms of foam remain above the crown. Second pour produces a high density 0.6 cm head.
Lacing – Good. Head retraction and volume reduction leaves a slightly three-dimensional wide band of tiny to medium bubbles with a center ring of large bubbles where the band is attempting to split. See also above.
Aroma – 3.75 – Initial burst of generic citrus with tropical fruits. This rapidly fades leaving an extremely weak pineyness. No malt, no yeast.
Flavor – 4.25 – Begins bitter and resiny with generic citrus but lacking the typical terpenes of pine. No malt, no yeast. No alcohol (8.3 % ABV, as marked on container) taste or aroma. A weak gastric warming occurs. No dimethylsulfide or diacetyl.
Palate – 4 – Medium, almost creamy, lively carbonation.
Final impression and summation: 4 Decent, sure, but not one I’d buy in any quantity. Still, I’m glad I got to try another authentic NEIPA.

Apr 14, 2021
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BBThunderbolt from Kiribati

3.16/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Thanks to Rub_This_BBQ for this one, from a recent ninja box. 16oz can (dated 3/11/21) poured into 14oz teku. Poured a muddy orange color with an inch of white head that had good retention and lacing.

As expected, frooty hops dominate the nose, orange being dominant. No grain/malt presence.

Starts out pretty similar on the tongue, lots of froot loops, but in the middle and back there was a certain amount of bitterness that saved the beer.

The body was the typical medium-thin of the style, smooth, and had a finish that, while still on the sweet side, was much drier than anticipated.

Drinkability was fine, probably great if you're a fan of the style.

Overall, a nice brew, but I don't see where it stands out from it's peers. worth trying if you get the chance.

Apr 02, 2021
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lucius10 from California

4.43/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Sweet, tropical hoppy, bready/biscuity, slightly earthy/grassy, and orange citrus nose on this one! Taste follows with a juicy and soft, tropical hoppy, hint of earthy citrus finish...just great in the depth and mouthfeel department! This is outstanding!

Mar 19, 2021
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57md from Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Canned on 3/11/2021. Six days ago - what a score!!!

Pours a super hazy dirty straw color with over a finger of head. The nose has notes of citrus, overrippened tropical fruits and a touch of darkness in the back end (is this what they meant by "green?")

The flavor has really bold tropical fruits up front with a bitter and pithy finish.

The bitterness is apparent but NOT turned up to 11. Nevertheless, this is a modern day classic.

Anyone who asks why Tree House beers are so special, this is the beer to hand them.

Mar 18, 2021
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dank203 from New Jersey

4.01/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

pours orange with gold hue, dense white head that dissipates quickly, leaving plenty on the glass. aroma is of candied fruits and pine. taste has plenty of spice notes, nutmeg, pepper, and a bit of citrus juice and peel. not very bitter, plenty of bite but fluffy smooth as well.

Mar 09, 2021
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1009 from Massachusetts

4.7/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of the most dynamic taste experiences my mouth has ever encountered. The crack of the can unleashes a plethora of tropical notes and piny scents. It’s incredible and enough to fill the room. The taste profile mirrors the aromatic experience. It starts out in the tropics and then transitions to a dense pine forest. I mean I’m not kidding when I say this, it’s as if you crashed into an evergreen and you have to pick the needles out of your teeth. Finally, this beer smacks the back of your throat with an extremely intense hop bite that fads into a smooth finish begging you you to grab the glass and bring it to your lips once again. I can’t underestimate how lovely this beer is. It’s bold, it’s tasty and it’s an experience your mouth won’t soon forget.

Mar 09, 2021
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Blogjackets from Ohio

4.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I didn’t believe the hype. Then I drank the beer. Now I realize the hype wasn’t enough. Wow, what a delicious juice bomb of a beer. If juiciness isn’t your thing, don’t even try. If it is your jam, fasten your seatbelt. Amazing mouth feel, bursts of pineapple and orange aroma and flavor., and the 8.6% provides a kick. Must try for fans of the New England style.

Mar 05, 2021
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