Very Green
Tree House Brewing Company

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From:
Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #6
ABV:
8.6%
Score:
100
Ranked #26
Avg:
4.65 | pDev: 6.02%
Reviews:
260
Ratings:
1,373
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 28, 2022
Added:
May 23, 2014
Wants:
  521
Gots:
  339
SCORE
100
World-Class
Very GreenVery Green
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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Rated: 4.34 by mjpolzin from Wisconsin

Nov 28, 2022
 
Rated: 4.68 by foundersasap from Michigan

Nov 27, 2022
 
Rated: 4.5 by crewfan1952 from Ohio

Nov 25, 2022
 
Rated: 4.52 by TWStandley from Massachusetts

Nov 22, 2022
 
Rated: 4.74 by stmoorea from Illinois

Nov 22, 2022
 
Rated: 4.31 by broadway848 from New York

Nov 19, 2022
 
Rated: 4.63 by dkawalski from Massachusetts

Nov 17, 2022
 
Rated: 4.56 by Taenim from New Jersey

Oct 11, 2022
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Reviewed by mntlover from Tennessee

4.27/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a normal Treehouse paler orange juice color , head is nice two finger great lace.

Aroma is nice lots of topicals, pineapple dominating, orange, ect. overripe fruity notes but underneath its got some dank pine resin hints light grassy notes and a underlying sweetness from the malts.

Taste follows the nose good tropical fruity notes with a lighter hop bite then the regular Gggreennn. Was kind of hopping for more since its a double.

Mouthfeel is nice big medium nice and smooth .

Overall a good beer , wouldn't say great but its not bad.
Oct 10, 2022
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Reviewed by dano213 from Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
16oz can received as a gift from a friend. Purchased directly from the brewery. Canned on 9/14/2022, so this is just 22 days old.

Look: Pours an opaque bright yellowish orange color with a frothy off-white head that has small- to medium-sized bubbles.

Smell: I can see why they call this "Very Green." It has a lot of green grassy and piney aromas. There's also a lot of tropical and citrus fruit aromas - pineapple, orange, grapefruit. Creamy notes also. Smells like many other Tree House beers that I have had before.

Taste: It's a bit more interesting than the nose suggests. Up front, it's fruity and juicy. But that personality trait quickly fades as the finish is long and bitter, yet not very aggressive at first. It really is a "green" finish with big vegetal, grassy flavors including pine, mint, lots of citrus pith. The second sip was much less juicy and sweet up front; already the second sip is bitter up front as the bitterness builds on the palate. As much as you get the flavor of the fruit of the pineapple, you get the flavor of the green pineapple stalks.

Feel: The mouthfeel is soft and creamy.

Overall: I've said it before and I am sadly saying it again. I am largely unimpressed by Tree House New England IPAs. This beer is just not very flavorful or enjoyable for me. There are so many other beers that I would rather be drinking. I can still honestly say that it is a well-made beer, but it's just not made according to my tastes/preferences and therefore I rated it accordingly. I guess that so many people like this beer because it gives a "hop fix" along with a super creamy mouthfeel. It's just lacking some elements to make it an enjoyable beer for me.
Oct 07, 2022
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Reviewed by hops_for_thought from New York

5/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Posting about VG made me realize I never added this rating from 01Aug2021!

Poured from a can (14Jul2021) into a Tree House Teku

L: pours a completely opaque, creamy and slightly glowing yellow orange. Massive dense and fluffy white head that fades slowly, leaving excellent chunky lacing as it does. Visually it’s DIPA perfection

S: huge, rich tropical nose right as I crack the can. Pouring into the glass I get huge waves of overripe pineapple, orange, grapefruit, lime. Mix of flesh and pith, dripping fruit with a slight earthy dankness to it. Nice citrusy bitterness as well. Really great layers to the aroma, from bright fruit to richer, more dank overripe/earthy notes

T: delivers the nose very well, immense depth to the very fruit-forward swallow. Mix of pineapple and pithy grapefruit to open, the acidity builds nicely into the middle. Some mango and peach starts for emerge. Really excellent pairing of bright and fresh sweeter fruit with a more acidic, citrusy character. As it warms find that pineapple comes through more, like it. Medium+/long- finish, that pleasant slightly drying acidity carries through

F: medium carbonation, medium body. Very smooth, not overly “full” or heavy/creamy. Superbly drinkable, mildly drying

O: the second batch of Very Green I’ve had, it’s easily one of the best beers I’ve ever had and probably my favorite DIPA. Looks aren’t everything but this beer is stunning. The nose is just incredible waves of tropical flavor, with the swallow delivering across the board
Oct 06, 2022
 
Rated: 4.48 by KeepTahoeThirsty from California

Sep 29, 2022
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Rated by jbolger from Connecticut

4.54/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
9/15/22 Canned 5/6/22. Another 100 World Class beer by TH. Let it warm a bit & it turns special.
Sep 15, 2022
 
Rated: 3.19 by JimKochFan from New Jersey

Sep 03, 2022
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Reviewed by Watergrainhops

3.68/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Drank from a 16oz can, don't know how it looks and can't smell much from a can.

Mouthfeel: Smooth as a dolphin. Maybe too smooth? I would be happy with more of a carbonation bite.

Taste: I don't think it's as citrusy as people are saying, but that isn't to say there is no citrus/tropical fruit. Fruity up front then quickly transfers to a puckering bitter floral/piney taste. Almost reminiscent of a west coast at the end if it wasn't for such a creamy mouthfeel.

Overall: pretty decent. I wouldn't say it's a 100 beer. I think the hype over Tree House might be pushing people too far one way but it's definitely a good beer. It's worth trying, as all beer are.
Aug 17, 2022
 
Rated: 4.84 by Buck_Jones from Michigan

Aug 04, 2022
 
Rated: 4.45 by hoponit from New York

Jul 28, 2022
 
Rated: 4.84 by Celtics76 from Rhode Island

Jul 19, 2022
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.3/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
pretty cool to have new beer friends in idaho that have access to this stuff, i thought being this far out west now i might never get to try some of these, pretty highly rated stuff here, way up on the top 250 list for one ive never had, so impossibly stoked to get into this along with a couple of their other ones, a rare drinking experience indeed, at least for me. i think we out in this part of the country forget that beer this hazy and dense can also be beautiful, they dont have to all be murky and dull because they are matte, and they dont have to look heavy and sedimented just because they arent clear, this is starchy looking yeah, but its pretty in its solemn bigness, and the creamy dense shaving cream white head sits on top like this is a belgian, others take note! there is also no appreciable change to gloop in the bottom inch of the can, thank heavens! definitely some quality issues out there in the world compared to this one visually, i needed to see this. the aroma and flavor here are on the precipice of being over hopped, green indeed, but not following through with the burn, and not really smelling and tasting like pellets, more like orange juice from concentrate to be honest, pineapple and tangerine juice, mandarin oranges from the can, green grapes in my old school lunch box, white wine too maybe, and just enough earthy grain to keep it beery, surprisingly no harshness even though it walks right up to that line. there is balance here, just a little breadiness from the yeast, and more bitterness than expected, its not all juice, still finishes like ipa. i get some alcohol too, its not over the top, but it definitely drinks like a double with that and all the body, soft carbonation and pillows going down. the flavors of this are excellent but this doesnt hit like something super original in terms of ingredients or processes, i wish they told us what they hops are, but its the execution that sets it apart for me, the quality is epic, so often copied but only on rare occasion equaled. this was a joy to drink and i am thankful for the experience. high end but not radical, if that makes sense. i wish more were refined to this degree, its memorable for that reason. exceptional, but not even in my top handful of hoppy beers these guys make...
Jul 14, 2022
 
Rated: 4.66 by Timmmmaaayyy from Pennsylvania

Jul 11, 2022
 
Rated: 4.57 by Zonian1 from Ohio

Jul 10, 2022
 
Rated: 4.79 by MjamesL from Pennsylvania

Jul 07, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by fermentedbarley from New Hampshire

Jun 30, 2022
 
Rated: 4.52 by cdinardo21 from Pennsylvania

Jun 15, 2022
 
Rated: 4.5 by MaximumYuks from Oregon

Jun 14, 2022
 
Rated: 4.79 by mvansis

Jun 02, 2022
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Reviewed by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

4.64/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Poured on 5/29/2022 from a 16oz can that was purchased at the brewery on 5/27/2022 into a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a very hazy light gold color, with a large foamy white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick but spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains strong juicy citrus and tropical fruits, floral and dank hops and light caramelized malts.

T: The taste likewise starts out with strong sweet and juicy flavors of citrus and tropical fruits. Then a strong floral and dank hops bitterness quickly follows. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings an excellent balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Very tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, well-disguised kick, very good representation of style, this is an excellent 2NEIPA to drink for a very long time.
May 30, 2022
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Reviewed by NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

4.47/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Tree House Brewing Co. "Very Green"
16 fl. oz. can coded "LETS GO CELTICS! 05/06/22 08:40:04". Sampled on 05/15/22
$20.20/4-pk at the brewery on 05/12/22

Notes via stream of consciousness: It's poured a murky golden/brass colored body beneath a finger's width of off-white foam. The head appears to be holding quite well as is always the case with Treehouse beers. The aroma delivers sweetish and bready malt along with notes of passionfruit, nectarine, some mild hop resin, and a light touch of citrus. The taste is fuller and more complex with notes of passionfruit, pineapple, orange, citrus pith, and a hint of lemon/lime. The malt is basic and sweetish. It's bready, and oat-like. A very firm bitterness makes it's way through all of the sweet malt (it's got to be more bitter but you just can't tell) but there's also a whole lot of acidic "hop burn" and it finishes dry with some passionfruit, soft grassiness, bitterness, and "hop bite" lingering. In the mouth it's medium but feeling a little fuller because of all the extra proteins from the wheat and oats, and the carbonation and hop acidity gives a gentle bristle on the tongue before becoming smoother. The head has held up really well and it's left some beautiful lace all around the glass. I'm quite pleased with Very Green and feel that it's actually better than Green but that's just my opinion. Regardles, it remains a solid, well balanced, and highly drinkable beer.
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May 15, 2022
 
Rated: 4.5 by Affinity from Missouri

Apr 30, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by BeerWasp from Germany

Apr 29, 2022
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Reviewed by woemad from Washington

4.21/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
16oz can courtesy of Rub_This_BBQ.

Poured into my Precious Things Teku (my one and only Teku), this was an opaque yellow-orange color, with a good sized & creamy looking off-white head. Lots of lace.

Nose is of tropical and citrus fruits. Initially just sweet fruit scent, as it warms a more bitter, pithy aroma seeps into the background.

More complex than the nose lets on, although the beginning is straightforward tropical fruits and Mandarin oranges, Midway through there's a more pithy, bitter happiness. The level of bitterness is just right to add a shade of complexity to things without clashing with what came before. Things finish off smoothly, with a slightly dry bitter zap to the palate.

Medium bodied, with a mouth feel that's a bit creamy.

Really, really dug this. Really regretting only having one can. Thank you so much for this, Bill!
Apr 29, 2022
 
Rated: 4.7 by frankie818 from New York

Apr 21, 2022
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Rated by SauceMcSauce from Pennsylvania

4.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
Very smooth with huge fruit and bitterness to balance.
Apr 17, 2022
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Reviewed by Beers-es from Virginia

4.71/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
On tap at Tree House, pours a very hazy, slightly milky orange. Smell is dominated by pineapple. Taste follows, but with some resinous notes. Long bitter finish. Tremendous beer.
Apr 06, 2022
 
Rated: 4.37 by Piffler from Massachusetts

Apr 01, 2022
 
Rated: 4.17 by JohnofUpton from Massachusetts

Mar 25, 2022
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

4.24/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
16oz can at share. Hazy straw colored pour, small foamy white head. Aroma is soft, gentle fruity notes, citrusy, piney. taste adds some green, herbaceous accents for an overall light hoppy, fresh vibe. Really good.
Mar 21, 2022
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Reviewed by BubbleBobble from New York

4.13/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Pours solid light orange, frothy 2" head, great lacing. Nose is grain, tropical fruit, melon; rounder, fruitier notes than what I'd think of as "green." Taste is well-balanced between resin and citrus pith and mild tropical fruit and citrus flavors. Hits a moderated, clean spot that is lacking from many TH beers. Mouthfeel super soft with very small carbonation. Overall, solid, smooth, and balanced.
Mar 12, 2022
 
Rated: 4.36 by Dmbphoenix from New York

Mar 11, 2022
 
Rated: 4.77 by dan_amdg from Illinois

Mar 10, 2022
Very Green from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 1633 ratings