Curiosity Thirteen
Tree House Brewing Company

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Style:
American IPA
ABV:
6.6%
Score:
97
Avg:
4.53 | pDev: 5.3%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
97
From:
Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
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Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
97
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Notes: Our burst of Curiosity persists… ! Brewed with a potent blend of Northwest American and Southern Hemisphere hops, Thirteen pours a brilliant hazy yellow in the glass with a dense and creamy head. We experience flavors and aromas of peach, apricot, stone fruit, pungent citrus, and even a bit of honeydew melon on the edges. The bitterness here is highly restrained making C13 exceptionally easy to drink. The first time our curiosity has been canned - and certainly not the last!
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Photo of Stevedore
4.34/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16oz can. Served in a stemmed glass.

Pours lighter, creamy, hazy and cloudy yellow-orange, one finger white head, lots of lacing, good retention. Exceptionally hazy. Smells of oranges, grapefruit, nectarine, stone fruit. Not particularly resinous or bitter, which is nice. Flavour is mild caramel malt, grapefruit, citrus, orange zest, even a bit of stone fruit, mild bitter resin. Solid and very good, a bit muddled. Mouthfeel is the usual exceptional medium body, soft, smooth, not particularly bitter. Overall, another nice IPA from Treehouse. Seems to lack a bit of punch, seeing as it's a bit on the older side but still very good.

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Photo of Ready4aHeady
5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

have no choice but to give this a perfect rating.... the usual tree house excellence with the unique honey-dew melon flavor--- seriously amazing flavor profile!! I hope they brew this one regularly.... it is that different!

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

Yay cans... somehow my review for this got lost, but luckily I have more cans. Wasn't a huge fan of it fresh, but maybe like other Tree House IPAs it's better now.

Pours a nice frothy 1.5 finger head that fades at a med to slower pace, nice sticky lacing, typical murky blond orange creamy color.

Nose brings nice tropical note, juicy dank tropical fruits, passion fruit, papaya, with some orange juice and pith, lots of citrus orange juice, nice orange cream, and even a little tangerine, mild creamy malt base.

Taste brings lots of juicy citrus again, quite creamy too, orange cream and orange juice all over, a little pith and mild bitterness in general, mostly just orange tropical juice. Mild tropical notes, little papaya like and touch of mango, citrus tropical notes in general. Nice creamy malt base, just a hint of sweetness, with nice pith and even a touch of rind coming on the back end, and a touch of dankness. Actually as it warms and goes, it starts turning into mango juice. Finish is dry and a bit of creamy malt lingering, but lots more orange juice, a little pith, more orange cream, and little tangerine with tropical fruits lingering.

Mouth is creamy med bod, nice carb.

Overall this has gotten a lot better after a couple weeks. The dankness has dropped off, bitterness dropped off, and it's like a tropical citrus juice with nice creamy malt base, quite tasty and enjoyable, a bit of a Green character in general, like an old Green if I had to say.

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Photo of raynmoon
4.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appears hazy orange, as one would expect from treehouse.

Smells of faint orange and lemon, with an emphasis on the lemon. Just big tropics.

Taste follows, mild bitterness, very palatable, drinks more like a single. Juicy is more on the aftertaste. The lemon and "dankness" lingers, which is very pleasant.

The taste is light however. Just with Lights on, it felt a little weak on the flavor. Very good flavors however.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium, light medium, some prickly carbonation, not very creamy. To the style.

I would say, these treehouse pales taste like Heady Topper jr.'s.

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Photo of dar482
4.65/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The aroma explodes of juicy yellow grapefruit, pineapple, some Juicy Fruit.

The flavor follows with grapefruit, orange, a touch of Juicy Fruit, some grapefruit pith, crackery malt, and a touch of spicy resinous hops.

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Photo of SportsandJorts
4.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pours a honey to golden orange. a two to three finger off white head with strong retention and leaving behind a solid lacing. completely hazy, almost a milky haze, and completely opaque.

Smell: huge hoppy aromas. tropical fruits, stone fruit, citrus, some pine and resin. malty backbone is very subdued by the hops, some light bready sweetness.

Taste: super juicy hop tastes dominate most of the taste here. honeydew and cantaloupe, peaches, fresh squeezed orange, and papaya. lighter notes of pine and resin. malts are barely there. bready maybe to lemon bread. sweentess balances the hops without taking up much flavor.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. super drinkable. slight dryness and moderate lingering bitterness make you eager for another sip.

Overall: another super juicy and perfectly balance ipa from Tree House. not too big a surprise but not unwelcome. great fruity flavors and a spot on mouthfeel make this one crushable and delicious.

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Photo of rudzud
4.68/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Picked up a dozen cans at the brewery on the infamous 300+ turnout Thursday.

A - Poured into my Duvel tulip a very nice super hazy golden orange hue with a healthy fat one finger white head that fades slowly to leave light lacing and a nice creamy blanket.

S - Aromas of bright citrus peel, softer melon, I do get a little bit of stone fruit flesh. Mostly loads of orange and other citrus with a touch of malt sweetness.

T - Taste is delicious oranges, bright and juicy, with a surprising amount of melon as well. Finish is a touch malty sweet, which plays with the hops to give an over ripe fleeting apricot type taste. No bitterness on the finish, just juicy fruit. Loads of Citra taste, delicious.

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated, fluffy, not bitter at all.

O - Overall this Curiosity is my favourite of the last few. Great citrus notes here, I can see why some have likened this to Julius as it is rather reminiscent. Really juicy, bright citrus. Excellent.

Serving Type: Can

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Photo of Dirthdog
4.37/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The version of curiosity was elusive to get in cans but was plenty available in growler fills. It is a "Julius Light" in my humble opinion, the feature beer of the brewery. The head is foamy at first but fades quickly. I can taste the Citra and Citrus notes in the hopes. The malt is sweet and mouthy like most Treehouse beer but is on the lighter side of the spectrum. The smell is wonderful and juicy with a overwhelming orange citrus aroma.

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Curiosity Thirteen from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 97 out of 100 with 97 ratings