Tree House Brewing Company

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Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
IPA - New England
Ranked #22
Ranked #84
4.57 | pDev: 5.91%
May 08, 2022
Jan 22, 2016
Notes: This beer is an imperial version of Alter Ego. It is intensely kettle and dry hopped to produce a pungent and flavorful double IPA that is super pleasant to drink. It is simply and easily described as a juicy and dank citrus bomb.
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4.66/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

Poured on 5/7/2022 from a 16oz can that was purchased at the brewery on 4/29/2022 into a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a very hazy dark gold color, with a large white head that fades quickly and leaves a thick 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 but not over-powering 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 hoppy and sweet.

M: Very crisp and very smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean for the style.

O: Very tasty, goes down extremely 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 08, 2022
4.41 by sjones5045 from Pennsylvania on May 07, 2022
4.25 by PaleAleWalt from New York on Mar 25, 2022
4.77 by not2quick from Missouri on Jan 20, 2022
4.61 by lost_sailor from Massachusetts on Jan 09, 2022
4.9 by Buzz9509 from New Hampshire on Jan 03, 2022
4.46 by larryrestuccia from New Hampshire on Dec 05, 2021
4.5 by beermanben from Wisconsin on Oct 05, 2021
4.77 by timmy2b from New York on Sep 05, 2021
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4.25/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by erosier from Connecticut

Pours a hazy orange yellow color with a medium bodied but sticky white colored head that laces the glass on the way down. Smells of a treehouse - sweet toasted malts and then citrus and floral hop aromas to finish off the nose. The taste is sweet toasted malts, and then floral and hops finish off with a grapefruit taste. It's smooth, real silky, medium bodied, perfect amount of carbonation. Overall, good beer.

Sep 04, 2021
4.57 by Scottsbeer from Florida on Aug 26, 2021
4.5 by bigred89 from Maryland on Aug 08, 2021
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4.63/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by BlanBarry from Oklahoma

Pours more like a west coast IPA with a dank nose. Surprising mild flavor with super smooth finish. This is really a nice beer and super juicy. Very good.

Jul 28, 2021
4.58 by Quarantinehobby from Massachusetts on Jul 03, 2021
4.25 by Rkitchen from Michigan on Jun 19, 2021
4.6 by Bennick218 from Ohio on Jun 14, 2021
4.88 by JAWS from New York on Jun 08, 2021
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4.22/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by 57md from Pennsylvania

Pours a hazy dirty straw color with over a finger of head. The nose is predominantly dank with some piney notes in the background. The flavor has notes of orange juice and grapefruit juice with a pithiness on the finish.

This offering is super juicy but while the finish is hoppy, it simply lacks the bitterness that I expect in a top-shelf DIPA. It's tasty, interesting and worth trying once but I wouldn't make it a repeat purchase.

Jun 07, 2021
4.33 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania on Jun 05, 2021
4.33 by MDDMD from Pennsylvania on Jun 05, 2021
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4.18/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Fieceheart from Connecticut

Another heavy hitting treehouse beer. Faintly bitter, earthy dank underpinning the juicier elements.

Jun 01, 2021
4.43 by Rainintheface from Massachusetts on May 17, 2021
4.52 by Burg from New Hampshire on May 05, 2021
4.79 by imanidiot777 from Pennsylvania on May 04, 2021
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4.46/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Tony210 from New Jersey

Pours a hazy medium straw color, abundant foamy head that lasts. Huge hoppy aroma, loads of overripe mango, massive pineapple, dank guava. Some citrus as well. Remarkable. Very flavorful. Loads of ripe tropical fruits mix with pithy citrus notes. Very juicy, semi sweet with no bitterness. Good carbonation. Overall an excellent DIPA. Would buy again.

16 oz can dated 3/22/21
4.5 rating

May 01, 2021
5 by doctorgary from New York on Apr 18, 2021
4.83 by TTripp725 from Pennsylvania on Apr 04, 2021
4.99 by kraut6363 from Pennsylvania on Mar 28, 2021
4.54 by Brew-Knows from Virginia on Mar 22, 2021
4.54 by rmp5458 from Pennsylvania on Mar 13, 2021
4.67 by mmoore9363 from Arizona on Mar 11, 2021
4.64 by Blogjackets from Ohio on Mar 09, 2021
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4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Rug from Massachusetts

Canned 2/15/21, "I have read a book about me reading the book I am reading" stamped on the bottom

This beer is an imperial version of Alter Ego, which is one of their only flagship NEIPAs that I have not tried yet, so I can't draw any comparisons there. However, I have had Doubleganger, the extra hopped variant of this and enjoyed it quite a bit

Pours a hazy pale yellow with 3 fingers of rocky white head that slowly fades to a cap and leaves decent lacing

There is a perfect blend of tropical fruit and dank herbal hops in the nose, quite unlike any beer of theirs or any IPA really, almost an earthy perfume vibe that oddly reminds me of the smell of a church. I'm picking up on aromas of orange juice, creamy peach, juicy papaya, pithy grapefruit, grassy hops, dank herbs, a bit of onion, and doughy malt to hold it all together

Herbaceous vibes from the nose translate well into taste but with less intensity, allowing for greater balance which bumps up my rating. On the front end of the sip I'm tasting earthy papaya, mango, overripe grapefruit, light pine, and a creamy malt. The swallow brings notes of herbal hops, creamy malt, tangerine, and underripe cantaloupe

A medium full body pairs with gentle tingling carbonation, resulting in a very creamy beer that coats the mouth on the way down. Finishes somewhere between dry and slick

This one was interesting for sure. Way more herbs than I usually get in a TH beer, and for uniqueness alone I have to bump up the overall score. Really good stuff here!

Mar 02, 2021
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4.58/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by BEERMILER12 from Maine

A: Pours a hazy golden orange color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a decent cap that leaves good lacing

S: A mix of tropical fruit and citrus up front along with a dose of dank and earthy undertones

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with the tropical fruit and citrus, quickly followed up by the dank, herbal, and earthy tones. Moderate bitterness. Finishes with lingering tropical fruit and citrus

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth

O: A very good imperial version of Alter Ego that really hits with both the juicy and dank notes. Very easy to drink. Definitely worth checking out

Mar 01, 2021
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3.98/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by wtg29 from North Carolina

Pours hazy straw yellow, two fingers of head that recedes slowly with lots of lacing.

Nose is tropical citrus, lemon, mango, pineapple.

Taste follows, lemon, mango, some notes of pine/resin.

Feel is excellent, slightly creamy full bodied, good carbonation, leaves a slight sticky lingering feeling.

Overall excellent hazy IPA from Treehouse as usual

Feb 27, 2021
4 by bfug from Louisiana on Feb 26, 2021
4.23 by Griffin901 from Massachusetts on Feb 22, 2021
4 by sunnytropic from New York on Feb 10, 2021
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3.81/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by brokensail from California

Can @ Monkish. Cloudy copper beer with some white foam. This one still has a pretty dank, oily, resinous hop character but is a bit more well composed, as compared to its little brother, Alter Ego. Plenty of citrus, some pine, and a bit of tropical fruits. Definitely a bit of malt sweetness here, and some sweetness of pineapple and peach. A nice enough offering.

Feb 05, 2021
4.41 by Jcoleman4 from Ohio on Feb 02, 2021
Doppelganger from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 2084 ratings