Native Three
Tree House Brewing Company

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Wild Ale
4.35 | pDev: 12.18%
Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
Retired (no longer brewed)
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Notes: Brewed for the 4th Anniversary party. This will be the base from which they grow the barrel program.
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 40 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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Alieniloquium from Florida

3.83/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle at Tree House. Clear golden body. Big white head. Smells of lemon, oats, wheat. Nice brett. Tastes of lemon tartness, oats and wheat. A bit of pale malt sweetness. Grainy finish. Medium body. Tasty sour.

Apr 04, 2017
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stakem from Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thanks for the share Brandon. Bottle into a snifter appears a hazy golden yellow color with a white head.

It has a lemony lactic smell with hints of vanilla and oak. The taste is tart like lemon than a drying oak and grain character to the finish.

This is light in body with modest carbonation. An effortlessly drinkable brew that has some familiarity to an oaked berliner kinda thing.

Dec 21, 2016
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avas from New York

4.78/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Beer comes in a moderately hazy vibrant gold color with a pillowy finger of white head, hinting at the lively carbonation.

S: Tons of bright citrus. I get big notes of lemon juice, grapefruit, and a orange peel. A bit of Brett funk and just the slightest touch of lactic acid round out an intense and inviting aroma that is just tart enough to remind you that you're about to drink a sour.

T: Follows the nose in the best way possible. Up front, it's straight pulpy lemonade. Lightly tart lemon juice without the tang or pucker. There's some more orange peel, and an airy crackery malt character that hits mid-taste. The finish is smooth and dry, with the intense flavors flying off the palate and leaving you thirsting for another sip almost immediately.

M: I can't imagine a better mouthfeel for the style... This is somehow creamy, effervescent, light, and full--all at the same time. It has a density to it that is lacking in many sours, but it glides across the tongue quickly and easily. It's highly carbonated--which allows the flavors to explode across the sip--but it's neither sharp nor prickly. As with all Tree House, the pungency of the flavors is perfectly complemented by the softness of the feel.

O: Well, if this isn't the best sour I've had... Not much more I can say at this point. Harmony, balance, and intensity are in full showcase here. Well done, Tree House!!

Nov 16, 2016
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dar482 from New York

4.76/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a light to medium gold color with a bit of haze.

The aroma offers apricot, funk, grapefruit peel, grassiness, crackery malt, hay.

The flavor offers soft lactic lemon qualities, creamy, lemon peel, light breadiness and crackery quality, grassiness, hay, soft mouthfeel with a bit less carbonation than other farmhouse brews. A wonderful rustic brew with a restrained lactic quality.

The beer is surprisingly close to something like Anna or Arthur. I would have guessed it was an HF farmhouse style ale.

Jul 04, 2016
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jlindros from Massachusetts

4.54/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Tap at anniversary party

Light fizzy head, decent lacing, hazy yellow orange

Nose nice tart funk souring, Brett funk, lemony straw earthy grassy funk, bright, little barnyard.

Taste big sour, very sour tart funk, tangy, lemony citrus, grassy earthy funk, tangy, tart lemon, little Brett barnyard funk. Finish sour little flemmy tart funk, little lemony, sour mash.

Mouth is med bod touch creamy, decent carb.

Jun 25, 2016
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rudzud from Massachusetts

4.7/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Enjoyed at the Anniversary party.

A - Poured into a tulip a nice hazy golden orange hue with a thin white head that fades to leave light wisps.

S -Aromas of nice citrus zest really pleasant funk. Almost bubblegum like, light tropical notes.

T - Taste is similar to the nose huge tropical fruits great tartness really tasty. Almost sweet tart like. Incredible.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, crisp, not flemmy

O - Overall this was a very very good beer from Tree House. Excellent tartness, phenomenal yeast. Holy cow.....

Serving Type: bottle

Jun 25, 2016
Native Three from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 40 ratings