All That Is And All That Ever Will Be
Tree House Brewing Company

All That Is And All That Ever Will BeAll That Is And All That Ever Will Be
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Style:
Stout - Sweet / Milk
Ranked #5
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
99
Ranked #234
Avg:
4.5 | pDev: 6.44%
Reviews:
75
Ratings:
454
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Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
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Gots
  52
SCORE
99
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Notes: This beer was designed and brewed for Lauren to celebrate and reflect upon our second wedding anniversary! A rich milk stout base is amplified by a large addition of cocoa nibs and a blend of our favorite coffee. The flavor profile punches well above its alcohol content, with heavy milk chocolate and chocolate syrup notes balances by a gentle and rounded coffee character. Despite its heft it retains a wonderful and fluffy drinkability. I sincerely hope it can be enjoyed and shared with someone you love. The gift of chocolate, for Lauren.
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brewandbbq from New Hampshire

4.43/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16oz can.

Pours opaque black with a half inch head of brown. Malted milk balls with dark chocolate and cocoa-dusted espresso beans in the nose. Full bodied with a crushed velvet mouthfeel. Brownie batter with chips of fudge on the palate. Finishes sweet and rich with chocolate cake and faint espresso.

Nov 22, 2020
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Antg8989 from New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours black, significant brown head. It definitely has that milk stout aroma - tangy/lactose and some alcohol. Taste is roasty with dark chocolate. Some umami/meatiness/soy sauce as well. Feel is somewhat creamy. Overall, one of my favorite milk stouts.

Nov 18, 2020
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DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey

4.04/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours like syrup--smooth and sweet. Very dark brown with a mocha head. It is rich with strong milk chocolate flavor, and subtle coffee flavor underneath. Several good aspects to this stout, but perhaps a bit too sweet, making this lean toward dessert beer.

Oct 21, 2020
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ryan1788a5 from Massachusetts

3.4/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

16oz can poured into a snifter.

A: Black on the pour with two fingers of brown head. Retention is good, lacing manifests in broken rings.

S: Nose is heavy on the chocolate. Brownie batter and a generous helping of Hershey’s chocolate syrup. Fatty nibs. Bit of woody roast and earthy hop. Berry-like fruity note. Nutty coffee.

T: Follows the nose. Chocolate all over the attack. Cocoa nibs, brownie batter, chocolate syrup in a big way. Sugary lactose. That berry fruitiness comes through tasting like a raspberry tootsie pop. Pervasive background flavor of nutty coffee. Quick flash of earthy hops, and woody and roasty malt flavors poke through now and again. Perhaps some subtle cola. Roasty and Chocolatey finish.

M: Rich and thick in the mouth. Coating and almost syrupy. Tons of residual sugar. Carbonation is ample but gentle, and fluffs things up a little.

O: Might be an unpopular opinion, but this is just too sweet for me. Tree House has a penchant for taking all of their dark beers well onto the sweet side of things, and some fare better there than others. Here there is just not quite enough hop, coffee, or black malt bitterness to bring it into any semblance of balance. It does finish drier than it starts, but it isn’t nearly enough to save the drinkability. You gotta have a serious sweet tooth to enjoy beers like this, and unfortunately I find that I tend to favor balance and dryness as opposed to a candy-bomb like this. It tastes like chocolate syrup and sits like 16oz of chocolate syrup in the stomach. Looks like sweet sells though, so maybe I’m just an old grouch now.

Sep 06, 2020
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ArrogantB from Colorado

4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ok, to start off, this is sweet. It does smell like cocoa powder, almost like opening a packet of swiss miss. Flavor is like lactose, dark chocolate, and hershey's syrup. Overall a bit too sweet for me but an interesting beer.

Sep 03, 2020
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GreatStoutman from Texas

4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Really outstanding all around stout. Thick and creamy feel, delicious coffee and mildly sweet chocolate. Big nose and long finish. Drinks much bigger than the abv.

Aug 22, 2020
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KRug from Massachusetts

4.52/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Canned 7/11/20 (I think, the stamping was very compressed and distorted)

Once again shifting away from their hoppy portfolio, we have a highly regarded milk stout that was included in the mixed case I got

Pours completely pitch black with a massive 3 fingers of espresso colored head that fades slowly to a cap and leaves patchy lacing

In the nose, I pick up rich milk chocolate, roasty coffee, vanilla, and subtle hints of dark fruit, toffee, and cinnamon. A very enticing aroma here

Up front in the taste I get a nice balance of char and sweet chocolate. On the swallow, it become evident why this is a milk stout. Layered with juicy raisin, rich chocolate, and light coffee roast, this is sweet but absolutely fucking brilliant

This has a medium full body with light tingly carbonation, leading to a finish that is a touch sticky and sweet. The relatively low alcohol content almost feels like a joke, as this drinks like a beer that is over 10%

Well, it’s certainly true when they say this drinks bigger than it actually is. I’m floored by the way they coax huge flavors out of something with such a low abv. Bravo guys, this exceeds some of their IPAs

Jul 31, 2020
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VolatileAgent7744 from Kentucky

4.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of the best stouts I've ever had. Just so drinkable. Creamy coffee and chocolate just dance on the palate like a fluffy pillow. Outstanding. My rear end would need its own zip code if I had ready access to this.

May 10, 2020
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kevanb from Illinois

4.41/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

16oz can, dated 11.27.19, poured into a Tree House snifter glass.

The beer pours a deep jet black color, very thick and viscous with a finger or so of caramel colored head that has modest retention and yields a spot or two of lacing. The aroma is excellent, rich chocolate, fudge, brownie batter, chocolate syrup, smooth coffee roast, a bit of sweet cream, vanilla and rich dark grains. The flavors are great, bursting with rich chocolate, lots of fudge, brownie batter and tons of chocolate syrup while there is great layer of smooth but roasted coffee underneath that plays well with the toasted grains and compliments the sweet cream and vanilla aspects of the beer. The mouthfeel is incredible, super luscious with a thick and heavy body that coats extremely well and is so smooth with a creamy finish.

Verdict: A stunning stout from Tree House. The flavor profile feels like that of a 10%+ ABV beer, it's bursting with chocolate and the mouthfeel is so incredible for a beer this size and the layers of coffee and cream round this one out for a very sweet and rich dessert style beer.

Jan 07, 2020
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brentk56 from North Carolina

4.2/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: A massive bubble show here, producing a two finger tan head over the espresso colored liquid; splotchy lacing

Smell: Rich milk chocolate and a modest amount of char

Taste: The rich milk chocolate flavors intermingle with the roasty char tones from start to finish; the sweeter aspect wins out, eventually

Mouthfeel: Full bodied and creamy with low to moderate carbonation

Overall: Drinks much bigger than the ABV; the mouthfeel is the best part
Thanks, BostonDipas, for the opportunity

Dec 24, 2019
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brewme from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked-up a single can at Tree House Brewery in Charlton for $4.44. My seventy fourth brew from these guys. Very nice stout, appreciate the price point.

Dec 20, 2019
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Tony210 from New Jersey

4.42/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours pitch black, nearly impervious to light. Dark mocha head dissipates fairly quickly. Big roasted malt aroma, some chocolate, burnt coffee. Flavor is massive milk chocolate, chocolate syrup, light coffee, sweet and malty, lactose rounds it off with a touch of sweet creamy vanilla. Carbonation adds to a creamy texture. Overall a very good milk stout, very similar to Kane Evening Bell, but better.

12/15/19
16 oz can dated 11/22/19 - thanks Adam
4.5 rating

Dec 15, 2019
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Gatch from Rhode Island

4.18/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Canned 11/27/19, “cause if I were here & you were there, I’d meet you in between”

This is a seriously sweet and chocolate-heavy beer. It tastes like tootsie rolls. Delicious roasted malt and obviously a ton of dark chocolate added, which makes this a special beer that’d I’m glad to have tried but won’t buy again.

Nov 30, 2019
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SpeedwayJim from New York

4.44/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

16oz. can into Night Shift stemware. Shared with schen9303.

Pours a nice, luxurious head with great retention. Deep, slick color. Nose is milk chocolate, fudge and cream. Very aromatic. Simple but this is exactly the aroma I expect from the style. Beer opens soft and almost pillowy. I get notes of sweet soy sauce, chocolate, fudge and roasted malt. A nice creaminess in the middle with some vanilla and molasses. Ends more sweet soy sauce and almost a touch of tartness from the roast. Very solid. Body is medium with low carbonation. Slick but fluffy on the palate and goes down oily with a long, lingering finish. This one drinks much bigger than it is... which is great.

A really great beer but I've come to expect this from this style at Tree House.

Nov 14, 2019
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WunderLlama from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

canned 9.16.19, opened 10.27.19

"if life were easy and not so fast"

Poured into a Nonic, black motor oil liquid, solid creamy brown two finger foam cap , good lacings, good retention

aroma is sweet milk chocolate

taste is sweet milk chocolate upfront, hint of bitterness from the roasted malts on the finish

creamy, medium sudsing

Good beer

Oct 27, 2019
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cbutova from Massachusetts

4.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Prepping for a wedding, hopefully this is a good luck charm.

A- Tallboy pours into a tall chalice with a black as the midnight sky body and a very, very dark cocoa powder hue to the cap. The crown shoots up to an inch high with very good retention and a thick, frothy-foamy texture. Thick coral-esque webs of lacing.

S- Cocoa, cocoa, cocoa. Rich, bitter and semi-sweet chocolate dominates the aroma alongside some of the other roasty things like the charred barley and some dark roast coffee beans. Chocolate syrup, sweet milk chocolate bars, fudge, slight dark fruits, milk and cookies, fruity very dark chocolate and a hint of toasted nuts.

T- The sweetness makes a bit of a difference here as things shift more towards a rich, semi-dark milk chocolate bar type of flavor alongside that chocolate syrup and less of the bitter dark chocolate bars and baking cocoa. Rather sweet but still balanced by the coffee, chocolate and roast malt bitterness. Toffee, caramel, chocolate milk, malted milk balls, roast barley, chocolate malt, toasted nuts, fudge, chocolate truffles and cookies come to mind. Extremely rich for the ABV.

MF- Again and again Tree House dominates mouthfeel. Thick, luscious and heavy with a high level of carbonation that creams up beautifully on the palate. A touch bitter in the finish but a lot of sweetness to counteract that.

There is actually a fairly strong amount of coffee in the flavor but wow does the cocoa shine in this beer. It is about as far as you can take chocolate in a beer before it becomes too much with wonderful sweet milk chocolate, fudge, fruity dark chocolate and cocoa nib flavors. A 6.5% dessert that packs about as much flavor as it possibly could.

Oct 04, 2019
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GuyFawkes from Illinois

4.42/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Canned 9/16/19; drank 9/24/19 @ the Yarchives.

Motor oil black appearance.

A violent pour yielded a HUGE dark khaki head; frothy, tree-rung lace.

Medium roast coffee bean, chocolate syrup & faint fresh earth notes in the nose.

Creamy, medium thick mouthfeel.

Malted milkshake flavors; this is a rich dessert treat. I'd gladly have another...

Sep 25, 2019
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jykleo from New York

4.43/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Canned on 9/16. Opened on 10/08.
Looks like almost black !
Coffee+Chocolate+Cocoa Tastes and sweetness is nice balanced level.
Quite smooth, tasty with medium Carbo.
Might be good as "dessert beer" ?
ABV 6.5%

Sep 22, 2019
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larryi86 from Delaware

4.56/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to thebeers for this
16 oz can, dated 12/21/18, poured into a teku

A- Black with a two finger mocha head.

S- Rich chocolate and coffee, caramel malts, some roasted malts. Huge nose for only 6.5%.

T- Chocolate, caramel, coffee, some roasted malts, touch of lactose.

M- Smooth, medium to full body.

O- Truly an impressive milk stout. Tastes big like an imperial stout, but only 6.5% ABV. Definitely worth seeking out.

Jun 16, 2019
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Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

poured from a 16oz can into a willi becher pint glass. pours a very dark and oily black. gently poured so a finger’s worth of mocha head. the mocha color stays through the entire pour in the form of a ring around the edges with swirls in the middle. smell is strong chocolate and taste follows smell. this is a chocolate bomb! none of that half-ass coffee smell and taste i get with a lot of TH stouts. feel is full and very well carbonated. this packs a lot of flavor and is quite full on mouthfeel for a little 6.5% stout. been rather down on a lot of their stouts lately so glad to see that this one lives up to the always-present TH hype.

Jun 06, 2019
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Holderness from Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

L — 1,000 lumens passed through the glass reveals a deep black body that allows barely any light through. Quite surprising given the ABV. Finger of light brown head produced with moderate pour. Good retention and some lacing
S — Nutty coffee, cacao powder, light roastiness, hint of cinnamon
T — Coffee and barely-dark chocolate take center stage here. Bit of brown sugar, maple, roast, nutty coffee
F — Amazingly thick and velvety for the ABV. Straight up feels like a >10% stout. Super easy drinking
O — Another solid offering in the TH lineup of canned milk stouts.

84/100

Apr 30, 2019
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Jlabs from New York

4.47/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a teku glass via can dated 4/10/2019

color is a cola brown with light tan foam

smell is Maple, baker's chocolate and coffee

taste is a nice amount of Maple up front mixed in with some milk chocolate, vanilla and bitter coffee to round it out

medium carbonation

mouthfeel is pretty thick and creamy for a milk stout

after HOTS this is my favorite of the TH milk stouts I've had

Apr 25, 2019
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jakemn91 from New Mexico

3.9/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Solid beer. Tastes like a lot of the other Treehouse stouts. Pours dark with tan head. Nose is muted chocolate and copper. Taste is big chocolate, a bit sweet. Lots of flavor for a relatively low abv stout

Apr 24, 2019
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mothman from Minnesota

4.2/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Can. Tan head. Black color.

Rich, roasted malts, coffee, caramel, cocoa powder, Hershey’s syrup, and chocolate. A lot more body and flavor than the abv would suggest. Very flavorful.

Apr 24, 2019
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gcamparone from Rhode Island

4.52/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16oz can into a Treehouse tulip glass.

Pours a deep black, inky body with a substantial frothy brown head that reduces to leave nice layered lacing.

Aromas are straight chocolate fudge and cocoa, Hershey's syrup, coffee. On the tongue it's decadent and rich but not overly filling or cloyingly sweet, very drinkable silky smooth body with milk chocolate and cocoa dominating flavor, and a coffee aftertaste.

Apr 23, 2019
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