Hurricane | Tree House Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
treehousebrew.com

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Here comes the story of Hurricane... Hurricane is a Double IPA featuring intense kettle and dry hop doses of primarily Simcoe & Citra hops! A pungent aroma of earthy citrus gives way to a beer rich with complexity, conjuring perceptions of papaya, melon, mandarin orange, and stone fruit. By applying years of focused brewing execution, we are able to craft Hurricane - a beer that is neither abrasive or harsh, and features tirelessly refined characteristics. We are welcoming this beer to the family as a proud example representing who we are as a brewery. It is the result of our uncompromising dedication to fresh, progressive, and pleasantly drinkable beer. We invite you to enjoy it with laughter, good cheer, and in the company of those you love.

Added by bhatch729 on 02-16-2018

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
52
Ratings:
345
pDev:
6.39%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
92
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Ratings: 345 |  Reviews: 52
Reviews by avas:
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4.74/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

More User Reviews:
Photo of ScaryEd
4.44/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16 oz can into a tulip glass.

Pours a hazy bright orange color with a half finger of white head. The head leaves a beautiful band of lacing as it settles into a thin sheet.

The aroma brings notes of grapefruit, orange, and honeydew melon with a hint of fresh mangoes.

The flavor is literal hop candy. Candied oranges and caramelized mangoes followed by freshly squeezed orange juice, grapefruit, and papaya. The yeast is very present, bringing that signature bubblegum note that makes Tree House so great.

The feel is medium bodied with soft carbonation. Soft, creamy, blah blah. Standard fare for Tree House.

Overall another fantastic DIPA from Tree House. The flavor is so juicy and sweet and that strong bubblegum note really brings me back to the first time I ever had a Tree House beer.

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Photo of Phineasco
4.62/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a murky hazy yellow with a big fluffy white head that sticks around for a bit. It has medium low carbonation. The beer smells of cantaloupe, bubblegum, orange, and strawberry. The Taste follows the nose with cantaloupe, bubblegum, orange, and strawberry. It’s very soft and juicy. A standout among the tree House line up.

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Photo of Wiffler27
4.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

pours a vibrant hazy orange, another great looking Tree House brew

smell is full of citrus and orange juice. very pungent

tons of mango flavor in this, great sweetness and lots of citrus fruity flavor. citra does shine through but some earthy woody simcoe hits me late.

very creamy for a dIPA and makes this very easy to drink. at 7.7% this on the lighter end of the dIPA spectrum which gives off a regular IPA vibe which is not a bad thing

easy drinker and tons of flavor.

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Photo of rudzud
4.59/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to JLindros for sharing this can.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice hazy golden hue with a thin one finger head that fades to leave a creamy blanket and and light lacing.

S - Big aromas of musty hops little dank hops. There are some nice citrus peel and juice. Nice tangerine and oranges. Very juicy.

T - Taste is similar to the nose a massive surprising peaches and cream, juicy tangerine, bright oranges, there are really pleasant mango notes as well. Little papaya as well. Lovely malt backbone as well.

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated, fluffy, great body.

O - Overall this was a very good hoppy offering from tree house. Very well done.

Serving Type: can

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Photo of remingtonsteele1987
4.08/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy orange appearance with creamy head and lasting lace on the glass. Smells of papaya, orange, grapefruit, and some resin. Orange, tangerine and tropical fruit flavors with a bit of spice. Kind of hot on the back of the throat. For an Imperial IPA, it's on the light to medium bodied side with a fizz feel. Nice beer overall.

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Photo of beaver69693
4.74/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Cwarwick812
4.41/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SkiBum22
4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Billolick
4.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Tall can, 8-21-18 stamped on the bottom.

Super hazed pour, fluffy and lasting cap

Ripe pineapple sniff.

Super tasty, pineapple infused, lime, mango goodness. Smooth, juicy and quite delicious.

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Photo of tigg924
4.76/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours hazy, light orange-gold in color, with 3/4 inch head. Taste is big tangerine, mandarin orange, and peach. Medium-heavy bodied, slightly bitter--moreso than most Tree House IPAs, moderate carbonation. I really enjoy this beer. Nice and complex juicy flavors. One of the more underrated beers in the Tree House lineup. An all day beer.

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Photo of PprBurke
4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BranfordBound
4.45/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A cool, rolled can pours out that typical tree house look: orange and hazy. Needs an aggressive pour to get a head on it. Flavor on this is pure ripe mango, and it is huge! Some raspberry and pineapple after the swallow. Very creamy mouthfeel, and the beer itself is so light and quaffable. Awesome!

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Photo of Beer21
4.27/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
4.88/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JoeB51982
4.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WickedBeer
4.37/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Canned 05/04/18, ‘THE WINDS HAD SWEPT ME WILSON’S WAY’.

Pours a hazy golden yellow, with a frothy two finger head that leaves a good amount of lace clinging to the glass.

The nose on this is potent with ripe papaya and mango. The balance is subtle, but a nice earthiness brings up the rear and gives it just enough bite. This is an awesome aroma.

What I love about this beer is the contrasting balance between the nose and the flavors. The nose is clearly tropical, but the flavors bring out something different. More Simcoe forward, earthy and grassy qualities become much more apparent, along with a noticeable malt bill and a subtle finishing touch of citrus peel. All that ripe tropical fruit from the nose is simple to balance a much more “organic” flavor profile. Very good.

The body has decent weight, very smooth with a medium carb level. Smooth and creamy, yet still refreshing on a hot day (like today).

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Photo of Futbolmanby
4.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of schinebd
4.28/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rossracing
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of socon67
4.04/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SpeedwayJim
4.06/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

16oz can into a Heady Topper stemless snifter.

Nose is citrus, clementine and sweet mango. Only moderately aromatic. Beer opens clementine, pear and sweet peach. Big tropical fruit flavors abound with a certain creaminess in the back. More of the same in the middle with a touch of cane sugar to further enhance the malt profile. Some mango and orange at the finish. Really tasty. Body is light to medium with moderate carbonation. Super smooth and caressing on the palate and soft and drinkable going down. Dry, lingering aftertaste that keeps you coming back for more. When doing IPAs, no one does the body like Tree House.

It's an IPA from Tree House so you know it's gonna be good. Nothing really sets this one apart though. Almost Julius-lite in my opinion... though the feel is out-of-this-world.

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Photo of fthegiants
4.41/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ben1313
4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Hurricane from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 345 ratings