I Have Promises To Keep
Tree House Brewing Company

I Have Promises To KeepI Have Promises To Keep
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From:
Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #141
ABV:
7.9%
Score:
97
Ranked #537
Avg:
4.41 | pDev: 5.44%
Ratings:
244
Status:
Active
Rated:
Apr 08, 2022
Added:
Sep 18, 2018
Wants:
  7
Gots:
  36
SCORE
97
World-Class
I Have Promises To KeepI Have Promises To Keep
Notes: In 2014, I brewed an American Pale Ale - Beneficiaries of Chance - to celebrate marrying the love of my life, Lauren. Over the years time it has become a perpetual tradition to honor our bond with a new, celebratory beer to mark the occasion. For our fourth anniversary, I am pleased to offer a new Double IPA, I Have Promises To Keep! It is brewed with copious doses of Nelson and Citra in both the kettle and the dry hop. It tastes and smells strongly of citrus, sweet sauvignon blanc grapes, and gooseberries. It is loaded with flavor and yet maintains an easy drinking, mouth watering appeal. As the years pass by, and bonds grow deeper, it’s vital to reflect upon, and give thanks for, the special people in your life. I sincerely hope that this beer may serve as a vehicle to do so.
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4.25 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire on Apr 08, 2022
 
3.5 by Fettpopps from Massachusetts on Mar 04, 2022
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4.24/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Chadbo from Illinois

Nice juicy hoppy aroma. Juicy, lemony, bitter flavor. Exceptionally easy drinking DIPA.

Feb 12, 2022
 
4.32 by GreenMind from Pennsylvania on Feb 02, 2022
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4.31/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by jngls from Germany

1 month old. Can to pint glass.

Look: Pours a light hazy yellow with a thick white foam and a nice lacing. No floaters.

Smell: Fresh citrus fruits. Mainly lemon. A bit orange.

Taste: Also citrus. Lemon and orange are nicely balanced. A bit grapefruit. Slightly zesty. Hints of sweetness punctuated with subtle bitter notes.

Feel: Nice and smooth. Not as full as other Treehouse brews but still very juicy. Just the right amount of carbonation.

Overall: Great example of a hazy Treehouse DIPA with the typical citrus notes. Not as spectacular as some others of their brews yet still very solid.

Jan 23, 2022
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4.53/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by farrago from New Jersey

Bright white head, close to two fingers, decent retention, lacing forms a pleasing thin webbing. Fully opaque liquid, more yellow than anything darker, visually it's the lacing that's most attractive. There's a firm spine to the nose formed of white pepper and green grass, penetrates very well, dried pine sap, melon, kumquat, kiwi, peach fruit scents, well-balanced and integrated. Light to medium-bodied, the carbonation sizzles like a fireworks sparkler, more steady than powerful. Mix of pink and white grapefruit flavors, the pine more pronounced here. The fruit remains mostly green melon, kiwi and peach with moments of sour pineapple. Sweet tea leaf, chamomile, oats assist it in staying the middle ground between sweet and dry. This while allowing for the right amount of bitterness to linger through the finish. Makes you want to take another sip. (Canned 12/20/21)

Jan 09, 2022
 
4.42 by benjaminsa from Vermont on Jan 07, 2022
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4.78/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
by Gatch from Massachusetts

“Winter night skies” 12/20/21
Been noticing some TH labels describe a beer as “Tree House Double IPA” while others are “American DIPA.” Naturally, this is quintessential TH. Absolute masterpiece. So smooth, so fruity, so drinkable. Massive citrus bomb with Nelson and Citra so it’s no surprise that this is incredible.

Dec 27, 2021
 
4.49 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania on Jul 01, 2021
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4.37/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by lucius10 from California

Sweet, white wine grape, tropical hoppy, and orange citrus malty nose on this one! Taste follows with a pillowy-soft, hoppy and citrus-dank finish. This is really good stuff!

Jun 18, 2021
 
4.34 by craigbelly from Iowa on Feb 17, 2021
 
4 by sunnytropic from New York on Feb 10, 2021
 
4.28 by Jcoleman4 from Ohio on Feb 02, 2021
 
4.06 by Rlabar1288 from New Jersey on Jan 17, 2021
 
4.52 by Rapscullion from Massachusetts on Nov 30, 2020
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4.27/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by BeerBaronBear from New York

Canned 9/16/20, tasted 11/12/20. A very nice light DIPA, but not my favorite overall. The look was very nice - a hazy straw color. It's got a mild aroma and the taste tends towards a dry, tart finish, but does have a good amount of citric fruitiness as well. It's got a lighter mouthfeel overall than many Tree House DIPAs, which felt a little weak to me, but might have been more appealing on a really hot day.

Nov 12, 2020
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4.27/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
by 57md from Pennsylvania

Pours a straw color with a half finger of head. The nose is nicely citrusy. The flavor profile has citrus upfront with some really potent earthy bitterness on the finish. The body is slightly light for the style.

Oct 30, 2020
 
4.5 by cjohns73 from Delaware on Oct 26, 2020
 
4.43 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana on Oct 26, 2020
 
4.27 by NRMeadmore from Connecticut on Oct 23, 2020
 
4.01 by bsuedekum from Missouri on Oct 17, 2020
 
4 by Holderness from Massachusetts on Oct 16, 2020
 
5 by doctorgary from New York on Oct 15, 2020
 
4.5 by Massbmx from Massachusetts on Oct 14, 2020
 
4.44 by TangoJuliet from New York on Oct 11, 2020
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4.63/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
by titty_mcbitty from Tennessee

Appearance: Pretty typical opaque orange-yellow Tree House color. Very tall white fluff on top. Tonzz of lacing on the sides.

Aroma: Pine and ripe fruits.

Flavor: Various ripe fruits such as grapefruit, pear, melon. So hoppy yet soft.

Palate/Finish: Medium to light bodied, super smooth as always with TH IPAs. VERY easy to drink. Finishes with those ripe fruits again.

Overall: Another great IPA from Tree House.

Oct 09, 2020
 
4.5 by EatonHops from Massachusetts on Oct 08, 2020
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4.49/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Canned on 09/16/2020. Enjoyed on 10/02/2020.

Oct 02, 2020
 
4.19 by snowmageddon from Massachusetts on Sep 20, 2020
 
4.88 by ConnorSimpson41 from Pennsylvania on Jul 31, 2020
 
4.5 by hopley from Massachusetts on Jul 28, 2020
 
4.25 by docainii from Massachusetts on Apr 30, 2020
 
4.08 by rab53 from Washington on Apr 07, 2020
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3.58/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by Alieniloquium from Florida

16 oz. can. Murky orange. Big white head. Smells of orange peel and acidic citrus. Earthy yeast aroma, as many TH IPAs have. Tastes of sharp and acidic fruits with a grape juice backdrop. Not all that sweet. Earthy and chewy malt backbone. Medium heavy. A touch of booze. Pretty good. I appreciate the limited sweetness to it, but the earthy yeast is in full force, as a result.

Apr 05, 2020
 
4.5 by paulish from New York on Apr 04, 2020
 
4.39 by Jgmiller829 from Massachusetts on Apr 03, 2020
 
4.17 by Duncian from Pennsylvania on Mar 27, 2020
 
4.08 by mgmoore314 from Massachusetts on Mar 21, 2020
 
4.24 by eluvah from New York on Mar 20, 2020
 
4.49 by crobinso from Colorado on Mar 20, 2020
I Have Promises To Keep from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 97 out of 100 with 244 ratings