Tree House Brewing Company

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Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
IPA - New England
Ranked #333
Ranked #1,222
4.32 | pDev: 6.48%
Mar 19, 2022
Oct 31, 2018
Notes: This Tree House imperial IPA was brewed to celebrate the Autumn season and the accompanying Halloween holiday! By utilizing enormous kettle and dry-hop additions, we are able to coax clean and vibrant flavors of orange, lychee, mango, and grapefruit from a base of simple ingredients. The nose is pungent, and we like to describe it as a tropical fruit hop bag. This beer is brewed to have a candy-like orange sweetness to balance the intense hop onslaught. It is intensely flavored but never overbearing, just the way we like a double IPA. It’s not a trick, but a Treat to enjoy on the most spooky of days!
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4.49 by Sulty from Massachusetts on Mar 19, 2022
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4.22/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by thebeers from Pennsylvania

Cloudy light orange with two fat fingers of yellowed head. Great retention and thick lacing.

Underripe pineapple dominates the nose with hints of papaya, honeydew and guava underneath.

The taste also has that strong underripe tropical fruit and melon vibe which teeters between sweet and not-at-all-sweet because of that greeness to it which imparts a certain level of bitterness.

Full, almost chewy feel with very tight fizz.

Normally underripe fruit qualities don’t do it for me in an IPA, but the fruit medley in this is quite strong, distinct and enjoyable. Recommended.

Feb 23, 2022
3.75 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire on Nov 28, 2020
4.44 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania on Sep 27, 2020
3.5 by ejimhof from Pennsylvania on Sep 11, 2020
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4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by CTHomer from Connecticut

A: cloudy; medium gold in color; 1 finger finely pored white head that receded to a wispy cap; nice lacing;

S: not as aromatic as many other Tree House beers; grapefruit and orange;

T: follows the nose from start to finish; nicely balanced between the grapefruit and orange; very mild bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish; soft;

O: very enjoyable;

May 01, 2020
4.19 by DuncanBishop24 from Vermont on Mar 24, 2020
4.39 by Grovejr20 from New Hampshire on Mar 06, 2020
4.2 by Stevedore from Oregon on Feb 17, 2020
4 by fossage78 from Massachusetts on Feb 14, 2020
4.35 by Beerjawn8 from New Jersey on Jan 25, 2020
4.25 by jvillefan from California on Jan 25, 2020
3.75 by Juggerr from New York on Jan 25, 2020
4.6 by docainii from Massachusetts on Jan 23, 2020
4.94 by Hos from Massachusetts on Jan 22, 2020
4.27 by JamieDuncan from Maryland on Jan 02, 2020
4.84 by bubseymour from Maryland on Jan 01, 2020
5 by Piddle from Connecticut on Dec 31, 2019
4.03 by crobinso from Colorado on Dec 31, 2019
4.88 by Justinprintz from New Jersey on Dec 21, 2019
4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts on Dec 18, 2019
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4.12/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by angrybabboon from Massachusetts

Consumed 12/13/19

A: Pale tangerine orange with some honey tones - hazy - pours with a medium sized white head, fades to a few wisps but retains a small collar that leaves some nice rings of lacing

S: At first impression, sweet fruit - tangerine and orange juice with some sugar-topped ruby red grapefruit - tropical aromas, with mango and some pineapple - some light herbal notes, leafy hops, some woodsy aromas - definitely sweet overall, but not clear if it is the hops or the malt base, but it's probably a combination

T: Basically a tropical fruit juice topped off with more sugar - candied orange, mandarin slices, tangerine, with a hint of grapefruit - some floral and lightly oily citrus - slightly herbal and slightly dank hops - mango, pineapple, maybe some peach or apricot - an undercurrent of sweetness, which is not as borderline unpleasant as in Super Treat, but it's there (and clearly intentional) - touches of earth, low-medium bitterness

M: Medium body, smooth if not a bit slick, finish could be cleaner

O: Sometimes the original is better

I don't recall being particularly fond of Super Treat, yet I somehow gave it an overall score of 4.02. Oh well, I've never obsessed too much on scoring anyway. Regardless, I enjoy Treat more than Super Treat, with the latter just being too much. I still don't particularly love Treat, but I'd probably drink it again.

Dec 13, 2019
5 by Jdells09 from New Jersey on Dec 10, 2019
4.75 by Kmkapalka from Delaware on Dec 07, 2019
4.44 by MeLoynes from Missouri on Dec 07, 2019
4.47 by thewimperoo from Illinois on Dec 05, 2019
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4.54/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by gooddaydiablo from Texas

listen to "the crypt kicker five"!

Dec 01, 2019
4.4 by Van_boi from New Hampshire on Nov 28, 2019
4.6 by odenbr12 from New Jersey on Nov 28, 2019
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by hopsputin from New Jersey

a: hazy mango orange, burnt yellow, and light caramel. pours a large, 3 finger rocky off-white head

s: tangy orange juice, mango, pineapple upfront. a touch of sweet malt, and generic stonefruit. creamsicle and fluffy biscuits behind. more tropical juice on the close out of the aroma

t: sweet, ripe mango, buttermilk biscuits, guava, pineapple and orange juice. clementines, dragonfruit, and a touch of grapefruit behind that. a little bit of earthy hops that almost musty and has the faintest kiss of bitterness. the close is mango

m: super fluffy, medium mouthfeel with mid-low carbonation

o: awesome NEIPA. juicy, tropical, and smooth. great harmonization, and very fluffy mouthfeel. ABV is quite high, so be warned

Nov 27, 2019
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4.3/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Pours a nice hazy yellow color with a strong white lacing. The smell of the beer is soft and citrusy. The taste of the beer is creamy yet bitter in the finish, great balance. The feel is smooth and soft. Overall this beer is pretty damn good.

Nov 26, 2019
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4.02/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by brutalfarce from Connecticut

Classic treehouse ipa big bodied smooth citrus bitter clean wesk finish holds it back

Nov 20, 2019
4.25 by t2grogan from Arizona on Nov 15, 2019
4.13 by Bluesfolk19 from Massachusetts on Nov 06, 2019
4.27 by Joesapp from Connecticut on Nov 03, 2019
4.02 by Gregf51 from Ohio on Oct 13, 2019
4.37 by AD17 from New Jersey on Oct 12, 2019
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4.31/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

Brewed 9.5, opened 10.5

Can poured in a teku

Hazy orange liquid

Two finger rocky craggy off white foam cap, good retention , good lacings, settles to a craggy ring

Aroma of orange citrus, lychee, mango

Taste is orange, lychee

Medium sudsing, hop taste , no bite

Good beer

Oct 05, 2019
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3.82/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
by kjschatham from New Jersey

Look: orange juice with a hint of maybe pick light head

Smell: Can’t pull much out of it

Taste: Clean, juicy. Lightly hoppy. Mildly bitter and dry finish.

Feel: Very clean and straightforward. Nothing to complain about here. This is a smooth and highly drinkable imperial ipa.

Overall: This is a very clean beer, not for anyone looking for a ton of flavor.

Oct 05, 2019
4.63 by BidYouABrew from Washington on Oct 02, 2019
Treat from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 96 out of 100 with 264 ratings