Snow
Tree House Brewing Company

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From:
Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #301
ABV:
7.8%
Score:
96
Ranked #1,080
Avg:
4.33 | pDev: 5.54%
Ratings:
309
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 06, 2022
Added:
Nov 28, 2018
Wants:
  11
Gots:
  48
SCORE
96
World-Class
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Notes: Snow is a Tree House Wheat Double IPA featuring a notable percentage of wheat in the grist and a boatload of Northwest American hops. Utilizing Citra, Centennial, and Sabro in large amounts in both the kettle and the dry hop, coupled with malted white wheat in the mash, we are able to create a wonderful and singular member of the Tree House hoppy beer family! Juicy notes of tropical fruit, citrus, mango, lemon-lime, and a hint of coconut grace the palate before a wheaty and slightly doughy body provides heft and balance. Snow is unique in many ways, but also carries the grace, elegance, and balance of the more familiar entries in the Tree House line-up. We love this beer and think you will too.
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4 by BeerWasp from Germany on May 06, 2022
 
4.25 by PaleAleWalt from New York on Mar 24, 2022
 
4.23 by benjaminsa from Vermont on Mar 11, 2022
 
4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts on Mar 10, 2022
 
4.54 by Dmbphoenix from New York on Mar 06, 2022
 
4.25 by ElGallo from New Hampshire on Mar 05, 2022
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4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
by CHickman from New York

Gorgeous pour from the can, it’s orange color and looks like papaya juice with a whipped 2 finger thick off-white colored head that faded very slowly and left excellent foamy lacing coating the Teku glass. Ripe and pungent is the best way to describe the nose; tangerine, orange peel, grapefruit, pineapple, mango and lots of tropical fruit. The aroma is so hoppy that it comes off as unbalanced, which I’m totally fine with as this smells great with all it’s hops and the trailing creamsicle accents.

Tastes like it smells with fresh squeezed orange juice, grapefruit, tangerine, mango, pineapple, Razzles candy, lime, tropical fruit, biscuit, yeast, tea leaf, floral hops, vanilla, clementines and orange creamsicle. Very hoppy with a mild bitterness, a smooth creamy feel that almost seemed like a flat beer with minimal carbonation.

This was canned on 01/05/22, so it’s a month old and still outstanding overall.

Feb 06, 2022
 
4.25 by 322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania on Feb 03, 2022
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4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by ovaltine from Indiana

This has the Tree House DIPA look, with a turbid pineapple colored body, perched beneath a creamy white head. Beautiful hazy. The nose has HUGE mango notes - when I popped the top on the can, it was like a ripe mango exploded in my kitchen - as well as ripe tangerine, pineapple, and a distinct coconut aroma (thank you, Sabro hops!).

The mango and tangerine are the dominant flavors, but that coconut note is what makes this beer for me, providing an exotic flavor to balance the citrus.

The mouthfeel is medium, a little creamy, and has some bite. Delicious stuff from a world class brewery.

Jan 29, 2022
 
4.5 by lost_sailor from Massachusetts on Jan 09, 2022
 
4.22 by carrcolind from District of Columbia on Jan 03, 2022
 
4.35 by KBarn from Massachusetts on Dec 31, 2021
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4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by REVZEB from Illinois

Subdued yellow hazy body with a pearl white head, trace amounts of lacing. Huge aromas of citrus, namely lime, grapefruit and huge orange meet mild tropical fruits, mild hop bitters and wheat in the nose, very expressive. Taste is very juicy letting the orange, lime, lemon, grapefruit, mango and hint of coconut juice shine with a playful wheat backing, hop bitters are very faint. A juicy medium body that is so smooth is the hallmark of the mouthfeel, bright and refreshing, yet the wheat adds some backbone structure, hops are felt more than tasted.

Dec 30, 2021
 
4.25 by whatsgoody from Vermont on Dec 28, 2021
 
4 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire on Dec 16, 2021
 
4.43 by smb71481 from Vermont on Dec 08, 2021
 
4.09 by Eman17 from Illinois on Jun 12, 2021
 
4.28 by BeerMe8 from Florida on Jun 03, 2021
 
4.5 by TedStrosser from Pennsylvania on May 20, 2021
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4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by mschrei from Illinois

Canned 2/2. Pours a very cloudy yellow, fluffy head a lacing. Aromas of lemon, peach, mango, and orange. Taste conveys the same notes, not as strong as the nose. A bit of a tangy bitterness on the aftertaste. Slightly creamy feel, almost reminiscent of a soft cheese. A very interesting take on NEIPA, as it’s not overly juicy or hoppy. This is number 8 of 12 from the Tree House beers in the box I received recently, and while it’s not the best, may be the most interesting so far.

Mar 13, 2021
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4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by 57md from Pennsylvania

Pours a hazy opaque straw color with a finger of head. The nose has tropical fruits and some lemony citrus notes. The flavor is moderately juicy with an easily bitter finish. The mouth feel is slightly grainy.

Mar 10, 2021
 
4.5 by JLK7299 from North Carolina on Feb 28, 2021
 
4.48 by dtm426 from Michigan on Feb 28, 2021
 
4.28 by Sulty from Massachusetts on Feb 27, 2021
 
4.37 by saymike32 from New Jersey on Feb 20, 2021
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by jvgoor3786 from Arkansas

Pours a hazy yellow/orange color with a thick white head and sticky lacing.

The smell is tropical, peach, and pineapple.

The taste is loaded with peach and other stone fruits. There's a nice earthy finish.

The mouthfeel is soft and smooth with low carbonation.

Overall this has great flavor and an awesome feel.

Feb 17, 2021
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Specialmick from Connecticut

Look...as usual the complete murk light brown goodness with no particulate. Ample carbonation and lacing
Smell..Exceptional as most others from the TH. Mango , papaya, citrus with the usual TH yeast
Taste...Usual juice sweetness with little to no bitterness that fades rather quickly. Very good
Feel... Slippery lather of full bodied but not thick resolution. A treat that the TH has down to a perfection of touch. Velvety ease of drinking i really find with this one.
Overall...i mean their different beers definitely overlap but that is mostly good with me because they are mostly exceptional so that is little problem... if you are close to the brewery just fucking stop in, it is a no brainer

Feb 15, 2021
 
4.44 by Jcoleman4 from Ohio on Feb 02, 2021
 
4.42 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana on Jan 30, 2021
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4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

Pale gold coloring with a fantastic orange glow. Fully opaque and hazy but not murky. Nice juicy, creamy overall look. Two fingers of very creamy bright white head that absolutely coats the glass. A few swirls doesn't bring back much height but adds to the creaminess and provides waves of lacing. If the coloring was a bit brighter, this one would be perfection.

Big and wonderful nose filled with (for me) bright citrus first, followed closely by sweet (but not overripe) tropical fruits, then a big hit of grassiness that is more herbal than dank. Nice floral notes, some strong green grape and red berry in the mix. I don't get much breadiness or dough, but there's a light, crackery malt presence. Another reviewer mentioned an almost Citronella candle note, which is spot on. That sounds critical but it's actually quite pleasant -- very citrusy and oily with a mineral twang and bit of a spirit vibe (e.g., gin, but not those specific botanicals). I get some of that on the tongue, as well. There's also a slight Flintstones vitamin tone going on as the beer warms a bit. I've had plenty of bigger, bolder noses at 8%, but this one is extremely enjoyable, zigs and zags a bit, and remains quite dialed in. I'm really digging it.

Flavor follows pretty closely, with specific fruits taking the lead: pink grapefruit, orange, mango, papaya, pineapple, grape, apricot, lemon-lime, and a little peach. Starchy greens with a little resiny pine, but both are balanced well by a wonderful fruit sweetness that is strong but not at all overdone. Fantastic, lasting grapefruit pith and semi-sweet ruby red grapefruit juice in the aftertaste. Juicy as hell, but you know you're drinking oily, resiny, floral hops, which is the kind of balance I love. I think the pine resin in this one is what makes it so different than other Tree House beers. As the beer warms, the grape and stone fruits become more pronounced and a red berry element remerges, both of which provide lovely complement for the citrus and tropical fruits. Unfortunately the starchy green element ramps up, as well, as does a little boozy heat. The tongue isn't as dialed in or quite as fascinating as the nose, but it's still outstanding.

The beer is medium bodied but the carbonation level is just perfect, making it feel even softer and bigger than it should be without coming off as sticky or chewy. A nice prickle without any heat. Tons of pithy coating for the tongue and teeth. Easy to drink but also delightful to savor.

Though it isn't breaking new ground in the category in any direction, there's something special about the sum of the parts on this one. It may be a favorite TH beer for me.

Jan 27, 2021
 
4.5 by sentrynate from Wisconsin on Jan 22, 2021
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by gooddaydiablo from Texas

look: pale orange with dense white foam

smell: mango and peach

taste: mostly mango, very astringent maybe it'll put off someone, but I'm fine with it

feel: it reminds me of a baguette, chewy, hard,

overall: very unique taste and feel from treehouse, I like it!

Jan 22, 2021
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4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by BEERchitect from Kentucky

Not just for summertime refreshment anymore. There was once a day when the taste of hops was synonymous with warm weather. But today is not that day. Today's forecast calls for one-hundred percent of haze.

With a visually dense appearance of matte taupe with a pastel golden sheen, Tree House's Snow adorns the glass with a creamy, off-white lather. As the juicy scent of tropical, citrus and orchard fruit roll off of the rim, the nose is stricken with a creamy, candied and citronella perfume. Equally as rich on the tongue, the cream of wheat taste and pastry-like textures create a pillowy soft maltiness with hints of honeysuckle and angel food cake.

But then the middle palate is all about the hops as their fruity implications play out with a rife tropical radiance of pineapple, passionfruit, guava and mango. Not to be outdone, a burst of branch-ripe oranges come with hints of lemon and grapefruit. As the rounded taste of pawpaw and honeydew round out the fruitiness, the beer trends smoothly bitter with very light peppery resins and a moderately crisp botanical taste of lemon pepper and hemp.

Medium full on the palate, the imperial-strength ale carries a warming tone in finish with the suggestive herbal glow of gin spice, and with a medium-length afterglow of fruit puree, cedar and cashew.

Jan 21, 2021
 
3.29 by Rlabar1288 from New Jersey on Jan 17, 2021
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4.47/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by Rug from Massachusetts

Canned 12/28/20, “It means ‘snow worries’ for the rest of your days“ stamped on the bottom of the can, nice nod to Lion King

Coming right off the heels of Very Gggreennn, we have Snow, a wheat based NEIPA. While still keeping true to their typical style, this one might push the boundaries of the Tree House formula a bit more than usual, and for that I’m excited

Pours a very hazy pale yellow with 2 fingers of dense white head that slowly fades to a thin cap and leaves decent lacing

The nose is friity for sure, but much more understated than some of their other offerings. I get aromas of juicy peach, orange, lightly tart mango, green grape, crisp malt, and floral hops

This is a juicy and flavorful beer, but also delicate and mild. Up front, I pick up notes of mamgo, tart lemon, gooseberry, piney hops, and light airy malt. The swallow brings notes of pithy grapefruit, creamy coconut, soft doughy wheat, peppery hops, and orange

A medium body pairs gentle carbonation for a very smooth drinking beer, highly crisp from the wheat. Finishes dry and lightly bitter, super refreshing

A fantastic beer! A TH standout for sure in the sense that it’s not an all out topical bomb, but balanced and crisp. Would love to have this again, I could spend a whole night with this one

Jan 15, 2021
 
4.43 by jay25mac from Massachusetts on Jan 15, 2021
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4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by VoxRationis from New York

Decanted from a 16 oz (473 ml) can into a Tree House snifter glass; canned on 12/02/20, code FIRST SNOW!!.
A: Pours an opaque, tarnished brass color with two plus finger, white head, more than rim retention, and broad swaths of lacing.
S: A bouquet of mango, tangerine, peach, and caramel.
T: Semi-sweet with palate basically a melange of the nose, but the mango and citrus flavors come through front and center with a nice caramel candy core. Bitterness moderate and very balanced with sweetness and flavor elements, but increasingly minty and peppery on the back end.
M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Peppery.
O: Gorgeous head and lacing, fruity bouquet and palate, complex mouthfeel: I could get used to Snow (and I don't even need to shovel).

Jan 02, 2021
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4.37/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by BEERMILER12 from Maine

A: Pours a hazy yellow color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a decent cap that leaves good lacing

S: Lots of citrus with some tropical fruit and floral notes. Some wheat

T: Follows the nose. Citrus up front, bringing some light-moderate bitterness. Lighter tropical fruit and floral notes even things out along with the wheat. Finishes with lingering citrus

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Soft

O: A dangerously drinkable barely-sub-8% DIPA that does a great job imparting the wheat, bringing a lighter feel to an apt winter brew

Dec 20, 2020
 
4.24 by EuclidTX from Massachusetts on Dec 14, 2020
 
4.32 by DVMin98 from North Carolina on Dec 12, 2020
Snow from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 96 out of 100 with 309 ratings