Pop Art
Tree House Brewing Company

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Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
Robust Porter
4.08 | pDev: 8.82%
Jan 21, 2021
Jan 03, 2020
Pop Art is a Robust Porter brewed with a plethora of chocolate and roasted malts, caramel malt, and Kuromitsu. Kuromitsu - or black honey - is a very dark sugar syrup made from Japanese unrefined Okinawan kurozato. It is similar to molasses, but with a milder, more subtle taste. Pop Art pours a beautiful clean black color in the glass and tastes like chocolate, fudge, subtle molasses, and gently bitter dark malts. It is a robust porter through and through, with intense yet rewarding flavors. Enjoy!
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Ratings by Alieniloquium:
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Reviewed by Alieniloquium from Florida

3.88/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
16 oz. can. Pours just shy of black. Brown enough that you can see how murky it is. Smells of roasted malt, caramel sweetness, and molasses. Tastes sweet right up front. Sweet caramel, cut by roasted malt, developing into molasses into the back end. Retains its sweetness, but it never builds into anything overpowering. Light bitterness from roasted malt. Medium heavy. This is surprisingly good. I expected it to be quite sweet. It's sweet, but it works well.
Mar 10, 2020
More User Ratings:
Rated: 3.95 by hopley from Massachusetts

Jan 21, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by grahuba from Connecticut

Jul 05, 2020
Rated: 4.03 by Spluger from Massachusetts

Apr 21, 2020
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Reviewed by sulldaddy from Connecticut

4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Sampling a cellar temp 16 oz can poured into my snifter. Picked up at the brewery a few months ago. The beer pours dark chocolate brown color with no light passing through my glass.
A fizzy tan head foams up 1 cm on the pour and fades quickly to the thinnest of edge layers.

Aroma is lots of roasted malt and coffee notes, dark cocoa, brown sugar and a molasses scent. Maybe actually a little charred wood too. No hop character and the alcohol is fairly buried at this point.
First sip reveals a medium to light body, which is a little surprising as I thought it would be thicker. Carbonation is fine and tingly and the beer feels a little sticky on my palate after each sip.

Flavor is what the nose advertises with roasted malt up front, but this yields to chocolate notes and some brown sugar, again molasses and a little dark fruit on the finish. Pretty sweet profile, but not cloying or candylike. Lingering roast notes long after each swallow.

I dont get any hop on the flavor and the booze is only a little warmth on the burps, making this a very drinkable porter with a pretty hefty ABV.
Nice malt forward brew that I am glad to have tried, I would get this one again.
Apr 05, 2020
Rated: 4.28 by clwhitaker978 from Massachusetts

Mar 08, 2020
Rated: 4.08 by TangoJuliet from New York

Feb 25, 2020
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Reviewed by brewandbbq from New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
16oz can dated 1/3/20.

Pours opaque dark brown with an inch-plus of tan foam. Retention and lacing are minimal. Dark chocolate, espresso, and nougat in the nose. On the fuller side of medium bodied with a slick, oily mouthfeel. Molasses with treacle on the palate with coffee and bakers chocolate. Finishes a bit sweet with lingering roast.
Feb 25, 2020
Rated: 4.32 by Zach423 from Massachusetts

Feb 20, 2020
Rated: 4.07 by Joesapp from Connecticut

Feb 19, 2020
Rated: 4 by acurtis from New Jersey

Feb 16, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by fossage78 from Massachusetts

Feb 14, 2020
Rated: 4 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Feb 13, 2020
Rated: 3.95 by smi69 from New York

Feb 06, 2020
Rated: 4.49 by wip998001 from Massachusetts

Feb 02, 2020
Rated: 4.14 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Feb 02, 2020
Rated: 3.73 by gbiello from Massachusetts

Feb 02, 2020
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Reviewed by brewme from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Picked-up a single can at the Tree House Brewery in Charlton for $4.30. My eightieth brew reviewed from these guys. I like porters, but usually don't seek them out. This is solid, a bit too sweet.
Feb 02, 2020
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Reviewed by tigg924 from Massachusetts

2.43/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3.25
Pours opaque, dark brown in color with one quarter inch head. Taste is molasses, cocoa, honeycomb, and Friendly's chocolate ice cream. Medium light bodied, way too sweet, roasty, with moderate carbonation. Unique, but the sweetness is throwing me off. This somehow feels sweeter than the lactose stouts and perhaps it is because the light body cannot carry the sugars. A super rare Tree House drain pour. Could not finish this one.
Feb 01, 2020
Rated: 3.9 by NelCet from Massachusetts

Jan 30, 2020