Curiosity Eighty Nine
Tree House Brewing Company

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Style:
American Imperial IPA
Ranked #648
ABV:
8.3%
Score:
92
Ranked #5,693
Avg:
4.37 | pDev: 7.09%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
23
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Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
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One-off
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Notes: The Curiosity Series has been our template for hoppy beer exploration for almost seven years. It enables us to try things, and to experiment with hops in a way that’s outside the box of our core line-up. This batch was brewed with a complex blend of American hops to learn about and to enjoy the character of new lots from our 2019 hop selections. The result is heavily citrus forward, with notes of tangerine, tangy tang, orange marmalade, and orange creamsicle. It’s a great one, friends - enjoy!
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Photo of agreenman19
4.65/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L - I don't hate the new dinosaur theme. Pours a glowing dark orange with pinkish fringes. Oily, squishy head that jiggles as I type.

S - smells fresh and ripe with stone fruit and banana. Pithy peach, mild onion, and lime. Saturating juicy fruit.

T - thick marshmallowy jam with flavors of orange, apricot, and pineapple puree. Fruit-forward candy sweetness, with just enough dry pith to keep you coming back for more. A bit grapey in the middle with chewy peach cream. Tangy toward the end, with a finish not unlike burning your mouth with hot coffee in terms of zesty numbness. Sticky and bitter at the bitter end.

F - full and fluffy. Very satisfying creaminess.

O - on the fluffier side of Tree House fare. Saturated and juicy, but more on the limey side of things, kinda like Other Half. Irresponsibly drinkable, a touch sweet, and overall nicely balanced.

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Photo of brewme
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked-up a single can at Tree House Brewery in Charlton for $5.05. My ninety third brew from these guys. One of my favorite of the curiosities. Like the dinosaur too.

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Photo of tigg924
4.44/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours ultra hazy, caution light yellow in color with half inch head. Taste is orange juice, orange creamsicle, peach, lemon, and lime. Very citrusy--especially in the nose. Medium bodied, slightly bitter, with moderate carbonation. One of the better recent Curiosities. Will try to get this again.

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Photo of rudzud
4.35/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Shared with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice hazy golden hue with a thick one finger white head that fades to lave nice lacing and thin wisps.

S - Aromas of nice bright spritzy lime and citrus, really pleasant and bright.

T - Taste is similar to the nose with slightly bright citrus, good bright citrus oil on the finish. There are pleasant melon and spritzy citrus.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, fluffy, bright, creamy.

O - Overall this was a very solid dipa with lovely bright citrus. Really pleasant juicy citrus with pleasant melons.

Serving Type: can

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Photo of jlindros
4.35/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to rudzud
Pours A big fluffy foamy head with moderate retention, fair soapy lacing, hazy cloudy orange color

Nose tons of citrus, orange cream, tangerine, a bit of tropical fruit, a lot of Juliius like citrus and pithy malt, a touch of tropical, candy malt and pithy doughy malt,fair peachy stone fruit, touch of grapefruit, tropical,

Taste brings lots of citrus and doughy pithy malt, a little candy malt, big citrus, and a bit of candied tropical fruit, dried sweet fruit, fair bitterness as well, juicy citrus and tropical fruit, pithy malt and a bit doughy, med bitterness with mild pithy finish. dry bitter finish

Mouth is creamy med-heavy bod, creamy foamy carb, low alcohol

Overall pretty well done, no alcohol, nice hops, decent malts, enjoyable without being over the top

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Curiosity Eighty Nine from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 23 ratings