Love
Tree House Brewing Company

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From:
Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
Stout - Sweet / Milk
Ranked #47
ABV:
11.2%
Score:
95
Ranked #1,505
Avg:
4.35 | pDev: 5.29%
Ratings:
57
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 12, 2022
Added:
Feb 13, 2020
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  1
SCORE
95
World-Class
LoveLove
Notes: We are pleased to welcome a new confectionary stout to the Tree House line-up today - Love! Love is brewed with a host of ingredients - heaps of vanilla, cocoa, chocolate, a smidge of dark-roasted coffee - to emulate the flavor of the difficult-to-describe red velvet cake. The aroma is so sweet and enticing that it sticks to your nostrils. Pouring a pitch black color in the glass with a thick mocha colored head, Love tastes of vanilla, cream frosting, mild cocoa powder, and classic white birthday cake. This is a sweet treat and one that will reward the senses as complex layers of flavor are revealed as it warms. We hope it can contribute positively while you celebrate the season of love with someone you love.
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

Bottle poured into a treehouse snifter

Brewers notes : Love is brewed with a host of ingredients - heaps of vanilla, cocoa, chocolate, a smidge of dark-roasted coffee - to emulate the flavor of the difficult-to-describe red velvet cake. The aroma is so sweet and enticing that it sticks to your nostrils. Pouring a pitch black color in the glass with a thick mocha colored head, Love tastes of vanilla, cream frosting, mild cocoa powder, and classic white birthday cake. This is a sweet treat and one that will reward the senses as complex layers of flavor are revealed as it warms. We hope it can contribute positively while you celebrate the season of love with someone you love.

Thick black motor oil , thin taupe layer quickly fades to a thin ring

Aroma is cocoa, chocolate and vanilla

Taste is cocoa, chocolate and vanilla

Smooth syrupy mouthfeel with a tingly finish

Good beer

Mar 12, 2022
 
4.25 by bigred89 from Maryland on Feb 19, 2022
 
4.53 by crobinso from Colorado on Dec 25, 2021
 
4 by TedStrosser from Pennsylvania on Nov 04, 2021
 
3.92 by Mikexw from New York on Oct 03, 2021
 
4.25 by brittanylicious from Indiana on Sep 26, 2021
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4.37/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by heysuz from Indiana

Brew: Tree House Brewing Company - Love

Intro: 12 oz. poured into a tulip glass. Shared with a friend.

Appearance: Pitch black, Moderate head maybe 1.5 inches. Moderate lacing as I drank

Smell: Chocolate, vanilla, very light coffee.

Taste: Followed the smell.

Mouthfeel: Creamy medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

Drink: Very smooth and enjoyable.

Conclusion: Treehouse has the milk stouts downpat. Have not had a bad one yet and I’ve nearly 15. Love is no exception. Will try every one I run across

Sep 26, 2021
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4.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by Newbeergeek1 from Maine

OMG. POURS Black as the ace of spades. Clings to the glass. Smell overwhelms me nose with goodness. And the only thing that stopped me from giving it my first #5 beer ever was the slightly sweet taste. Amazing beer. Here I am back in Fl and I just had my 2nd LOVE beer and it’s even better the second time around. I am so glad I got a couple off these well crafted beers. Don’t hesitate if you have a chance to buy this.

Aug 31, 2021
 
4.24 by dsshuck from Delaware on Jul 26, 2021
 
4.23 by NappyB from Illinois on Jul 18, 2021
 
4.44 by Taenim from New Jersey on Jul 17, 2021
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4.39/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by BEERMILER12 from Maine

A: Pours a pitch black color with a fingers worth of head that fades down to a thin cap

S Roasted malt, vanilla, cocoa, dark chocolate, and a touch of coffee

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with the roasted malt, vanilla, cocoa, and a bit of booze. Picks up the dark chocolate and coffee and a touch of caramel. Finishes with lingering vanilla and cocoa

M: Full bodied with low-moderate carbonation

O: Definitely a sweet dessert stout, the vanilla and cocoa come out hitting hard along with the 11.2%. Nicely balanced between the booze and sweetness, though. Worth checking out

Jul 16, 2021
 
4.36 by Khaack from New York on Jul 12, 2021
 
4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts on Jun 24, 2021
 
4.41 by M4CDO from Massachusetts on May 28, 2021
 
4.5 by Jdells09 from New Jersey on May 03, 2021
 
4.17 by Sulty from Massachusetts on Mar 18, 2021
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4.16/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4
by CraftFan5 from New Jersey

17 March 2021 - Beer #233

Price: $12.00 at the brewery

Appearance: 5 - very black. The head was beautiful and dark. Wish it stuck around longer.

Nose: 4 - fairly mild. Nothing really stands out. It's a stout.

Taste: 4 - much bitterer than I expected. Definitely chocolate, a smidge of coffee. Not much vanilla.

Mouth: 5 - can't help but smack my lips. Very sticky and thick.

Overall: 4 - just a solid overall stout. That's it.

Cheers!

Mar 18, 2021
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by TripleShot from Massachusetts

Shared a bottle with a friend. Smelled terrific just sitting there after the pour. Took a big whiff and then small sip, big whiff and got whacked in the face with vanilla, chocolate, and the velvet cake came in at the back end of each sip. I see 10.3 ABV but I swear it was 11 something % either way incredibly smooth for that much alcohol. Best Tree House Stout have had in a while.

Mar 07, 2021
 
4.08 by DVMin98 from North Carolina on Feb 28, 2021
 
4.25 by sunnytropic from New York on Feb 10, 2021
 
4.25 by djcira from Pennsylvania on Nov 28, 2020
 
4.28 by Gkruszewski from New York on Nov 26, 2020
 
4.25 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut on Sep 17, 2020
 
3.77 by acurtis from New Jersey on Aug 02, 2020
 
4.68 by hopley from Massachusetts on Jul 16, 2020
 
4.24 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Jul 06, 2020
 
4.5 by grahuba from Connecticut on Jul 05, 2020
 
4.25 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts on May 14, 2020
Photo of Damian
4.64/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by Damian from Massachusetts

Drank from a bottle purchased at Tree House Brewing Company, Charlton, MA
Served in a Tree House teku

Outstanding appearance. Near pitch black and completely full bodied for the style. The oily, shimmery liquid was topped by an inch-tall, tight and creamy, saddle brown head that dropped to a thick, clingy, resilient collar. A wall of patchy lacing coated the back side of the glass, and a cascading droplets trickkled down the front.

The aroma was terrific. Dry, flinty, roasted malt notes were immediately apparent. Big powdered cocoa presence too. Rich chocolate fudge also came to mind. Terrific balance between roasty and sweet. The chocolate really intensified as the beer sat. Brownie batter notes came forth as well. Slightly nutty. Later, some coffee appeared.

The flavor profile was nearly identical to the nose. Malty and robust up front. Dry, roasted malts were well matched by big chocolate notes. Dark chocolate or baker’s chocolate came to mind. Creamy lactose notes appeared in the center. Some vanilla too. More roasted malts on the back end and the finish. Moderate amount of booziness, but the booze mellowed as beer warmed. Subtle bitter espresso notes lingered after the swallow. Like the nose, the coffee presence intensified with time.

Terrific creamy, frothy, smooth mouthfeel. Medium-full bodied for the style. The liquid contained a super fine, moderate effervescence that turned pillowy soft and plush on the palate. After a few sips, I could feel the sugars in the beer leaving a slightly sticky film on my lips.

Love is a terrific Tree House offering that reminds me of many other imperial milk stouts in their lineup. While I am not sure this beer merits being a $12 bottle versus an $8 can, it was immensely enjoyable.

May 08, 2020
 
4.3 by StoutSnob40 from California on May 02, 2020
 
4.5 by mattycasey from Massachusetts on Apr 28, 2020
 
4.45 by rab53 from Washington on Apr 20, 2020
 
4.55 by rjp217 from Massachusetts on Apr 07, 2020
 
4.66 by Spluger from Massachusetts on Apr 04, 2020
 
4.46 by Jeremy_w73 from Massachusetts on Mar 29, 2020
 
4.56 by WhackoMillah93 from Massachusetts on Mar 27, 2020
 
3.83 by TheeWarPig from Michigan on Mar 22, 2020
 
4.5 by BEER88 from Washington on Mar 18, 2020
 
4.5 by smcel371 from New York on Mar 17, 2020
Love from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 57 ratings