On The Fly
Tree House Brewing Company

On The FlyOn The Fly
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Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #123
Ranked #530
4.42 | pDev: 5.2%
Apr 16, 2023
Mar 27, 2020
On The Fly is a Double IPA by Tree House Brewing Company. It is an amalgamation of Tree House IPA design, drawing heavily from Very Hazy in hopping construct and Very Green in malt grist design. Pouring a gorgeous opaque yellow color in the class, On The Fly presents with notes of orange juice, ripe mango, dank peach, and blended tropical fruit cocktail. Enjoy!
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Ratings by doctorgary:
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Rated by doctorgary from New York

5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Apr 16, 2021
More User Ratings:
Rated: 4.6 by pveilleux from Massachusetts

Apr 16, 2023
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Reviewed by colts9016 from Idaho

4.34/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Review 1558
I am delving into another Treehouse beer, On the Fly. The artwork on the can is stupendous. The beer is 44 degrees and served in a tulip glass. The pour of the beer created a marvelous bright white three-fingered head. The retention of the head is excellent, leaving lots of lacing on the glass. The color is straw yellow and golden charting around SRM 6. This beer is hazy and beautiful.

The initial aromas in the beer are citrus, bread crust, and floral esters. Nosing further in the glass, I detect pine resin, pineapple, mangos, peaches, herbal, straw, and a honey-like sweetness.

The flavors in the beer are pineapple, mangos, guava, peaches, citrus, grapefruit, bready, dankness, crackers, herbal, floral esters, a hint of pine, and white pepper.

The mouthfeel of the beer is creamy and astringent.
The body of the beer is medium, medium carbonation, and a long finish.

This IPA is a delight. It is not entirely a NEIPA, but close enough. The beer is well made and shows the deft hand Treehouse uses in brewing beer. I am grateful that I had a chance to enjoy this beer.
Jul 14, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by ConnorSimpson41 from Pennsylvania

Jul 01, 2021
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Reviewed by BigIronH from Michigan

4/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Smell is very fruity. Tropical stuff that my palate isn’t refined enough to distinguish but it’s not typical citrus. Taste follows suit with some resin like hop flavors but very little bitterness. Mostly sweet tropical juice flavors and a creamy thick mouthfeel.
Jun 13, 2021
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.67/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Look - great thick milky yellow with a big lasting white head and sticky lacing
Smell - orange with some mango and dank peach
Taste - juicy and dank. Lots of citrus with a nice oat malt backbone and mango peach as well
Feel - medium full body with a slight creamy light carb
Overall - really fantastic
May 14, 2021
Rated: 4.17 by Wizzman from Massachusetts

May 05, 2021
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Reviewed by mickyge from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured into a can glass yields a thick cloudy dirty blond color, one finger head and medium lacing
Aroma of peach, mango, pineapple and orange rind. Dank smelling
Taste is outrageous, an explosion of tropical fruits a hint of sweetness
Mouthfeel is downright chewy, full smooth, thick creamy feel. Low carbonation. Finishes prickly on the tongue and sticky on the roof of the mouth. There is a clementine rind note at the end also
Overall it’s a total typical Tree House juice bomb, really hard to drink slow
Apr 21, 2021
Rated: 4.49 by Blogjackets from Ohio

Apr 12, 2021
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Reviewed by Ocalafox from Florida

4.89/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
Potent and borderline absurdly dry-hopped, orange, tangerine, and clementine juice, grapefruit flesh, some pith, dank and woodsy, green and raw hops. Taste features dank mango and lime contrasting upfront, with bready/doughy malts and under ripe papaya accenting the foundation; a hit of herbaceous, boozy hop acidity peaks over the mid-palate.
Apr 12, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by EuclidTX from Massachusetts

Apr 10, 2021
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Reviewed by mjsullivan86 from Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a can. Hazy, amber yellow with good head retention and lacing. Smell is dank and floral with orange juice and slight pineapple. Flavors are similar, but more tropical fruit than citrus. Well balanced with the floral hop bitterness.
Finishes slightly dry. Medium bodied and juicy with good carbonation presence. A very easy drinking example of the style from a brewery known for quality. Would reach for another.
Apr 03, 2021
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.36/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Tall can with "2/17/21" and "Keep calm, I'm fine, everything is fine" stamped on the bottom.

Great looking TH juiced up NEIPA classic pour. Supports a large and lasting forever khaki cap. As the cap recedes, thicker strands of lace are left all over the glass.

Sweet tropical fruit notes all over the nose.

Ripe and tasty pineapple, mango, kiwi and lime all over the palate...simply delicious....just more world class brew from the wizards at TH....highly enjoyable...well worth seeking out...go get some and savor each sip...I know I did
Mar 28, 2021
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Reviewed by Rug from Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Canned 2/17/21. "Keep calm, I'm fine, everything is fine" stamped on the bottom of the can

Here's one that I've been quite excited to try for quite some time. Not that it's necessarily the highest rated NEIPA from Tree House, but I'm excited by the reviews I've read and it seems like it'll be a bit different from their standard fare. This beer is also the namesake of their beer-to-go operation currently in place during COVID

Pours a hazy golden yellow with 3 fingers of soapy white head that slowly fades to a cap and leaves decent lacing

As I was saying, this seems a little different in the nose, quite dank while also remaining tropical. I'm picking up on aromas of orange juice, dank oily hops, caramel malt, fresh cut pine, and pink grapefruit

The taste is also decidedly more bitter than others, but that is not to say it's very bitter. On the front end of the sip I'm tasting orange juice, bright mango, oily hops, and crisp bready malt. The swallow brings notes of pithy grapefruit, doughy malt, creamy peach, dank weed, and sweet cantaloupe

A medium body pairs with mild carbonation, resulting in a silky beer that goes down very easy. Finishes neutral between dry and sticky

As always, a good beer from TH. It definitely calls back to old school, slightly more bitter NEIPAs, but keeps it current as well
Mar 03, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by Gkruszewski from New York

Feb 27, 2021
Rated: 4.37 by Jcoleman4 from Ohio

Feb 02, 2021
Rated: 4.28 by craigbelly from Iowa

Jan 01, 2021
Rated: 4.42 by brentblack1 from New York

Dec 15, 2020
Rated: 4.66 by RichD from Rhode Island

Nov 29, 2020
Rated: 4.47 by StoutSnob40 from California

Nov 25, 2020