Julius | Tree House Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
treehousebrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bursting with 1.6 oz per gallon of American hops, Julius is loaded with notes of passionfruit, mango, and citrus. At 6.8% alcohol, it is refreshing and freakishly drinkable.

Added by Jason on 10-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,532
Reviews:
555
Avg:
4.64
pDev:
6.47%
 
 
Wants:
2,259
Gots:
1,198
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Photo of danh53
4.37/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Great orange and citrus flavors, passion fruit, bubblegum, and resinous hops add light bitterness from start to finish. Excellent mouth feel, so full for an IPA. This is worth the hype.

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Photo of dwoolley1
4.37/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Johnct
4.37/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cyrushire
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hoppierheadsprevail
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nollie77
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rbrefbeerman
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SadMachine
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bumblebtna
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SHDoyle
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Description: A hazy, cloudy appearance with a color that is sort of like apple cider but maybe a little lighter. White lacing but not much head. Aroma is full of tropical and citrus flavors (grapefruit, orange, peach) along with floral notes and some pine. Smell is deep and complex with several different layers. The taste is more bitter up front than the smell would indicate and that bitterness carries through to the finish. As it warms more of the fruity, floral notes make an appearance. Candidly, I wish the taste had been more consistent with the aroma. Mouthfeel is rich, velvety and much thicker than a normal IPA.

Suggested food pairing: Ahi tuna

If you like this beer then you should also try: Stone Enjoy By Unfiltered IPA

Overall: 4.25 (This beer is good and I would likely have it again) This beer didn't really disappoint - it's a good beer - but I don't know that it lives up to the hype. The aroma was really great and maybe raised my expectations for the taste which I thought was a little bit lacking. All in all, not the best IPA I've ever had but certainly worth trying if you have the chance.

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Photo of FosterJM
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

1790th Review on BA
Growler to Tree House tulip
750ml

Thanks to Rudzud and Jlindros for this one

App- A very soft and hazy orange with a bit of peach pink in there. A bit cloudy and a bit dense in the center. A small one finger head was there and leaves some good cling down the side. A bit of a pond water top with random bubble patches. Looks good in the glass.

Smell- This is a good smelling IPA. A bit soft on the bombardment of hops, but instead is dominated by a lot of tropical fruits. The citrus notes really dominant and control the whole thing. A light alcohol wofts up on a big pull of the nose.

Taste- I really enjoyed the domination of the fruits on this one. Certainly controlled by the aggressive hopping on this one. The malts are subtle and take a while to find on this one. The dominate citrus is very well layered and one sip will give some mango while the next is a little peach and passionfruit.

Mouth- To me this was a balance of a medium to a slightly thin body with a very good carbonation level. Saturated by hoppy and floral remants the residual flavors are citrus dominated with a little bit of booze.

Drink- A very well layered and delicious IPA. Thank you Jared and Matt for giving me the chance to review this one. The floral and citrus work wonders together.

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Photo of ELS
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Don't get me wrong, this is a very good, juicy IPA that is very drinkable, it's just not that interesting/complex with the flavor. It's pretty much has all citrus and mango tasting notes with a nice bitter hit of hops that isn't overpowering. Is it the best IPA out there? No. I prefer an IPA that can give you some piney, dank and even sour flavors. Is it the best one dimensional juice bomb of an IPA? Quite possibly.

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Photo of CSO
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jstuart23
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BuckeyeBeers
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jtirpak22
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Omnium
4.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pounder Can > Tulip Glass

A - Cloudy yellow gold with a finger of foamy white head, medium lacing.
S - Fresh squeezed hops, big pine and hop resin, orange juice, pineapple, floral and grassy.
T - Juice for sure, tons of pineapple, mango, some grapefruit, white grape, pine and very light malt base.
M - Light in body and feel, not a lot of lingering bitterness.
O - This is the definintion of a New England style IPA, granted I will say its not a mind-blowing experience, as Ive had a number of these beers, but this is solid and drinkable for sure. Tree house is an awesome brewerey, this is an exceptional beer.

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Photo of Jcorn
4.39/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very good beer, but slightly overrated IMO. It's definitely top notch, but I think overhyped. Epiphany, to me, is a better version of Julius. Both a great though.

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Photo of ncollins516
4.39/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rammed96
4.39/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 4truth
4.39/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MFMB
4.39/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Not much I can add about this beer that everyone hasn't already said. It's a beautiful hazy orange pour with a bright citrus nose. Now I have the taste a 4 which is well below the norm for this year perhaps but I did so because of the huge flour presence in this particular can. The juice was there but it was just muddled a bit by a flour like for taste. It's a good beer and no doubt my particular was not the standard bearer for what Julius should be looking forward to trying again soon.

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Photo of ppoitras
4.39/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml THB swing-top bottle filled at the brewery.

First THB glass pours with a 1/2" beige head, over the totally cloudy orangey amber brew. Head is promptly down to an uneven skim, with slow-falling coating lace. Aroma is pungent oranges and tangerines. Wow.

Taste starts fruity sweet, tangerines in the middle, and then a orange zest bitter in the close. Mouthfeel is soft and smooth, and drinkability is excellent. Nice one.

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Photo of JAStheAce
4.39/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Julius pours a cloudy, hazy orange. On the nose, I picked up pine and tropical citrus fruits. The taste is very citrus and orange juice forward with a bit of the traditional IPA hop bite up front but it slowly gives way to the JPA juice. This is a very complex beer with both citrus fruit and some pine resin working together.

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Photo of CBrodbeck
4.39/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Julius from Tree House Brewing Company
4.64 out of 5 based on 3,532 ratings.
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