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Tornado | Tree House Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An extremely liberally hopped APA. Tornado was crafted during the unfortunate events surrounding the June 1st, 2011 Brimfield Tornado. We created the beer in honor of the circumstances as we experienced them and luckily escaped the path by 1/2 mile. Tornado is loaded with notes of pine, tropical fruit, and citrus. At 5.6% alcohol, it's super refreshing.

Added by Jason on 10-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,372
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
400
pDev:
7.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
55
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 400 |  Reviews: 46
Photo of Darth_Smacktard
5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tree House can seem to do no wrong.

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5/5  rDev +19%

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5/5  rDev +19%

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5/5  rDev +19%

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4.86/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Hos
4.84/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.84/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.82/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pattmettt
4.78/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

As always Treehouse doesn't disappoint, Super crushable full flavored Pale ale that has the taste and personality of an IPA. As always great creamy Treehouse mouth-feel while still ending light and refreshing. Smells Fantastic and Im looking forward to drinking the rest especially with this nice weather Western Mass is experiencing.

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Photo of JNickerson12
4.77/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ready4aHeady
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

muddy apricot color---sweet smell of tangerine and melon, creamy smooth mouthfeel of light piney hops and lots of citrus with that faint taste of honeydew melon present in many TH beers.... smooth finish with almost no bitterness...Absolutely crushable.... close to an IPA, but not....Another TH Winner---ho hum.

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The best pale ale (shhh, it's an IPA), ever. That is all.

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.73/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.73/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.69/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The hype surrounding Julius is well deserved, no doubt. However, Tornando is in an entirely league all of its own. Think Enjoy By meeting a session beer. The beers body is somewhat on the lgihter side rimmed with tight carbonation that last throughout. Piney resin on the nose with hints of ripe fruit and a crisp hop profile. Taste and mouthfeel- this is where it gets interesting. Very crisp mouthfeel, this is what you get when the beer is coming from the source and is consumed within hours of being poured. Snappy and clean with a left-right-left combo of fresh cut grass and gasoline. Super rich taste and imminently drinkable.

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4.69/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of agreenman19
4.61/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

L - surprisingly dark for a Tree House pale ale. Has that signature haziness, but more murky and scary-looking.

S - bready notes with a sweet & sour grapefruit rind acidity.

T - up front juicy smoothness. More on that later in the Feel section. Saturating mango blast with notes of orange and guava. Has a tropical freshness that melds well with the grapefruit spiciness. Extremely inviting as it lazily makes its way into a malty crackery finish. A startlingly hoppy resin takes over long after the sip. Great balance and a great beering adventure from start to finish!

F - lush and full for such low ABV. Feels like it's bursting at the seams full of tropical punch. Really fills the mouth.

O - much better than what I remember. Has a lot of character for such a tame style.

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4.6/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Tornado from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 400 ratings
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