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
Ratings:
363
Reviews:
41
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
7.55%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
46
For Trade:
0
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2.25/5  rDev -46.9%

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3.29/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

750 mL growler poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pale orange. Small white head. Nice collar and surface wisping.

Smell - Light lemony and orange hop. Slight herbal character.

Taste - Tastes like amarillo hops. Has that lemony flavor and some floral notes. Cracker malt in the middle. Mild herbal flavor in the back.

Mouthfeel - Light body. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - Decent pale ale, but doesn't stand out as very exciting.

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3.37/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.39/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.45/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.47/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.49/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I just don't get this beer.

If you like a watered down Julius without the juicy smell and taste with a nice bitter almost metallic aftertaste ... have I got the beer for you. This was one of the few beers that I haven't tried and tbh ... I could do without it. Maybe this beer needs a few weeks on it but fresh it was ... not good, dare I say one of the worst from TH. If there is no taste, smell, or any distinguishing characteristics then what do you have? Tornado.

Is my pallet this bad? Did I get a bad can? This beer is making me think that my absence from drinking is warranted. At this point I would question people who rate this 4 or higher. I love TH and this beer is rated low for a reason and should be lower IMO.

Pass on all levels or trade immediately if possible.

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3.68/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.71/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Tornado from Tree House Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 363 ratings.
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