That's What She Said | Tree House Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A sneakily complex beer, " TWSS" exhibits flavors of milk chocolate, fresh roasted coffee, caramel, and even a hint of smoke. It is absolutely loaded with flavor for a 5.6% beer, and the inclusion of Lactose takes the edge off of the dry, roasted notes found in a typical stout. The adult chocolate milk shake....soft, creamy, and luscious while maintaining supreme drinkability - just the way we like it! A beer that is notorious for converting 'pale' beer lovers to the dark side!


Added by Jason on 10-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
603
Reviews:
76
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
7.13%
 
 
Wants:
106
Gots:
136
For Trade:
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Photo of newcastlemike
4.52/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mfdsr1
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JerzDevl2000
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Traded for this beer a while ago, as this was the first offering from Tree House that I had that wasn't a typical dank juice bomb from this neck of the woods. This was incredibly smooth and a bit different than what I expected it to taste like, as it was quite chalky, balanced, and not that strong when it came to the booze. Like all beers from these guys, it was easy to fall in love with and not in my glass for very long!

The date on the bottom of the can was 1/27 with "I'M SO GLAD" written above it and "YOU CAME" below it. In spite of this beer's age, it still smelled and tasted fresh as there was plenty of lactose, milk chocolate, and coffee in the nose to combine for a pleasing aroma. All of those were in the taste to go along with cocoa powder, a mild roasted malt presence, and hints of espresso and licorice thrown in for some additional flavor. Balanced, smooth, and rich, this felt a bit grainy and sticky to the taste because of some caramel that emerged once everything else went down. The head was nice but there was hardly any lacing or carbonation to be seen here, as this felt like chocolate milk more than anything else!

Part of that was because of the moderate amount of alcohol present, which *almost* made me forget that this was indeed, beer. While nothing like Tree House's more famous offerings, this was crafted just as nicely and lived up to the standards that they set. If there was a near-session Stout that I wanted to quaff, this would be one of the first that I'd reach for. A quality offering that was just great on it's own or as a dessert beer, and well worth seeking out!

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Photo of cmackin10
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blisscent
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 11-52_4hops
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lunchboxhead
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wynnjj
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of paulish
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TPIR
4.48/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of donaldson7544
4.8/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kevindp9
4.34/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sposter4
4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sabtos
3.98/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Surprisingly dark mahogany for a 5% beer, with a moderate fluffy, wobbly tan head leaving some minimal lace.

Smell is a blood-like metallic copper with deep roasty malt, very bitter and dusty smelling baker's cocoa and coffee, and a boatload of crushed almonds. Hints of raspberry emerge as it warms.

Taste is less bizarre and quite tasty, with roasty malt, smooth dark chocolate, baker's cocoa, nutty coffee, and hints of pine or wood. It seems it's really sweet AND extremely bitter, all in the same beer.

Smooth, round, with a soft fizz, dry!

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Photo of mmcurran
4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SebastianMandeville
4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BEEPOP
3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jkrug5
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aaronyoung01
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spoild
4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of von_kaiser
4.11/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of khoff5
4.92/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of njcraftguy
4.54/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very tasty brew here. Powerful aroma of coffee mostly with a little note of chocolate. Taste is the same, strong coffee hit up front with subtle chocolate on the very back end. Very drinkable and full of flavor. I still think Juicy IPA's are Treehouse's best offerings but this is very solid as well. Cheers

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Photo of A_Drew
4.74/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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That's What She Said from Tree House Brewing Company
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