Sap | Tree House Brewing Company

SapSap
BA SCORE
4.33/5
1,157 Ratings
SapSap
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our IPA brewed with Northwest American hops prominently featuring Chinook! A pungent aroma gives way to a delicate beer loaded with hop flavor. Soft notes of grapefruit, pine, pineapple, and young mango give way to a dry finish making this one hard to put down. We find Sap to be one of our most complex and intricate IPAs - We love it dearly!

Added by jlindros on 12-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#451
Reviews:
181
Ratings:
1,157
pDev:
7.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
184
Gots:
326
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 1,157 |  Reviews: 181
Photo of palealeale
4.61/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Damian
4.32/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Drank from a 1 pint can purchased at Tree House Brewing Company, Charlton, MA
08/03/17
Served in a Tree House teku
Thanks to my friend Sean for this can.

Hazy, yellow ochre appearance. The body was topped by a small, fluffy, bright white cap of froth that quickly dropped to a lasting collar. Minimal lacing stuck along the glass.

Big, pungent hoppy notes dominated in the aroma. Really fruity and bright. Juicy orange and tangerine notes dominated. Loads of mango and pineapple too. Bit of peach. There was noticeable honey-like sweetness as well.

The flavor profile was similar to the nose but perhaps a bit more simplistic. Juicy orange and tangerine notes came through big time on the front end. Nice malty sweetness. Touch of honey. Some mango in the center. White grapefruit took over on the back end. Piney, resiny notes rounded out the finish. Just a hint of bitterness.

Nice creamy, frothy, fluffy mouthfeel. Medium bodied for the style. The liquid contained a super fine, zippy, tongue blanketing effervescence.

Sap combines the honey-like malt character and piney, grapefruit-y hop notes typically found in a West Coast-style IPA with the juicy, fruitiness and pillowy soft mouthfeel of a New England take on the style. All in all, a really interesting beer that displays flavors and aromas rarely found together in an IPA.

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Photo of brewaddict
4.22/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes on 4/5/17
L - Slightly hazy orange with a fluffy thick white head
S - Light orange, passion fruit, and mango. Some malt sweetness comes through
T - Some tangerine and slight grapefruit flavors. There is some sweetness in the middle and a slightly bitter finish
F - Great mouth feel! Smooth and almost creamy. Very much a juice like feel.
O - This is my first Tree House beer and it doesn't disappoint. Nice juicy beer.

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Photo of Swettenham_Shire
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Whimpers
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I liked Sap much more than I thought I would. The more classic hop varieties used brought back familiar aromas and taste. Those aromas and tastes combined with Tree House's wonderful mouthfeel and overall brightness of flavor and aroma and massive mouthfeel were truly excellent to me.

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Photo of ADTaber
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smaddock
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of paresis
4.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of A_Rad
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nodder
4.26/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of frasergrove
4.16/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cwarwick812
4.62/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wasatch
4.93/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Thanks goes out to colby600 for this brew, again.

16 oz. Can
Canned On: 07/19/17

Poured into a Tired Hands glass a very nice hazy yellow color, very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy one-finger plus off-white head, which also leaves some very nice creamy sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, malty, very nice citrus complex (slight tangerine, peach, grapefruit, mango, slight pineapple), with some pretty nice diesel like. The taste is very nice hoppy, malty, very nice citrus complex (slight tangerine, peach, mango, grapefruit, slight pineapple) pretty nice diesel like. Medium body, ABV hidden very well, with a very nice little dry/bitter finish. Overall, this is a very very tasty brew. Addictive! Orange Julius! A different take as to the other 2 I've had. Thanks Bill!

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Photo of zimm421
4.03/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of J-Bonus
4.85/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bshaw22
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GoGators
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LukeGude
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the can. Similar to Alter Ego for me. Filling hazy bomb, strong but smooth.

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Photo of NHhomebrewguy
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gcasher
4.58/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

16 Oz can, fresh
Looks amber with big white head
Very complex earthy hop aroma and flavor
Malt is solid and balances hops very well
Chinook and Simcoe hops create very earthy and dank profile, but not bitter
Taste evolves over the course of drinking the can
Very impressive ipa

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Photo of Ernie_Patient
4.64/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Patlee3324
4.39/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tjrock
4.77/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ricknelson
3.92/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KensWorld
4.2/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sap from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 1,157 ratings
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