Eureka W/ Nelson | Tree House Brewing Company

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Eureka W/ NelsonEureka W/ Nelson

Brewed by:
Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Blonde Ale brewed entirely with Nelson Sauvin hops, a New Zealand varietal that melds beautifully with a simple bill of pale malts. This is a true "session beer" and one that does not make any compromises. It has a delicate bouquet of passionfruit and a slight lemon flavor that will surely quench your thirst.

Added by jaasen64 on 01-12-2013

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Photo of RAKeeler
5/5  rDev +19.3%

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of HopHunter19
4.83/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A nice golden yellow hazy color with a. White head that sticks and leaves lumpy lacing
S big passion fruit and lemon, orange, peach, tangerine, pineapple juice, light white pepper, it definitely has that creamy treehouse presence
T also big passion fruit, peach, tangerine, papaya, lemon zest, little bit peppery, almost a kind of cream/umami flavor in there too that all treehouses beers have, I'm assuming it's from the high calcium content of the brewing water
M light creamy mouthfeel, alc xovered, aftertaste is lemon peel and bready light malt
O definitely a tree house beer, not the best one but damn good

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Photo of huntley101888
4.83/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from the 16oz can into a Tree House tulip glass. Believe it or not, this beer sat in my fridge for about a month because I never made time to do a proper review.
L - Hazy yellow, light gold color. One finger thick white head settled to a skim coat over the full surface of the beer and left lacing along the glass. The glass looks like the sun when held near a light source.
S - Bright aroma full of dank hops, bready. Aroma subsided as the head settled out.
T - Sweet as it hits your tongue. The bready flavor is present. The hops are definitely saying hello, but they aren't too powerful, and bitterness is low. The description mentions lemon and passfruit flavors, and I definitely agree with that.
F - Light and refreshing. Carbonation is appropriate. The tart fruitiness leaves a bit of a bitterness after the swallow.
O - This offering hits the mark as a light and refreshing pale ale. The lemon and passionfruit combine to give it just the right amount of tartness to make this an excellent summer session beer.

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Photo of s35keith
4.8/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of Gatch
4.74/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Visited the brewery on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Small crowd and no line. Dean is the man. Amazing property and such a cool operation. Can't say enough good things about Tree House.

A: Hazy, bright golden-yellow with a huge, fluffy, soapy, bright white head that leaves behind a bit of lace and retention.

S: Massive NZ hops. So resiny, so sticky, so pungent. Fresh grass, fresh sap/pine, tropical fruit. Everything you want from hops. There's that quality to NZ hops that I can't figure out a description for. All I know is that it's amazing.

T: As good as the nose. The hops shine but there is still some malt in the finish and enough Blonde Ale character to remind you it isn't a session APA. Which is a testament to the brewers.

M: What else can I say? Super smooth, super fresh, super delicious. Bright, pungent, refreshing. I love NZ hops!

O: I just might drink this entire 2L growler right now. For the style this is unbelievable. Top class.

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4.73/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.73/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.73/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nicole15
4.71/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a straw yellow with decent head. The aroma is fruit and a bit of black pepper. Full flavor, bit of a hop bite but overall juice. The best blonde ale I've ever had.

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Photo of davey101
4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

64 oz growler into a Tree House tulip. Dated March 32, 2013.

A - Pours a cloudy and dull orange/yellow body. Looks very much like grapefruit juice. Soapy and clingy bone-white foam stick around and generates loads of lacing with impressive retention.

S - Oh, how I love Nelon Sauvin hops! A bit of pungent dankness is quickly washed away by a flood of juicy exotic fruits. Nectarines, clementine, cantaloupe, and mango. Light bready malts. Finish returns to a dank edge. Smells so damn good.

T - Starts off with some of the danky dank and exotic fruits that the nose exhibits, and just as you think its going to take an IPA or pale ale route it goes all blonde ale on your ass. Clean and light grainy malts and some lemon. Finishes insanely clean.

M - Crisp and well carbonated, the bitterness is noticeable but faint. Super drinkable and refreshing.

O - This is the perfect summer beer, unbelievable high drinkability and it displays the Nelson variety so well. I wish I had kegs of this beer...

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Eureka W/ Nelson from Tree House Brewing Company
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