Green | Tree House Brewing Company

BA SCORE
100
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our cross-continental IPA. Made with Australian and American hops, this citrus heavy IPA opens up in the glass with notes of pineapple, tangerine, and orange rind. It’s sharply bitter and nearly 8% ABV. . . The name comes from the initial batch in which, post boil, the wort looked green from so much hop particulate floating around. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes.

Added by jaasen64 on 01-12-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
316
Ratings:
2,213
Avg:
4.58
pDev:
6.77%
 
 
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Photo of FBarber
4.41/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very hazy muddled orange color. The orange is quite bright and almost glows in the light. Thin off white head dissipates quickly leaving plenty of white lacing and some spotty residual head.

Smell has notes of orange, tangerine, mango, pineapple and some grass. Nice fruity aroma, but there is clearly some bitter hop notes on the nose in the grass notes.

Taste follows the nose with lots of tropical fruit - mango, pineapple, orange, and a bit of white grape - giving way to a nice orange rind bitterness mixed with some grassy notes. Definite bitterness with this one - its not straight fruit juice.

Feel is very full bodied and super smooth. Almost creamy mouthfeel.

Overall a really well crafted outstanding brew. Im not sure I think it warrants a perfect BA score, but its still an outstanding beer.

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Photo of CommonSense
4.23/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Stoked to finally try Treehouse. This gem was canned 10 days ago.

Darker than I was expecting. Muddled hop juice, just the way I like it.

Smell isn't powerful. Little citrus and tropics coming off.

It's good, not what I was expecting, but good. Sweetness and tropics up front followed by the faintest bitterness. I think it's the way the malt plays with the Galaxy. Just not a huge fan. It's a solid beer though, reminds me of Focal Banger. Also, drinking this next to a Swish and DDH Congress St makes it harder to compete with than against a Heineken. Looking forward to trying more from the Beer Advocate powerhouse. Haze and Bright w Citra are up next.

Great mouthful. Smooth and I just want more despite the taste not being my favorite.

Overall, a pretty delicious beer. Not a 100 by any means IMO, but I'd drink it all day long if I could.

87/100

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Photo of boettr90
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Acquired in a trade, about two weeks old.

Very juicy, very smooth and a great intro to Tree House. Can't wait to try more of their hazy, juicy bombs.

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Photo of Wadetrain9
4.91/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Waited forever at the brewery to fill a few growlers of this beer. Wasn't disappointed. Juicy, with a velvety mouthful. Hazey almost orange color. Definitely worth the over 90 minute wait to fill my growler.

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Photo of wskee
1.16/5  rDev -74.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

I got ahold of a couple of these from a friend who got them on a very recent trade and they were absolutely terrible. He said the same thing about the two he had...There was something wrong with the beer and I love this style- juicy style IPA. The beer was so flawed I dumped both after a couple of sips. It literally tasted worse than my worst homebrews so there must have been a one off issue with this batch. No legible date stamp on the cans except for a 17'. Hopefully I get to try this one again as it clearly is a great beer, just not the case with the batch I had though.

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Photo of tlema1
4.05/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L: cloudy, hazy yellow, lacing thin head
S: citrus and tropical fruit
T: juicy, nice blend of hops
F: light body, dry finish
O: very easy drinking, quite tasty

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Photo of Hoppy_Time
4.3/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy golden amber with a one and a half finger frothy head that reduces to a halo and thin film of bubbles. Perfect lacing.

Aroma has a lot of pineapple and orange and grass. There's a little bit of bubble gum, pine, and stone fruit in there too.

Taste is a combination of orange, grass, and bubble gum. Not excellent but good. There's quite a bit of peach mid palate which melds into a solid but subdued grapefruit bitterness. Hints of pineapple and orange rind and passion fruit along the way too.

When they say Tree House beers are creamy, this one is the cream of the crop. Medium bodied, incredibly smooth and creamy, low to moderate carbonation.

While this is definitely a very good beer it's not my favorite flavor profile. It is however, the best example of a creamy smooth mouthfeel in NEIPAs. What matters: I'd never turn one down.

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Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.89/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured to a tulip glass.

A: The body is glowy yellow, having a perfect color and on top, a half a finger thick white head with lots of retention and lacing.
S: The aroma has some small citrus tones followed by a giant resinous and hoppy profile. It's promising.
T: The taste is very simple and straightforward, yet, tremendously good - it begins with a pineapple/mango sweetness, getting also some tangerine sweetness, suddenly turning to a bitter basis, coming from hops, pineapple and citrus, specifically tangerine. It's very good to see a simple taste like this being brought to beer these days.
M: Body is medium to medium high. Carbonation is perfect. Bitterness is high.
O: Probably my favourite IPA so far. Not fruity as Pliny but tremendously 'human'.

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Photo of jampics2
3.87/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2 week old can. Hazy orange mud water. Looks cloudy and quite unappealing. Smells like dank and citrus. Taste follows. Some dominant citrus notes and a light bready backbone. Nothing exceptional. All hype...not a bad beer, but nothing like the stuff coming out of HF and Trillium taste-wise.

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Photo of jdell15
4.87/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Good lord the juiciness on this bad boy.

This was the third offering from Tree House I have been able to try and it's far and away my favorite so far.

L - Hazy cloudy light orange appearance as expected.
S - Overwhelming pineapple, peach, mango jumps out first
T - Same tropical fruits complemented with tons of orange apparent once it hits the palate
F - Great thick solid mouthfeel
O - One of my favorite 3-5 IPAs I've ever had the pleasure of tasting.

More Please!

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Photo of Ciocanelu
4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

3.5 month old can. Opaque peach color with off-white head. Aroma is quite subdued, just some generic hops. Taste starts fruity with a hint of peach sweetness but gets quickly bitter and resiny. Medium plus body, nice carbonation. Overall it's still really good but I think it's already past its prime.

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Photo of Rugg315
4.34/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Classic look haze yellow gold color. Pineapple more than orange on the nose with familiar treehouse backbone. Taste is great citrus upfront with great hoppy flavor throughout. Feel is full and round what you want in this style. Uncertain why other's don't emulate this? Not the best beer I have ever had but close to it. I would say I would get it again but that is a whole other story. Hopefully with their expansion availability becomes less of an issue.

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Photo of Ryan_DelMastro
5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is perfect! Immediate pinneapple and kiwi aroma. Tastes like a hop-bomb went off in your mouth. Great feel and has a healthy bite on it! Do whatever you can do to trade for this beer!

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Photo of tonybonvechio
4.89/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Canned 2/7/17... so fresh!

L: Hazy orange, thin head of foam, good amount of lacing.
S: Strong hop aroma as soon as you crack the can.
T: So hoppy up front with a good dose of bitterness, but quickly fades to tropical fruit a la so many of the Treehouse IPAs. Noticeable booze taste at the tail end, to be expected for 7.6%.
F: Dry compared to other "juicy" East coast IPAs, but I like that!
O: Not as intriguing as Julius but satisfies that hop-packed IPA desire. Challenges for top 5 IPAs I've had up til now.

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Photo of alpinebryant
4.61/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: pours a thick milky looking straw yellow

S: aromas of cotton candy , pineapple, orange, orange rind

T: I was greeted with mostly naval orange like flavors blending with light pineapple and cotton candy sugars lightly caramelized. The beer is pretty balanced for an 8% not too sweet or too bitter which is somewhat strange since I possibly was expecting a sweeter mixture / blend of hops. As it warmed a little more, some more flavors became a little more detectable.

M: medium body with a mild carbonation

O: overall, this is a solid American IPA. Not oberbittered and not too sweet, which see,s to be what I am enjoying more often than not rather than the earlier IBU wars which were too bitter and not as well dry hopped.

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Photo of BeantownBrews
4.51/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Lovely hazy pour with a nice fluffy head that fades fairly quickly
Smells of peach, apricot, apple, grass and citrus rind
Taste matches the nose yet nearly no bite, the grass and citrus rind is present but balanced
God that pillowy, velvet TH mouthfeel one of the finest aspects of the beer
Overall a must try!

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Photo of Kdouble
4.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

16 oz can from 1-4-17 poured into a snifter

Appear: A hazy dense citrus look with a 1-2 finger amount of thick white foam. As soon as you see it you want a drink

Smell: A piney smell with a super blend of citrus. There seems to be some tropical notes in there with slight grapefruit. Again the smell says hurry and take a drink.

Taste: Has that West Coast flavor with more grapefruit flavor than the smell led me to believe. Really hoppy flavor that blends nicely with the citrus. There is some orange in their with the pine and other citrus notes. Great blended taste consistent through the glass.

Feel: Smooth with a hoppy bitterness thrown in. Not really thick but not leaning that way.

Overall: Fantastic complex brew. It has the hops I really like with a citrus blend that make it so drinkable. Another great Tree House brew.

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Photo of Wirthbeer
4.99/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is one of the best beers I have ever had the pleasure of drinking. Perfect balance of hops and citrus. If you can get your hands on some, drink it.

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Photo of aqi317
5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Absolutely brilliant. As of this review, the best beer I have tasted. The smoothness of Green and the juice-like drinkability of it has redefined the potential of what an IPA is to me. Green is the first Treehouse beer I've had that's apart of the core lineup, and I look forward to trying the rest after this masterpiece.

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Photo of HamdenHector
4.43/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A: cloudy; deep gold in color 1+ finger off white head that receded to a thin cap; very nice lacing;

S: herbal and tropical fruit;

T: herbal for a moment, then very ripe pineapple and white grapefruit through the finish; flavor goes back and forth between the pineapple and grapefruit; mild bitterness on the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: a really good fruit bomb;

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Photo of JISurfer
4.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

For me, Treehouse is the gold standard for that NE haze. This one is full of citrus juice and finishes with a nice floral hop character. Color is just like orange juice.

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Photo of Gumbo_gravy
4.35/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured from 16 oz glass into Veil House Glass. Canned on 11-21-2016.

Appear: poured a beautiful hazy light citrus with about a fingers worth of off white dense foam. gorgeous.

Smell: DANK. maybe obvious but damn that smells nice. IT's a nice blend of citrus and piney notes. A little grassy there's some grapefuirt pith going on. some tropical notes but they're subtle. I'm getting much more green herbal notes

Taste: alot of grapefruit pith on the palate. bitter. THis is definitely the "hoppiest" NE style brew I've had. It has all the NE style characteristics but with an almost West COast flavor. More piney citrus notes. I don't get alot of orange or mango flavors that you normally get from some NE stlyes. Can notes that Galaxy is the main hop here. Creamy bitter yummy.

Feel: Smooth delicious feel. Not too creamy just a nice amount. But it's like a creamy bitter.

Over: INteresting brew. I really like it. It's only my second by TH but I like it. It has alot of notes from well made West Coast IPAs that I kind of miss since I've gotten more into NE style brews and so to find those notes in a creamy mouth is nice.

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Photo of edward_boumil
4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L: Pale yellow, orange colored beer. Opaque, turbid. Head dissapates rather quickly, except for a bubbly froth around the glass. Head can be coaxed by swirling
S: Incredible, super juicy. Has mango, peach, light citrus, and a little pineapple. Also has a little creamy aroma. As noticeable to me is a bubble gum like sweetness.
T: Upfront is bitter, grapefuit pith. Mango comes through here as well. Even a little citrus sour notes as well. Malt is biscuity, somewhat like a cracker. Present on the finish and rounds out the flavor.
F: Very smooth, and easy drinking. Definitely full bodied though it doesn't take away from drinkability. Crushable, though I'd rather save this. Bitterness is pretty high, not sharp but sustained. Mildly astringent.
O: Great beer, fruit on this one is insane. So easy drinking. Aroma is out of this world and incredibly complex

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Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.79/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I believe I liked Julious better but it's strictly a preferred aroma/taste for me. Pour was beautiful, juicy, hazy, mouthfeel can only be rivaled by other TH offerings.

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Photo of SicilianDefenseR
4.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Green draws long lines for its IPA rep. It's subtler than other IPA's, less hoppy than expected. Pours into the lightest haze of the Tree House beers I've had. Smell is crispy hop with fruity hints. Tastes less bitter than expected and more juicy, like a subtler version of the fruitier TH brews. The hop backbone is a bit more obvious though, with the hop-volume turned up a bit. Feel is thinner on the palette – so I have to chase the flavors a bit more as they dart between subtle orange to spruce gum. Like other TH offerings, it's smoother drinking than you'd expect. A terrific beer.

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Green from Tree House Brewing Company
4.58 out of 5 based on 2,213 ratings.
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