Space & Time | Tree House Brewing Company

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Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ppoitras on 04-19-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 87 |  Reviews: 9
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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.35/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Batch 2, 9.8% ABV version in the 750ml Tree House growler..

A: Nice and dark with a creamy mocha colored head about 1 inch thick which slowly fades but never disappears. Leaves a nice lacing on the glass. Good.

S: I get some roastiness and dark fruit upfront. Like a chocolate cranberry. Some more sweetness and dark fruit follow through the nose. Nice.

T: A slightly bitter watery roast upfront. Followed by a creamy coffee blend. Hints of dark cherry hidden on the back. Ok.

M: Medium body with a good carbonation. A dry finish. Decent.

O: All in all, this is a solid brew. I think it needs some more complexity for the higher ABV and style. On a positive note, you cannot taste the 9.8% ABV one bit. Actually tastes like it's more around a 6-7% brew with the amount of watery flavor I get.

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3.5/5  rDev -15%

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3.5/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -15%

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3.51/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The nose is chocolate, smoke, and almost tobacco. The beer is jet black with no head. The body is really thin for a stout. This drinks like a porter. I get the smoke and chocolate in the beer. Something just does not balance in the flavor profile of this beer. Maybe the mouthfeel can't hold up to the strong flavors, but I just don't think they are balanced either way.

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3.68/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL growler poured into a taster. Growler dated 9/28/2013.

Appearance - Thick looking black body. Nice mocha head.

Smell - Dark fruits, kinda licoricy. Roasty.

Taste - Licorice is strong again. Roast comes back. Less chocolate. A little bitter.

Mouthfeel - Not the thickest stout. Medium carbonation.

Overall - A good stout, but a little different from a standard stout.

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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3.84/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

My first Tree House beer. 750ml growler poured into a tulip.

A: Pours black with very minimal tan head that dissipates quickly.

S: Bitter chocolate, roasted malts and some spice hints. There's kind of a dried cherry, maybe raisin aroma coming out as it warms. A very interesting smelling beer.

T: Baker's chocolate, toasted malt, a bit of coffee with some hop notes at the end. As it warms I'm getting more cherry, raisin, almost winter spice flavors. I'm wondering if they pitch a Belgian strain in here. I'm definitely picking up some fruity, spicy esters.

M: Medium-thin mouthfeel. Coats the mouth well. Low carbonation.

O: This is a pretty tasty stout. Definitely has some interesting flavors going on that are not always present in the style. Certainly worth drinking and will be looking forward to trying more of their beers.

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Photo of Chico1985
3.87/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml growler picked up yesterday at the brewery. ABV listed as 9.8%

Black pour with a tan head of about a finger. A thick ring, slight cap, and some lace remain.

Straight up roasty stout scent, simple but good. Lots of roasted and charred dark malts, dark fruit. Black cherries. I like it but it could use more potency.

Taste is a little more well-rounded but a very dark feel overall, roast, char, burnt dark chocolate, dark fruits, dark caramel, perhaps some licorice.some hops hidden in there somewhere.

Good body with nice medium carbonation. It has some alcohol warmth but not really a burden here.

Love the take on this one, straight up imperial stout with lots of burnt roasty malts and dark fruits, old school feel. Drinkability is a bit low (splitting a 750 was plenty for me) but I appreciate the robust yet straightforward flavor.

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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