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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Tree Shaker Imperial Peach IPA has roots right here in Colorado. We balanced familiar citrusy hop notes with the subtle sweetness of local peaches. You might say we gave both the tree and the style a playful little shake.


Doofgoblin's rating

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Doofgoblin (429) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - APR 11, 2013
Big aroma of hops and peach. The peach aroma is especially earthy and much like eating a real peach (not like candy). The hop character really compliments the peach aroma. The taste is not as exciting. It starts a bit boozy but with sweet notes of peach and faint hops. Finishes sweet and lingering similar to a wheat brew. The appearance is also very orange and cloud--like a wheat. Interesting brew for sure and worth a try. Doesnít blow me away though.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3160) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle. It poured a golden color with a small white head. The aroma was of grass with a touch of peach and sweet malts. The taste was similar to the aroma with more peaches and some bitterness in the backend. Nice.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
elbernays (866) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle from McHughs. Sadly I think this didnít travel well. Pours amber with heavy sediment suspended like a lava lamp. Aroma is sweet jelly, perfume, peach, schnapps. Sweet juicy peach, citrus flavour with no bitterness. Flat and dead. Will rate again, Iím sure it will be better.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zoucrew102 (866) - - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Rich peach aroma with some grapefruit citrus hop notes. Pours cloudy golden colored with half a finger of off-white head with good retention and loot much lacing. Starts with lot of peach sweetness with mild citrus hops nuisances. Finishes nicely smooth with only a little bit of grapefruit citrus and acidity at the end. Very nicely balancing IPA!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vikingguy (925) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Bright gold with foamy head and lots of sediment. Aroma - sweet peach and spicy hops. Taste - sweet peach is noticed immediately. Superbly balanced with spicy fresh hops and also ample biscuity malt. The sweet fruity peach, prominent hops and malt backbone come together surprisingly perfectly. Love it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGB (566) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Pours golden with a nice lasting head. Aroma of peaches, citrus and hops. Really nice similar taste with a really nice palate

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinator (1374) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUN 12, 2015
A little disappointed. Nice citrus and fruit aroma. Looks like a Pilsner. Body is light and easy. Flavor of hops up front with a hint of peach that leaves a harsh aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1884) - Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle says 7/30/15, Iíll assume thatís best by, so figure 3 months old. Mild peach sweetness. Mild tropical hops. Not much bitterness. Pretty tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3347) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Tap at the game in las cruces pours bright orange hue with a nice soapy white head and awesome lacing. Nose is fruity slightly sweet and the peach really shines here. Nice sweet fruity flavors barely any bitterness. Nice novel brew here nothing much else to say.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuskirk (618) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 31, 2015
"Really love your peaches, wanna shake your tree." I loathe that lyric, but who wouldíve thought it would inspire the name of such a tasty and original beer? The idea of combining Colorado peaches with citrusy hops is certainly clever. The result is a cloudy orange brew with lots of tropical fruit aroma. Taste is juicy. It doesnít just highlight peach. Thereís some pineapple and orange sensations, too. Somehow, Tree Shaker is able to mask hop bitterness without sacrificing hop flavor. Itís an impressive feat. This may be one of the most approachable Imperial IPAís out there.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (216) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy golden with thin white moderately lasting head. Aroma of peach, citrus, pine, grassy. Taste is of citrus, exotic fruits, pineapple, not much peach. Good stuff, oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.


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