Set against a backdrop of a small Massachusetts barn, four friends started crafting homebrews and turned it into one of the most in-demand beers of New England. Nate Lanier and Damien Goudreau of Tree House Brewing have enjoyed tremendous success since the brewery's launch, with their Julius IPA becoming an iconic staple in the New England craft beer scene. Learn how their beer journey from the barn to the top shelf came to be.
Nate Lanier and Damien Goudreau first met in Massachusetts in 2007, when they were both studying at the University of Massachusetts. Both passionate beer-lovers, Nate and Damien connected over a common interest of homebrewing and decided to take a chance on launching a commercial brewery, the Tree House Brewing Company.
The Tree House Brewing Company was founded in 2011 and was the brainchild of the two friends. Nate and Damien's vision was to create a brewery that focused on producing top of the line craft beer while staying true to the core values of quality and sustainability.
The Tree House Brewing Company started with four friends making homebrew in a rural Massachusetts barn. The tiny brewery has grown into the producers of one of New England’s most sought-after beers, Julius IPA. This highly sought-after beer has become the flagship brew of the brewery.
Using the freshest ingredients and advanced brewing processes, Nate and Damien not only create classic beer styles, but also innovate on new flavors. Their IPAs, stouts, and wheats are crafted with great care, consistency and attention to detail, constantly evolving to create the most desirable changes in flavor. In addition to their flagship Julius IPA, Tree House Brewing Company also produces a variety of other beers, including limited-release items.
Nate and Damien are passionate advocates of sustainability and quality when it comes to brewing. They make sure that all the ingredients they use are ethically and responsibly sourced and sustainably packaged. They also employ eco-friendly practices, ranging from using energy-efficient processes and recycled packaging materials to regularly taking part in clean up drives, thus reducing the waste they generate.
The Tree House Brewing Company has also taken special steps to ensure that their beer is of the highest quality. By continually testing and developing their recipes, Nate and Damien are able to produce the finest beer possible. Their goal is to create complex and interesting beers that can be enjoyed by everyone, from the novice beer drinker to the most adventurous beer aficionados.
Tree House's success is thanks to the vision of Nate and Damien, and the hard work that they and their team put into every aspect of their business. From brewing the perfect beer to ensuring that their environmental impact is minimized, the team at Tree House Brewing Company is dedicated to producing the finest craft beer possible.
The future looks bright for Tree House Brewing Company, as they are continuously pushing their boundaries and exploring new ways to brew quality beer. With the continued support of their team, Master Brewers Nate and Damien have created a company that is not only producing great beer, but also positively impacting the environment.
When you pick up a Tree House Brewing beer, you can rest assured that you are getting an excellent beer crafted with care, attention to detail, and a commitment to quality and sustainability.