Baby Bright
Tree House Brewing Company

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From:
Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #747
ABV:
5.4%
Score:
91
Ranked #8,425
Avg:
4.06 | pDev: 6.4%
Ratings:
188
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 20, 2021
Added:
Aug 10, 2018
Wants:
  4
Gots:
  36
SCORE
91
Outstanding
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Notes: Baby Bright was carefully crafted to showcase the beautiful unadulterated hop character of Citra, Simcoe, and Amarillo in an easy drinking, clean, and light bodied package. This beer is fermented with clean American Ale yeast allowing the authentic hop character to shine through brightly. We taste tangerines, apricot, and candied grapefruit balanced by a soft bitterness that dissolves gently on the tongue. The hard working crew here at Tree House could not be more excited about this refreshing, easy drinking entry to our line-up. It is a study in balance, elegance, and restraint.
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4.25 by TedStrosser from Pennsylvania on May 20, 2021
 
4 by sunnytropic from New York on Feb 10, 2021
 
4.08 by Newbeergeek1 from Maine on Nov 01, 2020
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3.83/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by BeerBaronBear from New York

Canned 8/15/20, tasted 9/23/20. This is a tough beer to review, because it is what it says it is - a restrained, low ABV, light-bodied IPA. Unfortunately, that means that the flavor and mouthfeel just don't hold up to one of Tree House's classic IPAs. As a very quaffable light IPA, it is quite good. But personally I'd rather get a heavier beer that comes with richer aroma, taste, and mouthfeel.

Sep 24, 2020
 
4.15 by LeftHanded666 from New York on Sep 05, 2020
 
4.27 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee on Aug 30, 2020
 
3.8 by Antg8989 from New Jersey on Aug 16, 2020
 
4.04 by emptyglassagain from Massachusetts on Jul 17, 2020
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4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by VoxRationis from New York

Decanted from a 16 oz (473 ml) can into a Captain Lawrence, muffin top glass; best by 05/19/20, code NOT FOR BABIES.
A: Pours a hazy, lemon yellow color with a two finger, foamy, white head, solid persistent retention (half a finger) and foamy, broad rings of lacing.
S: Basil overlying a grassy and grainy aroma. Basil persists throughout.
T: More semisweet than semidry. Palate somewhat different from the nose, vegetal (basil) early, but fairly lemony with other citrus (white grapefruit, tangerine) notes. Moderate, highly balanced, and refreshing bitterness.
M: Light to medium bodied with a light effervescence.
O: This is a very, very drinkable, dare I suggest, sessionable AIPA from Tree House. Were it available locally, I would always have some in the 'fridge.

Jun 21, 2020
 
4.75 by NickThePyro from Washington on Jun 06, 2020
 
4.14 by msondel from Massachusetts on May 30, 2020
 
4.09 by lemmy187 from Missouri on Apr 18, 2020
 
4.23 by MJSFS from Florida on Apr 14, 2020
 
4 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Mar 19, 2020
 
4 by Grovejr20 from New Hampshire on Mar 06, 2020
 
4.25 by Jdells09 from New Jersey on Jan 15, 2020
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3.64/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
by Commodore

Aroma lacking. Balanced good. Taste was good. Very good overall.

Jan 03, 2020
 
4.07 by Beerjawn8 from New Jersey on Dec 21, 2019
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4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by StonedTrippin from Colorado

thankful for my brother procuring and sharing these, tree house is doing hops about as well as anyone in the game right now, so its always a treat to get to drink their stuff! this is a lighter version of their bright from what i understand, which is a nice change of pace, so many of their notable ipa types are in the 8% abv range, so this really ramps up the drinkability, and for my money, its just as robust and distinctive, although the hop profile here is definitely different than the original right? pale yellow color to this, quick settling white head from the pint can. aroma and flavor of fresh mango, kiwi, and wet pine sap, woodsy but not wintery to me, the fruitiness is enough to push it to a warm weather vibe, even with the obvious northwestern character. citra seems to lead it, but i get the simcoe here too for sure. i get a little pop of mandarin and berry in the flavor, some green grape, and just a little bit of bitterness, its really balanced and really clean. the grain base is earthy and dry and simple, but its not irrelevant, some wheat likely, and its not at all watery or anything in feel, even though its light. carbonation is really active which i love in a lighter ipa like this, and all the bold hops i want are here but in a format i can drink a bunch of. really tasty, really fresh, mission accomplished.

Dec 18, 2019
 
4 by paulish from New York on Dec 03, 2019
 
4.24 by odenbr12 from New Jersey on Dec 01, 2019
 
4.44 by Taycro from Massachusetts on Nov 28, 2019
 
4.28 by mdaschaf from Indiana on Nov 25, 2019
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4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

Canned 11.5.19, opened 11.20.19

“Doc! What the hell is a gigawatt?”

Poured into a teku , pale hazy yellow, , one finger frothy white foam cap , big bubbles,

Aroma is citrus , lemony, grapefruit, tangerine, malts

Taste is citrus, grapefruit

Low sudsing

Good beer

Nov 21, 2019
 
4.36 by Joesapp from Connecticut on Nov 03, 2019
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Craig-er from New Hampshire

This is an outstanding underrated brew. Beautiful color, foam, look, smell, outstanding taste and feel make it a world class beer. Especially the drinkable 5.4 alcohol content makes it quite sophisticated.

Aug 17, 2019
 
4.25 by curtis6290 from New York on Jul 23, 2019
 
3.93 by Jps715 from New Jersey on Jul 04, 2019
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3.68/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Alieniloquium from Florida

16 oz. can. Hazy orange. Smells of a surprisingly hefty grain bill. Smells like oats and doughy malts. Citrus and tropical fruit hops. Tastes of bright citrus. Less tropical fruit. More oat and doughy malt. A little bit of a hop bite, maybe just because it's less sweet than most TH beers. Lighter end of medium bodied. It's pleasant and very easy to drink.

Jun 22, 2019
 
5 by Mrhappy321 from New York on Jun 14, 2019
 
4.06 by Futbolmanby from Michigan on Jun 13, 2019
 
4.44 by Hos from Massachusetts on Jun 10, 2019
 
4.03 by mmoore9363 from Arizona on May 20, 2019
 
3.93 by Spoda1983 from Pennsylvania on May 02, 2019
 
4 by bdiiorio from Connecticut on May 01, 2019
 
4.35 by Patlee3324 from Massachusetts on Apr 18, 2019
 
4 by rab53 from Washington on Apr 14, 2019
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey

Been having so many cloudy IPAs, it was a change of pace having this clear, golden brew. Really quite light, sessionable, refreshing brew. Great for daytime and beach frolicking.

Apr 13, 2019
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3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by hoptheology from South Dakota

16 o can from connecticutpoet into boiler snifter.

Bright (yep) yellow body, slightly pale in color, with a firm fuzzy creamy cap of 1/2 finger. Light speckles of lace on the sides.

Aroma is spoiling slightly, it's the only Tree House lineup (Bright) that IMO needs to be drank fresh. Soppy grapefruit and grapefruit peel, slight blood orange, and faint lemon. Crisp grassy pilsner malt.

Flavor is of grapefruit and lemon, faint orange rind, grassy pilsner malt. Some washed out flavor here, definitely tasting like a session ale.

Feel is creamy yet carbonated, kind of a nice balance.

Overall, definitely the shabbiest Tree House beer out there, I think I like it even less than their pilsner Trail Magic. It's roughly on par with what most breweries constitute a "hazy IPA" and is at times lifeless and boring. If you're at the brewery don't waste your money on this garb, do it up right and buy real world class Tree House. No need to skimp if you've spent the time to get up to the counter.

Apr 12, 2019
 
4 by Patches826 from Massachusetts on Apr 09, 2019
Baby Bright from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 188 ratings