Inversion IPA - Deschutes Brewery
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Reviews by ThePaintedGrey:
3.98/5 rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
12oz. bottle poured into standard bar pint glass. Reviewing from notes.
A: Pours a nice, hazed copper color with what with a large creamy, off-white head. The large head eventually fades down to a cap after a few minutes, and leaves staggering amounts of sticky lacing all down the glass. This one is pretty!
S: An aromatic melody of floral, grassy hops alongside some really clean citrus zest. A slight touch of malt sweetness underneath, with an even slighter impression of spicy alcohol.
T: A solid hop bitterness slaps around your tastebuds, with a nice profile of freshly juiced grapefruit seeping through. More than a hint of malt sweetness balances out the initial bitterness. Finishes with a wave of warming alcohol that says, "Slow down. This isn't your little brother's beer!"
M: Has a pleasant creaminess and silky smooth feeling all around. Mild carbonation does just enough without getting in the way. It'd be more than easy to put a few of these back without realizing.
O: I wouldn't call this a big brew, but it certainly packs a bit of a punch. Lots of unadulterated hop flavor that is paired with (and not masked by) some refreshing citrus zest and underlying sweetness. Drinks smooth and satisfying. This one is definitely deserving of praise, and I might just find myself picking up a six-pack of this before the warm summer nights are over.
Serving type: bottle
07-14-2013 18:32:54 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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