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Inversion IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Inversion IPAInversion IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,232 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,232
Reviews: 744
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 95
Gots: 161 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 6.8%
IBUs: 80

228 calories per 12 oz serving

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-22-2006)
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

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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Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,232 ratings.