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Inversion IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Inversion IPAInversion IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,180 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,180
Reviews: 741
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 92
Gots: 147 | FT: 1
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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bagpiper2005

Idaho

4.18/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pour: Bright amber color with 2-fingers of white head that retained decently and had lots of lacing that clung to the glass like glue. Eye-candy for sure.

Smell: Lots of citrusy hops hit the nose from the get-go, but not as much as some other IPAs. I find this a good thing because I don't like an IPA that's just over-the-top hoppy. Some sweet malty aromas underlie the hops and support it. Excellent.

Taste: The front of the palate is dominated by the sweet goodness of caramel malts, more so than your average American IPA. This fades away into a nice citrusy hop back end that's not really that bitter at all, but is a rather pleasant red grapefruit flavor. I was quite surprised, in a good way. I thought it was delicious and well-balanced.

Mouthfeel: Medium in body (a little light maybe for an IPA) with nice active carbonation. Excellent.

Drinkability: I could sit and sip on these all day. Goes down very well, and is very refreshing.

Final Notes: This is my kind of IPA. Not too bitter and with enough malts to go around. I would effectively call this an IPA for malt-heads. Those that like super-hoppy IPAs better look elsewhere because you won't find that here. Stands up well to any flavorful meal.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2010 19:22:52 | More by bagpiper2005
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Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,180 ratings.