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Inversion IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Inversion IPAInversion IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,296 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,296
Reviews: 747
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 97
Gots: 182 | 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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zachgroves

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-22-2012 03:21:07 | More by zachgroves
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enznevr

Washington

3/5  rDev -22.9%

10-21-2012 23:46:04 | More by enznevr
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ExtraStout

Massachusetts

3.18/5  rDev -18.3%

Had this bottle in Maui. Amber colored with a slight orange tint. Poured with a thin head. Lacing lingered for a considerable time. Definite aroma of honey and pine. Hops come through strongly. The best thing about this beer is although the flavor was hoppy as you would want, it also carried some amount of malt to try and balance it. Semi-creamy mouthfeel. As a whole, an okay IPA but not out of this world.

10-21-2012 23:40:51 | More by ExtraStout
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

10-19-2012 06:26:43 | More by foxyaardvark27
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jalepeno4

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-19-2012 04:16:52 | More by jalepeno4
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jnoelani

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-17-2012 03:03:36 | More by jnoelani
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.8%

10-16-2012 12:42:19 | More by MN_Beerticker
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GarretD

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -10%

10-14-2012 02:31:37 | More by GarretD
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JohnnyP3

Alaska

3.98/5  rDev +2.3%

12oz bottle, best before 11/22/12. Pours a burnt orange/copper color with a thick slightly off-white head that really sticks to the sides of the glass. Looks nicely carbonated. Great lacing patterns as this IPA goes down.

Smell consists of resinous hops and some biscuity malt. Hints of pine and or citrus and some grassy notes. Almost a hint of caramel.

Taste features a good balance between the malts and hops. Not as much citrus in the taste. Some orange peel and hints of tropical fruit. A relatively even keeled IPA. Lacks a zinging hop bite, but extremely well balanced with a good malt backbone. Some nice sweetness with the hints of caramel. Finishes somewhat dry with some residual bitterness. No hint whatsoever of the 6.8% abv in the taste. Goes down effortlessly.

Mouthfeel is one of the better in the IPA department. Very smooth and substantial. Good hop oil action produces some slickness.

Overall, a well crafted, quality IPA.

10-13-2012 02:04:23 | More by JohnnyP3
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -10%

10-12-2012 20:13:41 | More by Chucker17
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frogfan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-11-2012 21:21:06 | More by frogfan
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benbjb

Washington

5/5  rDev +28.5%

10-10-2012 06:03:03 | More by benbjb
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JacobGumina

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-10-2012 05:23:58 | More by JacobGumina
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +28.5%

10-10-2012 01:58:29 | More by CEDAMA
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Oregon-Donor


4/5  rDev +2.8%

10-08-2012 04:12:48 | More by Oregon-Donor
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TheStashRide

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-08-2012 02:00:05 | More by TheStashRide
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Johnhaley1989

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +2.8%

10-05-2012 20:49:00 | More by Johnhaley1989
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +2.3%

12oz bottle, best before 11/6/12
Pours darker than expected - hazy deep copper with a fluffy beige head that holds great retention and leaves all kinds of lacing on the glass. Aromas are malty, bready, caramel, faint tropical hop notes - might have been bolder hops on the nose if this was fresher? Tastes include lots of bready malt, brown bread crust, caramel, piny and spicy hop, pungent grapefruit rind, lingering bitterness with resiny pine oils sticking to the palate with some burnt caramel on the finish. Bitterness builds with each sip taken. Mouth-feel is creamy, smooth, medium body, with nice carbonation. This is definitely a quality IPA, but i think this is getting close to being past its prime. I want to try a fresh one sometime.

10-05-2012 01:55:01 | More by barnzy78
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crowsoup

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

10-03-2012 19:07:04 | More by crowsoup
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coryscanes

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-03-2012 03:26:42 | More by coryscanes
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mtlasley

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-03-2012 00:56:33 | More by mtlasley
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bishopdc0

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -10%

09-29-2012 22:56:14 | More by bishopdc0
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

4.18/5  rDev +7.5%

Poured this 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. This American IPA poured a hazy copper color, darker then most AIPA's, produced a thick white head, featured excellent retention and left an average amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma was full of piney/citrus notes, malted grain and caramel were also present. Medium in body, this ale has a base of sweet toasted malted grain, caramel and an aggressive amount of hop addition. The mouthfeel is off the carts, one of the smoothest AIPA's that I have tried to date. Looking fwd to trying more offerings from Deschutes.

09-28-2012 20:30:36 | More by GossageBrewery
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MylesMac

Manitoba (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.8%

09-28-2012 02:24:08 | More by MylesMac
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

09-28-2012 01:42:10 | More by ThirdEyePA
Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,296 ratings.