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Inversion IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Inversion IPAInversion IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,208 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,208
Reviews: 744
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 93
Gots: 150 | 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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jstewart1130

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%

05-02-2012 03:30:21 | More by jstewart1130
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BlackBeer

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-29-2012 16:43:17 | More by BlackBeer
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Sirvis

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

04-29-2012 00:18:21 | More by Sirvis
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clb


3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-27-2012 03:35:39 | More by clb
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goblue65

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

04-26-2012 15:08:46 | More by goblue65
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ATXRyan

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-25-2012 21:15:42 | More by ATXRyan
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Irrationalist

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-23-2012 05:06:08 | More by Irrationalist
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Sicem99

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-21-2012 03:04:51 | More by Sicem99
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Arithmeticus

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured chilled in large water glass

A: clear, copper color; very little carb but huge, root-beer-float-like head; great lacing
S: caramel, malt, bit of hops
T: aggressive, hoppy, smooth grapefruit, semisweet, bitter; relatively simple
M: smooth, silky

Reallt solid, great IPA

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2012 22:20:23 | More by Arithmeticus
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darinwmoore

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'll preface this review by saying that I am not an IPA fan in the least. I will try them on occasion when forced, and this was the case with the Deschutes Inversion IPA.

Appearance - Could not tell the appearance from the beer, as I did not have a glass to pour the bottle into.

Smell - Very hoppy smell, normal for IPAs that I've had. Also smells very robust in terms of grains and yeast

Taste - The robust smell was a clue to the taste of the beer: very earthy tones coupled with a more-than-moderate hop flavor. Actually less hoppy than I expected.

Mouthfeel - The mouthfeel resembles that of a lager, which is light and crisp in taste. Goes down smoother than most IPAs I've had, which helps redeem some of the traditional IPA qualities.

Overall - Not bad at all for an IPA. It is mild in hoppy flavor and easy to down quickly, which gives it some qualities that resemble a lager.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2012 18:49:53 | More by darinwmoore
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waffles

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-18-2012 22:05:13 | More by waffles
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Brewsed

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

04-18-2012 18:59:49 | More by Brewsed
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Frankieteardrop


1/5  rDev -74.3%

04-16-2012 06:21:08 | More by Frankieteardrop
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-15-2012 06:27:35 | More by MarkyMOD
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Mayhewbc

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-14-2012 23:37:52 | More by Mayhewbc
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle best by 7/13

Pours a cloudy and dark amber orange with a small sudsy head. Smell is fresh numbing hops and sweet malt. Fresh smelling- reminds me of my homebrew. The first sensation is bitter pine, earthy and full, followed by a blast of grapefruit, finishing with that same grapefruit and tart sweet roasted malt. The bitterness lingers and has the tendency to go medicinal, but otherwise the feel is great: creamy and full.

If you like your beer hoppy, this is an excellent choice.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 06:07:54 | More by jimmah120
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blindseer


3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-14-2012 04:49:20 | More by blindseer
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Beermazter310

Nevada

3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy dark amber color with a light beige head. lots of tiny bubbles rise from bottom to top, a visiually impressive beer. Smell is very hoppy with some caramel. Taste is very good citrus and floral hops with caramel malt, good hop bitterness good enough for any real hophead. Mouthfeel very smooth with mild carbonation, a little on the light side compared with some more heavy ipas which is not a bad thing. Overall a very good beer, very drinkable! i could drink this all day or any time of the year...not to heavy...not too light, just right.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2012 04:12:58 | More by Beermazter310
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vbiliyar

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-13-2012 02:47:26 | More by vbiliyar
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IPABrewski


4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-12-2012 16:46:23 | More by IPABrewski
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Dark33

Nevada

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-12-2012 02:50:15 | More by Dark33
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Bytemesis

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-11-2012 22:41:27 | More by Bytemesis
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calmond72

Oregon

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-11-2012 05:45:42 | More by calmond72
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chocosushi

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-11-2012 01:24:21 | More by chocosushi
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DWarcher

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-10-2012 22:39:59 | More by DWarcher
Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,208 ratings.