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Inversion IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Inversion IPAInversion IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,495 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,495
Reviews: 766
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 106
Gots: 255 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

EdFed, Jan 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

pirmannt1, Jan 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

bernat1971, Jan 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Pattymac, Jan 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Mullinger1980, Jan 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

Peder, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of LeeryLeprechaun
3.46/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Orange-Amber in color. Slight sticky head, mostly just lace around the rim. Beer is a little hazy.

Aroma is citrus, spice, and pine, a whole mix of hops aromas layered on top of one another. Very deep and complex. Excellent to quaff.

Slight malt backbone with a piney bitter finish that lingers on the tongue. Flavor is balanced, crisp, and refreshing.

Mouthfeel is full and sticky.

Overall an enjoyable IPA. I like the aroma of this beer the best. It is a little on the sweet side which balances the hops very nicely.

LeeryLeprechaun, Jan 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

spw109, Jan 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

mattmarka1, Jan 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

ronin926, Jan 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

cornejo, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of schematix
2.99/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Best By date is about 6 weeks from now.

A: Crystal clear. Color is dark copper to light brown. Thick creamy head that leaves lacing with each sip.

S: Malty more than hops. Mostly pine and dank aromas. Minimal citrus.

T: Piney and resinous. Sweet. Very malt forward for an IPA. The beer offers complexity as the flavor changes from sweet, to floral, to a lingering bitter finish.

M: Thick, sweet and resinous. Carbonation is middle of the road for an IPA.

O: It's okay, but it's a little syrupy for my IPA tastes. Also I think the hop flavor, while quite present, is 1-dimensional.

schematix, Jan 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Sweffin, Jan 09, 2014
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4.63/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is one of my go to IPAs. Sipping one of these at their brewpub while hitch hiking through Bend was a highlight for me as a beer drinker. This was the beer in fact that got me into IPAs in the first place. Drink up! And do visit the brewpub if youre ever in or near Bend!

Johnny_Muir, Jan 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

four91, Jan 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

MJSawyer, Jan 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

snowmaggedon, Jan 06, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A well balanced and enjoyable IPA

aroma: pine, malty citrus, grapefruit.

taste: pine, caramel, citrus, grapefruit and slight spice

Very drinkable - a lot going for it and one that you could drink a lot of. Not the best IPA on the market but very soild.

admiral, Jan 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Hendo, Jan 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

beerman34, Jan 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

charlesjwinkler, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

srw, Jan 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -35.7%

TheloniousKrunk, Jan 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

aswaller, Jan 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Braseltonage, Jan 04, 2014
Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 2,495 ratings.