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Inversion IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Inversion IPAInversion IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,302 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,302
Reviews: 748
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 98
Gots: 185 | 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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ssjkyle

Nebraska

5/5  rDev +28.5%

07-14-2012 04:09:08 | More by ssjkyle
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Durfkludge


5/5  rDev +28.5%

08-16-2014 00:31:21 | More by Durfkludge
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trisweb

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +28.5%

11-27-2011 07:28:16 | More by trisweb
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +28.5%

09-27-2013 02:03:35 | More by MaddDogg84
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.93/5  rDev +26.7%

Having had some out of a cask and finding it to my liking, now was the time to try it in a bottle.

From the bottle: "Paradise is stumbling upon our whole flower hop room and inhaling."; "Inversion is as close as you can get without knowing somebody."; "Crafted for explorers everywhere since 1988"; "We worship the flower. The hop flower, that is. We know you do too. Inversion is our tribute to that flower, with plenty of balance, finesse and personality to feed the hop lover in us all."

It produced a bug, rocky, off-tan head on the pour. The color was a slightly cloudy deep-amber. OMFG, was this intensely hoppy in the mouth! I love hops, but I almost coughed in astonishment, and that rarely happens. The neck label mentioned "... layers of soft caramel notes", but they were barely evident on the finish and not at all in the mouth. The nose was likewise redolent with hops. The finish had the same intense citrus/hop flavor, but slightly tempered by the malt. Wow! It produced a beautiful, sticky lacing throughout. This is my favorite Deschutes product, bar none.

02-09-2008 12:16:55 | More by woodychandler
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mchoffman

Minnesota

4.88/5  rDev +25.4%

This beer has a slight sweetness, but is overall a hoppy - full-bodied delight. It is the most drinkable and tasty IPA I have come across thus far. It pours a nice, amber-brown and smells just as uniquely brilliant as it tastes. Great beer for all seasons.

10-27-2010 00:39:30 | More by mchoffman
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Beernoisseur

Utah

4.85/5  rDev +24.7%

This purchase was a total whim. God bless the "Wine Garden" in Blackfoot Idaho, and their 8 dollar mix and match 6 pack.

Sweet eight pound, six ounce baby Jesus. This is one fine beer.

A - Hazy bronze. two finger, cratered, bubbly head. Fine, spotty lacing. Appetizing.

S - Warm, yeasty malt. Lime, citrusy hops. Delicious.

T - Glorious. This is a damn good beer. there are subtle hints of pine and sage, various herbals. The hops are not messing around. There's citrus; grapefruit, and lime, as well as malt and a healthy bready yeast that wraps the whole thing up and practically delivers it to your palate like a christmas gift of flavor.

M - Hands down, the best mouthfeel I have ever experienced in a beer, to date. Usually this is a pass/fail type characteristic, but not when it is clearly so stellar. Creamy, fine bubbles caress my tongue, and make love to the senses.

D - If it were physiologically possible to have sex with beer, this is one I would fantasize about.

Pardon me, I am going to go have a cigarette.

I don't even smoke.

12-29-2008 03:28:52 | More by Beernoisseur
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merryjoulton

Arkansas

4.8/5  rDev +23.4%

Pours a beautiful with a sticky foamy head that laces down the glass. Smell is citrusy piny sticky caramely woody hops and malts. Taste is caramel, piny hops, citrusy hops, bitter and sweet all in one. Mouthfeel is a tad creamy and drinkability is huge for this brew.

07-03-2009 02:38:51 | More by merryjoulton
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nellson13


4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

08-16-2012 20:11:39 | More by nellson13
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Thaman251


4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

02-26-2014 23:16:59 | More by Thaman251
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BrianOrmanic


4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

07-18-2014 13:42:09 | More by BrianOrmanic
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Dwtucker90

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

09-10-2012 07:03:53 | More by Dwtucker90
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cbrakel

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

05-29-2012 23:52:48 | More by cbrakel
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

08-08-2013 00:34:30 | More by larryarms847
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joecalderoni

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

07-15-2012 04:39:36 | More by joecalderoni
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MisterFuzz

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

07-25-2014 18:59:34 | More by MisterFuzz
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Sgbrown78

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

04-30-2013 23:34:07 | More by Sgbrown78
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jaxray8

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

02-08-2014 02:10:19 | More by jaxray8
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navin

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

06-05-2013 19:15:06 | More by navin
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

03-11-2013 02:54:09 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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KateK

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

07-14-2014 00:04:29 | More by KateK
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BSore

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

05-16-2013 06:18:14 | More by BSore
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

05-04-2014 22:24:28 | More by mquinn919
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toyfull1

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

02-09-2014 14:32:01 | More by toyfull1
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JimSinclairSTL

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

07-12-2014 21:35:24 | More by JimSinclairSTL
Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,302 ratings.