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Inversion IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Inversion IPAInversion IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,232 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,232
Reviews: 744
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 95
Gots: 158 | 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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Zkscharf

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-26-2013 01:34:13 | More by Zkscharf
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-25-2013 23:47:49 | More by Segelstrom
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2beerdogs

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-24-2013 18:16:14 | More by 2beerdogs
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stpjames

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-24-2013 18:04:42 | More by stpjames
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-24-2013 17:47:08 | More by carrollmel7
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sjanowiak

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-24-2013 01:14:30 | More by sjanowiak
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-24-2013 00:43:33 | More by ejimhof
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-23-2013 06:38:58 | More by OregonGrown7
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bifrost17

Washington

3/5  rDev -22.9%

07-23-2013 06:22:13 | More by bifrost17
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lpstar

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-23-2013 03:10:14 | More by lpstar
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.66/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

BB 8/14/13. Consumed 7/15/13.

A: Reddish-orange with a good clarity and rapid ascension of carbonation bubbles. Foamy 2 finger cream colored head sits stubbonly in the glass while thick stratified ring lacing encircles the interior.

S: Grapefruit pulp, semi-dry citrus grind is forefront with a hint of orange-pineapple fruitiness lies gently in the background. Some overlaying of straw.

T: Sweet sugary toastedness for flavor at first, sweetly dry toasted citrus lingers about with a flowery warmth hop fade. Alcohol tones of dry cinnamon stick and orange spices with some speciality grain.

M: Mouthful was spicy, good rate of carbonation with a slippery malty feel. Citrusy and dry cinnamon spiciness spikes off the tongue upon the swallow with a lightly dry powdery feel.

O: Overall good hoppiness and a decent transistion from a sweet start to a dry flowery hop fade finish. Again not a beer you will turn down on seconds, but one hardly of seeking out if your a hardcore ipa fan. Casual kick back drinker.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 23:51:44 | More by beerthulhu
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-22-2013 20:11:37 | More by BRYeleJR
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smogfood

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-22-2013 01:29:09 | More by smogfood
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b-one

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-21-2013 23:23:27 | More by b-one
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Vuaspeliador

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-21-2013 18:41:07 | More by Vuaspeliador
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DustinPurvis

Idaho

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-21-2013 05:10:19 | More by DustinPurvis
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jhlosito75

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-21-2013 02:04:29 | More by jhlosito75
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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-20-2013 03:44:18 | More by Beefytits4
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forestkcary

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-19-2013 08:31:22 | More by forestkcary
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-19-2013 02:44:01 | More by egrace84
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BeerJay24

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -22.9%

07-19-2013 02:37:54 | More by BeerJay24
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with best by date 10/16/2013. My fourth different beer from Deschutes Brewery I think, acquired from the local beer store for $8.99 a six pack. Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours about two fingers of fluffy khaki colored head on top of a coppery dark orange colored body. Semi-clear appearance with a few strands of bubbles rushing to the top. Head thins to nothing quickly. Thin streaky lacing.

S - Big fruity pineapple, grapefruit, and blood orange type smell. Some light floral smells. White bread & malts. Smells very similar to what both the Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA and Deschutes Red Chair NWPA smelled like.

T - Taste is not at all what I expected based on the nose. Extremely bitter hops, but not fruity and juicy hops. These hops are drier and more bitter. Light florals again, but not much. Extremely malty, and almost a coppery metallic aftertaste.

M - Feel is extremely resinous and dry with bitter piney hops.

Overall, a slightly above average IPA at best. Not really anything mindblowing, and certainly not as fruity and hoppy as other IPA's. Definitely tastes to me like a more malt forward beer. Still, it is reasonably priced, and with a modest drinkable 6.80% abv, it was worth trying at least once, but I will stick with Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA for now.

Deschutes Inversion IPA ---3.5/5

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 22:13:52 | More by mfnmbvp
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-17-2013 20:37:24 | More by gpblackgt
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-17-2013 13:43:01 | More by doremite
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Veteranbrew

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-17-2013 13:10:25 | More by Veteranbrew
Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,232 ratings.