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Inversion IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Inversion IPAInversion IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,338 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,338
Reviews: 751
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 99
Gots: 198 | 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%

BarrytheBear, Nov 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: dark gold to amber. Not much head. Darker than I would expect from an IPA.
S: Nice aroma, citrus and a bit of pine. Did not really pick up too much malt.
T: Nice amount of hops and citrus up front. Enough to let you know it was an IPA but nothing too crazy. Some malt. Well rounded, but not extraordinary.
M: Medium bodied, something that was nice but unexpected. Heavier IPA fits the cold season we are in.
D: Good, not the best beer I have had from these guys, but good enough that you could drink more than one.

bishopgary, Dec 06, 2010
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

arnold931, Oct 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Jovian, Aug 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

mater, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of MADhombrewer
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- cloudy burnt orange with a dirty white head. Good lacing. 4/5

Smell- Grassy hops with a caramel backbone. 3.5/5

Taste- The hop flavor is more on the piney side than the aroma would indicate. Still some grassyness to it as well. Malt is apparent in the end as well as lots of bitterness. 4/5

Mouthfeel- The malt backbone gives this beer a little more weight than I would prefer. 3.5/5

Overall- Decent IPA. Nothing spectacular about it though. I would prefer it to be a little "cleaner" tasting. 3.5/5

MADhombrewer, Jul 17, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Brob245, Sep 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

N8tronics, Apr 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

jfernandez, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

cherche, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

chugamugofsud, Feb 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

bh123, Feb 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

StubFaceJoe, Mar 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

mrebeka, Jul 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours clear golden amber, leaning more towards amber. A huge light khaki head leaves tons of lacing.

Smells big of caramel malts, and some pine resin in the back.

Tastes of earthy hops, lightly floral, no citrus at all. Some malts come through in the middle, and a bitter finish.

Almost easy to drink the light to medium body, smooth, with a nice dry finish.

Way too much malt, sorry, but i am not a fan. Not a touch of citrus at all for me, and that makes me disappointed. The boldness of the taste and smoothness save the beer to some degree.

DOA

Drinkerofales, May 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Arper, Jul 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

atorres, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Howlader, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

frosted33, Aug 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Skeeze, Apr 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

jhlosito75, Jul 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

smekermann, Nov 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

bman_85, Feb 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

doowhat, Sep 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

rph97, Sep 07, 2013
Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,338 ratings.