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Red Chair NWPA - Deschutes Brewery

Red Chair NWPARed Chair NWPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,636 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1636
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%


Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Available: January to May
Alc. by Vol.: 6.2%
IBUs: 60

192 calories per 12 oz serving

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 01-22-2010)
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Reviews by barnzy78:
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barnzy78

Illinois

4.48/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hmmm...World Beer Awards Best Beer 2010 & 2012 - a must try!
12oz bottle pours amber with excellent clarity and is topped with a rocky, off-white head that holds good retention & leaves lots of sticky, chunky lace. Floral hop nose with citric grapefruit, caramel, toasted malt. Tastes are piny hops up-front, grapefruit rind, caramel malt, bready malt, nice toasted grain finish while the piny hop lingers yet finishes clean. The hops come across more juicy and slightly tropical rather than piny as the palate warms up to the moderate bitterness. Mouth-feel is smooth with pleasant carbonation allowing the vast complexity to meld. Overall, amazing balance with a nice complex array of flavors. One of the best APA's out there!

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 01:24:35 | More by barnzy78
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Texas

4.54/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

bought this from the clearance rack - marked only $1 a bottle!
poured from the 16 oz bottle into my starbucks california mug:
picture on the mug detailing this http://www.nps.gov/seki/faqtunnel.htm

A: nice IPA amber plenty o clarity
nice sticky head

S:
a few points off here - a bit weak to the nosw

T
all but perfect - loving the hoppiness - right up there with the best IPA in MHO.

M
good body - all you need
D
too good to guzzle mindlessly - this one is to be savored.
a+

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Arkansas

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4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
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Hands Down the best Pale Ale of all I have tasted. This starts out with a wonderful aroma. The Copper color is darker than most PA's I have experienced. May not be a fair comparison since the named it NWPA, it certainly favors the taste of those living from Oregon North!Starts great and finishes even better. It was by a complete fluke I even bought it, a person at working stocking the beer at Safeway in Ballard suggested it. I was smart enough to listen.

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Ambrosial

Appearance - Amber, rich, and sultry.

Scent - Smells sexy.

Taste - Flavorful/Complete/Rich.

Mouthfeel - Somewhat medium mouthfeel. Nice carbonation. Excellent, smooth finish. The taste sinks in and almost disappears

Overall - I regularly drink IPAs, but have decided to branch out. Red Chair has a good amount of depth and I would recommend it to anyone, even my IPA brothers. This is a well-rounded, quality tasting beer, made with love, and given a cool, fitting name.

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04-09-2014 02:51:28 | More by mabermud
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Red Chair NWPA from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,636 ratings.