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Red Chair NWPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Red Chair NWPARed Chair NWPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,848 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,848
Reviews: 477
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 107
Gots: 139 | FT: 1
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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Gkimbo

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-09-2014 23:58:27 | More by Gkimbo
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blameo

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -45.1%

02-09-2014 23:56:47 | More by blameo
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mvdillman

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-09-2014 22:44:49 | More by mvdillman
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toyfull1

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-09-2014 14:33:18 | More by toyfull1
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Iowacraft

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-09-2014 02:57:59 | More by Iowacraft
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twonder23

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-09-2014 02:22:56 | More by twonder23
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SicemWT

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

02-09-2014 01:27:52 | More by SicemWT
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jkrich

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-08-2014 23:50:57 | More by jkrich
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Nordbier

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-08-2014 23:15:38 | More by Nordbier
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

02-08-2014 21:04:01 | More by larryarms847
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

3.84/5  rDev -6.3%

Enjoyed 16 oz. on tap at Beer Revolution in Calgary, another product of me watching their beer board like a hawk for stuff you cannot yet find in stores here. Keep 'em coming guys. A light bronze colored brew, just a notch above dark gold, with around an inch of beige head. Aroma a pleasing blend of rich crystal malts, bubblegum and red berry fruit esters, and fresh citrus zest, quite balanced although the citrus is probably the main component that jumps out. On the palate I again get considerable citrus: Grapefruit, mandarin, lemon, and lime zest/juices along with orchard fruit (peach?), white grape, baby aspirin, and a mellow brown sugar malty backbone. Some booze winks through from time to time and the hops morph a bit from citrus to celery stalk. Body and mouthfeel are right on point for the style, more chew than a lager but about the same degree of carbonation. I might ratchet this latter element down a notch or two. Has much of the Cascade hop character of its stablemate and fellow pale ale Mirror Pond but with more west coast citrus flavors layered on and a higher ABV. A nice enough jaunt. The mellow sweet malts let the hops shine through. It would be great to crush a six-pack or two with a few buddies.

02-08-2014 19:51:21 | More by CalgaryFMC
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barczar

Kentucky

3.98/5  rDev -2.9%

Pours a brilliant copper with a billowing cream head that slowly dissipates, leaving sticky lacing.

Resin, fresh cut grass, pine, and muted citrus begin the aroma profile. Dank cannabis and floral notes add depth.

Citrus is more prevalent in the flavor, with grapefruit underlying a lightly toasted malt backbone. Grassy and resiny hops take over mid palate, and the finish is slightly bitter.

Body is moderate to a touch full, almost creamy, with moderate carbonation and light alcohol warmth.

I don't recall having a beer that smells so much of fresh hops. The bitterness is just a touch more than I prefer, but a great brew. The more of it I drink, the more hollow it tastes.

02-08-2014 16:16:09 | More by barczar
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

02-08-2014 12:02:40 | More by Ristaccia
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jkroese

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-08-2014 04:39:07 | More by jkroese
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mpeterdpt

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

02-08-2014 03:28:54 | More by mpeterdpt
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jonaspb

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-08-2014 03:10:10 | More by jonaspb
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

02-08-2014 01:21:01 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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jbh26

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-07-2014 14:32:19 | More by jbh26
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -32.9%

02-07-2014 04:10:27 | More by BARFLYB
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.06/5  rDev -1%

Surprise, surprise, Deschutes comes with another citrusy offering that is a joy to drink.

This beer is good-looking with it's pale, golden-colored liquid and two finger head.

The nose is citrusy and sweet and very much what I get on the taste buds too. It's almost sweet and creamy and like biting into a juicy orange, but the backend is resinous and bitter and lingers with a bit of dryness. Very well-balanced and really easy to drink. I enjoyed and could go through many a six pack.

02-07-2014 03:43:41 | More by ONovoMexicano
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topdown

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-06-2014 22:37:35 | More by topdown
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XUJOE

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-06-2014 02:36:57 | More by XUJOE
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BryantForestry

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-06-2014 01:43:01 | More by BryantForestry
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Rod_J

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-06-2014 01:33:06 | More by Rod_J
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rcjennings

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-05-2014 16:58:58 | More by rcjennings
Red Chair NWPA from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,848 ratings.