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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

1,829 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,829
Reviews: 477
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 107
Gots: 132 | 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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TGanyone

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-19-2014 00:51:07 | More by TGanyone
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Cory_Brown

Kentucky

4.33/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- dark bronze color. About 1/2 inch of creamy white head. Good looking beer.
S- piney hops dominate the nose. Some fruitiness and light malt
T- this beer is well balanced. Starts off with some tropical fruits, then the hops and malt come in and take over. Piney, resiny, and some citrus hops. Finishes with pleasant bitterness on the tongue making you want more.
O- delicious and great drinkability. I drank this too fast! Got this in a create your own 6 pack to try it out. Definitely getting a 6 of it next time.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 00:31:05 | More by Cory_Brown
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TheMarkE

California

4.36/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Nice copper color with heavy foam, plenty of lacing and carbonation.

Smell: Subtle citrus, pine, and malts.

Taste: Strong malts up front, with a nice subtle hop finish. Hints of honey, pine, caramel.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied but very rich and creamy. Only a touch of bitterness in the aftertaste.

The Verdict: Delicious. Complex, well balanced, and tasty, and the mouthfeel is nearly perfect. More, please.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 21:25:24 | More by TheMarkE
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UncleEmu

Hawaii

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

03-17-2014 20:04:30 | More by UncleEmu
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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-16-2014 21:50:56 | More by TEdubbaD
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

4.48/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Serving Type - Bottle

Appearance - Dark copper tan/brown, nice 1 inch white foamy head with nice lacing a minor unfiltered floaters.

Smell - Sweet tropical fruits, pale malts, orange, grapefruit, mango, sweet yeasts, a little malt. Smells light and pleasant.

Taste - Starts off with a tropical fruit hop note mixed with pale malts. Very smooth and natural tasting, not too sweet, or bitter at all. Plenty of mango, tangerine and orange in each sip that works well with the pale ale malts. A little yeasty sugar flavor adds a little complex sweet kick near the finish.

Mouthfeel - Nice sweet and smooth tropical hops coat the tongue. Palate picks up some pale malts, yeasts and remaining hops. Aftertaste is tropical fruity, pale ale malty and smooth.

Overall - This is a killer beer. Light, smooth, flavorful and soooo easy to drink. Perfect balance of sweet and bitter. You can get your hop fix with this, and not get palate wrecked at all. World class, and unique, nothing else ive had quite tastes like this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 18:43:34 | More by wvsabbath
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

03-16-2014 18:03:02 | More by Karibourgeois
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BeerNW

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

03-16-2014 15:31:32 | More by BeerNW
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77apm

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

03-16-2014 05:00:46 | More by 77apm
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n2185

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-16-2014 02:33:37 | More by n2185
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stucat

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

03-16-2014 00:08:18 | More by stucat
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carolabola

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

03-15-2014 06:35:15 | More by carolabola
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amvrana

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-14-2014 20:21:31 | More by amvrana
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CaptainQ

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-14-2014 18:25:03 | More by CaptainQ
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BuzzG

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

03-14-2014 17:41:42 | More by BuzzG
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robgage

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

03-14-2014 17:23:11 | More by robgage
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zimm421

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

03-14-2014 10:26:50 | More by zimm421
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danieelol

Australia

4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear red golden. Nice head/lacing.

Smell has citric hops, a little nuttiness, some yeast. Bit toasty.

Taste is a nice melding of citric hops and a decent malty amber body.

Decent hop presence in the backend, and potent finishing bitterness. Hops are more potent in the feel and taste than in aromatics.

This is subtler than those big aggressive amber ales- it's got a decent malt body and has more subtle citric hops (although don't get me wrong, it's quite hoppy). But it's big bodied. I'd place it close to Arrogant Bastard and the American Strong Ale genre.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2014 09:59:08 | More by danieelol
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oso

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-13-2014 06:14:23 | More by oso
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Fern13

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-11-2014 18:31:37 | More by Fern13
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ralerwen

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

03-11-2014 15:37:49 | More by ralerwen
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tylerstravis

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

03-11-2014 15:37:06 | More by tylerstravis
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DrunkenMonk

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

03-11-2014 07:49:47 | More by DrunkenMonk
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SerpentX

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

03-10-2014 05:32:50 | More by SerpentX
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

03-10-2014 04:46:00 | More by SammyJaxxxx
Red Chair NWPA from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,829 ratings.