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Fresh Squeezed IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Fresh Squeezed IPAFresh Squeezed IPA

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2,012 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,012
Reviews: 264
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 132
Gots: 312 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This mouthwateringly delicious IPA gets its flavor from a heavy helping of Citra and Mosaic hops. Don't worry, no fruit was harmed in the making of this beer.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: John_M on 07-23-2010)
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Reviews by ONovoMexicano:
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New Mexico

4.24/5  rDev +0.5%

From the recently released six packs.

Produces a finger-thick, frothy head. Persists well. Amber colored liquid with slight haziness. Slight carbonation is evident.

A dank, resinous hop aroma is present even as the bottle is poured. Second whiffs detect citrusy orange. There is a heavy malt presence in there as well.

Citrus is much more apparent on the tongue. It is very suggestive of orange juice, but with some resinous hops mixed in. Imagine orange juice meeting a Randal with hops. Grapefruit peel hits the tongue and lingers. Bready and sweet malts mellow thing out and bring some balance to the brew.

Sweet and then tangy. Long, dry, bitter finish.

Like I said before, OJ meets beer here, but this is better than when you were in college and might have mixed the two. Way better.

04-18-2014 20:13:35 | More by ONovoMexicano
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4.1/5  rDev -2.8%

Poured into a snifter. Thanks, Darren.

A: Bright gold with an off-white one-finger head that lingers down to medium sized bubbles. Thick lacing. Pretty.

S: A citrus factory featuring grapefruit, mango and pineapple.

T: Semi-sweet, smooth, balanced. A terrific caramel malt/grapefruit hop tango. Very low bitterness. Just got it in before the freshness date expired.

M: Medium with medium/thick carbonation. Very full and rich.

O: Another great reason that non-hopheads can enjoy IPA's. The balance is terrific. Recommended.

08-11-2014 13:56:25 | More by brewskifan55
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

6.4%ABV. per bottle label.Best by 11/23/13.Pours into an imperial pint glass a deep burnt orange with a thinner off white head that leaves multiple rings of broken lace as it settles slowly.Ripe zesty citrus fruit hops in the nose with slight note of pine,a big caramel presence as well.Somewhat sweet on the palate with some sugar and caramel/biscuit notes,the hops are juicy and burst out with a big citric fruitiness as well as a lingering resiny finish.The label says it all, it is juicy and fresh tasting.A great beer to be expected.

10-12-2013 21:43:22 | More by oberon
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-27-2014 01:19:20 | More by mojohawk21
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4.26/5  rDev +0.9%

Thanks to Kevin for cracking this one. The beaming, bright copper body has excellent clarity - clearly a heavily filtered IPA - and is topped with a thick, bubbly, chunky, eggshell tinted head that leaves some spiderweb-ish lacing across a good portion of the glass. Very nice looking IPA; I love cloudy, unfiltered IPAs, but I'll be damned if a crystal clear one doesn't bring a tear to my eye, too.

Wow! I didn't much know what to expect from this one, aside from the fact that it's an IPA, but after taking my first few whiffs, I'm already digging it. Mildly abrasive, sticky pines and woodsy hop notes - it's like sniffing a redwood tree. Earthy, faintly herbal, and on the border of ashy, backed up by a lightly tropical, fruity essence in the form of ripe mangoes and juicy tangerines. Seriously, what a pleasure to smell.

After an aroma like that, my expectations have just rocketed from almost non to sky-high. The first sip reveals that the malt bill is a little heavier than the nose would signify, but it's nowhere close to "over-the-top" levels of sweetness for an IPA. The fruity essence of the hops are also tossed into the foreground; more mango, orange, light pineapple, and maybe even some guava.

The hops are at maximum pungency here, with the herbal and ashy notes playing secondary and tertiary. Pine needles with earthy and dirty undertones weave in and out of the blanket of tropical fruits and toasted bready-sweet malts. The combination of flavors is great, and the bitterness is relevant, yet low enough to retain superior drinkability. Light-medium bodied, not quick sticky; slick and oily with medium carbonation.

Didn't have any expectations for this one and it ended up being great... perhaps that's why? Great mix of tropical fruits and a unique tree-like and woodsy-dirty flavor and aroma from the hops - possibly a contribution of the Mosaic variety. Quite drinkable - this is something that would definitely be a regular in the fridge rotation if it were available in my area. A bit underrated, in my opinion.

07-02-2013 11:30:15 | More by tectactoe
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South Carolina

4.55/5  rDev +7.8%

I recently went on a boys trip to Portland and hit 10 different breweries. Deschutes has always been one of my favorites, but the Fresh Squeezed IPA became my all time favorite beer. The flavor was exactly what I look for - lots of hops, not too heavy, citrus flavor.

05-22-2014 15:52:46 | More by DanDePuy
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

09-25-2013 00:39:03 | More by Tiernan
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-19-2013 18:12:57 | More by Dabeel
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-11-2014 03:23:13 | More by delaced21
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-10-2014 14:24:05 | More by joemetric
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-14-2014 14:47:09 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-14-2014 01:51:43 | More by AshlandNacho
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-10-2014 04:55:38 | More by dimitrov
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

08-06-2013 07:28:43 | More by danthehopslamman
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-27-2014 17:03:38 | More by beaversfan12
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-24-2014 03:32:24 | More by freshflesh
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South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-03-2014 00:18:33 | More by SD-Alefan
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-01-2014 04:50:02 | More by DaftPatrick
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-07-2013 01:45:37 | More by warnerry
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-26-2013 17:45:48 | More by Lazaro
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-13-2014 23:37:57 | More by chip26
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4.05/5  rDev -4%

12 oz bottle, best by 6/7/14. Pours slightly hazy orange copper with a big meringue like off white head that retains well and laces the glass some.

The aroma is lots of hoppy citrus fruits (orange, lemon and some tropical) and some resin hops with a little caramel malt.

The flavor is sweet doughy caramel malts with a lot of citrus and some piney, resiny hops. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, a very nice IPA with lots of sweet, fruity, resiny hops.

03-17-2014 22:59:00 | More by Beaver13
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-09-2014 20:43:41 | More by ajkelly451
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-25-2013 03:32:30 | More by TimoP
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-21-2014 21:49:18 | More by 77apm
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Fresh Squeezed IPA from Deschutes Brewery
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