Fresh Squeezed IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Fresh Squeezed IPAFresh Squeezed IPA

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3,852 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,852
Reviews: 577
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 270
Gots: 1,188 | FT: 7
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ccrida on 12-31-2009

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
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Ratings: 3,852 | Reviews: 577
Photo of HelpMeBloody
3/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Toffee bomb, would never guess Citra and Mosiac. Translucent amber hue with an inch of off white head. Minimal lacing. Nose is very malt heavy with a hint of caramel. Taste follows suit with a sweet and slightly bitter finish. Medium carbonation, with a creamy mouthfeel. Reminds me of an English ale. Not the tropical grapefruit bomb I was expecting. It you put it in from of me and told me it was a young bottle of Boston Lager, I'd believe you.

Photo of beercheeselover
4.12/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I can understand why this beer gets a lot of high ratings. I think it is good and I drank several, but in the contest of "good tasting citrus like" IPAs I would choose Stone delicious IPA. I am amazed at how much citrus flavor gets into this beer without any effort. That being said, I think there is a little room for improvement in this beer.

Photo of esMd
4.78/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Fresh explains the appeal of this brew. Near or at the pinnacle of its class.

Photo of jtaylord
4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice balance of citra and mosaic hops. Tasty IPA.

Photo of furballkazoo
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A nice, refreshing IPA for the summer season.

Photo of Eden
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A most amazing beer yes

Photo of Smaxy
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was great; so fresh on tap. Grapefruit sweetness with a foamy, creamy mouthfeel.

Photo of Josh012012
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A very good beer and the best thing about it is I have seen it places I never expected to find a decent beer.

Photo of ajm5108
3.25/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Oily, resinous mouthfeel more like a double IPA. less hops than I was expecting, some floral notes, a little bitter on the end but I thought it was pretty standard.

Photo of pcrager
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Dark caramel colored with a not quite white head that retains well. Smell is nice but not as much hop aroma as I would have expected. A bit sweet and rather enjoyable. I wish it was more citrusy considering it is hopped with Mosaic.

Photo of gregb13
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not a bad IPA, but a touch disappointing from this brewery. This sampling was from a 12 oz. bottle, fairly fresh. Previously sampled on draft and it was much better, bordering on fantastic.

Try it on draft.

Photo of pianoguy
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle. Best before 9/15/15 (enjoyed on 6/27/15)

Pours an attractive dark copper-amber body with a thick 1 inch off white head. Some retention and lacing

Prominent smell hit me as I poured it. Lots of tropical fruit, grapefruit and peach. Very nice...

Taste mostly follows the smell . What bitterness there is, tastes slightly tart like a grapefruit. There is also a taste of sweet malt that balances it out very well.

Medium, slightly creamy feel

Overall a very nice citrus forward IPA. If you are going to call an IPA Fresh Squeezed (and charge a little more for it then your regular IPA's) It had better be over the top in citrus flavor. I think this one makes it just over that hill...


Photo of BayernMunchen3113
4.64/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A deliciously tasteful IPA. Color is almost a reddish/pink but it has a great hoppy flavor. Definitely recommend this one to everyone I drink with.

Photo of Chcshammonde
4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Solid from deschutes. I can always count on them! Nice addition to their IPA portfolio along with Hop Henge and Chasin Freshies. Had it on tap. Beautiful hop flavor and nice mouthfeel.

Photo of abuono
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Well balanced. Citrusy, grapefruit, peach. Ends with an astringent hop bite

Photo of kevinlater
4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

355ml bottle at lulu's waikiki in honolulu. best by 09/03/15. enjoyed on june 21, 2015

a: somewhat opaque light amber, 2 fingers of off-white head

s: grapefruit, lychee, peach, pine, spice, caramel

t: follows the nose, so fruity yet so balanced by the malt and bitterness. has a nice spicy hop bite too

m: medium and creamy, with medium-minus carbonation

o: fantastic stuff, truly something i would buy regularly. wish i could get this back in toronto

Photo of clcross
4.77/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Just awesome. Peach...pine...grapefruit...damn near perfect

Photo of mjk1979
4.86/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A+ IPA for anyone loving a citrus dominated IPA rather than a piney dominate one. Noticeably darker than most IPAs with very nice malt/hop balance. Excellent mouth feel with a clean finish.

Photo of SaltofOH
3.83/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 8-27-15. Pokal glass.

Appearance: Way darker than expected. Pours a very hazy dark amber with 2 fingers khaki head. Fairly little visible carbonation.

Aroma: Citrusy hoppiness. A little subdued. Mosaic hops smell a god deal like Chillwave. Awesome retention, decent lacing.

Taste: IPA heaven for me. Really hoppy, with balance. Malt-forward arrival, turns citrusy, then across mid-palate malts develop fully, turning a touch sweet, then into a lightly bitter (for an IPA) finish. I notice there is something really astringent about this beer, and that was in Mirror Pond, too. Perhaps something in the water?

Mouthfeel: Heavier side of medium Carbonation is greater than it appears, but on the lighter side. Somewhat astringent, cleansing finish.

Overall: This is right up there with Sierra Nevada Torpedo; a very balanced IPA. Quite pleasant. Utterly lacking that piney/resiny character of some Simcoe-heavy brews; instead focused on the citrus/floral/tropical/grassy end of the spectrum.

Photo of ncarter5889
4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Fresh Squeezed is a perfect name for this IPA. It has an initial citrusy taste that gives way to a smooth, bitter finish.

Photo of aobrehm
4.66/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Golden amber color and a creamy head that dissipates. Clarity is fine but not brilliant.
Aroma is killer - lots of big juicy hops with only slight caramel malt support.
Spectacular flavor. Well balanced sweetness and bitterness. Huge tropical fruity hop character.
Substantial body for an IPA. Moderate carbonation. Somewhat creamy.
An awesome IPA that is a great example of how to use newer Citra and Mosaic hops. Juicy and drinkable. I'm thrilled that it is becoming more available.

Photo of andrewjraab
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a copper orange with a bright white head that sticks all the way down leaving a web down the glass. Citrus zest and malts in the nose. Drinks really smooth and creamy mouth feel. A big malt bill meets the hops and balances nice. Citrus hops and slightly resinous. Overall, this is a really solid brew and I'll be coming back from more after trying a solo.

Photo of TheBeerDangler
4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at Ginger Man TX. Put it up right next to the Sculpin Grapefruit IPA. Amazing part is, Deschuttes tasted more like fresh fruit, more so than the Sculpin, yet has no fruit juice (Sculpin does). Both are world class and can't go wrong.

Photo of smanders
3.96/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stumbled across this (cold) last time I was in Total Win. Had to try it just based on the name.

Appearance - clear amber with a pale/khaki head.

Smell - loads of citrus followed by grass.

Taste - not much citrus considering the smell. Sweet malt, biscuits, and herbs. Nothing what I was hoping for--again, based on the name.

Mouthfeel - light, more like a pale ale.

Drinkability - I'll probably try this again if I'm able to buy it somewhere else; not sure this was the freshest "fresh squeezed" out there.

Photo of Extol
4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not as fruity as I was hoping. When you call it "fresh squeezed" I think of fruits. But nonetheless it is quite solid.

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Fresh Squeezed IPA from Deschutes Brewery
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