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Fresh Squeezed IPA | Deschutes Brewery

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Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

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

Added by ccrida on 12-31-2009

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Reviews: 615 | Ratings: 4,597
Photo of LAp
4.38/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a table glass. Pours an amber hue, with a bright, burstingly citrus nose. Palate is malty with fruit and juicy wet hops. Mouthfeel is medium and incredibly crisp. Overall in incredible IPA. Has a perfectly balanced fruit and hop taste that is complemented by an extraordinary mouthfeel.

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Photo of Joosboyd
4.53/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Thin, tan head that quickly faded. Beer was dark orange in color.
S: Fruity. Orange smell
T: Dominant Orange rind flavor, balanced with a good amount of sweetness. Long mellow bitter aftertaste.
F: good body.
O: oVerall a very good beer. Well rounded. Lots f flavor.

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Photo of lamergod
4.58/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L- Nice dark amber, uncharacteristic of a normal IPA, amazing lacing on the glass.
S- Smell of amazing citrus notes, grapefruit, orange, nice fresh pines.
T-Nice hop note, with a citrus taste to it. Keeps it refreshing and easy to drink. Bitter aftertaste lingers on.
F- Nice and crisp carbonation. Balanced.

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Photo of DuaneL
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

JK thinks very good- but not quite up to all the stellar raves - also a tad pricey as DeS. beers seem to be - will certainly drink again -- DL did not rate yet

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Photo of jw4free
3.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Weizen glass. L: clear light brown, nearly no head, limited lacing. S: piney, grapefruit is exactly right. Slight maltiness as it warms. T: too piney. Not complex. F: good crispness. O: good but one dimensional.

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Photo of Dr_Bahmbay13
3.67/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Solid beer. Amber clear pour from 12 Oz bottle. Huge white biscutty head that lingers. Some lacing , lots of oil stickiness on the glass. I have noticed in my beer travels that if it leaves hop oil stickiness behind its going to be good.
Smells very fruity, stone fruits and grape fruits.Its a very pleasant full bodied IPA.Loads of that fruity hop resin oil taste.As it sits it sorta loses something in the taste for me, some weird flavor character that kinda throws me off but still good nevertheless. Over all very solid Ipa.

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Photo of Keene
4.41/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

In short, an impressive example of an American IPA. From the brilliant color in the glass to its inviting aroma and remarkable drinkability, this is a beer with character and charisma in spades. A well rounded ale with beauty, balance, and a semi-dry, satisfying finish, Fresh Squeezed is definitely worth seeking out. There's very little to find fault with here.

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Photo of tillmac62
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

BBD 2/24/16. Clear medium amber pour with a touch of garnet. Outstanding head volume, world class lacing and retention.

Outstanding nearly world class rich hop nose of citrus (grapefruit, orange and a touch of mango) and light pine coupled with spruce over a rich biscuit with strong caramel notes.

Light medium body with a somewhat slick oily resinous texture. Below normal carbonation level with a hint of effervescence in the middle and more in the finish.

The flavor profile is near world class. It begins with the blended flavors of the nose. Citrus leads with orange shining in the middle over a touch of caramel. Bitterness is quite low and is mostly grapefruit in nature although pine and spruce are noted near the finish. The finish leaves a mild rind flavor and bitterness that lingers. While very complex and perfectly balanced, intensity falls a bit short as do the palate characteristics. Improvement in these areas would yield a world class hop flavor forward IPA.

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Photo of thatche2
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance is opaque with an orange-amber (copper) color. There is nice creamy head that is about one finger thick with moderate lacing around the glass.

Smell is onion and pine out front with some citrus (peaches and grapefruit) noticeable as well. Malt is also noticeable, and there is a hint of Saltine crackers.

Taste is pine and malt up front with bright citrus (orange, grapefruit and peaches) coming through. There is nice carbonation with a smooth semi dry finish (just the right amount of bitterness)

The mouth feel is creamy (medium bodied), but there is also nice carbonation that creates a tingly sensation.

Overall this American IPA is extremely well balanced and flavorful. It has excellent drinkability and mouth feel. I am not sure if there is a better IPA out there.

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Photo of K-Dog
4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Can't believe how thick full and flavorful this beer is for a 6 percent ipa. More like a double ipa. Fantastic citrus flavor and aroma. Really enjoyed this. One of the best ipas out there. Will be getting again and again

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Photo of Hopfenpeter
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer instantly became my new favorite. It invites with its golden amber color and off white head. The smell of peach, grapefruit and hop is beautifully balanced. Taste and feel is heavenly. One of the best beers ever!

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Photo of Jkolls
4.52/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

My new go to beer. Fantastic IPA.

look: amber-y/orange color, some white head.

smell: lots of citrus, especially orange and grapefruit.

taste: just like the smell, super citrus, just enough bitterness, absolutely delicious.

feel: slightly creamy, nicely carbonated, wouldn't mind a tad more carbonation but can't argue with it as it is.

Probably my favorite easy to get IPA.

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Photo of taters21
4.2/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange red in color with a half finger head that quickly recedes into nothing.
Smells of peach, cedar, light grapefruit, and herbal hops.
Tastes follows closely, with the peach and cedar front quickly followed by grapefruit, strangely earthy notes, and then light malt, finishing with a light bitterness.
Mouthfeel is light, medium carbonation.
Overall, a nice lighter IPA in my book, not quite white rajah, but close.

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Photo of 2261
5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wet hoped beers are among my favorites but this beer is amazing!. The first scent hits my nose like a fresh peach, the taste and feel is perfect and every sip brings a smile to my face.

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Photo of Hahnin
5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Amber color, citrus/floral smell, great carbonation but smaller head. Had it in a bottle and on draft, and I absolutely love this beer. The balance of the hops and citrus is perfect for what I like in my ipas.

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Photo of ddugan
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured on draft in Tucson. Pours a very nice amber color. Thin white head leading to thin, sticky lacing. Smells like your average IPA, just with a bit more citrus. Taste is very smooth citrus with some lingering hop oils. Very juicy and smooth IPA. Mouthfeel is good with good carbonation. Awesome IPA from a good brewery. I'll definitely look for this in the future.

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Photo of Griffin2
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle.

L - pours a nice dark Amber color with a nice white head.
S - very citrusy
T - Matches the smell, tons of citrus.
F- Nicely carbonated.
O - Really tasty beer.

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Photo of delta490
3.78/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear deep amber with a thin creamy head. The has minimal retention but still leaves some small sticky lacing. The aroma is lighter but with some nice tropical fruits and the taste is much the same. The body is lighter and a little thin with some bitter tingle on the finish.

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Photo of AubieTheTiger177
3.66/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Tied it on draft at the Bend brewpub. Okay, I'll admit I don't like IPAs. But I do respect the quality that Deschutes offers across their entire product line. This a very nice beer and not one that tries to push the hops envelope. It is definitely worth a try and it will even impress hop skeptics like me.

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Photo of Troy-Hawaii
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark amber color, slightly fruity smell, slight pine taste, light bitter after taste, smooth, overall a great beer. I was expecting a really bitter IPA, which I don't care for, so this one surprised me at how smooth it was. The only thing I would change is if it was priced the same as all other Deschutes beer so that I can drink it more often.

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Photo of FriedSlug
4.63/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a clear copper/orange color with a white head. Orange, grapefruit and pine lead the nose with a malty sweetness in the background. Taste is huge citrus with more mandarin orange than grapefruit to me. A pleasing sweetness and a great bitter pine ending round it all out. This is a great fruity IPA. Really great.

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Photo of LeoTheCat
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz poured into pint glass: enjoyed 11/14/15

Look: Thick and creamy off white head that sits nicely for a while. Lacing has a lot of tiny bubbles that hug the glass. The amber color is clear and light.

Smell: Nose is great, I get citrus right off the bat.

Taste: This is a super refreshing, juicy IPA. It leaves my tongue wide awake and the grapefruit notes are just right, not overpowering. I am often left wanting more from some IPA's, but this one delivers.

Feel: Great mouthfeel. It's slightly creamy and leaves a linger of lovely bright hops.

This ones a keeper, I'll be picking up again.

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Photo of citizencane
4.51/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Delicious IPA. Having been underwhelmed by some of Deschutes other offerings, I was reluctant to try this. Good look, Amber color with a solid head. Smells of heavenly tropical fruit. Taste follows but not quite as intense. Mouthfeel is good, thick enough and not overly carbonated. Will drink again, definitely.

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Photo of Cfred371
4.48/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Look: Pours an amber color with some strong carbonation and an off white head

Smell: the smell is predominantly mosaic hop scents: onion, some juicy tropical fruits and some cat as well

Taste: Slight onion, strong citrusy orange and a slight sweet taste. There's a mild bitter finish as well

Feel: Pretty well carbonated with a lighter to medium body. The finish is dry and keeps me sipping for more

Overall: I'm happy with this beer and will pick up more in the future. I like my beers a bit thicker and cloudier than this (New England styled IPA's come to mind) but this is still awesome.

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Photo of Masonz223
4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Amber light brown color
Smell: just a massive hit of pineapple citrus
Taste: pineapple citrus pine up front middle of the mouth
juicy fruits tropical flavores dry and bitter finish
Feel: smooth juicy limited alchool taste
Overall: a great ipa medium hopiness.
Defenitly pick this up and try some.

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Fresh Squeezed IPA from Deschutes Brewery
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