Inversion IPA | Deschutes Brewery

very good
3,065 Ratings
Inversion IPAInversion IPA

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 6.8%
IBUs: 80

228 calories per 12 oz serving

Added by Jason on 03-22-2006

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.13/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle from trade. Been wanting to try this one for a while now. Pours a beautiful clear amber red with a one finger off white and very creamy head. Looks like an amber. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, floral bouquets, some other orange citrus rind too. Flavor had a nice caramel and bready malt presence, a nice bit of bitter pine, some citrus character. Insanely drinkable and very nice, leaning more toward the APA style than IPA. Light to medium bodied, slightly resinous, with medium plus carbonation. A really nice every day type of beer that I would love to have available locally.

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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4.46/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date of 4/9/14 on it, so it's still within the best before date range.

The beer poured a clear copper color with a 1-finger beige head that dissipated quickly but left lots of good lacing and a thin rim of cream on top.

Nice smell - a mix of pine, citrus, and caramel.

This is a very hop forward beer with lots of pine and citrus flavor without being harsh. Sweet caramel and toasted malts help to balance.

Smooth and creamy full bodied mouthfeel. Fairly high carbonation gives it some spritz as well.

I loved this one. Great smell, great taste, great feel. Another winner from Deschuttes.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

copper color with a slight head. Sweet piney smell with some citrus fruit in the back. Very similar to the smell with a smooth slightly carbonated medium body. Pretty good IPA, nothing special.

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

So excited to finally be tasting Deschutes offerings. Thank you Ohio. This beautiful ale pours a rich reddish copper color with a substantial off white head that gives way to a nice film and handsome lacing. The aroma is hoppy and bitter with notes of pine, grass, tropical fruit, and citrus. This ale sips very smooth and easy (I could get in trouble with a sixer of these). The flavor is a spectacular blend of hops and malt. Slightly sweet on the front end and then crushingly bitter on the tail. This is a very underrated ipa that should be more recognized as the awesome ale that it is. Can't wait to try more from this brewery. If anyone from Deschutes is reading this; please come to Michigan soon.

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Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
3.9 out of 5 based on 3,065 ratings.
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