Inversion IPA | Deschutes Brewery

Inversion IPAInversion IPA
BA SCORE
75.5%
Liked This Beer
3.89 w/ 3,069 ratings
Inversion IPAInversion IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,928
Reviews:
859
Ratings:
3,069
Liked:
2,318
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
11.05%
Alströms:
4.12
 
 
Wants:
141
Gots:
625
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.11/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a deep amber color - hints of ruby. Ample head at pour and has good retention. Good chunks of lacing present on the glass.

S: Hoppy, floral aroma.

T: Ample malting present up front turns to a more bitter flavor on the back end. Hops are more floral than anything else. Nicely balanced.

M: Silky smooth carbonation - feels good on the tongue and on the rest of the mouth.

O: Well done brew - really enjoyable.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.54/5  rDev -9%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.49/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: This is a single IPA? Looks a lot more like a double IPA or an amber to me.

Aroma: Bready, potent hops and citrus backed by honey.

Taste: Wow this beer tastes a lot bigger than 6.8% Lots of red citrus going on here. Tangerine, blood orange, red grapefruit flavor.

Mouthfeel: Silky smooth with surprising alchohol warmth for a beer of only 6.8%

Overall: Very interesting IPA from one of my go to breweries. What exactly do we have here? In a world filled with a million IPA's this one is just different enough to stand out while sticking to the basics enough to still be comfortably part of the IPA style.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.22/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Attractive dark orangey amber in the Stella Artois tall tulip. Foam lasts well with plenty of lacing. Odd and somewhat perfumey smell. Some roasted malt and a little caramel greet the lips. Some sweetness says with you, but the taste and aftertaste is all about the bitterness. I don't taste much of the usual piney notes. This is kind of a sweet dishwater.

Overall, this seems like a very standard IPA missing some hop flavors, but with an insistent bitterness. Not much for savoring a pint, but I defer to the hop fiends, and maybe freshness is everything on this one. From the 12 oz bottle bought at AJ's Fine Foods in Phoenix.

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Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 75.5% out of 100 with 3,069 ratings
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