Inversion IPA | Deschutes Brewery

very good
3,051 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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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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4.12/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Purchased in a 6-pack 12 oz bottles at a local grocery store. Having one right now as I review it. Poured into a 12 oz Pilsner glass a clear amber color, with a small 1/2" head of white foam that dissipated within 5 minutes. Lacing noted on sides of glass.

There's a nice sweet malt aroma combined with very mild floral notes coupled with a mild or medium citrus aroma - grapefruit mostly to me.

There's a nice medium mouth feel with good carbonation. The taste is started by carmel malts followed by a moderate hop bitterness that lingers with a citrus note at the back end. Someone compared it to Stone Levitation. Close...similar in some respects; I agree with that comparison.

Overall, I think this is a very good, sound and mild west coast IPA. It's very drinkable and enjoyable.

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance- bright copper with a tan 2 finger head bursting with aroma, wonderful swirling carbonation, head laces and craters on the way down

Smell- Sweet pale malt balanced with big citrus hops spicing it around the edges inviting you to take a sip, apples too

Taste- the sweet malts hit on the front while hops balance mid palate, a touch of booziness aftertaste

Mouthfeel- malty feel for an IPA helps it smooth a bit, medium-bodied, carbonation tickle

Overall- Easy drinking IPA that doesn't try to be extreme, quite enjoyable and at a great price

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a clean deep amber with 2 fingers of frothy head creating ridiculous amounts of lacing. mellow smells of pine, soap, grapefruit. the flavor is pretty mellow as well, fruity/citrusy hops create a strawberry/grapefruit flavor, caramel, earthy bitter/tree sap. medium body with moderate carbonation.

not bad, but it's getting to the point where it's getting pretty hard to become impressed with this style. it's a pretty standard ipa with some nice gestures, but really doesn't stand out.

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Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
3.9 out of 5 based on 3,051 ratings.
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