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:
#6,923
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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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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Re-review. Enjoy by date of 5/14/13

Appearance - Pours a deep, semi-clear reddish amber with an off-white, 2 finger head. Good retention. Strong lace all around the glass, with excellent stick.

Smell - Strong caramel presence, with hints of red apple. Somewhat earthy, slightly citric hop character takes a back seat in the aroma.

Taste - Plenty of caramel malt flavors to start and through the finish, but is met halfway with a moderate, floral and citrus hop which takes the lead and blasts through into the finish. Hints of earth. Mild orange pith bitterness in the aftertaste. An intriguing, tasty combination.

Mouthfeel - Medium in body with moderate, soft carbonation. Near creamy. Semi-dry finish.

Overall - A unique take on the style, where balance is more key than IBU's. Reminds me a bit of the Stone Levitation, but with considerable more hop aggressiveness... or the Red Chair, with less hop aggressiveness. One beer I could drink all night and not get tired of.

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