Inversion IPA | Deschutes Brewery

very good
3,061 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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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

bought this as a single bottle:
A DEEP orange hue / solid finger of head with nice sticky lacing - LOTS of clarity

S lite hopiness to the nose

T mmmm YUM nice hoppy bite w/ SUBTLE malty back

M thick and full body

D not to be Trifled with - this is a serious brew. @ 6.8 the buzz comes on quick

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

This brew pours a mostly opaque copper color with reddish highlights. A thick three-finger head, some of which remains on top until the end and heavy lacing.

The smell is orange, grapefruit, lemon and pine with a bready and caramel malt backbone.

The taste follows the nose; the pine dominates but all of the hop flavors mentioned in the smell are there in the taste. The bready/caramel malt backbone is also consistent throughout.

Wow, the only thing stopping me from giving this a 5 is that it is hard to say anything is perfect, especially since IPA's vary so much but this about as close to perfect an IPA that I have had; try it!

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Inversion IPA from Deschutes Brewery
3.9 out of 5 based on 3,061 ratings.
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