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Red Chair NWPA | Deschutes Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Available: January to May
Alc. by Vol.: 6.2%
IBUs: 60

192 calories per 12 oz serving

Added by Bitterbill on 01-22-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,041
Reviews:
607
Ratings:
2,593
pDev:
10%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
158
Gots:
570
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,593 |  Reviews: 607
Photo of Aqualad
4.31/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of miwestcoaster
3.66/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Red check, bitter hops check. This is a great twist on the IPA. Has a decent nose of hops, very little head but what there is/was light brown. Overall good beer.

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Photo of Commandophile
3.57/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cwd
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rangerred
4.51/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SailIntoTheStout
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 10Crumra
3.78/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Feldpausch
4.6/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
4.56/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jbro87
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of A_Hoppy_Man
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AMCPhD
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DreDay
4.29/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of weareallfalafel
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcscientist
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This was a very well-made pale ale, very northwestern indeed. Not overpowering with hops, but nicely balanced and full of flavor. A bit darker in color than a typical pale, but not quite as much as an amber or red. This should be a year-round offering.

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Photo of clayrock81
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured an amber gold body with two-finger head that stuck around for awhile and left bits of lace. The aroma just pops out at you with a burst of citrusy hops. The beer itself, though, is mild and pleasant with a smoothness from minor malts that keep balance and then a pleasant hop burst that leads to a dry, clean finish.

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Photo of MFMB
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pour a deep red to orange with a decent amount of head. Nose is floral, herbal and pine. Taste of light sweet malt and corn with generous amounts of pine and floral notes. A bit of light citrus to taste also. Medium body, somewhat wet finish. Decent balance between malt and hops. Leaves a beautiful sticky lacing down the glass. It was a good beer.

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Photo of John_Beeryman
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gopens44
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good looker, just a slight hint of haze in an otherwise pretty clear, orange body. Head formed nicely. Maybe a little beige, foamy and good amount of lacing.

Nose is big vegetable, like cooked corn, until a little sweetly wrapped pine creeps in

Taste upfront has a nice piney bitterness with that vegetable thing happening slightly. Next up is a caramel sweetness that lingers along side the bitter finish, which exits on out with dryness and leaves a hint of sweetness on the tongue.

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Photo of Skrumpy
3.87/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Reddish orange in color, slightly hazy. Bubbly head with minimal lacing. Aroma is orange and butterscotch with caramel malt. Floral notes. Flavor is citrus and pine, with herbal qualities as well. Well balanced with some caramel malt. Crisp and dry with a hoppy, bitter aftertaste. A good beer overall.

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Photo of tone77
3.66/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has an auburn color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of a pine forest, light citrus is present. ?Taste is pine, malts, citrus, moderate bitterness, easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of Bryan12345
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of szmnnl99
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ghrymm
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 330ml bottle.
A: Pours a light copper amber with a very thin white head and no lacing.
S: Sweet pine resin .
T: Malts and some bitterness from the hops.
F: Medium body
O: A ok Pale Ale somewhat sweet.

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Red Chair NWPA from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 2,593 ratings
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