Red Chair NWPA | Deschutes Brewery

BA SCORE
91
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2,576 Ratings
Red Chair NWPARed Chair NWPA
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
Ratings:
2,576
Reviews:
603
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
10.02%
 
 
Wants:
155
Gots:
566
For Trade:
2
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Photo of Chestertonian82
4.17/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ESchweers
4.43/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puck1225
4.27/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Clear deep amber color with a nice beige head and great lacing. Piney smell. The taste is earthy with citrus and pine. Well balanced. Hint of bitterness in the finish. Very nice beer!

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Photo of Budlum
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sd123
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ATCS
4.73/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer has a totally different taste and appearance. The favor is one the best IPA's I have ever experienced. In a chilled glass this beer is premium in favor with a fine looking head. My only complaint is I cannot find it in a half or pony keg size.

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Photo of delta490
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's a more of a ruddy amber than a red, but it is a great color and slightly cloudy. It's got a little less than a finger of slightly creamy tan head. It has light retention but still manages to leave swathes of sticky lacing. The aroma is fruity sweet and floral. The taste is much the same with a little bitter hops on the finish. The body is lighter and easy drinking with just a slight tingle.

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Photo of vabeerguy
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Aqualad
4.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of miwestcoaster
3.66/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.5/5  rDev +10%
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 -12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cwd
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rangerred
4.51/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SailIntoTheStout
4.12/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 10Crumra
3.78/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Feldpausch
4.6/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
4.56/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jbro87
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of A_Hoppy_Man
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AMCPhD
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DreDay
4.29/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of weareallfalafel
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcscientist
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
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 -1.5%
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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Red Chair NWPA from Deschutes Brewery
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,576 ratings.
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