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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:
#2,038
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 MilesRaymond
4.65/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
4.44/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of B_B
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of KindaFondaGoozah
4.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBeigeKnight
4.7/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Clean and spectacular for me. Everything I could ask for in a hop forward pale ale, of which I am not normally a big fan. Deschutes must have a fine, fine water supply for their beer, it always tastes very clean.

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Photo of twb0392
3.87/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mauteman
4.65/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sammyslick
4.42/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mkmarth
3.77/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JoeMans
3.72/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cath
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Wardnemisis
4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eden
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a 4.3 for real. Surprisingly good and not terribly malty

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Photo of Nickholland
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of my faves, always look forward to getting this in the spring. A lot like their Fresh Squeezed but lighter and more subtle hop flavors. A really solid pale...definitely recommended.

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Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
3.73/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Strong, deep amber color with a nice hoppy aroma. The hops flavor is not as overpowering as I find some IPAs to be, and has a nice little grapefruit in it as well. A good beer for a hot sunset.

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Photo of jesticals
3.43/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of silverjet
4.83/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of troutmask96
3.77/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dovers
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rspauldi
3.28/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of microbrewlover
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This brew pours a mostly opaque copper color with a white one finger head which lasts for a while. There is good carbonation and light to moderate lacing.

The smell is heavy on grapefruit and orange. There is some pine as well as a malty, bready smell but the hops dominate.

The taste follows the nose with the grapefruit tasting hops dominating, a bit overwhelming for a beer that bills itself as a Pale Ale and not an IPA. There is also, orange, lemon and pine with a bready, caramel malt backbone present from beginning to end. The finish leaves some hop oil on the tongue.

Overall this is a good beer, it is well balanced albeit a bit stronger than your average Pale Ale but that is what I have come to expect from Deschutes.

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Photo of THoff94
4.9/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Very delicious and refreshing. Flavorful. Sweet bread taste with a little bitterness.

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Photo of sporklift87
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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