Red Chair NWPA | Deschutes Brewery

Red Chair NWPARed Chair NWPA
BA SCORE
88.3%
Liked This Beer
4.1 w/ 2,589 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
Ranking:
#1,961
Reviews:
606
Ratings:
2,589
Liked:
2,286
Avg:
4.1/5
pDev:
10%
Alströms:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
158
Gots:
568
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,589 |  Reviews: 606
Photo of pianoguy
4.56/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle Best before 4/6/17

Pours a clear copper body with an off white head. Lots of thin lacing but not much retention

Overall scent is prominent. Orange Citrus and floral up front with a whiff of malt

Taste follows...Very enjoyable orange peel bitterness with just enough malt to give it a little balance

Crisp even feel

Recently discovered this beer and I really like it ! It's like a retooled version of Deshute's
Inversion IPA with less malt and more citrus hops. It has become my new favorite wintertime IPA/PA. If you like Sierra Nevada's Celebration IPA you will like this beer...

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Photo of cbaz
3.69/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akk14
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Quesophresco
4.85/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerLover99
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of Bjlynch83
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kitschiguy
3.53/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 330ml bottle into 350ml beer glass.

Deep, clear copper colour with a big head after a vigorous pour - lots of lacing.

Lots of malt on the nose - dried fruit, orange peel - quite nice.

Palate is quite complex - malty with bread, dried fruit etc but I found the bitterness right at the end a little harsh. Slightly astringent. The beer might not be in the best condition as its nearing it's sell by date.

Mouth is good - medium bodied. Finishes quite crisp but I didn't like the harsh bittereness.

Pretty good and recommended for the style

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

Photo of Leif_Eriksson
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DruC4
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hophead717
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AtaxicGait
4.38/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cavitae
4.62/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bartleby91
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Has a dark amber appearance with good carbonation as well. Aromas of oranges, floral notes, pine and a pronounced malt sweetness as well. Tastes of pine, citrus, caramel malt sweetness, and floralet hops. Nice medium mouthfeel with a lingering maltiness. Overall a really good malt forward pale ale that is a classic for a good reason.

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Photo of Beerbirdnerd
3.91/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SamuelMiller
3.22/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Caveworm
4.33/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Red Chair NWPA | Deschutes Brewery. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this brew's head is three fingers thick and off-white, with sheen lacing, and a hazed deep reddish amber body.

Smells like nice and fresh "pine" hops with a lighter touch of citrus with what I assume is the malts mentioned on the labeling.

I taste a nice blend of citrus, pine, with a slightly sweet finish compliments of that malt blend.

The mouthfeel here is medium-light with mild carbonation.

I'll rate Red Chair NWPA | Deschutes Brewery with a 4.25 . Its too bad this bottle wasn't fresher, but I'm still thoroughly enjoying this brew

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Photo of Kamahl16
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Steve_Studnuts
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

Photo of ntanp91
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kris450
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Red Chair NWPA from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 88.3% out of 100 with 2,589 ratings
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