Red Chair NWPA | Deschutes Brewery

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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:
2,587
Reviews:
606
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
10.02%
 
 
Wants:
158
Gots:
568
For Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Amber orange with small bubbles and a dissipating white-cream head. Small bubbles. Moderate lacing on the glass, bunched rather than laced.

S: Not overwhelming hops, and not quite floral. The smell is actually a little more mellow than most pale ales, maybe even sweet. I'm into it...

T: Again, it's a tad hoppy but certainly not overwhelming. The hops hit around 5 seconds after you swallow rather than head-on. Personally, I prefer subtler brews that nod toward drinkability, like this one, and it seems that Deschutes does too. This fits the bill. There's a sweetness in there that comes before the hops, with a little roast in there too. This would be what they call a "balanced" beer.

M: The mouthfeel would be perfect for an brew with more hops. For a mellower beer like this one, it could have stuck around longer. Still, I'm pleased.

O: A very drinkable beer with a lot going on. I'll take another, please.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazey amber with think head.

Citrus and foral hops,sweet malts are very strong, smells like my kitchen when i homebrew.

Taste is again strong sweet malts with a good dose of hops which balence it out fairly well, slight carmel notes with a bit of grapefruit.

Creamy and smooth on the mouthfeel.

Very malty pale ale but that not necessarily bad its just tastes a little more like a hoppy red then it does a pale, all in all still pretty damn good.

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Red Chair NWPA from Deschutes Brewery
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,587 ratings.
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