Fresh Squeezed IPA | Deschutes Brewery

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4.25/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This mouthwateringly delicious IPA gets its flavor from a heavy helping of Citra and Mosaic hops. Don't worry, no fruit was harmed in the making of this beer.

60 IBU

Added by ccrida on 12-31-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#823
Reviews:
761
Ratings:
5,268
pDev:
9.41%
Bros Score:
4.34
 
 
Wants:
410
Gots:
2,181
Trade:
10
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Ratings: 5,268 |  Reviews: 761
Photo of Flightchecker
3.66/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tap at hotel in Rapid City SD. We agree with Nvrmind that fruit and hop is not subtle enough to be top rated. Enjoyable and very thirst quenching nonetheless.

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Photo of Bammer21
3.72/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tlock
3.91/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AleManDan
4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of thehyperduck
3.89/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from an LCBO six-pack; best before Aug 15 2018 and served barely chilled. Always great to see new stuff from the PNW on shelves in Ontario.

Pours a clear, ruddy copper-amber hue, generating a full inch of puffy, soapy, off white-tinged head. It lasts on and on, settling into a thick, creamy cap and refusing to budge until I got fed up (ten minutes later) and dove straight in. Great lacing, too. The aroma is nice enough but not exactly spectacular - there's some caramelized sugars and grainy malts apparent on the nose, which are barely edged out of the limelight by the hops. The totality of the latter's contribution amounts to some muddled citrus, flowers and a resiny, earthy quality.

Tastes fine, though it does strongly remind me of a red/amber ale vs. a 'juicy' IPA. The robust malt backing has a fair bit to do with that, with its bready notes and lightly caramelized sweetness providing plenty for the hop profile to interplay with. I'm getting notes of orange and grapefruit by mid-sip, together with minor suggestions of honeydew melon, bubble gum and indeterminate berries. It becomes more earthy, herbal and resiny towards the finish, with just enough bitterness to counteract the malts before fading; some mild fruitiness in the aftertaste wraps things up nicely. Medium in body, with low carbonation levels and a very smooth, somewhat slick mouthfeel that enables this strong-ish ale to be poured down the hatch with little resistance.

Final Grade: 3.89, a B+. Deschutes Fresh Squeezed is a better-than-average IPA, albeit one which straddles the fringes of becoming a straight-up red ale. Note that this is not a complaint - in fact, without the strong malt presence, I don't think I would've liked this one as much as I did. Good stuff; I'll pick up another sixer if the supply line and middlemen (cough) can manage to get fresh stock on the shelves. Now how about sending some more Black Butte our way, hmm? Pretty please?

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3.65/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

As Much as I want to like this beer, I can't. Its fruit and hop flavor is distinctive, but overpowering. For 6.4 ABV it packs a punch. I don't fault the creator just a craft industry that sometimes forgets subtlety and complexity sometimes are better than pure punch.

But if your a tough guy who loves ipa, this is pretty good one.

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Photo of KTCamm
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

6/26/18...orange rusty color, heavy foam. Notes of grapefruit and citrus. Smooth flavorful citrus juicy malt. Late lingering rind based bitter. Very fresh. As if the hops were squeezed into the can. Outstanding.

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Photo of Gregg03
3.83/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hoppy (it is an IPA...) but generally well-balanced, decent mouthfeel, fair lacing. Grapefruit notes. Overall, refreshing quality summer beer. Works well alone and not too strong to work with most foods. Probably great with Salmon.

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Photo of dafla67
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jyoung538
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Crisp, grapefruit

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Photo of Cramshawbar
2.91/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very disappointed that I couldn't by singles of this one. As such, I am stuck with a six pack. This tastes like a red ale, not an actual IPA. "Don't worry, no fruit was harmed in the making of this beer" they say, which doesn't surprise me, as I have a hard time detecting any in it. A border line drinkable beer. Will never buy again.

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Photo of WTKappler
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dkloubec
4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of riptosrage
4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmurphy7
3.49/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beerfam205
3.87/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheDude007
4.8/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had it from a can, bottle and tap. This is one of my favorite beers period. Very aromatic. Slight hint of grapefruit with a mellow citrus finish. Nice and full bodied. bitter. hoppy. delicious.

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Photo of CScott12
4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RXUYDC
4.59/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mandpasbury
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

It is official - I have another new favorite everyday beer to go along with my current favorite, Sierra Nevada's Hazy Little Thing IPA. This is without a doubt oneof the most refreshing beers I've had in a long time. It may well be the most aromatic beer that is not a juice bomb that I've ever had. Perfect, balanced smell that makes you want to smell it over and over again. Clear hops taste with very minimal amount of burning bitterness but there is a good amount of the "good" bitter. Delightful. It stays on your palette very lightly with very good after taste. My only knock on it is that the aftertaste could have been a little bit heavier... But that's truly nitpicking. Absolutely incredible beer that I would highly recommend to anyone.

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Photo of hornsdude77
4.7/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Buck_Jones
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of matodowd
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spence94
5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PaulElk
4.7/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Phenomenal IPA no bitterness whatsoever. Very smooth. If you’re new to this style and can get it, don’t hesitate

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