Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Deschutes Brewery - Red Chair IPA
As previously discussed, Deschutes Brewery is one of the largest microbreweries in Oregon. They just started releasing a large amount of specialty brews that do not fail to delight. This IPA is totally refreshing because they do not over-hop the damn thing. That is one pet peeve I have: when microbrews try to hop the shit out of beer. The Red Chair IPA is a nice mellow brew that goes down smooth without the extreme bitterness of other IPAs. It does not come close to other beers in this category (e.g. Blind Pig, Brutal Bitter, Blue Dot) but it definitely does not suck. 4 out of 5. Drink it.