Deschutes Red Chair NWPA

There was some confusion as to which beers were which, but after doing some analysis at home (20130121), I determined that the order of the beers was simply the reverse of the order given at the restaurant.

Beer Flight: (listed left to right) (number in parentheses indicates turn order)
Avery The Czar (2)
Deschutes Red Chair NWPA (1)
TAPS Toasted Santa (3)
Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale (4)

First, I tried the second from the left (#2).
I wrote: "It tastes strong and bitter. At first, I thought it was the Sublimely Self-righteous Ale, but its not. Haha. Wow, this TAPS Toasted Santa is bitter."*
*I later determined this was not TAPS Toasted Santa, but Deschutes Red Chair NWPA.

I later wrote: "#2 is grassy and tastes like an IPA."*
*The beer is actually an American Pale Ale.

I finally wrote: "#2 is still crazy bitter."

Status: Full. Left to right: The Czar, Red Chair, Toasted Santa, Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale


Deschutes Red Chair NWPA

Relevant Links:
Red Chair NWPA (Deschutes Website)
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Deschutes Red Chair Northwest Pale Ale (
Deschutes Brewery (

Website Information:
Red Chair NWPA

Northwest Pale Ale

Pale, IPA
Available Jan - May
Alc. 6.2%
IBUs 60
192 Calories, 12 oz serving

The citrus punch of a big IPA, minus the one-dimensional hop sledgehammer. Seven select European and domestic malts round out the edges for a complex, copper-colored brew. Like its namesake ski lift, it’s an insider’s ride to fresh thrills.

Malt: Pale, Crystal, Munich, Carapils, Pilsner, Carastan
Hops: Cascade, Centennial

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