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Descender IPA - GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall

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Descender IPADescender IPA

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90
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263 Ratings
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.63%
Wants: 12
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NWer on 09-14-2011)
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Ratings: 263 | Reviews: 55 | Display Reviews Only:
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-14-2014 20:04:44 | More by LoveStout
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-12-2014 01:21:14 | More by JothHu
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DCLAguy11

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-11-2014 19:55:02 | More by DCLAguy11
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mc4z

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-07-2014 01:22:24 | More by mc4z
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ste5venla

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-04-2014 05:16:55 | More by ste5venla
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tjcamm

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-02-2014 00:08:55 | More by tjcamm
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chippo33

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-29-2014 05:11:58 | More by chippo33
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-26-2014 16:19:41 | More by jpd7374
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tastymug

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-24-2014 00:39:52 | More by tastymug
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nhirsch04

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-23-2014 02:33:28 | More by nhirsch04
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jcugafsu

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-13-2014 21:15:38 | More by jcugafsu
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sommersb

Tennessee

3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 05-122014
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. can
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: Single from Let's Pour mailorder

A: Foam gushed from the can when I popped the tab, leading to a very tall white head. Beer is clear and a light amber color. Good lacing follows the head, which has excellent retention.

S: Smells of floral hops mainly, with some light citrus and tropical fruit aromas as well.

T: Moderately bitter in taste, with a nice balancing act between hops and malts.

M: Mouthfeel is crisp and clean on a light body. The beer finishes bitter and somewhat dry.

O: Overall a very nice IPA that seems perfect for the season as we head into warmer weather.

Serving type: can

05-13-2014 04:04:32 | More by sommersb
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall - Descender IPA, poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Look - Pours a cloudy caramel amber with a huge soapy head that retains well and leaves a great amount of excess lacing.

Smell - Aroma is some juicy citrus but primarily pine hops. Good hop/malt balance.

Taste - Hops take the lead form the start, juicy citrus with pine almost equal proportions. Ends more towards pine/floral.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with low carbonation. Smooth and drinkable. Zero booziness, for 7% this brew floored me with the drinkability.

Overall - This is a great Northwest AIPA, it has great hop proportions and goes down insanely smooth. I enjoyed this for sure.

Serving type: can

05-06-2014 15:58:49 | More by JMScowcroft
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gatheredwaters

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-05-2014 21:39:01 | More by gatheredwaters
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-05-2014 02:03:40 | More by PEIhop
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

04-26-2014 20:25:21 | More by richkrull
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MPPHISH

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-26-2014 00:03:25 | More by MPPHISH
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Fusebuddy

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

04-17-2014 23:33:10 | More by Fusebuddy
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zestd

Idaho

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-06-2014 16:34:17 | More by EgadBananas
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i4ourgot

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-21-2014 03:12:18 | More by i4ourgot
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mfield14

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

03-15-2014 00:22:53 | More by mfield14
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markgugs

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-13-2014 21:09:05 | More by markgugs
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StJamesGate

New York

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

on tap at Double Dragon, Portland

Amber gold with a finger of white froth.
Big OJ, pine, and fruit nose.
Peach Danish, then orange, pine, and children’s Bayer hops.
Papaya finish and powdery linger.
Lt-med, crisp, slightly chewy.

Big, bitter, PNW IPA. Enough fruit, but cuts pretty hard with the IBUs. I could stay on this one.

Centennial, Chinook, Cascade, Galaxy, Warrior - “Hop-bursted” - does that help?

Serving type: on-tap

03-10-2014 18:58:17 | More by StJamesGate
Descender IPA from GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall
90 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.