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Descender IPA - GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall

Not Rated.
Descender IPADescender IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

337 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 337
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 14
Gots: 38 | 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:
Beer added by: NWer on 09-14-2011

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of GilGarp
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Served cold from a 12 oz can into a shaker pint. No date stamp on the can.

Descender is a slightly hazy golden amber color with thick white head. It has good retention and leaves some nice lacing as it settles.

Aroma is hoppy and fresh with candied citrus, grapefruit, and pine.

Flavor is sweet up front with pale malts, caramel, and toast. Bitterness is at a good level for an American IPA. Pine is more dominant in the flavor than the aroma with the citrus playing a smaller role.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated.

Overall a very good Pacific NW IPA and worth seeking out.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.8/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.92/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of FederalOC
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of BodyPolitic
4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.76/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of MikeDAdams
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.11/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of CameronMcDonald
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Great floral IPA! Hints of pine and nice citrus. Malt background not as intense as double IPAS consumed earlier this outing, lighter in color w/very fragrant hops. Will drink again!

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of brentk56
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Appearance: Pours a hazy amber color capped by several inches of foam; nice retention and some streaks of lace appear

Smell: Kumquat, mango and lemon/lime

Taste: A touch of biscuity malt and the hops take over, bringing the unusual tones detected in the aroma; the bitterness builds, after the swallow, with the lemon/lime and pith flavors dominant

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: This beer disappeared in the back of my fridge for several months so I am drinking it six months after the bottling date and that likely had an impact on the flavor profile; still, a decent IPA that I would like to try when fresher

Thanks, mabermud, for the opportunity

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%

Descender IPA from GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall
90 out of 100 based on 337 ratings.