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Descender IPA - GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall

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Descender IPADescender IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

298 Ratings
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Ratings: 298
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 12
Gots: 24 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

BCross, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of GilGarp
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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.

GilGarp, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of Steve57
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Steve57, Sep 30, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -5.9%

vutoq, Sep 27, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -3%

Arkay, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of FederalOC
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

FederalOC, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of BodyPolitic
4/5  rDev -1%

BodyPolitic, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of dshansen1184
3.76/5  rDev -6.9%

dshansen1184, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of MikeDAdams
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

MikeDAdams, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

KevMo84, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Kurmaraja, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of krdhawk
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%

krdhawk, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Axnjxn, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of sanford_and_son
3/5  rDev -25.7%

sanford_and_son, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

mabermud, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

Elicoleman, Aug 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of CameronMcDonald
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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!

CameronMcDonald, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

yemenmocha, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of brentk56
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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

brentk56, Aug 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Pete1991, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

bigred89, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

dfhhead25, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of malfunxion
4/5  rDev -1%

malfunxion, Jul 31, 2014
Descender IPA from GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall
89 out of 100 based on 298 ratings.