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Descender IPA | GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall

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Descender IPADescender IPA
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4.05/5
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469 Ratings
Descender IPADescender IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall
Oregon, United States
goodlifebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by NWer on 09-14-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,099
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
469
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
101
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 469 |  Reviews: 85
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5/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4.92/5  rDev +21.5%

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4.88/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I love everything about this beer - perfectly balanced for hop lovers, nice floral layers of flavor. Great art and branding as well....

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4.88/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A. medium hazy orange, I knew this was going to be good.

S. very citrusy , orange, lemon, and grap
efruit were the prominent aromas.

T. aroma matched the taste...lemons and grapefruit a hint of orange.

M. I gave this a 5, oily, lots of sticky resins,...fairly heavy bodied....just the way I like it.

O. This was one was a great surprise! I had never heard of it, my wonderful, intuitive wife picked it out at the grocery store.

After opening I always have her pick out what aromas that come to her and then to taste....I Always get the turned up nose and "it's to bitter". This time I thought I was going to have to go to battle. She loved it!!!! Hence my score. Would I buy again? You betcha , so would she, and she did the next day.

Finally, a beer my Wife likes, and she doesn't drink beer at all.

This will be one of my go to beers. It just left me wanting more, unfortunately it was my only bottle.

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4.84/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Absolutely delicious. Poured from a 12 ounce can into a pint glass. A hazy amber with a healthy clingy head. The smell;l yields hops right up front: citrus and pine with a very light malt shadow under. The taste is rich and lovely, hoppy goodness upfront, but nicely balanced by the mild malt background. This is a terrific IPA, and I hope I run across more of it.

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4.8/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap at Belmont Station in PDX.

appearance - good transparency, orange, foamy head, nice lacing

smell - grapefruit and fresh resinous hops

taste - definitely hop forward, citrus and grapefruit, the malt is barely even there like it should be

mouthfeel - medium body, perfect carbonation, slightly dry finish

overall - excellent hop profile, exactly what i like in an ipa

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

The only beer I have ever had that outranks Total Domination.

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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4.68/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great creamy head, very good lacing, aggressive, hop bitterness. I've not had that many brews that use Galaxy hops, but I think I'm now a fan. Very nice example of the style; not overtly boozy on the palate, but a zesty, joyful, worthwhile beverage. And great value for money! Try it ....you'll like it.

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4.67/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bought a 22oz bottle in Salem, Oregon and poured into a tulip.

A- Dark orange/amber color. Kind of cloudy or hazy with a 1 inch off white head. Sufficient lacing and retention.

S- Citrus, pine, cotton candy, tropical fruit. Smells freaking delicious!

T- Fantastic hop flavors similar to the smell. Started off with the pine, moving to grapefruit/citrus, then onto tropical fruit flavors before finishing where it began with more sweet pine.

M- Not oily. Not dry. Smooth with a good amount of carbonation.

O- A very enjoyable Oregon style IPA. There are an assortment of flavors, all delicious.

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Descender IPA from GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 469 ratings
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