Descender IPA | GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall

Descender IPADescender IPA
BA SCORE
87.6%
Liked This Beer
4.05 w/ 467 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by NWer on 09-14-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,016
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
467
Liked:
409
Avg:
4.05/5
pDev:
9.38%
Alströms:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
100
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 467 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of nlb802
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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Photo of ZekeMillz
4.46/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mollyrae27
4.26/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Gorgeous hazy look - color resembles an orange cream soda when held up to the light. Poured from a can - quite carbonated and foamy, but the head has a nice texture and feel to it. Fruity citrusy aromas, light mouthfeel with a piney finish. Crave-able taste - this has easily become one of my favorite beers, a bummer since I can only find it in VT 3+ hours away! Obsessed.

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Photo of Molson2000
3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Kuges
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Roby923
4.44/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of my favourites out of Bend. Always super hoppy with excessive pine notes. Pure North West. Canned from TJs in Bend, seemed to be super-carbonated. Prefer the larger bottle.

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Photo of tkdchampxi
3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Islander671
4.57/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Farnswurth
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kbuzz
3.58/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LeeMoore
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mojua
3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ninaturner
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMESSER88
3.56/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BoldRulerVT
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz can into a stemmed tulip.
Pours a medium to light amber with generous frothy head with nice retention.
Smells good, sticky hops, some spruce in the nose too.
Taste is insane. HUGE flavor, tropical fruit upfront that washes to sprucey resin on the finish with hints of black pepper and wintergreen. Nice bitterness too.
Mouthfeel is good.
Overall, this was a unique and very flavorful beer. I'm impressed!

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Photo of founddrama
4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Impressed. Really floral hop nose and the finish is nicely balanced, though predictably on the bitter side. Bright. Lovely.

Good head -- effervescent, with nice lacing throughout.

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Photo of Jrainvil
3.87/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of csustar001
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FFreak
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Purchased a 6 pack of 12oz cans for ~$12 at the Beer Cellar in Waterbury. Poured into a willy glass. A hazy copper orange with a huge, creamy head that dies down but persists and leaves some huge lace. Tangerine, pineapple and pine in the nose. Taste is of orange juice and grated orange peel, combined with pine and with a bracing, almost overwhelming bitterness. Mouth is medium bodied and silky with persistent carbonation. Overall, a bit different that what I'm used to as hop bitterness is the dominant character in this beer, but still an enjoyable IPA.

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Photo of InfernoBoss
4.32/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lobina
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of taospowder
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kwm5067
3.44/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Descender IPA from GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall
Beer rating: 87.6% out of 100 with 467 ratings
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