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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:
#3,094
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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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
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?

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4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice light amber with a decent white head that sticks around

Smell is pine and citrus, with a bready malty backbone to balance it out

Taste is mostly malty with highlights of pine and citrus, pineapple, mango, and gold raisins.

Feel is lightly carbed

Overall a nice IPA that I can say is almost on par with union jack.

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3.86/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Semi cloudy amber,1 finger of off white head, spotty lacing.

Aroma is citrus and pine, malts in the mix but less noticeable cold.

Good citrus and pine hop blast, but as it warms the malt becomes more prominent and sweet, typical of a West Coast IPA.

Mouthfeel was light medium ,slightly thin, good carbonation.

This one is good, but seems more impressive if consumed quickly rather than savored. I found the upfront hoppy character fading as it warmed, and that slight butterscotch sweetness became more pronounced. Worth trying if you enjoy a hoppy IPA.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my go to IPAs.

A very good looking beer, nice head, fluffy and white.
Fruits and pine in the smell.
Taste is well balanced, very hoppy with malt backbone.
Mouthfeel is solid, nothing crazy.
Overall it is an amazing beer and I enjoy it every time...

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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