Mountain Rescue Session Ale | GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall

BA SCORE
84
good
88 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good
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Mountain Rescue Session AleMountain Rescue Session Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Mountain Rescue Pale Ale

Sometimes, pursuing the GoodLife here in Bend, Oregon takes you to the edge. And over it. Our Mountain Rescue Session Ale is named for those gutsy men and women who put their lives on the line to save ours.

Who rescue us when bad things happen and we go over the edge. We toast them and say, “Here’s to a long, happy, GoodLife – for all of us!”

This life-enhancing brew is a balance of NW hops and light alcohol. Clean and crisp with hints of citrus and pine. It’s a savior to savor anytime. Enjoy the GoodLife and be safe out there!

Added by jdense on 01-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
88
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
14.97%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had at Top Notch in VT. Difficulty with this review is I am in beer heaven so my palate is expecting a lot from this one. Never heard of this beer when I lived in Oregon. Pours a nice light amber color, with a slight head. Has a florally smell, and the taste is pretty much the same. Slightly nutty and grapefruit taste. Mildly hoppy - kind of a poor mans Sierra Nevada. A drinkable beer likely nice on a hot day. May come back again for this

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Argh. BA password changes have made me re-enter this review, so it will be more terse and less helpful than it might have been.

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a light haze, strong effervescence, and a finger of ivory foam. Nice.

Smell: very floral for the style; there are notes of lavender here.

Taste: much like the aroma. Good, if you like floral APAs.

Mouthfeel: quite creamy for the style; I approve.

Overall: I could drink a few of these. Worth a try if you like floral APAs.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazed dark amber shows lots of tiny bubbles in the glass. Better than average head retention. Bright and sudsy on the tongue. The body seems pretty full for the moderate alcohol content. Can you smell caramel? That and some herbal notes.

The warm malt is the dominant flavor at first, followed by the leafy, herbaceous hops. The dry hopping provides a lot of aromatics without as much bitterness as many bigger Pale Ales. This seems like a nice version that is well within the style-- hoppy but not too hopped up, and pleasantly malty. A touch of roasted malt that is reminiscent of a Märzen.

Another good Pale Ale from Oregon. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Market of Choice on 29th in Eugene.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I bought a 22 oz bottle of Mountain Rescue Dry Hop Pale Ale in a grocery store. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a burnt orange/gold color, hazy with a thick foamy white head. The bottle has some nice artwork on it, silk screened not a paper label.

Smell is a light sweet citrus aroma, lemon blossoms and sweet orange scents.

Taste is a sweet bread flavor upfront, with a hint of caramel, and then a mildly bitter citrus and pine finish. It's a mild dry hop bitterness, not like an IPA.

Mouthfeel has some body to it, but it's a clean feel and appropriate for the style.

Overall a very good, full flavored and tasty pale ale. I'd have this again. A solid offering from Good Life Brewing. And yet another reason to queue up a trip to Bend, Oregon.

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Mountain Rescue Session Ale from GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall
3.74 out of 5 based on 88 ratings.
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