Comatose Imperial IPA | GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall

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Comatose Imperial IPAComatose Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
4.09/5
Exceptional
71 Ratings
Comatose Imperial IPAComatose Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Mother Nature's seasons are amazing, where all her creations flux between an existence in winter's comatose state, spring's colorful fling, summer's hot dance, and fall's laid back swing. The creative juices of musicians jump from an unconscious, winter mindset spurring you to think concerts, road trips and campsites. One sip of this beer will get your blood flowing as you jam to your favorite tunes!

Disclaimer: We don't recommend hanging upside down in a tree, you're not Eddie... It seems fitting to chill in a hammock while listening to great music and sipping a triple-dry hopped, Imperial IPA -- Music for the taste buds!

Added by flexabull on 08-18-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,045
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
71
pDev:
9.29%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 71 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of bilbobrewer
3.73/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Single can, canned Feb 28/18 (7 weeks old)
BA says 9.5% abv...can says 8.5% abv. (....hmmm, were people getting TOO Comatose?!?)
Pours hazy gold, with thin but resilient head. Sticky on the glass.
Taste is syrupy & sticky. But it's not boozy-astingent, so I'd bet one could get pretty wasted without knowing.
It is definitely a maltier beer than hoppy.
Cryptically alluded on the can: "..floral hop hints..". Dude, I don't want hints!! I want stank!!!
95 IBUs, allegedly. Hmmmm.
I am a much bigger fan of their Descender.

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Photo of twiggamortis420
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Half liter bottle courtesy of rnewt pours initially fairly clear but the last few ounces dumped a shit-ton of opaque haze in the mix. Not much for head and leaves a nice, small ring of unbroken lace.

Nose spouts off some tropical and pine - like a sangria with mango and papaya with a few pine cones floating around for decor.

Very smooth and the hops seem to be mostly up front, starts passion/dragon/star fruit and goes to a biscuity-sweet (maybe waffle mix) maltiness with very little scathing bitterness on the back end. Alcohol is well integrated and uber-smooth. Everything plays together nicely...this one should get more attention, good stuff.

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Photo of ladle69
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBuckley73
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grackos
3.71/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dschamp
3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spikester
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Slightly hazed golden orange with one finger of dense white head. Rings of lace as the head drops.
Smell is floral and pine notes.
Taste is orange zest with lots of pine bitterness. Malt support is a bit low.
Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. Finish is dry and bitter.
Overall a tasty and big beer. The alcohol is well hidden under that hop bitterness.

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Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Skrumpy
3.91/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Cloudy orange with a foamy head. Solid retention and heavy lacing. Aroma is fruit and citrus, melon, peach and orange. A hint of honey and biscuit malt. The flavor is similar. Hops bitterness, & some grapefruit in the finish. Overall a decent beer.

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Photo of shelby415
3.84/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dabear85
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tyecko
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sir_Goatman
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jakecattleco
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IPA4Terry
4.67/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Awesome beer! The best I tried at the Septembeerfest 2016

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Photo of erickc
3.87/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickThePyro
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drone
2.98/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mrpitrolo
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of McBAINx
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
4.44/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OregonGrown7
4.62/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ckornmannn
4.42/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On site previously, and from a growler: slightly hazy, golden color, tenacious dense head. Wonderful smell of citrusy hops. Dank. This is a wonderful imperial IPA: there is some malt in the background but it is a big load of dank citrusy hops.

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Photo of TheWiltChamberlainofipas
4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A boutique of hops citrus mixed with an herbal dankness. Slight bitterness but overall very well balanced. Virtually no alcohol. This is a winner. Had on draft.

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Comatose Imperial IPA from GoodLife Brewing Company & Bier Hall
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 71 ratings