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The Dissident - Deschutes Brewery

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943 Ratings
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Ratings: 943
Reviews: 423
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 882
Gots: 427 | FT: 31
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  11.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Flanders style sour brown brewed with dark candi sugar and Oregon Montmorency cherries, aged in Pinot Noir barrels.

30 IBU

First release (9.0% ABV) - August 2008
Second release (10.5% ABV) - November 2010 (~118bbl)
Third release (11.4% ABV) - October 2012

(Beer added by: MisterClean on 08-19-2008)
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California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -5%

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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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TheSamKuehn

Florida

4/5  rDev -5%

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Ish1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5%

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zeledonia

Minnesota

4.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2012 vintage. Tasted 30 May 2014.

Pours a murky medium brown. Just a little head, gone fast, not much lacing - but that's typical of a sour.

Smell is tart, with vinegar, dark fruit, and red wine. A delightful combination, quite sour, but the aroma is full and potent.

Taste is a complex blend of acidic sour, red wine vinegar, and cherries. So many shades of sour, teasing me with different delights each time I taste it. Again, it's full-flavored, and quite multidimensional. I love the depth and variety it brings.

Feel is top-notch. It's medium-bodied, heavier than many similar beers, but with prickly carbonation that lightens it and makes the flavors dance. That combo of heavy and light is fantastic.

The more I drink this, the more I like it. The level of complexity in the flavor is impressive, and the feel is a perfect complement. An excellent, robust sour.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 03:14:37 | More by zeledonia
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California

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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Tennessee

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North Carolina

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New Hampshire

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev -5%

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Massachusetts

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Missouri

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Missouri

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Indiana

4/5  rDev -5%

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Netherlands

4/5  rDev -5%

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Washington

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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Texas

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Massachusetts

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Lare453

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

04-25-2014 21:47:04 | More by Lare453
The Dissident from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 943 ratings.