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The Dissident - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

953 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 953
Reviews: 424
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 889
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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sammyg832

Arizona

5/5  rDev +19%

06-26-2014 22:20:13 | More by sammyg832
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sharpski

Oregon

5/5  rDev +19%

06-26-2014 01:27:22 | More by sharpski
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-23-2014 00:29:01 | More by Yeti1979
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AgentMunky

California

4.38/5  rDev +4.3%

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a snifter. Vintage 2012. Best after 20 August 2013.

A: No head. Hazy auburn.

S: Flatly tart in a very Oud Bruin sort of way. Top notes of lemon zest. Deeper red-fruitier scents as well.

T: Mmm. Interesting. This is basically a barleywine with a hint of lambic tartness. As it warms up, I realise I'm completely wrong and the truth is the opposite. This is an honest Oud Bruin, true to the style,

M: Tart then sweet...sweet then tart...tart then sweet...This beer is a pendulum.

O: This is an incredible beer. Highly recommended. Want to have again.

06-22-2014 07:12:20 | More by AgentMunky
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-21-2014 16:59:41 | More by Cubatobaco
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mrcraft

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-19-2014 18:38:08 | More by mrcraft
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alib262

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-18-2014 23:19:19 | More by alib262
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-17-2014 15:24:42 | More by BMart
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-12-2014 02:32:51 | More by TheSamKuehn
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Ish1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-08-2014 13:05:52 | More by Ish1
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zeledonia

Minnesota

4.43/5  rDev +5.5%

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.

05-31-2014 03:14:37 | More by zeledonia
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StoutChaser7D

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

05-31-2014 02:34:22 | More by StoutChaser7D
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Braden

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +19%

05-27-2014 00:54:59 | More by Braden
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Blahstarr

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-23-2014 04:01:26 | More by Blahstarr
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funkyaudio

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-19-2014 21:33:36 | More by funkyaudio
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

05-17-2014 19:12:24 | More by PappyVans
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bcp5296d

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-17-2014 18:14:34 | More by bcp5296d
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-15-2014 15:06:41 | More by ChrisL24481
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-12-2014 17:17:10 | More by EgadBananas
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parris

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

05-12-2014 14:13:24 | More by parris
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-08-2014 15:31:52 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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stephensinner

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-04-2014 15:06:24 | More by stephensinner
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tsauce2

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-04-2014 13:47:01 | More by tsauce2
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Brabander

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-04-2014 08:08:47 | More by Brabander
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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

04-29-2014 18:16:29 | More by CHILLINDYLAN
The Dissident from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 953 ratings.