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The Dissident - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

941 Ratings
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Ratings: 941
Reviews: 423
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 877
Gots: 426 | FT: 30
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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5/5  rDev +19%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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parris

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Netherlands

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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cultclassic89

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Uanof

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Bilco

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Lare453

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Ri0

Wisconsin

3.89/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

poured 22oz bottle into teku. Drink after 8/2013

A - It pours a dirty ruby with an off white 2.5 finger head that fizzes. Fades quickly into a collar and leaves behind a few traces of lace.

S - Faint cherries, dark tart fruit, and red wine. Some oak and brown sugar round it out.

T - Red wine and oak seem to be the most prevalent with some medicinal cherry flavor. Not very sour and only somewhat tart. Dark fruits and brown sugar fill in on the finish. There is a booziness to this beer.

M - Carbonated and light bodied, very dry.

O - This was good, but I didn't like as much as most. A bit too much red wine and the cherry flavor was medicinal for me. Good, but not exceptional.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 19:53:16 | More by Ri0
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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IvoryFoxhole

Virginia

4.44/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle from 2012 bottling. Says best after 8/2013. Aged since 11/2012. Poured into Belgian ale glass directly from aging refrigerator so served around 52 degrees.

A) Reddish to cordovan, moderate carbonation bubbles. 2/3 finger head when poured, not very much retention, thin ring left.

S) Sour cherries, mustiness from yeast, maybe some citus or lemongrass

T) Very smooth and very complex. Cherries and citrus, not too much funk at all, not very sour at beginning. Finish is sweeter. Really well done.

M) Medium to full bodied, not as much carbonation as indicated by looking at it, really no evidence of the 11.4% alcohol content. This is really well-done.

Russian River Supplication has been surpassed. This is masterful. Will have to grab more than one bottle the next time they release.

Serving type: bottle

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carlmoberg

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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AHeaston8

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

04-08-2014 04:17:26 | More by AHeaston8
The Dissident from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 941 ratings.