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The Dissident - Deschutes Brewery

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93
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941 Ratings
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Ratings: 941
Reviews: 423
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 875
Gots: 427 | 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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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%
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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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
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cultclassic89

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

04-29-2014 04:22:46 | More by cultclassic89
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.8%

04-27-2014 21:54:34 | More by PhatAtUT
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Uanof

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.8%

04-27-2014 07:34:24 | More by Uanof
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

04-27-2014 03:21:49 | More by Bilco
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Lare453

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

04-25-2014 21:47:04 | More by Lare453
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

04-23-2014 02:27:03 | More by victory4me
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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
The Dissident from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 941 ratings.