Conflux No. 2 - Deschutes Brewery
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Reviews by Halcyondays:
4.53/5 rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
On-tap at Beachwood II,
A: Pours a translucent yellow with a small white head, some lace.
S: Coriander, spice is heavy, with some earthy hops.
T: Strikingly good. The sage which I picked out without knowing it was in there defines the beer which I like. Reminds me a lot of Craftsman Triple White Sage. The flavours of the wit and IPA are balanced seamlessly with a lot of white pepper and coriander along with some sweet grass and lemon. Delicious.
M: Firm carbonation, medium-bodied, frothy at times. Fresh and full-flavoured.
O: Fantastic, Deschutes once again proves why they're one of the best in the business. One thing I'm still wondering, is there a Conflux No.1?
Serving type: on-tap
07-30-2011 22:50:32 | More by Halcyondays
More User Reviews:
3.28/5 rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
picked up a bottle somewhere you yonder
a: served in a slim unibroue snifter, pale golden in color with a slight haze of floaters, the pour forms a white head with average retention
s: the prominent features of the nose are a witbier spiciness with coriander out front and a citrus/tropical hop nose, smells alright but the coriander level is a bit much
m: carbonation moderate-high, body lighter
t: coriander reigns from start to finish - it's really a bit much and gives an artificially floral, waxy taste, pils and wheaty malts form a light base, theres some clash with the citrusy hop flavors and the wit elements, moderately bitter, spritzy, lingering coriander, bright acid
o: seems to be a witbier at heart - pils/wheat malts and associated spice, but hopped up a bit, I don't think it works particularly well as a hybrid style, and some elements (especially coriander) of the wit side seem exaggerated, drinkable but not especially enjoyable
Serving type: bottle
04-05-2013 05:07:18 | More by blackie
Conflux No. 2 from Deschutes Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.