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Conflux No. 2 - Deschutes Brewery

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Conflux No. 2Conflux No. 2

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BA SCORE
89
very good

252 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 26
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in Collaboration with Boulevard Brewing Co.; released July 2011.

Made with orange peel, coriander, lemongrass and sage.

See:  http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profi ... /423/68746  for the same recipe (with minor variances) brewed and bottled at Boulevard.

IBU: 49
ABV: 7.3%

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 07-26-2011)
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cbarrett4

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted side by side vs Boulevard's version at Deschutes PDX. Took bottles of this one to go.

Pours a pale straw hue with orange highlights, very generous white head fades slowly to a good lace.

Nose is all Belgian and all up in your face. Coriander dominates, orange flower, lemon rind, and funky yeast all contribute. Very generous nose, but kind of clouds together.

Flavors dominated by lemon, orange zest, and coriander. Some clove and yeast contribute.

Very low tannin, medium acidity, carbonation does a nice job of refreshing the palate, but lighter grip and a shorter finish detract.

Overall a very good effort from Deschutes, who has been making stunning Belgian inspired beers for awhile now, but only available in their brewpubs!

Serving type: on-tap

09-01-2011 19:27:45 | More by cbarrett4
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Conflux No. 2 from Deschutes Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.