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Conflux No. 2 - Deschutes Brewery

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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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josephwa

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-17-2013 16:37:57 | More by josephwa
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

01-12-2013 03:20:20 | More by spycow
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pukahi91

Hawaii

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

01-06-2013 01:33:44 | More by pukahi91
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acelin

Kansas

4.73/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deschutes, my favorite Oregon brewery, and Boulevard? Collaborating? Lucky enough for me, I went to Portland the week this came out and had this version - on tap - then went back home to the KC area and had the Boulevard bottle. Superb!

It's not really an IPA. It's really more of a witbier with more hops. Not much else I can say, it's a lot like the old Two Joker's witbier Boulevard had, with all those delicious hops like Deschutes uses in their super hoppy beers.

Serving type: on-tap

12-06-2012 21:04:15 | More by acelin
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tbone1384

Wyoming

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-03-2012 14:02:56 | More by tbone1384
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jnoelani

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

10-17-2012 03:00:01 | More by jnoelani
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rastley

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6%

10-16-2012 16:46:34 | More by rastley
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Johnhaley1989

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -6%

10-05-2012 20:46:19 | More by Johnhaley1989
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Twal

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.3%

09-08-2012 21:48:23 | More by Twal
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Tom-Peters

California

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-30-2012 21:05:55 | More by Tom-Peters
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Jovian

Utah

4.75/5  rDev +19%

08-15-2012 04:00:23 | More by Jovian
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Rathakem

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-08-2012 05:27:18 | More by Rathakem
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

So this is labeled, per the brewery, as a white ipa. I can see that. Has all the Belgian characteristics to it, and very evenly so, if I may say. Spice tones from hops come in and edge things off. I like this brew. It's unique and interesting and very well done. The mesh of characteristics comes together nicely and it works. I'd love to try the Boulevard version.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 23:16:25 | More by RblWthACoz
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BWH999

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-26-2012 22:19:03 | More by BWH999
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-25-2012 02:45:16 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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azdback

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

07-16-2012 23:54:29 | More by azdback
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ngeunit1

California

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

A - Slightly hazy golden-yellow with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of lemon, orange, and citrus hops, Belgian yeast, coriander, other spices, with some sweet bready malts.

T - Starts off with a mix of citrus hops with some lemon and orange peel, coriander, Belgian yeast, other fruity esters, and some pepper. Through the middle, some sweet bready malts come through with a touch of bitterness and floral hop with some more coriander, clove, and other yeast spices. The finish is a mix of sweet bready malts with some spices, lemon, Belgian yeast, and some citrus hops.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and spicy finish.

D - Very drinkable. Nice Belgian IPA. Good mix of IPA flavor and Belgian yeast character.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2012 04:57:49 | More by ngeunit1
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siddhartha

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-04-2012 18:30:31 | More by siddhartha
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hiphopj5

Colorado

3/5  rDev -24.8%

06-20-2012 18:10:37 | More by hiphopj5
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-07-2012 07:08:36 | More by Whiskeydeez
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dumptruck81

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

05-28-2012 17:53:18 | More by dumptruck81
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-25-2012 19:40:21 | More by standardcherry
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rfbenavi80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-23-2012 06:13:28 | More by rfbenavi80
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Piason

California

3/5  rDev -24.8%

05-11-2012 06:44:59 | More by Piason
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-09-2012 15:04:32 | More by trxxpaxxs
Conflux No. 2 from Deschutes Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.