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Conflux No. 2 - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

255 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 255
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 27
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

fivetime, Jan 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

leedorham, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

NorCalYeti, Jan 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

josephwa, Jan 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

spycow, Jan 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

pukahi91, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of acelin
4.73/5  rDev +18.8%
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.

acelin, Dec 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

tbone1384, Nov 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

jnoelani, Oct 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

rastley, Oct 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Johnhaley1989, Oct 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Twal, Sep 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Tom-Peters, Aug 30, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

Jovian, Aug 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Rathakem, Aug 08, 2012
Photo of RblWthACoz
4.28/5  rDev +7.5%
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.

RblWthACoz, Aug 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

BWH999, Jul 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Jul 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

azdback, Jul 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%
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.

ngeunit1, Jul 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

siddhartha, Jul 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

hiphopj5, Jun 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Whiskeydeez, Jun 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

dumptruck81, May 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

standardcherry, May 25, 2012
Conflux No. 2 from Deschutes Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 255 ratings.