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Conflux No. 1 (Collage) - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

729 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 729
Reviews: 205
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 109
Gots: 279 | FT: 31
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  11.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Deschutes Brewery and Hair of The Dog Brewing Company join forces to weave The Dissident and The Stoic and Fred and Adam into an artistic collage of cask-aging alchemy.

Barrel Aging: Rye Whiskey, Cognac, Sherry, Pinot Noir, Bourbon, new American Oak, and new Oregon Oak

Released in May 2012 (12 oz. bottles)

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 05-01-2012)
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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks Darrell!

The beer is copper hued with a thin, off white head. The aroma brings wild yeast, wine, oak, leather, cherries. The flavor is really aggressive. Big alcohol in the finish. Lots of wild yeast and funk with strong white wine character and a touch of grape skins. Pretty tasty.

Huhzubendah, Mar 16, 2013
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4.44/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Deschutes Brewery branded teku glass

Pours dark amber with golden accents capped by an off white head that dissipates fairly quickly. A bit of lacing that disappears fairly quickly as well. The nose is incredibly complex, hints of vinegary sour cherries compliments of The Dissident, red wine, bourbon, caramel, cognac,, and pleasant sun-warmed oak. Caramel, toffee, hint of cocoa powder, sour cherries, bourbon and sherry notes, plum, dried fruit including apricot, dates, prunes, and raisins. Finishes with pleasant warming alcohol, caramel-covered sour cherries, and warm oak. Smooth and syrupy, higher level of carbonation, especially for a barrel-aged beer. This is a great blended beer. I'm very happy to have three more bottles in the cellar to see how a bit of age allows the four base brews to fully integrate, but this beer is already fantastic now.

chanokokoro, Mar 01, 2013
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Conflux No. 1 (Collage) from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 729 ratings.