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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Isn’t it how it always works? A few brewers sit around tippling and waxing poetic about what-ifs, wild ideas and untapped dreams when one suddenly proclaims "why not?" So the Conflux series was born, bravely leaping corporate and geographic barriers to jointly explore uncharted beeratory. Cheers, fellow explorers, cheers.

Second in a series, this citrusy, smooth white IPA is a fortuitous meeting of Deschutes’ hop skills and Boulevard’s deft wheat touch. What’s 1,800 miles when a great beer is at stake?

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3.6
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Shared with Travlr. Old? Hazy yellow straw color with lots of head. Nice lacing. Smell is orangey citrus, fresh cut grass, and wheat. Taste is like orange juice, with a bitter finish. Grassy, summery. Doesn’t seem much like an IPA.

4.6
lmccannel (8) - Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2012 does not count
This was a fun one...I know that there is a fair amount of hops and that there was a good amount of citrus to this beer. I paired this beer with a shrimp and crab pizza with cheese that starts with a G and it was amazing. It serves as a great compliment to lighter foods and greens. The hops and the citrus compliment each other well.

3.7
Tripplebrew (778) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Pours a very very hazy lemon yellow with very frothy white head. Aroma is intense citrus-lemon/grapefruit. Flavor is mostly lemon with nutty bready tones. Body is creamy but with very active carbonation.

3.8
Travlr (25268) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy pale yellow color, massive fluffy white head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of citrus > grass > flowers. Taste is bitter lemon and light spice, maybe coriander and white pepper.

4.2
Bockyhorsey (2628) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Says best before 1/11 but was still good for me. Good mix of wheat and grapefruit for aroma. Body yellow with white head and some sugar coat lace on glass. Flavor of grapefruit jucie and fro a night shifter hit the spot. Refreshing brew and enjoyable.

3.8
rmussman (1701) - California, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Really nice brew. Sampled in a big bottle in Boulder. Pours deep orange with a thin head on it. Decent carbonation but comes out really nice and clear. Quality quality malts.

2.9
MikeyMalts (64) - Davis, California, USA - JAN 30, 2012
(#46) 22oz bottle poured into tulip glass. Appearance: Golden yellow with a slight haze, white foam head. Aroma: Lemon, banana, orange, coriander, grass, pepper, spicy. Taste: Sweet citrus that transforms to dry hops. Honey, cereal, pepper, clove, and grapefruit. Palate: Med. bodied. Smooth and sweet at first but gets rather bitter on finish and aftertaste. Overall: It’s alright, a little too far on the bitter scale for my taste though. I previously tried this on draft last summer and I remember the taste being more enjoyable for me. Interesting to see what No. 3 will be.

3.7
Dogbrick (13146) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Sample at Eurostash III tasting on 01/12/2012: The beer is a hazy golden color with a medium rocky white head that recedes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of lemons, yeast and mild hops. Medium body with flavors of Belgian yeast, citrus, wheat and hops. The finish is earthy hops and yeast with a lingering sweetness. Above average overall.

3.7
JaBier (8027) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Bottle shared by a friend. Hazy yellow pour with a thick white head. Aroma of coriander, citrus and sweet malt. Coriander and lemon zest flavor with maltiness before a grassy hop finish.

3.7
User29624 (1683) - - JAN 21, 2012
Pours orange with a white head. Strong aroma of citrus hops, pepper. Nice flavor - very citrus, wheat. Well done beer.


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