The Dissident

Brewer Notes
Ale brewed with cherries, aged in oak.
Malt Crystal, Special B, Pilsner, Acidulated Malt, Munich, Carapils
Hops Saaz
Other Cherries
Barrel Aging 22 months oak-aged (40%) Cert.
Alc. 10.5% IBU. 25 Cal. 606/22oz
Cert.
  • Sour
  • Cherry
  • Oaky

Introducing our wildest brew yet, The Dissident 2018 is a distinctive Belgian-style brown ale. Fermented with wild yeast, we have to isolate this brew so as not to influence the others. Otherwise, we might have anarchy on our hands. So, here’s to solitary confinement.

(Released 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018: 100% Brett, Classic, Marionberry)

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The Dissident

The Dissident Recipes

A tasty plate and a great pint is a match made in heaven. Our chefs find that together they can be even more beguiling than apart. Here are a few of their favorites.

The Dissident Pairings

Putting tasty Deschutes beer together with the right foods can be a match made in heaven.

The Dissident Awards

Some of the many awards we've won for our beers.

  • 2017
    World Beer Awards - America's Best Oud Bruin
  • 2013
    World Beer Awards - World's Best Label
    North American Beer Awards - Gold
  • 2012
    World Beer Awards - World's Best Oud Bruin
    U.S. Open Beer Championship - Gold
  • 2011
    North American Beer Awards - Gold
    Australian International Beer Awards - Silver
    World Beer Championships - Gold
    European Beer Star - Gold
  • 2010
    Australian International Beer Awards - Silver
    World Beer Championships - Platinum
  • 2009
    North American Beer Awards - Silver
    Australian International Beer Awards - Silver
    World Beer Awards - World's Best Oud Bruin
  • 2008
    Great American Beer Festival - Gold

The Dissident Homebrew Recipe

Anyone passionate enough to homebrew has our respect. Also, in tribute, these handy blueprints of the nuts, bolts, hops, malts and nuances of our favorite brews.

Specifics

Recipe Type
All Grain
Batch Size
5 Gallons
Original Gravity
1.106
Final Gravity
Boil Time
90 minutes
Fermentation Temp
65° F
Yeast Type
English Ale/Wild Yeast

Malt

Crystal
Special B
Pilsner
Acidulated Malt
Munich
Carapils
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Hops

Saaz
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