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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,336 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2336
Reviews: 935
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%


Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 6.4%
IBUs: 55

220 calories per 12 oz serving

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-07-2001)
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Bung

North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A black/brown pour with a creamish colored head. Real nice roast malt aromas, some mocha. Flavors mimic the aroma. Roast malt and chocolate up front, finishes with good coffee bitterness. Roast coffee lingers. Drinkable, solid medium body. Real nice brew, the first I've had from Deschutes.
Side note, their bottles have some nice ornamentation.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2008 04:18:07 | More by Bung
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Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,336 ratings.