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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

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Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,530 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,530
Reviews: 944
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 385
Gots: 227 | FT: 10
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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Flashsp2

New Mexico

4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Obsidian Stout into pint

Decanted pour is densely black with a thich beige head that tracks big
sticky webbing on the way down.

Nose is dominated by roasted grain, French roast coffee, and citrus.
It smells very roasty and bitter, walking the fine line of being
acrid, and its a touch smokey.

Starts off with a faint sweetness that is quickly run over by a clean
roasty bitterness, more French roast coffee, smoke, and a faint hop
citrus on the finish. The flavor is just intensely coffee focused.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a coarsely bubbled carbonation that
seems a bit rough.

Way easy to drink, with the abundant carbonation being the only
lackluster point. This is a well put together American stout that is
heavy enough to qualify for export strength.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2010 13:24:53 | More by Flashsp2
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Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,530 ratings.