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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,348 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2348
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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Marty30

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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to black13 for this extra!Poured into Sam Adams perfect pint glass at cellar temp,around 52 degrees.

A. Very dark black body, I see some dark ruby in the pour. Two finger khaki head that dissapates rather quickly. Leaves good lacing all over the glass.

S. Lots of roasted malts here from the get go,also getting some brown sugar,coffee grinds and some chocolate.

T. Big roasted malt notes and bitter chocolate. I get some nuttiness and light hints of vanilla cake batter with some hop bitterness in the end.

M. Mouth is a little thin,I would say medium. good carbonation.

Overall this is a good brew that I would like to get more of.It it a great substitute if you don't want that big imperial stout sometimes.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2011 23:49:53 | More by Marty30
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Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,348 ratings.