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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,342 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2342
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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Zraly

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4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours jet black with a tan head that goes afloat. Warms smells of roasted and toasted malts accompanied by a note of smoke. Appears to be full and inviting.

A nice, chewy stout that is creamy, full-bodied, and is bitterly smooth. (The liquid, alcoholic tootsie roll?) Flavors of espresso, dark chocolate, smoke, and sugar. The sweetness and texture reminds me of making chocolate milk from powder. The bitterness is pleasant, much in the vein of having a shot of espresso.

This is a highly accessible stout. If you appreciate a well-crafted brew, try it...regardless of your care for stouts.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2003 23:56:46 | More by Zraly
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Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,342 ratings.