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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,334 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2334
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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Reviews by corey0212:
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corey0212

Connecticut

4.8/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Another tasty beer from raiser as part of the New Trader BIF Redux!!

Pours a midnight black, with some faint brownish highlights, foamy mocha colored head fading very slowly, with just a few spots of lacing left in the glass. Lots of milk chocolate in the nose, faint coffee, and nice burnt/charred edges. Taste follows right along, just the perfect amount of sweetness, nothing overly bitter. Creamy mouthfeel, medium level of carbonation. This is just plain delicious, and drinkability is completely off the map. Extremely impressive stout.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2008 01:46:36 | More by corey0212
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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04-16-2014 01:35:20 | More by TGanyone
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4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on nitro at Draught House on 4/7/14

A-Pours black with a medium sized bubbly tan head. Excellent lacing!

S-The aroma is big on espresso with a healthy balance of chocolate. Roasted malts and licorice are present as well.

T-The taste has some sweetness in it to go along with some bitterness. Flavors of espresso and to a lesser extant chocolate remain strong. Long aftertaste of espresso.

M-Medium bodied, with a thicker texture, with softer carbonation.

O-This one doesn’t do anything to crazy. Its just very solid.

Serving type: nitro-tap

04-14-2014 16:31:34 | More by reebtaerG
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4.48/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Draft nitro into 5 oz sampler. Appearance is impenetrable black, beautiful rising head resembling a cappuccino. Aroma is dark roasted malt, coffee, subtle hops. Flavor is dark roasted malt, coffee, caramel, followed by bitter hops. Mouth feel is medium full, not font or bubbly (the nitro, I guess). Overall this is a really outstanding stout, noticeably richer in flavor than the bottled equivalent I have at home right now. Love it!

Serving type: nitro-tap

04-11-2014 22:59:22 | More by Dsimenson
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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Illinois

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Poured too cold, dilligently hand warmed.

Ar - Braised/roasted malt.
Ap - Beautiful head, obsidian body, absolutely nothing not to love.
T - Sweet, creamy delight; the absence of sourness, not at all smokey.
P - Thick cream, 'staches all around.

O - Excellent stout

Serving type: nitro-tap

04-10-2014 22:44:54 | More by mush
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Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,334 ratings.