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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,793 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,793
Reviews: 965
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 411
Gots: 301 | FT: 9
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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Photo of mattyb
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Good looking stout, pours black and has a nice contrasting tan head.

S - Chocolate with toasted malts, slight hop aroma to keep it balanced.

T - Bitter coffee followed by chocolate, then floral hops.

M - A little on the thin side, I was expecting more, medium carbonation.

O - A good straight forward American Stout.

mattyb, Nov 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

ckobes, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

12packpoet, Nov 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

drgonzo2k2, May 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

July2Nov, Mar 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

JMS1974, Jul 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Souleman, Apr 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

CasanovaCummins, Mar 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

treznor, May 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Josh012012, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

dwtyler, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of denver10
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown with a thumbs width brown, creamy head. Nice lacing to it. Smells of roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla, and some dark fruit. A pretty damn awesome strong and bitter roasted coffee flavor is the first to introduce itself, this is followed by some bittersweet chocolate and liquorice. Underneath the entire sip is a vanilla like sweetness that I didn't at first detect. A nice, bitter flavor lingers in the aftertaste. A nice, creamy body to this. I slacked on giving this one a try for the longest time and realize that this was a mistake. This is a great stout and worth all the love it receives.

denver10, Jan 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

NeverSettle, Jun 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

jordanmckell, Jun 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

zestar, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

b_feterl, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

averydylan, Jul 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Matthew607, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

SharkNado, Mar 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Buckeye982, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

dansmcd, Feb 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

ricecracker420, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

arcook11, Apr 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

RS3Sport, May 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

BigBarley, Feb 11, 2013
Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,793 ratings.