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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

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Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,665 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,665
Reviews: 954
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 400
Gots: 269 | 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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bcm75

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

09-17-2013 00:04:59 | More by bcm75
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rojocorsa

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

09-16-2013 05:05:22 | More by rojocorsa
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Zuidman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

09-16-2013 03:27:23 | More by Zuidman
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gkoz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

09-15-2013 03:43:44 | More by gkoz
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kwa357

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

09-13-2013 21:20:09 | More by kwa357
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BeerLover99

Illinois

4.85/5  rDev +15.5%

A: burnt brown/onyx, finger khaki up+down head,
random patchy lacing

S: dark chocolate, roasted coffee, toffee, nuts aroma
mild sniff of alcohol

T: sweet malt, cacao/dark chocolate, roasted coffee
mild bitter finish

M: med body, smooth/creamy with mild
bubbles on tongue

O: Overjoyed to revisit Deschutes and thrilled
they are now in Chicago area. This is just
an outstanding Stout. Will please Imp Stout, as well.
Would love to keep it in my regular rotation, especially for the Winter
months ahead. 1st Stout I have had in ages and
this crisp (55/Sunny Autumn is perfect pairing).

HEAVENLY; SEEK IT OUT!

09-13-2013 20:37:35 | More by BeerLover99
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pknyc

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

09-13-2013 11:57:49 | More by pknyc
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Sweffin

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

09-13-2013 04:19:26 | More by Sweffin
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Thirsty_Moe

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

09-13-2013 03:52:06 | More by Thirsty_Moe
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev -2.6%

Best by 9/06/11. Whoops, couple years too late. Probably 3 years old overall. Lots of dust.

A: Nice black pour. Enormous and fluffy medium brown head. Great retention as it fades very slowly. Great retention ever after these years have passed. Nice.

S: Milk chocolate and malt balls. Interesting. A little bit of caramel sweetness in fact.

T: Chocolate and...malt balls again. Malt Balls, the candy. Must be a side effect of the age. Mild cocoa in the aftertaste. Showing some effects of age with a little bit of cardboardy oxidation but not horrible. This is my last one out of the 6pack from 3 years ago, alas.

M: Silky smooth and medium bodied.

O: One of the best accessible stouts out there. This one has suffered a bit from age but still quite good. Wish Deschutes distributed out here.

09-13-2013 03:14:24 | More by Dope
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

09-11-2013 23:32:34 | More by thinwhiteduke
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dvsbizzyb

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

09-11-2013 06:14:42 | More by dvsbizzyb
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jroberts8811

Missouri

5/5  rDev +19%

09-11-2013 00:24:31 | More by jroberts8811
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rao2100

Malaysia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

09-10-2013 11:27:56 | More by rao2100
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Sark

Montana

4/5  rDev -4.8%

09-10-2013 02:16:24 | More by Sark
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anon

California

5/5  rDev +19%

09-09-2013 22:18:04 | More by anon
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

09-09-2013 05:16:08 | More by wvsabbath
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Nunya

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

09-08-2013 21:01:01 | More by Nunya
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Reappropriated

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

09-08-2013 09:01:17 | More by Reappropriated
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rph97

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

09-07-2013 21:08:20 | More by rph97
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Maillard

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

09-07-2013 09:29:00 | More by Maillard
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Soto

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

09-07-2013 00:00:04 | More by Soto
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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.8%

09-06-2013 02:41:41 | More by Dicers
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jsurfs82

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

09-06-2013 02:24:20 | More by jsurfs82
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TS057

North Dakota

4/5  rDev -4.8%

09-06-2013 01:07:58 | More by TS057
Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,665 ratings.