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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,796 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,796
Reviews: 965
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 412
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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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Had this Nitro in Maui. Very well balanced Porter, not too smokey, great head and look.
Could drink a lot of these with no problem. Very similar to their Black Butte, which seemed a tad less bitter, but both are very good.

ExtraStout, Oct 11, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -1.9%

DanielHansen0214, Oct 11, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +3.8%

Albertno5, Oct 11, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +2.4%

maltlikker, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Rothobinide, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of SurferEric
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Strong coffee flavor and hints of chocolate. Impressive stout.

SurferEric, Oct 09, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +14.3%

doom_deluise, Oct 09, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +7.6%

hall_matthew_bruce, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

t2grogan, Oct 08, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +3.6%

ackbar556, Oct 07, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +1.9%

aphamer, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Beerandboards, Oct 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

bpfrush, Oct 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

danvillemumbles, Oct 05, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev 0%

Hallertau, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

bitrswtmtl1, Oct 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Josh012012, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of Bshaw22
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%

This might be one of the most perfect regular stouts I've ever head. Smooth, creamy, roasted barley. Just a nice beer!

Bshaw22, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

mike_dawson, Oct 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Rilesmiles, Sep 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Corson, Sep 30, 2014
Photo of WAbeerfiend
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

08.26.14. Best by date.
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 04.06.14.

A: Completely opaque black. 1/2 finger head.

S: Cocoa, chocolate, roasty malt. Some sweetness too.

T: Roasty malt, chocolate.

M: Creamy smooth.

O: I poured some of this over ice cream and it was very good. On its own, this did not have any weird hop bitterness, which I can't stand in a stout. The roasted malt kept the sweetness in check. It is an excellent example of the style.

Rating: A-

WAbeerfiend, Sep 30, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev 0%

ncelauro, Sep 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

ColSanders, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

holder1422, Sep 28, 2014
Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,796 ratings.