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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,803 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,803
Reviews: 965
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 412
Gots: 304 | 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%

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
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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
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

tjb27, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

jeremiahoden, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

ShadyRigglesbee, Sep 27, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -2.4%

Deschutes makes a fine stout, and you should seek this one out if you like stouts. I actually think their porter is slightly better, but I enjoy both. This stout is a touch on the bitter side, but not as much as some, so I can still make it work. Another success from this brewery.

dcscientist, Sep 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19%

Alan_Z, Sep 26, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -6.7%

anthony-martinez, Sep 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

StephRai, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Port_Seat, Sep 25, 2014
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Wsherry1, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

WallstreetB, Sep 24, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev 0%

Anaxagoris, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

twenteone, Sep 24, 2014
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beerhast, Sep 23, 2014
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dheldman, Sep 22, 2014
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Longhorn08, Sep 22, 2014
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kayrex, Sep 21, 2014
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4.31/5  rDev +2.6%

Mojo, Sep 21, 2014
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1.44/5  rDev -65.7%

klol, Sep 21, 2014
Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,803 ratings.