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Obsidian Stout - Deschutes Brewery

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Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,650 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,650
Reviews: 955
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 401
Gots: 262 | 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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jryanj927

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

08-11-2013 03:54:04 | More by jryanj927
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-10-2013 02:29:59 | More by EBeckett3
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icehawk

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

08-09-2013 18:45:32 | More by icehawk
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Smurf2055

Washington

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-08-2013 06:12:26 | More by Smurf2055
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bismarksays

Iowa

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-07-2013 20:04:39 | More by bismarksays
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Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-06-2013 23:45:27 | More by Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-06-2013 03:45:28 | More by LotsofLupulin
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mythaeus

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

08-06-2013 00:05:47 | More by mythaeus
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Absolut

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-05-2013 17:07:27 | More by Absolut
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-04-2013 04:04:17 | More by MNBeer1017
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Goobastic

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

08-04-2013 02:47:46 | More by Goobastic
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TheBoog013

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

08-03-2013 23:19:05 | More by TheBoog013
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nygannon

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

08-03-2013 23:09:49 | More by nygannon
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

08-03-2013 03:56:19 | More by mportnoy
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Hobbit

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

08-02-2013 02:26:08 | More by Hobbit
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-02-2013 01:36:20 | More by cwelsh55
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iamshad

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-02-2013 01:15:52 | More by iamshad
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-01-2013 11:21:51 | More by Cynic-ale
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Jame515

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

08-01-2013 04:13:08 | More by Jame515
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DruRho

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

08-01-2013 02:00:45 | More by DruRho
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

08-01-2013 00:11:59 | More by Chucker17
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LaneMeyer

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

Poured from a bottle into a teku.

A - Beautiful dark murky brown/black. 1 finger tan/brown head.

S - Smoke, charcoal, barbecued wood, cacao, vanilla, brown sugar.

T - Smokey, charcoal, bitter chocolate, slightly sour.

M - Very creamy, perfect amount of carbonation, silky smooth.

O - A nice American Stout. Not overbearing, but hearty and tasty.

07-31-2013 06:09:15 | More by LaneMeyer
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.8%

07-30-2013 01:53:05 | More by Gonzoillini
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.21/5  rDev +0.2%

12oz bottle into a tulip. BB 12/23/13

Pours a pitch black with a big 2 inch or so beige head with great lacing. Smells is of roasted malts and coffee, slightly charred cocoa. Taste is big on the chocolate and malts. Typical taste for a stout, but done very well and is quite enjoyable. medium bodied with medium carbonation. good feel, not too thick or overly syrupy. it fits for the ABV. however the body is a tad light.

overall just a good american stout. nothing too special, but easy drinking and tasty. bonus points for being lower in ABV but tasting just as good as any of the 10%ers. you wont be disappointed here.

07-28-2013 19:06:25 | More by Axnjxn
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.8%

07-28-2013 18:36:35 | More by Jeffrey2310
Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,650 ratings.