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The Abyss - Deschutes Brewery

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world-class

4,676 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 4,676
Reviews: 1,626
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 2,421
Gots: 2,158 | FT: 145
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in bourbon, Oregon oak, and Pinot Noir barrels.

65 IBU

Vintages (production numbers from Deschutes):
2006 - Released December 2006 (approx 90 BBL)
2007 - Released January 2008 (approx 350 BBL)
2008 - Released November 2008 (approx 350 BBL)
2009 - Released November 2009 (approx 600 BBL)
2010 - Released December 2010 (approx 600 BBL)
2011 - Released November 2011 (approx 600 BBL)

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-24-2006)
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Fux

France

4.85/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2007 vintage.

A: Very thick beverage. Very dark color with a dark thick head which fades quickly.

S: Incredible nose. This is a true fall in the abysses. Complexity is extraordinary. Roasted, dark chocolate, dark fruits, soaked red fruits, bourbon, vanilla, sweet finish on bitter chocolate and caramel malts.

T: More incredible than the nose if possible. Roasted, toasted, dark chocolate, huge presence of the bourbon and the vanilla, fruity (same as the nose), wooden, finish on the bitter chocolate which settles very slowly on the long-term.

M: Skillful blend of sweetness, deepness, balance and length on the palate.

O: Tasted for dessert with a home-made brownie after a huge, massive dinner. This exceptional beer has been the icing on the cake of this evening.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 14:19:25 | More by Fux
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The Abyss from Deschutes Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 4,676 ratings.