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The Abyss - Deschutes Brewery

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100
world-class

4,610 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 4,610
Reviews: 1,623
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 2,406
Gots: 2,137 | FT: 141
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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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

06-03-2013 16:54:12 | More by sharpski
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -6%

06-03-2013 15:50:23 | More by hey5hitgoose
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DarrenStory

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-03-2013 04:34:42 | More by DarrenStory
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

06-03-2013 04:05:16 | More by DrunkinYogi
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California

5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-03-2013 02:32:55 | More by itsiilegal
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jxc5

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-03-2013 01:11:30 | More by jxc5
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itracy63

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

06-02-2013 20:27:18 | More by itracy63
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

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Texas

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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California

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California

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev -11.5%

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California

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ThePaleRider

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Very, very dark. Thin, rich dark chocolate head that has pretty good retention. Awesome looking stout.

S - Dark chocolate, coffee, and booze. Lots of roared and smokey aromas.

T - Very smooth. Didn't encounter any of the booze that I was picking up on in the aroma. A little peppery spice hits the tongue and then comes in the dark chocolate. A little smoke and pretty aggressive malts in the after taste.

M - Very heavy and stays on the palette long after your last sip. No carbonation to speak of. Very nice.

O - Really amazing brew and so honored to have scored it on tap. Lived up to the hype and would gladly buy another. Would really love to have an aged bottle.

Serving type: on-tap

05-31-2013 16:51:21 | More by ThePaleRider
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Florida

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Florida

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Michigan

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Florida

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California

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Minnesota

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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The Abyss from Deschutes Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 4,610 ratings.