Obsidian Stout | Deschutes Brewery

Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout
BA SCORE
91.8%
Liked This Beer
4.2 w/ 3,880 ratings
Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 6.4%
IBUs: 55

220 calories per 12 oz serving

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,033
Reviews:
1,151
Ratings:
3,880
Liked:
3,562
Avg:
4.2/5
pDev:
9.52%
Alströms:
4.7
 
 
Wants:
578
Gots:
837
Trade:
5
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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked this up at the Jewel/Osco store in Glemdale Heights, IL as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99, making this single 12oz bottle $1.67. A best before date is stamped on the side label.

The beer poured a very dark brown color and made a 3-finger light tan head on top which lasted several minutes and left incredible lacing.

The beer smells incredible. It's really sweet with roasted malts, sweet caramel, bittersweet chocolate, and strong coffee aromas.

It's not as sweet as the smell indicated. It's mostly dry roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, and bitter coffee. Add 4 different hops to the mix and you've got a really bitter stout. It's OK, but I would have preferred it sweeter.

Medium bodied with only moderate carbonation.

Wish it tasted as good as it smelled, but it's still a decent stout.

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Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 91.8% out of 100 with 3,880 ratings
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