Obsidian Stout | Deschutes Brewery

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3,848 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
Ratings:
3,848
Reviews:
1,140
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
9.5%
 
 
Wants:
570
Gots:
814
For Trade:
5
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance
With a medium pour, this appears a super dark brown beer with a thin tan head. Decent lacing, nothing to write home to mom about.

Smell
Roasted malts + coffee beans and a faint aroma of chocolate.

Taste
Even taste of roasted malt and bitter coffee.

Mouth-feel
Medium body, a little creamy, but thin.

Overall
This is a solid, all-around stout. Nothing stands out, but nothing is lacking. There are a few others I would select before this stout. However, this brew has an advantage because it is readily available in the area.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.55/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Obsidian Stout
Deschutes Brewery, Oregon
---from bottle to pint glass---

Appearance
This is a BLACK beer. Massive tan head with good retention. Great lacing

Smell
Dark roasty malts, oats, cocoa, coffee

Taste
Sweet roasted malt, dark bitter coffee, smoooth

Mouth-feel
Super silky, sweet and bitter go to war on your tongue.

Overall
SOLID! Good on all fronts. Definitely a go-to stout!

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Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
4.21 out of 5 based on 3,848 ratings.
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