Obsidian Stout | Deschutes Brewery

Obsidian StoutObsidian Stout
BA SCORE
4.2/5
3,892 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:
#1,047
Reviews:
1,155
Ratings:
3,892
pDev:
9.52%
Bros Score:
4.7
 
 
Wants:
575
Gots:
842
Trade:
5
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,892 |  Reviews: 1,155
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of phoenixrises64
4.7/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance - The name serves this one right, extremely dark. Rich foamy head almost like espresso dark creme, When done the glass looks like it was wrapped in Grandma's doily.
Nose - Intense chocolate. Like their Porter, it woke the Dog up, and he came sniffing at the glass.
Taste - Deep chocolate notes, delicious. Coffee tones more evident than in the nose. A subtle hopiness lingers after the initial creamy/sugar sweetness, a nice transition between the layers.
Mouth feel - Definitely a stout, very fine yet concentrated carbonation.

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of Maninthearena
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- The name serves this one right, extremely dark. Rich foamy head almost like espresso dark crema, clings to the glass like a spider.

Nose- Intense chocolate malt, undertones of hops. Mmm, roasty... Some bread crust toastedness.

Taste- Deep chocolate notes, delicious. Coffee tone more evident than in the nose. Similar to the nose, a subtle hopiness lingers after the initial creamy/sugar sweetness, a nice transition between the layers.

Mouthfeel- Definitely a stout, very fine yet concentrated carbonation. Thick and fairly creamy, but not overly so. Satiating to the max. Becomes more resin like as is mixes with saliva.

Overall- Deschutes never seems to disappoint, tastes like a dark beer brewed up in the mountains.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 3,892 ratings
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