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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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lots of coffee in the smell. Taste has coffee too as well as breads and malty bitterness. Incredibly smooth. A beer that'll put fuzz on your peaches.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of IllNate
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a black stout with ruby highlights and a nice thick tan head with great retention. Fine looking beer, although I was expecting darker with the name obsidian. Not going to hold that against them though. Aroma is also great with mounds of chocolate. Coffee and dark roast malts, so breadiness here too.

Taste is top notch as well with chocolate and dark malts, and a nice bready malt body. Nice balancing bitterness here as well, with some earthy tones.

Mouthfeel is smooth and, as mentioned, perfect bitterness. Easy drinker. Overall probably the best stout I've had to date.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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