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
Photo of GStone899
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
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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Photo of Jordan444
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of ladyweapon
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of IllNate
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
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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Photo of MikeWard
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Shmeal
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of DMc8ride
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of KingsCup
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of HillbillyBike
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of thampel09
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of videofrog
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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

Black as obsidian, with a dark tan head. Aroma of coffee and dark chocolate. Nicely balanced flavor of espresso, chocolate, and roasted malt. Very enjoyable stout.

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Photo of HarmonMW
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Bsetz
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of four91
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of CelticAleMan
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of omnibusfilms
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of sjrodriguez
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Albeertram
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Vevoda478
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of ithinkimasofa
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of glitchedmind
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of bifrost17
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of bcm75
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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