Obsidian Stout | Deschutes Brewery

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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: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Paid $8.69 for a 6 pack of 12oz bottles. Poured one of them into a pint glass.

Tan head of an inch after an aggressive pour. Not too thick coming out of the bottle. The darkest shade of brown next to black. Opaque. Seemingly lightly carbonated. Minimal head retention. Some lacing.

Sweet, roasted malts and mild caramel with such a clean aroma. Some chocolate, nut and wood aromas as well. As it warms, some warming alcohol comes into play as well.

Very nicely roasted malts with oak wood and nutty undertones.

Mouth is medium bodied, quite light for a nice stout. Light carbonation. Mild viscosity, this one leaves a light residue on the tongue leading to a lasting aftertaste. Good drinkability.

At this price, who can not like this beer?

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12 oz bottle pored into pint glass

A pours a dark black color with a nice fluffy tan head nice lacing as you enjoy the stout

S- is chocolate,roasted malts toffee and a touch of smoke

T- is great with semi sweet chocolate followed by roasted malts and coffee flavors

M- smooth creamy with a sweet silky smooth finish

O- a great stout that is very smooth and easy to drink..top notch

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