The Abyss | Deschutes Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged in bourbon, Oregon oak, and Pinot Noir barrels.

65 IBU

Vintages (production numbers from Deschutes):
2006 - Released December 2006 (approx 90 BBL)
2007 - Released January 2008 (approx 350 BBL)
2008 - Released November 2008 (approx 350 BBL)
2009 - Released November 2009 (approx 600 BBL)
2010 - Released December 2010 (approx 600 BBL)
2011 - Released November 2011 (approx 600 BBL)

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-24-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,063
Reviews:
1,959
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
9.38%
 
 
Wants:
2,943
Gots:
3,889
For Trade:
331
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2015 Vintage

Look: Dark, oily black. Thin tan head that dissipates quickly.

Smell: Chocolate, licorice, cherry, charred oak, and vanilla. A lot going on here. Small amount of booze is present too.

Taste: Tons of chocolate and vanilla up front. The booze, charred oak, and cherry flavor come through on the back end. Again, a ton of flavors going on - hard to detect everything.

Feel: Sticky, full-bodied. No super hot for being freshly bottled - just enough bourbon bite.

Overall: One of my favorite stouts. Drink this one warm, and the complexity will come out. Wish I had another bottle to taste again. Couldn't recommend anymore.

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The Abyss from Deschutes Brewery
4.48 out of 5 based on 7,063 ratings.
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