The Abyss | Deschutes Brewery

The AbyssThe Abyss
BA SCORE
4.48/5
7,142 Ratings
The AbyssThe Abyss
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
Ranking:
#129
Reviews:
1,971
Ratings:
7,142
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
4.13
 
 
Wants:
2,964
Gots:
3,902
Trade:
333
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Enjoyed on tap at the Uncle Henry's Deli, Downey CA on 2/14/13

A: Dark Black with a tiny rim of dark brown head. .

S: Baker's chocolate, wood, and very dark roasted malts stick out right away. Some dark fruit as it warms. Very Nice.

T: Dark chocolate and deep, dark malts from the beginning. Somewhat nutty and cherry flavors mix well with the wood/oak character. Blends very well together.

M: Velvet smoothness, thick, and carbonation is very soft.

O: One of the best I've had for this style. Really glad I got to try it on tap.

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2012 Deschutes Brewery The Abyss

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A - Motor oil black; dark brown head; some lacing.

S - DEEP dark chocolate, molasses, , coffee, malt, roasty.

T - Sweet molasses, dark/bitter chocolate, bitter hops, with sweet chocolately finish.

M - Thick!

O - Top-notch stout that lives up to it's reputation over the years!

Serving type: bottle

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The Abyss from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 4.48 out of 5 with 7,142 ratings
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