Obsidian - Stout - Deschutes Brewery (Bend, Oregon) - 6.4% ABV - IBU's 55

Pours black with a big tan head that leaves good lacing. The nose consists of expresso, dark chocolate and malt. The taste is of bittersweet chocolate, charred expresso, a little nutty with a bitter end. This brew isnt real sweet, almost a bit dry with medium body and carbonation. This is a balanced stout with some bold flavors that walks a fine line between stout and imperial stout but the 6.5% ABV keeps it's feet firmly planted in stout land.

RATING 8.7 out of 10


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