Drink Deschutes Obsidian Stout

Deschutes Obsidian Stout


Relevant Links:
Obsidian Stout (Deschutes Website)
Obsidian Stout (BeerAdvocate.com)
Deschutes Obsidian Stout (RateBeer.com)

20140729: [20140908]
While most of the beers available here at Hooters are run-of-the-mill brews . Note that the restaurant refers to their 12oz beers as Girl Size Beers and their 22oz beers as Man Size Beers. Of course, their sexist naming tactics failed to deter me from getting a reasonable 12oz glass of Deschutes Obsidian Stout.

I wrote: "Obsidian Stout. I can smell a bit alchohol. The smell reminds me of Baileys Irish Cream. There was a nice thick head which stayed around for a while. Hmm. This beer has substance to it (thick and creamy), but in the end its just [sic]" 8:43PM PT*

*I'm not sure why my notes are incomplete, but if you feel disappointed, then you're in the same boat as me. While I don't remember my actual last impressions of the beer, the context clues suggest I ultimately thought it was just average tasting.

Website Information:
Obsidian Stout

Alc. 6.4% | IBUs 55 | 220 Calories, 12 oz serving

Deep, robust and richly rewarding, this is beer to linger over. Obsidian has distinct notes of espresso, chocolate, roasted malt and black barley, with just enough hop bite to cut the sweetness.

Malt: Pale, Crystal, Carapils, Munich, Black Barley, Roasted Barley, Wheat
Hops: Nugget, Millennium, Willamette, Northern Brewer

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