Obsidian Stout

Brewer Notes
Notes of espresso and dark chocolate with a roasty finish.
Malt Pale, Crystal, Carapils, Munich, Black Barley, Roasted Barley, Wheat
Hops Nugget, Millennium, Willamette, Northern Brewer
Alc. 6.4%
IBU. 55
Cal. 220/12oz
Cert.
  • Espresso
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Silky

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.

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Obsidian Stout

Obsidian Stout Recipes

A tasty plate and a great pint is a match made in heaven. Our chefs find that together they can be even more beguiling than apart. Here are a few of their favorites.

Obsidian Stout Pairings

Putting tasty Deschutes beer together with the right foods can be a match made in heaven.

Obsidian Stout Awards

Some of the many awards we've won for our beers.

  • 2015
    Australian International Beer Awards - Silver
    The International Brewing Awards - Gold
  • 2014
    World Beer Awards - America's Best Stout
    World Beer Championships - Gold
    European Beer Star - Silver
    The International Brewing Awards - Gold & Best Stout
    Australian International Beer Awards - Trophy for Champion International Beer
  • 2013
    Stockholm Beer and Whiskey Festival - Gold
    Brussels Beer Challenge - Gold
    World Beer Awards - World's Best Stout
  • 2012
    World Beer Awards - World's Best Dry Stout
    Australian International Beer Awards - Silver
  • 2011
    World Beer Awards - World's Best Stout
    European Beer Star - Silver
    Brewing Industry International Awards - Gold
  • 2010
    World Beer Championships - Gold
    European Beer Star - Gold
  • 2009
    Australian International Beer Awards - Trophy for Champion International Beer - Bronze
  • 2007
    Australian International Beer Awards - Trophy for Champion International Beer; Champion Stout
    World Beer Awards - World's Best Export Stout
  • 2005
    European Beer Star - Gold
  • 2004
    Great American Beer Festival - Bronze
  • 2003
    Great American Beer Festival - Bronze
  • 2002
    World Beer Cup - Silver
  • 2001
    Real Ale Festival - Gold
  • 2000
    World Beer Cup - Silver
  • 1999
    Great American Beer Festival - Silver

Obsidian Stout Homebrew Recipe

Anyone passionate enough to homebrew has our respect. Also, in tribute, these handy blueprints of the nuts, bolts, hops, malts and nuances of our favorite brews.

Specifics

Recipe Type
All Grain
Batch Size
5 gallons
Original Gravity
1.062-1.068
Final Gravity
1.016-1.021
Boil Time
90 minutes
Fermentation Temp
65° F
Yeast Type
English Ale

Malt

Pale
Crystal
Carapils
Munich
Black Barley
Roasted Barley
Wheat

Hops

Nugget
Millennium
Willamette
Northern Brewer
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