deschutes the abyss barrel aged imperial stout 22oz
A deep, dark Imperial Stout, The Abyss has almost immeasurable depth and complexity. Hints of molasses, licorice and other alluring flavors make it something not just to quaff, but contemplate.
As for the great "drink it now or let it age" debate, we stand clearly on the fence. Distinct and delicious on release, the flavors meld and fuse into an entirely different pleasure after a year or more in the cellar.
MALT: Pale, Black, Chocolate, Black Barley, Roasted Barley, Wheat
HOPS: Millennium, Nugget, Styrian, German Northern Brewer
OTHER: Blackstrap Molasses, Brewer's Licorice, Vanilla Beans, Cherry Bark
BARREL AGING: (50%) 12 Months in Bourbon, Oregon Oak, Pinot Noir