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Black Butte Porter - Deschutes Brewery

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Black Butte PorterBlack Butte Porter

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,987 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,987
Reviews: 1,305
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 296
Gots: 330 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 5.2%
IBUs: 30

192 calories per 12 oz serving

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001)
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

4.48/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

nice looking porter, black with amber tints and a nice light tan head and good lacing.

Smells very nice. Lightly roasty and smoky notes with a touch of chocolate.

Taste follows somewhat along the nose, but even more complex and delicious. There's a great smoky roasted backbone with sweet milk chocolate, a wisp of coffee, and a very well proportioned yet forward and complex hop profile. Really good, this may be my favorite porter I've tried yet!

Sweet, full bodied, smooth as hell and incredibly satisfying. The hops finish it off with just a touch of twang that really surprises me, and sets this porter apart from the rest.

Monstrous! Great porter, definitely try and include in trades to people who like porters.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2012 00:03:37 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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S: Nutty, coffee, toffee and roasted malt nose.
T: Brown sugar, almond and coffee flavors. Very malt forward.
M: Smooth, creamy and dry.
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Best by 11.30.14. Drank 7.6.14. Poured into a 12oz Tulip.

A: Pours an opaque ebony, with no light escaping around the glass edge. THICK tan head, one finger after a moderate pour. Small pitting, light foamy lacing, fades to a thing cap rather quickly. A beautiful looking porter.

S: Smoked malt, caramel, dark chocolate, and a very mild hop back aroma.

T: Delicious. No need to extrapolate further.

M: Light creamy body, just the right amount of carbonation, no trace of alcohol, no lingering bitterness, finishes extremely clean. Great drinkability for such a flavorful porter.

O: Fantastic. A great pick up at 7.99/6, but considering the local options (Founders and Edmund Fitzgerald) are equal if not better, I can't imagine having this one again anytime soon. So unless you live in the Great Lakes, this is the Porter you need to be drinking.

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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 3,987 ratings.