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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

4,090 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,090
Reviews: 1,310
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 308
Gots: 361 | FT: 12
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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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 4,090 ratings.