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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

4,323 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,323
Reviews: 1,322
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 320
Gots: 437 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

DaveRinn, Jan 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Skillz, Jan 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

fthegiants, Jan 08, 2014
Photo of anarchia
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours extremely dark brown almost black with some ruby if you hold it up to a very bright light. I pick up vanilla, cherry chocolates, roasted barley, caramel, and a hint of butterscotch in the aroma. Extremely silky in the mouth with bubbly carbonation, near-perfect on the tongue. Roasty with piney hops, perfectly balanced by the sweet but not cloying malts.

anarchia, Jan 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

admonster00, Jan 08, 2014
Photo of kdlz
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Given a six pack bottled 13 days ago direct from brewery.

Poured into 12oz snifter.

A - pours a beautiful black, almost impervious to light with a 1 finger tan head.

S - smells of sweet chocolate and coffee

T - just as the nose, the mouth encountered beautifully sweet chocolate tastes with hints of coffee

M - smooth medium body, cream like texture

O - This beer has been a large desire of mine to try for some time and it did not disappoint. Just in time to have this before distribution hits my state. This beer is a must have and I can't wait to place it on tap at work.

kdlz, Jan 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.3%

deadxmastrees, Jan 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Hendrick24, Jan 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

kscaldef, Jan 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

dcbeers, Jan 05, 2014
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4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is the go to beer

A. Dark, almost opaque, 1 finger Carmel colored head

S. Coco first, little smoke, some coffee

T. I get lightly roasted coffee first, middle has nice coco, end leaves a slightly bitter malty grain flavor. Yummy

M. Creamy, smooth, clean fairly dry finish.

O. I love this one, & the price is right too!

Or80rowley, Jan 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

dtomes, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into craft pint.

A- Near black, but held into light shows a beautiful ruby color. Brown head hangs on at a 1/4". Little lacy rings.

S- Mild roasted barley, cocoa, caramelized sugar.

T- Again mild dry dark roasted malts. Slight sweetness, sugary flavor.

M- creamy, smooth, with a semidry finish.

O- This is a very flavorful porter, but not too rich. It still has that porter "poundability" to it. Very nice.

BWED, Jan 03, 2014
Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 4,323 ratings.