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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

4,244 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,244
Reviews: 1,315
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 315
Gots: 419 | 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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moarmare

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-07-2013 03:18:58 | More by moarmare
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trytoketchup

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-07-2013 01:58:28 | More by trytoketchup
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Mycatfinneas

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-06-2013 06:52:01 | More by Mycatfinneas
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chadski

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-05-2013 20:26:59 | More by chadski
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DaveOB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-05-2013 16:42:29 | More by DaveOB
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-05-2013 16:26:28 | More by byronic
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p-wagz

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

12-05-2013 03:22:41 | More by p-wagz
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RonKoch

Iowa

4.59/5  rDev +9.5%

This is a welcoming, rich, and tasty glass of beer. Because of the deep and complex layers of roasted barley flavor, it definitely deserves a slow and thoughtful drinking. i wish I had a fire place right now. I'm fighting strenuously against the urge to just gulp it down. Thick head and heavy lacing seem to tease me, lasting longer than I can.

12-05-2013 02:25:47 | More by RonKoch
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Baab200

New York

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-05-2013 00:10:30 | More by Baab200
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BrewClint

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

12-04-2013 22:32:42 | More by BrewClint
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bark

Sweden

4.36/5  rDev +4.1%

The colour is deep brown, almost black (90 EBC), the three finger head is brown and compact. It sinks slowly leaving some lacing on the glass.

The smell is malty with chocolate, marzipan and a hint of grass. Some alcohol in the background and a touch of bitterness.

The taste is smooth with just some sweetness in the background. Chocolate, hints of wood and malt sourness. Light to medium body. The aftertaste is as smooth with dark chocolate, hints of dried fruits and a mellow sourness.

The carbonation is fresh, the mid-sized bubbles short-lived. The liquid is smooth.

A solid American porter that isn’t that American.

12-04-2013 21:07:17 | More by bark
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corysmith01

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-04-2013 17:53:46 | More by corysmith01
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ssteakley

Washington

3.54/5  rDev -15.5%

This is a good Porter but not great. The mouthfeel is not what I would expect in a Porter that smells this good. Have only rated a few Porters but after three Seattle Brewery tours I have tasted some good ones and had a guide to help understand the brew. I plan on seeking out some more Porters so I can be better at understanding by taste. Definitely would recommend for others to give it a try.

12-04-2013 03:57:11 | More by ssteakley
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mendonza

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-04-2013 03:01:25 | More by mendonza
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EnthusedAboutBeer

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

12-03-2013 04:59:10 | More by EnthusedAboutBeer
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A-Smoove

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-02-2013 15:17:27 | More by A-Smoove
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BRClemons

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-02-2013 14:21:51 | More by BRClemons
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kcvic

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-02-2013 07:57:20 | More by kcvic
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KrisDLSmith

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

12-02-2013 05:52:02 | More by KrisDLSmith
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aswaller

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-02-2013 02:41:54 | More by aswaller
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Bf_89

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-02-2013 02:20:10 | More by Bf_89
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NooseJustice

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-01-2013 22:29:56 | More by NooseJustice
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Agentveba

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-01-2013 03:37:17 | More by Agentveba
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Elprico

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-01-2013 00:11:43 | More by Elprico
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Aaron_Ramson

California

4.88/5  rDev +16.5%

Jet black with a rocky long lasting khaki head. Soft nose of espresso, baking chocolate, fruity, citrusy hops. Taste follows nose with a sweet, iced coffee flavor followed by milk chocolate, raisins, figs, ending with a citrus hop bitterness. Soft carbonation with a creamy almost nitro mouthfeel. A coffee lovers beer, totally delicious. No wonder this is Joe Rogans favorite beer.

12-01-2013 00:07:45 | More by Aaron_Ramson
Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 4,244 ratings.