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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

4,335 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,335
Reviews: 1,323
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 322
Gots: 441 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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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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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
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4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown with red highlights when backlit. Surface bubbles form interesting moving patterns after each sip.

S: Pine aroma and a hint of chocolate.

T: Roasted grains and chocolate. No harshness to the roast flavor.

M: Very rich for a 5.2% porter.

O: A perfect session porter. Dark grains can sometimes be unpleasant in a lighter bodied porter, but not in this one.

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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 4,335 ratings.