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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

4,508 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,508
Reviews: 1,341
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 329
Gots: 519 | FT: 14
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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This brew pours a solid black, with slight red highlights when held up to the light. There is a three finger mocha head which lasts a long time and medium to heavy lacing.

The smell is burnt and roasted malts along with burnt coffee and chocolate. Thick sweet chocolate.

The taste follows the nose with the roasted malts and burnt coffee dominating followed by chocolate with a little bit of pine hop oil at the end. This brew goes down smooth and velvety with just the slightest bit of hop oil left on the tongue after swallowing which prevents this beer from being too sweet. Yes it is sweet in spite of the burnt malts.

Overall this is a great Porter, it really smells and tastes a lot like a Stout but with reduced bitterness. This would be a great Porter to try if you have never had one before and wanted to try the style.

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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 4,508 ratings.