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Black Butte Porter - Deschutes Brewery

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Black Butte PorterBlack Butte Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

4,548 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,548
Reviews: 1,343
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 329
Gots: 530 | 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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4.38/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Black Butte is surely one of the best porters out there. Typical deep body with a nice and long-lasting head. Coffee and biscuit notes on the nose. It's got a mild hop character that peeks in every now and then just to add a little something extra. It's not in-your-face, but it's flavorful and balanced.

TheRealBigC, Aug 04, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -46.2%

Karoth, Aug 03, 2012
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4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer pours a cola black with a ruby hue coming through the light. A frothy, soap-suds head hangs around for a while and nice foamy lacing sticks to the glass.

There's a lot of roasted goodness in the nose. Dark roasted malts and some coffee come through.

The taste is really roasty as well, and more of the coffee and bitter chocolate develops. The finish is bitter.

The mouthfeel is dry and medium to light bodied, if not somewhat carbonated.

Overall, a solid porter, this one. I like the roasted character and the rich coffee that comes through.

JuicesFlowing, Aug 02, 2012
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BeerBadger, Jul 31, 2012
Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,548 ratings.