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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

4,996 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,996
Reviews: 1,394
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 369
Gots: 766 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001

Alc. by Vol.: 5.2%
IBUs: 30

192 calories per 12 oz serving
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4.08/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a 14 oz glass. One finger of head on a black body.
The smell is all roasted malt, which is great.
The taste is roasted malt, coffee and milk. It's deep and bold.
The texture is smooth with low carbonation and medium body.
It's a robust porter with great flavor.

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4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle, Best by 7/1/2013
Pours chestnut in color with a frothy beige head that holds excellent retention & leaves chunky lacing on the glass. Aroma - wow chocolate! Not much else though - slight coffee, slight roast. It actually kind of smells like a freshly opened bag of chocolate malt. Tastes are chocolate, but barely roasted, nice balance of sweetness and bitterness, coffee and nut in there too. Mouth-feel is creamy & velvety smooth; nice carbonation. Overall, excellent representation of an American porter! Not a whole lot of complexity, but the chocolate flavor is fantastic. Definitely sessionable!

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle opened on 1.21.13
Best by 3/26/13

A - Pours a very dark brown with a ruby hilights. A two inch fine head with great retention forms.

S - Coffee, nutty, slight chocolate.

T - Coffee and roasty, some light smoke in the finish.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - World class porter. I have had this a million times, but somehow never reviewed it, well here it is.

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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 4,996 ratings.