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Black Butte XXI - Deschutes Brewery

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Black Butte XXIBlack Butte XXI

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BA SCORE
97
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545 Ratings
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Ratings: 545
Reviews: 372
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.74%
Wants: 216
Gots: 143 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Released June 2009.

Similar recipe and strength to Black Butte XX (2008), "enhanced by adding some Theo's Chocolate cocoa nibs from Seattle, dry-hopping it with 100 pounds of Bellatazza's locally roasted coffee, and then aging a portion of it in Stranahan's Colorado whiskey barrels."

(Beer added by: squaremile on 07-03-2009)
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4.33/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Exceptional appearance with rather thick tan head that almost fools you into thinking it is a nitro head. It retains very well and leaves thin lace.

Nose is a sexy beast of coffee, roasted malt, and very dark chocolate.

On the palate the alcohol is masked fairly well even though my bottle is quite young, and the medium to full bodied ale pulls through a very masculine roasted coffee flavor with big malt, and only a slight tang of flavor from the bourbon barrel influence.

Amazing beer and surprisingly drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2009 04:29:22 | More by yemenmocha
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Black Butte XXI from Deschutes Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 545 ratings.