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Black Butte XXIV - Deschutes Brewery

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Black Butte XXIVBlack Butte XXIV

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746 Ratings
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Ratings: 746
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 110
Gots: 431 | FT: 35
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.

Brewed with dark chocolate nibs, Daglet dates and Mission figs.

(Beer added by: John_M on 07-25-2012)
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vic21234

Illinois

4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber poured into a snifter straight from the cellar. Best after date of 7/23/13.

A- Pours very cola-like, a dark brown, nearly black color. A half finger's worth of khaki colored head fades to the sides of the glass fairly quickly. Some nice lacing is also apparent.

S- Smell consists of dark fruits and booze. Maybe some caramel notes too, not much else here.

T- Nice stuff. Upon the first sip I get notes of chocolate and roasted malts. Dark fruits are noted on additional sips too. The alcohol is apparent and leaves a nice warming after each sip.

M- Medium to heavy bodied, drinks hot, nice warming from the alcohol as noted above.

Very nice beer, I've been waiting to open it until after the ridiculous "best after" date. It was worth the wait, wish I had another to age longer.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2013 00:29:35 | More by vic21234
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Black Butte XXIV from Deschutes Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 746 ratings.