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Black Butte XXV (25th Birthday Reserve) - Deschutes Brewery

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Black Butte XXV (25th Birthday Reserve)Black Butte XXV (25th Birthday Reserve)

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739 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 739
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 65
Gots: 350 | FT: 46
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  11.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Malt Beverage brewed with dates, figs and cocoa nibs with 50% being aged in bourbon barrels and 12.5% with black currant added.

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 07-02-2013)
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Picked up a bomber from Total Wine last July for $10.99. Best after 6/10/14.

Beer poured dark brown with a beautiful tan head upon the initial pour.

Nose is decadent; dark fruits, chocolate, touch of oak, and vanilla.

Taste has light hints of bourbon as the initial sip was warming. Cocoa is very dominant, dark fruits are present, some vanilla, and enough hopping to keep the sweetness minimal.

Mouthfeel is a tad light but very smooth.

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Black Butte XXV (25th Birthday Reserve) from Deschutes Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 739 ratings.