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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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BA SCORE
95
world-class

879 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 879
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 83
Gots: 393 | FT: 49
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  11.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

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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The best Bomber I've had in a long time the big flavors of The Porter lead to a great Cranberry finish that is beyond good. well worth the $13.00

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Simply the best Black Butte to date...incredible complexity (the black currents add just the right amount of tartness to the chocolate, caramel, and brown fruitiness of this beauty). The body is a bit more full than in past editions, and there’s a much softer, smoother lack of heat, right off the bat. Kudos, once again, Deschutes!

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Black Butte XXV (25th Birthday Reserve) from Deschutes Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 879 ratings.