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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

730 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 61
Gots: 344 | 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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Black Butte XXV (25th Birthday Reserve) from Deschutes Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.