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Butte Creek Organic Porter - Butte Creek Brewing Company

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Butte Creek Organic PorterButte Creek Organic Porter

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BA SCORE
81
good

172 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 142
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Butte Creek Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 12-18-2001)
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Reviews by Murph:
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Murph

Arizona

3.98/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours with a huge tan head that required several stops in the pouring before I could get the whole bottle out. Nice brownish/slighlty red color to it but the head fades after its initial exuberence. Malty sweetness with some dark chocolatey tones is present in the aroma but without much more. Nice sweet chocolatey tones and good malty sweetness with the slightest bit of roasted coffee lingering in the background to provide a hint of bitterness towards the end. Very tasty. Silky smooth on the tongue with a good body to it. This makes a great breakfast beer as I'm enjoying it right on the tails of my egg, turkey, and cheese sandwich. Great brew that would definitely make for some nice session drinking.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2002 10:28:18 | More by Murph
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Mouthfeel - Medium body with fair carbonation.

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Butte Creek Organic Porter from Butte Creek Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.