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Black Butte Porter | Deschutes Brewery

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4.18/5
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6,201 Ratings
Black Butte PorterBlack Butte Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 5.2%
IBUs: 30

192 calories per 12 oz serving

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,196
Reviews:
1,588
Ratings:
6,201
pDev:
10.53%
Bros Score:
4.67
 
 
Wants:
499
Gots:
1,622
Trade:
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4.04/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of David_Frisco
4.21/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of edc20
4.22/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bitter and Robust. Thick and medium carbonation. About 175 kcal which I'd expect for a porter. Widely available and reasonably priced for a quality beer.

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Photo of BigIslandfarmer
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DJSchriebhouse
4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Noles9585
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LagerIHardlyKnowHer
4.41/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ahypercube
3.74/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Totally blindsided by this one. The Bros raved about it, it has lots of fans, it looks beautiful, and smells appealing. Personally, not a fan at all. Maybe Founders' Porter has me spoiled.

L: Looks thin, but pretty dark. Cola colors where light does penetrate. Gorgeous head. Jiggled like jello and lasted quite some time, leaving lots of lacing.

S: Very mellow. Charcoal, chocolate, roast, malt, burnt sugar and coffee-like acidity. I don't notice any hop character.

T: Watery af. Idk where the 192 calories are coming from, because this tastes lighter than Modelo Negra. The roast, chocolate, malt, caramelized sugar, and slight coffee acidity are detectable, but its all very subdued.

F: Even more awful than the flavor. Feels like a cross between an old iced black coffee and a mostly flat soda with a good amount of melted ice in it.

O: Meh. Not for me. I actually prefer my dark beer dark, please?

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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NMC79
4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AlexSuhjinLee
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Goeun's favorite beer

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3.77/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwarsenal9
3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheDoak
3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of festizio
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Amalak
4.37/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Illdoone
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hiram_McDaniels
4.37/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of luke12345
4.02/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrewTheBrew
4.22/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chill-i-am
3.69/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of austinc94
3.65/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dodgerfan_33
4.22/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a nice porter fir the price at 8:99 a six pack.

L: This has a nice look dark in color with about a finger of head.

S: light hop bitterness , malty , coffee and chocolate and a bit resigns

T: This is a very easy drinking porter. Well balanced on the flavor and overall just a great taste for 5.2 ABV.

F : Slight carbonation, not to heavy, very drinkable.

Overall I really enjoy this porter, definetely a nice balance of flavor and tart just what I expect from a porter. Not to sweet either.

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3.96/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dark opaque color with creamy lined lacing. Smells of nuts, light coffee, cocoa, and dark malts. Taste is similar with stronger malt and some brown sugar. Goes down very easy with a rich but smooth body. Just a great porter.

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3.83/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Quality porter. Didn't notice any chocolate taste, but nice beer. It got better after breathing a bit in the glass.

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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 6,201 ratings
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