Black Butte Porter | Deschutes Brewery

BA SCORE
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6,065 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
Ratings:
6,065
Reviews:
1,553
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.6%
 
 
Wants:
489
Gots:
1,558
For Trade:
15
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3.32/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1 inch head. Smell is mild, some roasted malts. Taste is also kind of mild, malts, smoke, an bit of coffee. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall, while not a bad beer, and very drinkable, I was expecting more and am left feeling underwhelmed.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Mahogany hued body topped by a tan head with good head retention and above average lacing.
S: Nutty, coffee, toffee and roasted malt nose.
T: Brown sugar, almond and coffee flavors. Very malt forward.
M: Smooth, creamy and dry.
O: A very tasty porter that was easily drinkable, very enjoyable and simply delicious.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by 11.30.14. Drank 7.6.14. Poured into a 12oz Tulip.

A: Pours an opaque ebony, with no light escaping around the glass edge. THICK tan head, one finger after a moderate pour. Small pitting, light foamy lacing, fades to a thing cap rather quickly. A beautiful looking porter.

S: Smoked malt, caramel, dark chocolate, and a very mild hop back aroma.

T: Delicious. No need to extrapolate further.

M: Light creamy body, just the right amount of carbonation, no trace of alcohol, no lingering bitterness, finishes extremely clean. Great drinkability for such a flavorful porter.

O: Fantastic. A great pick up at 7.99/6, but considering the local options (Founders and Edmund Fitzgerald) are equal if not better, I can't imagine having this one again anytime soon. So unless you live in the Great Lakes, this is the Porter you need to be drinking.

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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
4.15 out of 5 based on 6,065 ratings.
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