Black Butte Porter | Deschutes Brewery

6,102 Ratings
Black Butte PorterBlack Butte Porter

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States

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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz.

Pours deep opaque brown, barely any light penetration. Head is fine and lightly tan, retains indefinitely.

Smells of pecan, caramel, roasted coffee, and hints of woody hop.

Tastes of caramel, vanilla, coconut and roasted coffee with smokey aftertaste.

Medium body with soft carbonation on the tongue.

A very tasty and aromatic porter with lots to like and little to complain about. If anything could be improved, the body could have a bit more to it. Otherwise, top notch and worth seeking out.

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Poured into a pint glass with the perfect amount of carbonation for a dark brew. A deep dark brown with the smoothness of criminal named Micheal Jackson (circa the 80's not the 90's). The flavor is nutty with a dry creaminess I've never had before. This, my friends, is your favorite beer's favorite beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - pours a dark dark roasted brown with a beautiful finger+ of light mocha head. Fantastic retention and solid lacing.

S - tons of toasted chocolate and toasty caramel. Sweet dry inviting aroma

T - just fantastic, reminds me so much of Christmas, definitely iso a sixer next Xmas. Exactly as it smells, roasted chocolate, sweet dark fruits (dates), slightly nutty and dry. Aftertaste is more dark fruit/bitter chocolate than anything else.

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A smooth feeling to the drink. Wonderfully drinkable

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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
4.16 out of 5 based on 6,102 ratings.
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