Black Butte Porter | Deschutes Brewery

6,119 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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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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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.

M - medium bodied or less, decent carbonation but still
A smooth feeling to the drink. Wonderfully drinkable

O - typically a little bored by the style but this one ready excites, despite having the same!e traditional characteristics. Just a fantastic balance and drinkability

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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
4.16 out of 5 based on 6,119 ratings.
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