Black Butte Porter | Deschutes Brewery

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6,119 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:
6,119
Reviews:
1,567
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
10.58%
 
 
Wants:
496
Gots:
1,586
For Trade:
15
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Appears a nice dark brown color, with only slight visibility through the edges. There is a thin tan head that has great staying power and leaves some decent lacing on the glass.

The nose is deep roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. It isn't overwhelming in power, but is very pleasant. The taste follows suit, with good chocolate and coffee notes along with a touch of dark fruits that was not present in the nose. The flavors all work together well and no one thing stands out over the others.

The mouthfeel is fairly smooth with lower than average levels of carbonation. This lacks the creaminess I look for in a porter, but it doesn't detract too much from the overall beer. This is a very well crafted porter, which is very enjoyable, satisfying and refreshing in the right sitting.

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