Black Butte Porter | Deschutes Brewery

6,083 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: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my favorite beer. It's chocolately, smooth, coffee flavor is matched perfectly by it's creamy texture and fullness. Simply put, I've never had anything as good as this beer. I make sure to have a six-pack in the fridge at all times, just in case. I grew up drinking the normal crappy light beers, but when my mind and tongue was opened up to some new experiences, I could never go back.

This beer has nearly ruined lager for me.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Bought from the local Specs. Poured in to a Sam Adams perfect pint. Best by 02/07/14 on the label.

A - Very, very, very dark brown with 3 fingers of tan head. There is definitely a red undertone to the beer. The head retention is good and the lacing is too.

S - Roasted malts and dark chocolate. A smidgeon of hops.

T/M - The hops come out in full force to perfectly balance the roasted malts while both contribute a nice amount of bitterness. The feel of this beer is damn near perfect.

O - I'm new to porters. At first taste, it reminded me of a less flavorful stout. But after really getting to know the beer, that may not be a fair statement.

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Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
4.16 out of 5 based on 6,083 ratings.
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