Black Butte Porter | Deschutes Brewery

BA SCORE
93
outstanding
6,120 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:
6,120
Reviews:
1,567
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
10.58%
 
 
Wants:
497
Gots:
1,586
For Trade:
15
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Ratings: 6,120 |  Reviews: 1,567
Photo of Sayb
4.62/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Am94w7
3.78/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dirk_Chappelle
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NonicPanic
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jglaw1
3.55/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bschmidt_37
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bisonfort
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Solid porter. Had on way to Bend.

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Photo of fizzician
4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of uncleotis
4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Krusader
4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RMW66
4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of joshautry
2.71/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BeerSexLove
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of caburdette51
4.84/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dcotom
4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of PMarcy78
4.37/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bshefftz
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dacrza1
3.6/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

At the Deli Restaurant with Jer on St. Paddy’s Day, celebrating his birthday and the like... on draught, brought out with its all-black majesty and a ring of brown head with residual smear in its middle... smells of lactic milk, toasted barley malts, and some earthy, peat/marsh funk... appealing on a snowy, rainy day like this... mouth feel is swift, a bit crunchy and warm at the finish, with an easy-drinking, textured medium body... the prevailing flavor is roasted malt, though enough hops make their way to the forefront to evoke pine and hard fruits--apple, pair... a solid, unspectacular porter that is as it should be--not to be confused with its bourbon-barrelled cousin, but no insult there...

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Photo of Robemiller9
4.37/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rsuarez1982
4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GreyGhost4
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of flgimp
4.01/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured hard into a frosted pilsner glass. Quite active thick creamy head. Over two fingers. After 5 minutes mellowed to a tan overcoat with light irregular lacing. Color is brown almost black. Nose is faint chocolate and coffee. Taste is a smooth roasted, dry earthy character with coffee upfront then bitter dark chocolate. Nice. Finish is lightly carbonated with medium body. Definitely a well done porter.

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Photo of Juneau
5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Smoked coffee, and slightly acidic. Hops come through subtly, and creates good contrast and balance. Could easily be an everyday drink for me.

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Photo of jcubz
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Casey_L
4.09/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black Butte Porter from Deschutes Brewery
4.16 out of 5 based on 6,120 ratings.
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