Black Butte XXI | Deschutes Brewery

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Black Butte XXIBlack Butte XXI
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4.39/5
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580 Ratings
Black Butte XXIBlack Butte XXI
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Released June 2009.

Similar recipe and strength to Black Butte XX (2008), "enhanced by adding some Theo's Chocolate cocoa nibs from Seattle, dry-hopping it with 100 pounds of Bellatazza's locally roasted coffee, and then aging a portion of it in Stranahan's Colorado whiskey barrels."

Added by squaremile on 07-03-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ranking:
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Reviews:
377
Ratings:
580
pDev:
7.74%
Bros Score:
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A: Pours black with a one finger creamy tan head. Sheets of lace with each sip.

S: Big and roasty with tons of dark chocolate, powdery cocoa and some faint barrel. Barrel notes emerge more as it warms.

T: Tons of velvety dark chocolate, dark berry notes and dark roasted malt. Some syrupy espresso as well. Finishes with a bare touch of char. Smooth as hell. Really well done.

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Black Butte XXI from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 580 ratings