Black Butte XXIII | Deschutes Brewery

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Black Butte XXIIIBlack Butte XXIII
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
XXIII. So where to next? What's 2011's rich, imperial take on Black Butte Porter? Just for kicks, you dream. Orange zest perhaps? From Spanish Oranges. Seville, to be exact. And Chocolate nibs. Pampered nibs from the artisanal alchemists at Theo. Maybe some chilies? Pasilla Negra only, please. That would be crazy wouldn't it? Welcome to crazy. Get it while you can.

55 IBU

Info from brewery: "475 barrels were produced. 275 were bottled and the remaining 200 were put into kegs."

Added by jdense on 06-17-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
785
Reviews:
319
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
Wants:
151
Gots:
474
For Trade:
14
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Had next to 25. Pour is pretty much the same, dark with light brown head. Actually more head on this one. Nose has some barrel presence unlike 25, notes of bourbon, chocolate, and lots of citrus in back. Taste has some citrus all over, strong wood and bourbon towards the finish, moderate malt balance, not sweet or sugary, hints of malt richness. Huge body, velvety, well carbonated. Far superior.

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Black Butte XXIII from Deschutes Brewery
4.2 out of 5 based on 785 ratings.
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