Black Butte XXIV | Deschutes Brewery

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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:
Brewed with dark chocolate nibs, Daglet dates and Mission figs.

Added by John_M on 07-25-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
879
Reviews:
200
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
8.96%
 
 
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Updated: 8.11.2015

Pours dark with a nice caramel like head. Smell is quite complex after so much aging i'm sure i've missed something but mostly mix of dried fruits like dates, some cocoa. The feel of this beer now as opposed to the one opened last year is that the body has has thinned out a bit. Taste is a blast of molasses and vanilla, the bourbon is there but it's not too hot. There is also totally new flavor that wasn't there last year i opened a XXIV-almost a minty like flavor. no bad but just interesting. I suspect that it may be a byproduct of it's age.

I'v had 4 of these since it came out, my personal opinion is that this beer has peaked; I urge anyone who still has some these in their stockpile to have a look at them soon.

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Black Butte XXIV from Deschutes Brewery
4.24 out of 5 based on 879 ratings.
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