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RATINGS: 1945   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
With a dark beer as our first and flagship brand, Black Butte defined Deschutes as a radical player. A slight hop bitterness up front enhances the distinctive chocolate and roasted finish. It’s prized for its creamy mouthfeel and intense complex flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (953) - Minnesota, USA - APR 17, 2016
Aroma vanilla, cocoa, coffee. Taste is rich heavy maple syrup , bourbon barrel heavy. One year after wait until date. Very sharp and dry. Sipper for sure. Not refined.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
broflex (15) - - APR 15, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2016 Nice everyday porter. Great color, light aroma and not too heavy on the tongue.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1pintatatime (137) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 11, 2016
Pours nearly black with a medium tan head. Nice roasted malt aroma. Chocolate, coffee, flavors primarily, with an underlying sweetness that gives way to a bit dryer finish. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
colui72 (648) - HONG KONG - APR 9, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2016 Pours black, medium beige head, good lacing. Sweet aroma, floral, roasted malts. Taste is mild, malts, caramel, dark fruits, hints of chocolate and coffee. Medium body and soft carbonation. Caramel after taste. Pretty decent porter!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (1893) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle. A: Dark mahogany body with a creme color head. Light lacing. N: Coffee, lactose, burnt toast, black peppercorn, green leaves, pine, oatmeal, minerality, earth, and cocoa. T: Sweet, bitter, and a bit spicy. M: Medium body, prickly carbonation, no alcohol. O: Nice porter. A classic that continues to earn its good well through a well constructed, if sometimes unexciting, recipe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigericsports (55) - Berkeley, California, USA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a deep, dark brown with a khaki cream colored head. Nice lacing. Milk and dark chocolate with a hint of roasted coffee and a nutty flavor.One of the most refreshing porters around, would recommend this one~

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
moderrnlifeiswar (28) - Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2016
.................................................. via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Popoff91 (93) - Oregon, USA - MAR 30, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2016 12-ounce bottles served in a large dimpled mug. Good, solid porter, decent coffee notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
electrotype (642) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2016
Nex classique de porter, sans surprises, mais sans défauts non plus! Un look également très standard... On se demande s’il y aura quelques surprises en bouche. En fait, pas vraiment. C’est à la fois un défaut et une qualité : c’est réussi mais vraiment peu original. Peut-être aussi un peu trop mince comme corps cela dit. Bref, une bière respectable, qui ne me marquera clairement pas, mais qui sera bue jusqu’à la dernière gorgée.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turboninja (478) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle@home, from Heinen’s, Cleveland, USA. Medium aroma with coffee, chocolate and slightly roasted malts. Pitch black color with small light beige head. Medium taste with coffee, dark chocolate and a bit roasted malts. Quite smooth and balanced with medium/wide taste spectrum and long aftertaste with roasted malts and chocolate. Medium body with low/medium carbonation. Overall, high quality though nothing special, a schoolbook porter or this percentage.

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