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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinator (840) - The Colony, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2013
Easy drinking porter. The aroma was a faint roasted grain. The color was quite dark with an off white foamy head. Medium body that did not fill me up and it went well with a turkey burger. The flavor was roasted but a little subdued for my liking. The was a creamy quality and lactose element that reminded me of some sweet stouts. Good staple porter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
akoeninger (396) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Brown color with roasted and sweet aroma. There's a bite to it up front that quickly gives way to creamy roasted malt sweetness. Finishes sweet and some chocolate but not too much. Medium body and well balanced. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (242) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Medium dark body with A thinner head. Roasted coffee aroma. Sweet chocolate taste with a slight bitterness. Really good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
c0fein (174) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2014
355ml bottle from Saveur Biere

Dark brown colour with a small beige head. Aroma is nice with some cold espresso and chocolate. Flavour is mild roasty with notes of chocolate and ash. Nice porter with low ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rob101 (14) - - JUN 29, 2014
This is a delicious porter, it really is I think that this is a great example of what a porter should be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jayturcot (7) - - JUN 28, 2014 does not count
Really enjoy this beer. Good malty / roasted taste with not a heavy hop character. Definitely will drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rhinohawk (3) - - JUN 27, 2014 does not count
Fell in love with Founders Breakfast Stout but have a hard time finding it. Very happy to have this because it's much more available.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jojojam (52) - Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Dark cola, amber highlights 1 finger head. Lots of milk chocolate on the nose. Roastyness. Very soft mouthfeel. Taste is also about the chocolate, get some hops and a touch of sweetness on the swallow. Very enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ljthiessen (307) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 24, 2014
Lighter bodied than expected. A little disappointing. Sweet and malty, dark fruits and chocolate notes. A nice porter, but maybe a little overrated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SuperTiti33 (445) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
Noire. Léger collet beige. Nez: cacao. Mélasse. Malt noir. Grain/moût. Bouche: ronde. Chocolaté. Orge torréfié. Toast brûle. Léger sucre. Belle amertume. Bien équilibré. Très bien faite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kansascityCW (103) - kansas city, Missouri, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours black with a soapy head. Aroma of roasted malts and dark chocolate. Taste is chocolate first with some sweetness coming through. Great porter.

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