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RATINGS: 1945   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (358) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Pours dark black with dark head from tap. Great smell and taste of coffee and chocolate. Excellent beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
scotchzombie (528) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2016
Pours dark brown with a tan head that fades to a coating. Aroma is cocoa malt and a touch of sour milk. Flavor is roasted chocolate malt with nutty bitterness and a touch of sour. Good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (368) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2016
pours cola brown with a medium tan head. bready roasted malt aroma. Good carbonation, good tasting. Malt and coffee. Pleasant finish. Good beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomashall (642) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Tap at Cooper. Dark black pour with minimal head. Dark malts on the aroma. Taste pretty much follows, a little thin but creamy. Slight ashy finish. Very drinkable porter. I like it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1738) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2016
On tap, GBBF 2016. Dark brown, tiny white foam. Rounded, malty, coffee and treacle. Nicely bitter, not overly hoppy. Good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Roymullins (10) - - AUG 25, 2016
Smooth, malty, balanced, beautiful... The perfect porter Even better (if possible) cask conditioned from the brewery in Bend

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillWyce (984) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2016
2016 Philly Beer Week draft at Deschutes Street Pub. Pours semi-opaque cola-brown with a touch of a tan head. Aroma of coffee over nutty malt. Body is medium and just a touch oily. Mild finish. Flavor of nutty malt underneath a note of coffee. Slight note of char.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PugUglyBrewer (70) - - AUG 22, 2016
The first porter I remember ever trying. A true classic in every right. The perfect balance of malt, chocolate and roast characters blended to create a creamy mouthfeel. Medium-bodied with a rich brown color. The aroma is caramel malt with a subtle roastiness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrTipple (3566) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2016
Sweet chocolate, molasses, dark malts. Clear, dark brown, spare, frothy, off-white head. Medium sweet. More dark malts, toasted flavours, dark chocolate, charcoal, fairly short duration. Very nice Porter, well-balanced and quite intense. Cask at GBBF16, Olympia.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2976) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016, Olympia, London. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes quite similar, slightly sweet, roasty, malty, chocolate. Decent stout from Deschutes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tarmok (1169) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 16, 2016
Almost black brown with tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee. Tastes same, medium sweet, light+ bitter, light+ sour.


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