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RATINGS: 1917   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.


Prerules' rating

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Prerules (5) - South Lebanon, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2013
I personally feel that Deschutes Black Butte Porter is the gold standard of Porters. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Biroholik (608) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - APR 22, 2016
Czarny nieprzejrzysty kolor z kremową, średniowysoką pianą. Mimo, że nie imponuje ona wysokością to mocno otacza ranty szkła. Zapach który uwalnia się znad butelki to intensywna czekolada, kawa i ciemne owoce. Raz po raz wiśnia miesza się ze śliwką. W smaku jest podobnie dodając do tego karmel i toffi i odrobinę kakao. Całość okraszona jest umiarkowaną palonością. Faktura jest prawdziwie kremowa, gładka, śliska na języku. Coś pięknego. Porter mógłby bez problemu stanąć w szranki z tym z Founders Brewing Co.,który degustowałem wczoraj. I chociaż tamten jest w pierwszej 10-ce RateBeera to przegrywa wyraźnie to starcie. Przepyszne piwo!🍺

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (1407) - HONG KONG - APR 22, 2016


355 ml bottle bought at YATA in MOKO, Mong Kok.

Looks: Clear deep blackish brown colour with faint residual yeast sediments; One quarter finger head with soapy beige foam which fades in 40 seconds; Very good sticky lacing with zero carbonation.

Aroma: Fragrant and sweet full dark malt, with strong Bockish roastyness, strong red fruits, light dark fruits, caramel, toffee, chocolates, light coffee, cream, sugar, yeast, lemon and light grass.

Taste: Medium sweet full dark malt, with quite strong roastyness, tartness, banana / fruity ester, floral, caramel, light chocolates, light coffee, strong molasses, toast, yeast, lemon, moderate bitter hops and quite sharp grass.

Body: Medium body. Thin, very slick and creamy palate.

Mouth Feel: Rich Bockish maltyness in a wheat-thinned background, thickness remains, creamy and smooth. Banana / estery taste is very notable, I don’t think it’s off and actually matches well with the light chocolates and coffees here. Nice moderate caramel sweetness. Moderate lemon to round. Very subtle and nice!

Hoppiness: lemon and light grass in nose. Floral, lemon and sharp grass in taste. Bitterness is moderate for a lasting, close to mid-astringent sweet malty finish.

After Taste: Fairly dry; Creamy, fruity and sweet bitter to mouth.

Comments: Wow, this Porter is spot-on: good looks and creamy, rich Bock-ike maltyness, subtle chocolate and coffee, pleasant sweetness and strong lemony hoppinesess. Refreshing yet fulfilling, a nice one and definitely worth buying!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (930) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
broflex (5) - - APR 15, 2016 does not count
Nice everyday porter. Great color, light aroma and not too heavy on the tongue.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1pintatatime (130) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
colui72 (551) - HONG KONG - APR 9, 2016
Pours black, medium beige head. Sweet aroma, floral, roasted malts. Taste is mild, malts, caramel, dark fruits. Medium body and carbonation. Lovely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (1682) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigericsports (47) - 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~

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
moderrnlifeiswar (14) - Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2016
.................................................. via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Popoff91 (41) - Oregon, USA - MAR 30, 2016
UPDATED: APR 19, 2016 12-ounce bottles served in a large dimpled mug. Good, solid porter, decent coffee notes.


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