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RATINGS: 1695   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   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. Itís prized for its creamy mouthfeel and intense complex flavors.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
undsioux7 (793) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Pours a deep brown to black. Aroma of coffee and chocolate malts. Taste is a lot of coffee and a bit of chocolate and caramel. Mouthfeel is slightly watery but it is easy drinking.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paincane (130) - Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Mahogany hued body topped by tan head w/ good lacing. Nutty, roasted malt nose. Brown sugar, almond and coffee flavors.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Howlader (677) - - JUL 12, 2014
Served in a 4oz taster at Churchkey in Washington DC. SAVOR 2012 takeover event.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oregoncritter (6) - Oregon, USA - JUL 11, 2014 does not count
From bottle. I donít think Iíve had any Deschutes offering that isnít decent. This is a standby on a hot day. Great body and taste, not the best porter Iíve ever had, but for an everyday porter, this is great. I think Iím spoiled living in Oregon and having much of their selection at my disposal.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
akoeninger (397) - 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

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (247) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
c0fein (176) - 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.

4.1
   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.

4.1
   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.

4.1
   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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jojojam (56) - 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


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