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RATINGS: 2017   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fatehunter (2567) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Served in a 14 oz glass. One finger of head on a black body. The smell is all roasted malt, which is great. The taste is roasted malt, coffee and milk. It’s deep and bold. The texture is smooth with low carbonation and medium body. It’s a robust porter with great flavor.


3.6
floydslip (399) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2017
Dark brown beer with a medium foamy tan head. Nose of cola, cocoa, and candied nuts. Flavor is fairly rich with semi-sweet chocolate, light coffee, and vanilla finished with a chalky bitterness that lingers pleasantly. With a slightly creamy mouth feel, this is a solid, mild porter.

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balloonbuffoon (320) - - JUL 17, 2017
12floz bottle, $1.50 unit price, BBD: 11.04.2017, mug glass. Presents itself blackish-brown in color and a one-finger, big bubbles head. The smell isn’t very impressive, charcoal with hint of toffee. Tastes better though, moderately roasty and dark chocolate comes through just a tad. Palate is mostly dry, but velvety textures ripple through every now and then. In short, a decent basic American porter and nothing more.

3.4
eallenbrown (15) - - JUL 16, 2017
Nice porter with some traditional aspects, but a little on the sweet side.still, drinkable and approachable. Nothing blows you away, but it goes down quick. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Strangebrewer (1308) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2017
bottle. Poured deep brown with a creamy tan head. Roasty coffees aroma. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sticky finish. Flavour of roasted malts, bitter sweet with notes of coffee bean, cocoa powder, a bit herbal.

4.2
freekyp (2235) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2017
Black butte is known as a standard amongst porters for good reason. Pours dark black capped off with a creamy dollop of dark tan head. Every sip leaves a ring of lace. Milk chocolate nose with some fresh coffee. Medium creamy body is mouthfilling. Ends with a spritzy wash of bubbles and a bit of cola character. An easy drinking porter that is highly sessionable, yet full flavored, despite being just above 5%.

3.8
Bacchus66 (370) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 4, 2017
From tap at Mike’s Pizza. Pours dark brown, nearly black with a thin beige head. Roasted malt nose, some chocolate notes. Flavors are malt, cocoa powder, light coffee. Medium bodied. Dry, mildly bitter finish. Overall very good.

3.6
Ccar (1) - - JUN 30, 2017 does not count
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4.1
jead44 (6) - Prescott, Arizona, USA - JUN 26, 2017 does not count
Fantastic Porter that is full bodied and delicious. Reminds me of a very good cup of coffee.

3.8
maupie (1098) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2017
65cl fles. Helder donker bruin kleur, fijne romige bruine schuimkraag. De geur van chocolade en koffie. Smaak is zoet, karamel, koffie en fruit. Medium Lichaam, Veel koolzuur.

3.4
ghostbeer (215) - Nebraska, USA - JUN 23, 2017
Great head retention. Pours black with a creamy tan head and ruby highlights. Creamy richness dominated by luscious roastiness. One of my favorites.


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