Black Butte Porter

Brewer Notes
Notes of rich chocolate and coffee, a luscious creaminess and a roasted finish.
Malt Pale, Carapils, Chocolate, Crystal, Wheat
Hops Cascade, Bravo, Tettnang
Alc. 5.2%
IBU. 30
Cal. 192/12oz
Cert.
  • Creamy
  • Chocolate
  • Roasty

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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Black Butte Porter

Black Butte Porter Recipes

A tasty plate and a great pint is a match made in heaven. Our chefs find that together they can be even more beguiling than apart. Here are a few of their favorites.

Black Butte Porter Pairings

Putting tasty Deschutes beer together with the right foods can be a match made in heaven.

Black Butte Porter Awards

Some of the many awards we've won for our beers.

  • 2015
    The International Brewing Awards - Gold
    Australian International Beer Awards - Bronze
  • 2014
    World Beer Awards - America's Silver
    U.S. Open Beer Championship - Gold
    Australian International Beer Awards - Bronze
  • 2013
    North American Beer Awards - Silver
    The International Brewing Awards - Silver
  • 2012
    North American Beer Awards - Gold
    Brussels Beer Challenge - Bronze
  • 2011
    U.S. Open Beer Championship - Silver
    European Beer Star - Gold
  • 2010
    Australian International Beer Awards - Silver
    European Beer Star - Silver
  • 2009
    Great American Beer Festival - Bronze
  • 2007
    World Beer Championships - Silver
    European Beer Star - Silver
  • 2005
    European Beer Star - Gold
  • 2004
    Australian International Beer Awards - Gold
    World Beer Championships - Silver
  • 2003
    Brewing Industry International Awards - Silver
  • 2002
    Brewing Industry International Awards - Silver
    Great American Beer Festival - Bronze
  • 2001
    Real Ale Festival - Gold
  • 1998
    Great American Beer Festival - Bronze
  • 1996
    Great American Beer Festival - Gold

Black Butte Porter Homebrew Recipe

Anyone passionate enough to homebrew has our respect. Also, in tribute, these handy blueprints of the nuts, bolts, hops, malts and nuances of our favorite brews.

Specifics

Recipe Type
All Grain
Batch Size
5 gallons
Original Gravity
1.055-1.060
Final Gravity
1.016-1.019
Boil Time
90 minutes
Fermentation Temp
65° F
Yeast Type
English Ale

Malt

Pale
Carapils
Chocolate
Crystal
Wheat
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Hops

Cascade
Bravo
Tettnang
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