Monday, September 10, 2012

Deschutes Black Butte XXIII

Another beer we opened over Labor Day was Deschutes Black Butte XXIII. The base of this is an imperial version of their delicious Black Butte porter with 25% aged in bourbon barrels and some aged with a variety of ingredients. Each year they change that list meaning it tastes differently if you have it year to year or at least I imagine it does as this is the first time I've had it.
Great nose. Just a pleasant bourbon flavor that's not too strong or too hot. Thick body too. So far, so good! Get a little orange flavor in the background, some roast, and a great bourbon vanilla finish. Just really delicious throughout. Glad I have another bottle!

Forgot to mention this is actually last year's version. The newest one, XXIV, came out a month or so ago I think.

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