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Deschutes Black Butte XXVI Debuts June 27

Deschutes Black Butte XXVIDeschutes Brewery has been in the game for 26 years – think about that for a second. Commemorating the occasion will be the next installment in their Birthday Reserve series, Black Butte XXVI, slated to debut at the Bend and Portland locations on Friday, June 27.

This imperial porter gets a fun little tweak each year, with XXVI featuring pomegranate molasses, cocoa nibs and cranberries. 50% of the batch is aged in oak bourbon barrels, giving the beer that luscious warming flavor you’re searching for.

The details:

  • 22oz bottles and draft will be available
  • Limits and pricing TBA
  • Limited distribution throughout the brewery’s footprint in late June/July

Commercial description:

Our 26th anniversary Imperial Porter was aged in bourbon barrels and dry spiced with Theo’s cocoa nibs, revealing hints of vanilla and chocolate. Pomegranate molasses and cranberries complement the robust flavor with a hint of fruit and just enough tart to make you smile. 10.2% ABV

Deschutes Brewery’s pubs are located at 1044 NW Bond St in Bend, OR and 210 NW 11th Ave in Portland, OR.


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