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Black Butte Porter® Clone - Dark Hill Porter (All Grain)

Black Butte Porter® Clone - Dark Hill Porter (All Grain)

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Description

One of our favorite west coast porters is now available in "hombrew" form!  Our Black Butte Porter clone, commercially brewed by Deschutes Brewery in Oregon, is one of the most well rounded porters out there.  Being bittered with Bravo hops helps to initially balance the malty backbone, but that bitterness fades quickly, providing a smooth transition into the complex flavors of four different character malts.  This combination of Wheat, Carapils, Crystal 120L, and Chocolate malts create a rounded mouthfeel and chocolate flavor.  

If you like dark beers, you're going to love our Dark Hill Porter.  If you don't like dark beers, this just might be the one to change your mind!

Estimated Original Gravity:1.050-55
SRM (Color Range): 27
IBU's: 22-27
Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 5%-5.3%

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All grains will come milled, unless you select unmilled base malts.
 
 

 

ABV %5.3
IBU24
SRM27
Beer StyleStout & Porter
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessLow (10-25ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodAll Grain
Pre-MilledY
Community Q&A

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Wife likes Deschutes
Valued C on Jan 16, 2021
Easy porter to brew
Joe S on Jan 12, 2021
Wife likes Deschutes
Valued C on Jan 16, 2021
Like Deschutes Black Butte Porter
David W on Jan 13, 2021
Easy porter to brew
Joe S on Jan 12, 2021
Never have made a Porter
Jim G on Jan 5, 2021
it's wonderful
David G on Dec 31, 2020
Good reviews and Black Butte is a favorite
JEFF S on Dec 15, 2020
first stout. why not?
Mark S P on Dec 14, 2020
I like black butte porter
Charlie B on Dec 11, 2020
First batch was delicious.
Valued C on Dec 3, 2020
Love Porters in the cold weather
David G on Nov 19, 2020
reviews & price
Andrew R on Nov 14, 2020
Its cooling off need a cold weather beer.
Josh T on Nov 10, 2020
Wanted a porter, Black Butte one of my favorites
Ronald S on Nov 5, 2020
Winter is coming.
Beau J I on Oct 31, 2020
to go with the yeast
Aaron W on Oct 31, 2020
black butte porter is my favorite porter
Daniel C on Oct 20, 2020
It's a solid porter.
David D on Oct 10, 2020
Black Butte is my favorite Porter. Wanted to compare to my clone.
Daniel C on Aug 26, 2020
Black Butte is one of my favorite porters.
Ben R on Aug 25, 2020
Love porters
john krousey on Aug 12, 2020
Winter
Tayler H on Jul 24, 2020
it was cheaper then buying the ingredients individually
Trevor P on Jul 15, 2020
this was the first kit we brewed and my father was pleased and wants another batch
CARL B on Jul 4, 2020
Brewed several times and love it
S L on Jul 2, 2020
I enjoy porters
Craig R on Jun 18, 2020
I Like dark beer
Jerry Mack on Jun 4, 2020
Looks good
Chad S on Jun 4, 2020
Recently moved the NY from WA. I miss all of Deschute's beers, but this one is my favorite. Hope it turns out like the real thing.
Franklin T on May 12, 2020
My dad and I will brew this together
CARL B on May 7, 2020
It's delicious
Trevor H on May 5, 2020
Wife loves it
Thomas E on Apr 9, 2020
Want a dark beer and they make great beer
Jim P on Apr 4, 2020
Love this beer
Tony S on Apr 1, 2020
Looks good
John on Mar 26, 2020
I love porters
Kevin J on Mar 26, 2020
I've brewed it before and I love it.
S L on Mar 20, 2020
My wife got it for me at Christmas. Actually only like my 2nd all grain brew. This came out absolutely delicious, one of or the best Porter I have ever had.
Lisa M W on Feb 3, 2020
ordered before, great kit
Steve Coursey on Nov 23, 2019
I like porters
Patrick M on Nov 15, 2019
on gift list
Marian L K on Oct 29, 2019
I have brewed this before and really liked it. Not too heavy, just very pleasant to drink and it matures well in bottles.
Annika L on Oct 23, 2019
My wife likes dark beers.
Rygg Larsen on Oct 12, 2019
wanted to brew a porter
Nathan H on Oct 8, 2019
Enjoyed it before
Stephen D on Sep 24, 2019
Birthday gift for husband, he loves black butte.
Karen D on Sep 18, 2019
Love black butte from deshutes
Craig Lester on Jun 25, 2019
We call it the Baby Brother Porter after my slightly younger brother that loves it!
Allen M on Jun 22, 2019
Enjoy the original from which this is cloned
Rob Van V on May 22, 2019
Cost --- being honest 50 cents a beer is a good deal for a kit
Vee12 on May 20, 2019
Something new to me.
Jeffrey L. P on May 15, 2019
Like Deschutes Black Butte Porter
David W on Jan 13, 2021
Never have made a Porter
Jim G on Jan 5, 2021
What is the estimated Final Gravity?
R David Williams on Jan 14, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I mashed at 152F and used Nottingham yeast. After 2 weeks it finished at 1.012
for the specialty grains, do you steep them first and then remove them for the mash?
Jason Levoy on Jan 10, 2020
BEST ANSWER: There are many techniques. Most homebrewers and commercial breweries add all their grains at the same time and the same temperature. Some brewers will add their darker grains at the end of the mash just before starting the sparge so that the dark grains don't get over extracted. There are brewers who have experimented with cold-steeping dark grains, like cold brewing a tea, and adding the strained wort into the boil.
how long is the boil??? all it says it "boil last 15 mins"
Michael A Smither on Apr 1, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I did a standard 60’ boil.
This is by far one of my favorite Porters, and is a regular in my three tap rotation.
Reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
Superb Porter!
Used WLP002 yeast and added a vanilla bean & vodka to the secondary, and this is quite honestly one of the very best Porter examples I have ever had. Almost tastes like it was carbonated with Nitrogen it is so smooth. It's an eyebrow raising beer by all who taste it. I will brew this many times more!
July 14, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
One of the first beers to brew for a beginner
This beer came out amazing, it was great having this on draft and it was a great beer for a beginner, will definitely do this batch again
June 22, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Tasty
Great kit. Used US-04 yeast. After 2 weeks it’s excellent
May 10, 2020
Purchased
10 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Order this kit! You won't be disappointed
I'd recommend this kit and will be ordering this one again...for the price, you have to try this if you like Porters...
Came out at 5.5%, and taste good.I'll be ordering again and adding some cocoa nibs
Came out at 5.5%, and taste good.I'll be ordering again and adding some cocoa nibs
October 31, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Very nice
Love the style. I think this is a good copy of Deshuttes Black Butte.
August 1, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Dark Hill
The batch is in the fermenter now, have not tried yet... But the pricing was good... ingredients were fresh and packed well... Brew day went great, hit my OG that I was looking for (in fact we came out slightly higher than expected)... Can’t wait to try...
February 28, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Taste good going from primary to secondary fermenter.
Haven't kegged it yet but so far it tastes very good. Looking forward to it cold and carbonated.
February 5, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Good brew. A little more roasty than I had anticipated. I'll drink through it pretty quickly though.
February 3, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Highly recommend
I really love this and the price was exceptional. It's smoky and sweet, and tastes great!
April 9, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great value Porter
This is a very balanced porter. I followed the recipe to the letter 1.051 OG fermented down to 1.012 for an ABV of 5.1% using Safale US-04 yeast. Fermentation at 64?F for 2 weeks then cold crash at 35?F for 3 days. Force carbed 25psi for 48 hours and was ready to drink. Nice smooth balanced porter, lacks a little body but for the price you can't go wrong. I may add some oatmeal next time. Cheers!
December 3, 2017