(Bend, OR) – Deschutes Brewery will ship out the latest iteration of its annual Black Butte anniversary release later this month.
Deschutes Black Butte XXV Imperial Porter will be released on June 27th at its pubs, the actual date of its 25th anniversary, and ship to wholesalers across its distribution footprint around the same time.
XXV is brewed with dates, figs and cocoa nibs. 50% of the final blend was aged in bourbon barrels.
According to Brewmaster, Cam O’Connor, “we increased the bourbon barrel aged portion of this year’s by approximately 17%. We also soured a small portion (12%) of the final blend. We added Black Currant (12.5%) to this year’s 25 as well.”
They upped production by about 13% for this year’s batch.