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Big Gruesome Peanut Butter Chocolate Stout - Spring House Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

523 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 523
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 181
Gots: 80 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Creamy, malty, and full-bodied, the Big Gruesome Stout is scary good. The intense, roasty flavor comes from two types of chocolate malt and raw cocoa nibs. The stout is then aged on whole vanilla beans and more raw cocoa nibs to enhance the chocolate flavors. Rich peanut butter is introduced throughout the entire brewing process to make this stout even more Gruesome.

(Beer added by: llllDrGONZOllll on 05-06-2011)
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3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is dark brown with half a finger of fizzy head. There is not much head retention, but what sticks around leaves nice lacing on the glass. The nose has mild chocolate notes. Chocolate and peanut butter notes are definitely present in the taste, but this is no super-sweet dessert beer by any means. In spite of the interesting tastes, the overall flavor profile of this offering is thin for a stout, let alone a double stout. There is a good dose of bitterness on the finish which really completes a unique experience.

Not strictly on point for style, but a must try without a doubt.

57md, Mar 22, 2013
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A: Big Gruesome is deep black with a small tan color head, decent retention leaving a small cap on top. Thin lacing forms on the sides.

S: Just like Reese's Pieces, some peanut butter and chocolate, a bit of cream and sweetness. Very nice, just like candy.

T: More peanut butter and chocolate on the flavor profile. Not as specific as the aroma where it instantly reminded me of Reese's. Mostly milk chocolate, a little but of cream, and a faint roastiness.

M: Medium bodied, maybe a touch thin. Very smooth and creamy.

O: Very happy to have finally tried this beer. Definitely a sweet beer, and a treat. not something I would drink all the time, but would be happy to have it again. Perfect dessert beer.

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Big Gruesome Peanut Butter Chocolate Stout from Spring House Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 523 ratings.