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Sweet Baby Jesus - DuClaw Brewing Company

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85
very good

1,210 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,210
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 108
Gots: 161 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-23-2012)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle

A) Pours with a thin, off white head that quickly settles. Opaque body. Nearly no lacing on the drink down.
S) Roasty malt aromas. Nutty - not quite peanut butter, but nutty.
T) Bold malts. Chocolate and peanut notes. Very rich.
M) Full body. Slightly gritty. Dry finish.
O) A creative porter. Not really peanut butter, but a valiant effort.

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S: Light to moderate aromas of chocolate and peanut butter are present in the nose.
T: The taste is somewhat similar to a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup in that there is a bit of chocolaty flavors but is mostly dominated by peanut butter once you really 'bite' into it. The peanut butter flavors linger into the finish.
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Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a deep-deep brown color with a one finger of tan colored head. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading to leave a moderate level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is quite heavy of a roasted malt smell mixed with a whole lot of a milk chocolate aroma. Other sweeter smells of caramel and a rather potent showing of a roasted peanut butter smell also are in the aroma. A bit of coffee is there as well, producing an overall aroma of a somewhat drier peanut butter cup nature.

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Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,210 ratings.