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Sweet Baby Jesus - DuClaw Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,345 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,345
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 115
Gots: 215 | FT: 19
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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Photo of Justin23060
5/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A-very dark brown with amber to red tones (like cola)

S- Peanut shells dominate with some subtle hint of portery sweetness.

T- Peanut first then chocolate mocha followed by some smokey porter sweetness.

M- Nice creamy carb. Not to thick, not to thin, just right.

O- Really surprised that this didn't get a higher rating. World class in my opinion. I find no real flaws. Thanks Dad for this awesome desert find.

Justin23060, Feb 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +33%

GTB, Nov 11, 2013
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5/5  rDev +33%

B_Long, Mar 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +33%

TheDarkKnight, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of SpBreezyy
4.96/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I first tried this beer at the Virginia Beach Craft Beer festival. As I walked up to the booth, I was thinking to myself "peanut-butter beer? How good can it really be?" Well as soon as I got my first sip of heaven I knew it could be that good.

There should be a rating of "dangerous" because this is a beer that I can either enjoy and casually sip on, or I could drink all day and all night and not even realize it. It's a bit of a heavy beer, with just a very slight taste of chocolate. To explain exactly how it tasted, it was like a stout, Nutella, and a bunch of Reese's pieces had an orgy and this cup of deliciousness was the orgasmic outcome.

The smell was of Reese's and Guinness, and it was just as smooth as the two of them, although it could have been a bit creamier than watery. I know I'm comparing a porter to stout but I'm still not sure what the damn difference is.

Regardless, this beer is absolutely a 5/5. The only thing bad is the aftertaste, but it's of peanuts. All in all it's still a win-win. At 6.5% ABV this is truly alcoholism in a bottle.

SpBreezyy, May 05, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +30.9%

BigMarty1980, Tuesday at 12:59 AM
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OCMutt, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of jp610
4.8/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Strong rich taste for a porter. Deep roasted taste is very.
It has a hint of peanut butter flavor. To be honest I would still like it with out the hint of peanut butter. But it does not in anyway downgrade the beer.
Looks the part and is very strong in appearance.
Had it once and will continue to look for it whenever I can find it.

Definitely moved up my list of favorite Porters.

jp610, Feb 03, 2014
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Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,345 ratings.