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Sweet Baby Jesus - DuClaw Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,742 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,742
Reviews: 274
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 152
Gots: 418 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-23-2012

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Ratings: 1,742 | Reviews: 274 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of NJB145
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Joe_
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Surprisingly good, especially for a strange combination of flavors. Not in the best tier of american porters, but a beer that everyone should try at least once.

Photo of Nctide
3.24/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of vancean2
4.06/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cyguyjg
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I actually think the bottled tastes better than the draft. I find it more distinctive. And I am heavily biased toward draft beer.

Photo of BillBurrows
4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Too sweet for my taste

Photo of mjbrandt18
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tiamat8086
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mlhyatt
2.74/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

This beer started off good with the looks but then everything else was down hill borderline Drain pour

Photo of KimFazioRuggiero
4.53/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopticalDeployment
3.37/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BrentW1972
3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Just not a peanut taste in my beer fan, but the aroma is amazing. I feel like a should keep a bottle and use as cologne.

Photo of jak
4.14/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of belljt33
3.8/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mertzhb15
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Inglum515
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djgustafson
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gopens44
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gotti311
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

Photo of Jasonkyeager
4.76/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the 3 best beers I've ever had. I'm a chocolate stout fan first and foremost. When I smelled the PB i was a little nervous, but it turned out awesome. If you're up for something different it's great.

Photo of ThickNStout
3.55/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle from Nick_Bousquet (thanks man!). No apparent bottling information. Served in a Cigar City teku.

Pours dark brown with almost two fingers of sandy froth. The head fades to a modest halo and leaves a few small patches of lace.

As advertised, peanut butter and cocoa fill the aroma. Just popping the cap I caught a strong whiff of Reeces.

The taste isn't terribly complex but there is some pretty authentic chocolate peanut butter flavor. An unfortunate metallic tang drifts in and out but this is still a tasty, easy drinking porter.

Fairly thin body with appropriately average carbonation. That slight metallic note creeps in to join the cocoa and peanutty finish.

Based on several failed attempts I've had over the years I think peanut butter must be a tough flavor for beer but Sweet Baby Jesus is one of the two that I'd say did it right. It may not be perfect but it's worth a try, particularly if you like peanut butter in your porter.

Photo of Stoutguy33
4.72/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Overall a great tasting beer. More light of a mouth feel than I wanted. The chocolate and peanut butter really come through.

Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,742 ratings.