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Sweet Baby Jesus - DuClaw Brewing Company

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85
very good

1,174 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,174
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 109
Gots: 148 | FT: 17
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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Ratings: 1,174 | Reviews: 180 | Display Reviews Only:
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Tom_Gilman

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.2%

09-18-2013 13:17:04 | More by Tom_Gilman
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teromous

Virginia

3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark black and brown body with a decent tan head that leaves no lacing.

S: I get a strong hot chocolate smell that reaches me while the glass is still on the table. Closer in, it smells just like opening a jar of peanut butter.

T: I get a strong roasted flavor right off the bat, followed by a rich cocoa chocolate taste. The chocolate is dominated pretty hard by the bitterness at first, so it shines in the aftertaste. I feel that it's important to mention that I don't actually taste any peanut butter.

M: The mouthfeel is nice and full and a bit sticky. The beer is very filling.

O: Overall I thought the beer had a nice base to it. The roasted flavor contributed nicely to the cocoa flavor that followed. I would have liked to get more peanut butter flavor out of a beer that advertises it though.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 20:23:54 | More by teromous
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NickyT

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-17-2013 16:28:27 | More by NickyT
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-17-2013 02:04:30 | More by calcnerd
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AWB3

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-16-2013 15:38:01 | More by AWB3
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woodchip

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-15-2013 02:47:18 | More by woodchip
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +13%

09-15-2013 00:22:44 | More by pmarlowe
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- pours dark brown with just a bit if light creeping through, very small cream colored head reduces quickly leaving nothing behind

S- nice roasted chocolaty malt with a big roasted peanut note. Some sweet aromas with a touch of cola, pretty much what you would expect from a peanut butter porter

T- sweet chocolaty malt with just a hint of smoke, the peanut flavor kicks in mid-palate and is somewhat artificial, more sweet chocolate on the finish with a touch of tobacco

M- medium bodied with somewhat light carbonation leads to a slightly fizzy mouthfeel and a sweet finish

O- the aromas were better than the flavor, it had some nice peanut notes but the sweetness overpowered it a bit. Worth a try and would make a good dessert beer, I preferred the taste of Terrapin's Liquid Bliss though

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 00:47:25 | More by Treyliff
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tadmuchowski

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-13-2013 18:37:27 | More by tadmuchowski
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JGrummell

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-11-2013 23:36:14 | More by JGrummell
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cleve00

Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.2%

09-11-2013 16:46:39 | More by cleve00
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-11-2013 04:30:15 | More by RyanGoodman
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timjim1327

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +33%

09-11-2013 01:53:48 | More by timjim1327
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mjohnson17

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-09-2013 15:11:53 | More by mjohnson17
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seyton

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-09-2013 00:21:27 | More by seyton
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sleuthdog

Illinois

3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle into Shorts pint

Dark brown with three finger tan head. Moderate amount of lacing sticking to the glass.

Smells more roasty than anything initially. A little nutty, malty and musty. Don't get much in the nose of peanut butter.

I do get some peanut butter in the taste but it is actually very subdued. It is much more porter (regular) like to me than one with artificial flavors. I am surprised by this because I was anticipating it to be an artificial peanut butter tasting bomb. The flavors, however are not all that fake but faint and pretty well integrated into the base porter.

It is ok in the feel. A little thin but works well with this beer. Does coat the palate with some sticky sweetness and has the right amount of carbonation.

This beer is done well for what it is. I like the fact that the peanut butter is not in your face yet it is there. As it warms up I am getting more of the peanut butter and enjoying it.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 23:49:43 | More by sleuthdog
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chefduff2

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-08-2013 03:20:29 | More by chefduff2
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dsshuck

Delaware

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-06-2013 20:39:23 | More by dsshuck
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Gschaf

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

09-06-2013 11:23:52 | More by Gschaf
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alex021224

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-06-2013 02:58:42 | More by alex021224
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Brown120

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-06-2013 00:54:30 | More by Brown120
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soupieman

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

09-06-2013 00:04:07 | More by soupieman
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.2%

09-05-2013 19:34:36 | More by ejimhof
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Miguelitoo

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-05-2013 17:15:55 | More by Miguelitoo
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ggregkwt

Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-05-2013 00:32:21 | More by ggregkwt
Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,174 ratings.