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Sweet Baby Jesus - DuClaw Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,291 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,291
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 114
Gots: 189 | FT: 18
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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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.8%

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Virginia

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5/5  rDev +33%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +13%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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cyrushire

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Hendry

Vermont

4.49/5  rDev +19.4%

Sweet Baby Jesus was an extra in my last trade, and I had relatively low expectations, but was intrigued by the novelty of a chocolate peanut butter porter.

Pours an opaque brown that when held up to the light has a deep auburn glow.Little in the way of head or lacing.

Aroma is that of beer candy: the chocolate & peanut butter are prominent and well blended with the malt. The nose is inviting in every way, it smells delicious.

Taste nails the concept of infusing a Reese's peanut butter cup with a well crafted porter quite well. The sweetness stops just shy of cloying, and the alcohol is completely undetectable.

Mouthfeel is somewhat thin, but this is a porter, and I do not agree with previous reviewers that insist a thicker, heavier consistency would carry the flavors better. Sweet Baby Jesus is smooth as silk and quite quaffable (this 12 oz. bottle disappeared quickly).

This is an eye opening beer, the aroma and flavor are delectable, and novelty or not, this just works. Thumbs up on this effort from DuClaw: I'm quite impressed and very pleasantly surprised.

11-02-2013 04:06:36 | More by Hendry
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Boggdogg

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -2.9%

Pours a solid black color with a cocoa colored head and good lacing.

Smell is outstanding! Call smell peanut butter and cocoa beans.

Taste has good complexity. It tastes like a dark chocolate peanutbutter cup. Seriously it does. The hops definitely add some serious bitterness. No sweetness.

Full bodied very dry mouth feel.

Overall I enjoyed this beer. It has great flavor and complexity. A little sweetness would be nice though.

11-02-2013 01:27:04 | More by Boggdogg
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damngoode

Indiana

3/5  rDev -20.2%

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North Carolina

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thegrimone

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +4.5%

A-dark brown color with a nice light tan head and good lacing

S-chocolate, peanut butter, dark malt, hint of coffee

T-dark roasted malt, chocolate, peanut butter, hint of coffee, mild bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-interesting porter, like the peanut flavor and overall pretty enjoyable

10-27-2013 18:57:36 | More by MDDMD
Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,291 ratings.