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Sweet Baby Jesus - DuClaw Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,214 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,214
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 108
Gots: 162 | 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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Ratings: 1,214 | Reviews: 184 | Display Reviews Only:
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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
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Jay82

Maryland

3/5  rDev -20.2%

09-04-2013 01:30:54 | More by Jay82
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JamLand

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-03-2013 02:21:49 | More by JamLand
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-03-2013 00:15:55 | More by KAP1356
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IPhantom

Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a bulbed pint glass straight out of a growler filled at the Arundel Mills location. Color is a translucent cola-black with just a bit of latte foam colored head. Smells of roasty malt, chocolate and peanut shells (not particularly sweet) and maybe a hint of cola/vanilla. Taste is big and bready, with dark chocolate type tannins--no real peanut butter to speak of beyond the nose. Surprisingly crisp finish. Silky, slightly viscous mouthfeel almost like a barleywine with a surprising amount of carbonation. Totally worth checking out, definitely a good gimmick beer to bring to a tailgate, but not a whole lot of replay value here.

Serving type: growler

09-02-2013 20:24:47 | More by IPhantom
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Hopscat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-02-2013 13:25:47 | More by Hopscat
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-02-2013 03:42:58 | More by outoffocus
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bluestar0828

Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.2%

09-02-2013 02:31:13 | More by bluestar0828
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.65/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A dessert beer (or gimmick depending on POV) that I had to try b/c I have a sweet tooth. Looks like a great porter with a black body, one finger tan head, some lace and to bastardize I'll say it has an aroma similar to a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup (or any PB cup, to be honest). From there I felt it went down south after that. Smooth, light to medium body that is slightly chewey and bready but quite frankly the peanut butter and chocolate tastes are muddy. It's more like a watered down (with alcohol) peanut butter cup milkshake. I didn't have trouble finishing my pint but I couldn't bother with this again. Also there's a hoppy bitterness and crispness that I wish was more subdued since this is supposed to be a sweet beer, or at least sweeter than your regular beer (even porter).

Serving type: on-tap

09-01-2013 13:36:00 | More by clayrock81
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RNRMFRs

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

09-01-2013 05:56:26 | More by RNRMFRs
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Givemebeer

Vermont

3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

A: Dark brown a little ruby color with a tan head that dissipates fairly quickly.

S: Sweet Baby Jesus this smells just like a Reeses peanut butter cup. Heavenly smell. With some roasted malts/coffee smell in there

T: Follows the nose to a degree. A little bit watery coffee dominates more in the taste than the smell. Plenty of chocolate and the peanut butter takes a back seat.

M: Too thin for a porter in my opinion. Does not have a clean finish, but it goes down smooth.

O: Take this beer for what it's worth - a gimmick. It accomplishes what it sets out to do and I recommend at least trying it.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 01:17:07 | More by Givemebeer
Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,214 ratings.