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Sweet Baby Jesus - DuClaw Brewing Company

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85
very good

1,177 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,177
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 108
Gots: 150 | 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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mabermud

Washington

3.05/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer is very thin and somewhat watery. The smell is very weak. The mouthfeel is lacking. The taste is disappointing. When I read chocolate peanut butter porter, I am expecting chocolate and peanut butter. The chocolate and peanut butter taste is lacking. I would not drink this again. Maybe I had an old bottle. I bet it tastes great on tap.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 23:55:23 | More by mabermud
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

3.06/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A-very dark brown with a thin light tan head

S-very chocolatey with a very evident hint of peanut butter. smells good, but almost artificial

T-comes in with an oddly tart and bitter flavor of cocoa malts. it tastes artificial and not exactly well done. matching after-taste with a weird hint of mint.

M-medium carbonation with a watery finish

O-i got so excited when i saw a peanut butter beer, but this was such a let down. the peanut butter was lost in the flavor, which doesn't matter because it was just a terrible porter either way. the flavors are all artificial and there's a lot of off flavor to it.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 01:41:16 | More by AdamBear
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.15/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Duclaw at BWI airport, on draft. Pours dark brown with ruby edges, not much head to speak of. Smells like a peanut butter and jelly, with a slight hint of roast in the background and some molasses. A little watery and on the sweet side. Needs some bitter to balance out the sweet. Peanut butter is there, but just not working in this. Similar to CCB Snack Attack buy nowhere close in quality. Nearly cloying and just not very pleasant.

Serving type: on-tap

05-12-2013 13:55:34 | More by BMMillsy
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RJBeverage

Pennsylvania

3.19/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The name caught my attention in the store, but the idea of a peanut butter chocolate sold me.

Poured into a glass, it is dark brown, cola like colour with a tan head that dissipates but doesn't go entirely away. As much as I wanted to smell the peanut nose most reviewers speak of all I smell was a roasted chocolate odor. The taste is a burnt toast and chocolate, thick feel, not sweet at all like some chocolate beers. Overall I'd say it's an above average chocolate porter or stout. I would definitely buy this again.

Purchased in Gettysburg, I haven't yet seen Du Claw beers in the Pittsburgh area.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 19:17:25 | More by RJBeverage
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GregY

Maryland

3.23/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottled 11/5/13 -- first real experience with a Porter beer --- tried to keep an open mind. Good body and taste - heavy chocolate smell and felt good in the mouth. Got better and contained much better with stonger flavor over time. Really liked the apperance.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 02:08:31 | More by GregY
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hopflyer

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Bottled 1/2/14

Very dark brown, not quite opaque black. Fairly vigorous pour and almost no head. Just a ring.

Spot on in the nose with unbelievable peanut butter and chocolate. Comparison to resees cups no doubt about it.

Taste follows right up with the peanut butter and milk chocolate. The nose is stronger than the taste. It has all the sweetness as the candy bar but doesn't carry the little saltiness. Not much else in this beer. Kind of a one trick pony. The initial taste fades pretty quickly further in to the glass. A hint of bitter aftertaste now.

The feel is where I really had some disappointment. Really thin and low carbonation. Almost watery. Just doesn't fit the aroma as I'm about to take another sip.

It is what they say it is. A peanut butter beer. But only the first half of the bottle. It really fades off fast and and the mouthfeel falls short of what I think should accompany such a beer. It is certainly something different though.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 00:54:03 | More by hopflyer
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KirkFrancis

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

06-21-2014 22:04:04 | More by KirkFrancis
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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

01-02-2014 01:40:07 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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hyoung41

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

12-23-2013 23:20:09 | More by hyoung41
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HuntDaddy540

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

05-08-2014 15:10:13 | More by HuntDaddy540
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KCBeerNerd

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

04-27-2014 02:38:32 | More by KCBeerNerd
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kaiserrol

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

03-28-2014 20:37:40 | More by kaiserrol
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

12-05-2013 00:45:32 | More by ChipMurray
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DLSheidy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

03-20-2014 19:18:18 | More by DLSheidy
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bubseymour

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

04-12-2013 21:58:25 | More by bubseymour
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kevintaraross

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

04-27-2014 21:41:25 | More by kevintaraross
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flyingmick

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

01-02-2013 01:38:23 | More by flyingmick
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daron7

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-03-2014 02:02:39 | More by daron7
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rpetroni

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

03-19-2014 11:34:44 | More by rpetroni
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ShowerBeers

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

05-11-2014 03:16:23 | More by ShowerBeers
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Redstar137

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

10-24-2013 21:36:19 | More by Redstar137
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MichiganderHB

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

05-22-2014 13:52:18 | More by MichiganderHB
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kevdemers

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-24-2013 02:25:28 | More by kevdemers
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bigred89

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

02-11-2013 03:33:06 | More by bigred89
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-25-2013 21:54:00 | More by thebigredone
Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,177 ratings.