Big Gruesome Peanut Butter Chocolate Stout | Spring House Brewing Company

Big Gruesome Peanut Butter Chocolate StoutBig Gruesome Peanut Butter Chocolate Stout
760 Ratings
Big Gruesome Peanut Butter Chocolate StoutBig Gruesome Peanut Butter Chocolate Stout

Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Creamy, malty, and full-bodied, the Big Gruesome Stout is scary good. The intense, roasty flavor comes from two types of chocolate malt and raw cocoa nibs. The stout is then aged on whole vanilla beans and more raw cocoa nibs to enhance the chocolate flavors. Rich peanut butter is introduced throughout the entire brewing process to make this stout even more Gruesome.

Added by llllDrGONZOllll on 05-06-2011

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Ratings: 760 |  Reviews: 132
Photo of JamieDuncan
4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of threedaggers
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zekeman17
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of akang
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of THECPJ
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes:

appearance: dark brown black with minimal mocha head no lacing.

smell: peanut butter, chocolate, sweet,

taste: peanut butter, chocolate,

mouthfeel: moderate carboantion, thin to medium body,

overall: decent beer was expecting a little more carbonation and a little chewier body. glad I got to try it.


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Photo of Lucoli
4.26/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Mikexw
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of xnicknj
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

on tap at the spring house tap room

Inky, dark blacked out pour with a thin topping of tanned head. Slight retention with a few spotty notes of lacing left behind.

Cocoa powder, dark chocolate, molasses, roasted peanuts and dark malts in the nose. Definitely sweet and a touch warm, but still relatively in check.

Softly sweet cocoa and chocolate up front, followed by a creamy, buttery peanutty goodness. Touches of molasses and caramel with nutty tones and a thick, burly malt backbone. Roasted dark malts, decent sweetness in the profile and a warm finish.

Fuller body, decent carbonation, sticky and chewy on the tongue. Chocolate and peanut butter to the face! I was pretty excited for this one and ended up leaving with a couple bottles after we were done.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of papat444
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black body with dark brown head and a smattering of lace. Aroma perfectly nails what it's going for: chocolate & peanut butter are awesomely mixed, not one more prominent than the other. I'm a bit disappointed that the flavor is not as intense but it's the best representation of a peanut butter stout that i've come across.

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3.2/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Mcgrath's in Harrisburg. Pour is black with tight foamy mocha brown head. Nose is peanut butter brittle with a muted bakers chocolate. Taste is much of the same with a slightly off cardboard and ashy flavor behind. Dry bitter finish on a creamy body and slightly thinning out in the end.

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3.76/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of MDDMD
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-dark brown black color with a nice light brown head and decent lacing

S-roasted malt, peanut butter, chocolate, light coffee

T-chocolate, dark roasted malt, peanut butter, light coffee, hint of sweetness, mild bitterness and char in the finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-Enjoyed this stout, nice chocolate and pb flavors

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Big Gruesome Peanut Butter Chocolate Stout from Spring House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 760 ratings
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