Sweet Baby Jesus | DuClaw Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
2,546 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay
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Sweet Baby JesusSweet Baby Jesus
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
duclaw.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
First brewed in 2011, this Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter is jet black in color with a tan, rocky head, full body and creamy, luxurious mouthfeel. Its lightly sweet, malty flavor is accented by rich flavors of chocolate, coffee and peanut butter, and balanced by a subtle hop character and moderate 6.5% abv. Sweet Baby Jesus finishes smooth, dry, and roasty with lingering notes of chocolate and peanut butter so savory, you will exclaim its name!

Added by MasterSki on 12-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,546
Reviews:
412
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
15.16%
 
 
Wants:
197
Gots:
873
For Trade:
19
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of Nublife
5/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Amazing porter, definately recommend to anyone

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Photo of Barbie
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of LehighAce06
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of bugfarm
5/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Fabulous beer! Wonderful gutsy, deep flavor. Gorgeously dark. Smooth and rich with wonderful overtones. I think this beer is my all time favorite. I discovered it at a local Alamo move theater and am now wondering if I'm going to have to drive to Maryland to get more. Might be worth it! It sure makes drinking beer an exciting experience.

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Photo of Chevelle66
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of Failwhale
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of edicius
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of Lob
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of Jethroe115
5/5  rDev +33%

Liquid peanut butter cup heaven, excellent dessert beer

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Photo of Beastcpa
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of ellisnl
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of DarrBrow
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of Justin23060
5/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A-very dark brown with amber to red tones (like cola)

S- Peanut shells dominate with some subtle hint of portery sweetness.

T- Peanut first then chocolate mocha followed by some smokey porter sweetness.

M- Nice creamy carb. Not to thick, not to thin, just right.

O- Really surprised that this didn't get a higher rating. World class in my opinion. I find no real flaws. Thanks Dad for this awesome desert find.

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Photo of GTB
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of B_Long
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of MissMEmicrobrews
5/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of TheDarkKnight
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of SpBreezyy
4.96/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I first tried this beer at the Virginia Beach Craft Beer festival. As I walked up to the booth, I was thinking to myself "peanut-butter beer? How good can it really be?" Well as soon as I got my first sip of heaven I knew it could be that good.

There should be a rating of "dangerous" because this is a beer that I can either enjoy and casually sip on, or I could drink all day and all night and not even realize it. It's a bit of a heavy beer, with just a very slight taste of chocolate. To explain exactly how it tasted, it was like a stout, Nutella, and a bunch of Reese's pieces had an orgy and this cup of deliciousness was the orgasmic outcome.

The smell was of Reese's and Guinness, and it was just as smooth as the two of them, although it could have been a bit creamier than watery. I know I'm comparing a porter to stout but I'm still not sure what the damn difference is.

Regardless, this beer is absolutely a 5/5. The only thing bad is the aftertaste, but it's of peanuts. All in all it's still a win-win. At 6.5% ABV this is truly alcoholism in a bottle.

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Photo of VDJ104
4.96/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

As a fan of Reece's peanut butter cups this beer is a new found favorite of mine. It smells like roasted peanuts and taste like a solid porter mixed with peanuts and dark chocolate. Just a delicious beer.

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Photo of willpat88
4.95/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

any beer known as sweet baby jesus must be purchased.
the fact that it tastes like liquid reese's is also a big bonus.

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Photo of Categart
4.94/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BigMarty1980
4.92/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of Georgek8420
4.92/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of T_bird
4.91/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Sweet and full of flavor.

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Photo of Ktfrog25
4.9/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 2,546 ratings.
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