Sweet Baby Jesus | DuClaw Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
2,535 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay
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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:
2,535
Reviews:
406
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
15.2%
 
 
Wants:
197
Gots:
869
For Trade:
19
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Photo of Weisenbeer
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not my style of beer by a long shot, especially in the summer. Given as a gift, and with an admitted love of peanut butter, a dove in with mixed expectations....not bad, not great...nice subtle peanut butter flavor...will now try on bread with some jelly...details to follow....

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Photo of nwhittin
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Siavash
4.24/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerSexLove
3.26/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ickiwotog
4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerdudenumberone
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mdecross
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joshautry
2.58/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of caburdette51
3.43/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tre1994
3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of fx20736
4.24/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Magerbrew
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Its really not my thing, but the beer was put together well. The initial peanut butter smack in the face subsided after the first sip. A good beer, just not one of my fav styles.

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Photo of KensWorld
3.62/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of philday
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of runeatdrink
4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Newbeergeek1
3.23/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Just a decent beer for my tastes. A friend brought some to the house yesterday for a fun tasting, of which this was one of a couple of other beers. . We both agreed that it was just OK. Likely would not buy it again was our duel agreement. Dark pour was nice with a nice head and lacing. Nothing overwhelmed my nose. Again, a decent beer.

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Photo of Robert17529
4.47/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DaveCash
3.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of NoYouDidnt
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a black brown coffee look with a half finger head. Aroma-chocolate, vanilla, peanut butter, coffee hint. Taste-same, but with a little more coffee. Mouthfeel is smooth. Overall- quality porter.

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Photo of Hazen
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gnawdab
4.86/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Deep rich taste great finish over all good beer.

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Photo of CupcakeNY
4.4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bought this for my wife, who loves dark beers, chocolate, and peanut butter; this is a very enjoyable beer, relatively light bodied for the flavor load. It does come across as a Porter; relatively light-bodied and dry. Pours deep, dark brown with a finger to two of fine, creamy head, though it doesn't stick around for too long. Peanut butter is pretty upfront in the nose along with bitter chocolate and dark coffee notes. Peanut butter is definitely there in the taste, but it is surprisingly not overwhelming, and the chocolate notes are also kept in check. I thought it was going to be more cloying but it finishes surprisingly cleanly, with just a bit of a lingering peanut note.

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Photo of pda22
4.72/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 2,535 ratings.
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