Sweet Baby Jesus | DuClaw Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
2,536 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:
2,536
Reviews:
406
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
15.2%
 
 
Wants:
197
Gots:
869
For Trade:
19
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,536 |  Reviews: 406
Photo of SoccerSeuss
4.29/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Dark Chocolate color with a thin head
Smell: As a pleasant chocolate peanut butter aroma that reminded me of a reese cup
Taste: Dark chocolate and subtle roasted coffee on the front with a hint of peanut butter aftertaste
Feel: Smooth, medium to low carbonation

Overall: A Very good and enjoyable beer. I would definitely recommend.

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Photo of George1005
4.26/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Goosehunter75
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of antman27
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tazzman
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Burt
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alphakitty
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coopdog1000
4.06/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DiCarlo68
4.45/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hit728
3.59/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Blholmes86
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Electros
4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of msumike89
3.53/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tylerstravis
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gbeau3234
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of robebo44
3.39/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MikeRa
4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Look: Has a nice dark chocolate look

Smell: Has a nice chocolate and peanut butter smell

Taste: Has a nice peanut butter taste

Feel: Has a nice peanut butter aftertaste

Overall: This is a beeer I may try again

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Photo of far333
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Opaque chestnut colored with a quarter inch head of off-white foam that lingers long. Aroma of cocoa, subtle peanut butter. Flavor matches the nose, more chocolate than peanut butter, some malty richness, nutty and toasted grain. Rich and semi-sweet, but not cloying. Subtle bitterness offsets the sweetness. Rich and full mouthfeel, finishes tingly. Decent beer, would like more peanut butter.

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Photo of Pacreed
4.78/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Wonderful flavor. A good rich porter mixed with a Reece's cup. Absolutely love it

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Photo of dag1991
4.61/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rbrefbeerman
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Wellington glass.

Appearance: Thin brownish black body with medium to heavy bubbles upon initial pour. Tan head jumps up to almost two finger's but settles quick lacking a bit in depth of the body. Brew so far has zero lacing which I like.

Smell: just like the brew says, chocolate and peanut butter. Like chocolate cake and peanut butter frosting. Seriously delicious smell.

Taste: This brew tastes good and a tad sweet for a porter but since it is chocolate and peanut butter what else do you expect. Mocha and peanuts with hints of salt.

Mouth: Slight dry. Not the most beautiful finish, carbonation lightens up a bit after letting it sit for a while. And not the most stickiest which might work in the brews favor.

Overall: Descent, wouldn't trade for it or actually hunt the world for it. Drink with love. Salud!

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Photo of ClavisAurea
3.06/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 2,536 ratings.
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