Sweet Baby Jesus | DuClaw Brewing Company

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3.81/5
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2,608 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#14,522
Reviews:
423
Ratings:
2,608
pDev:
14.96%
Bros Score:
3
 
 
Wants:
198
Gots:
908
Trade:
18
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Ratings: 2,608 |  Reviews: 423
Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Goosehunter75
3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of antman27
3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Burt
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alphakitty
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coopdog1000
4.06/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DiCarlo68
4.45/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hit728
3.59/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Blholmes86
3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Electros
4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of msumike89
3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tylerstravis
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gbeau3234
3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of robebo44
3.39/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MikeRa
4.16/5  rDev +9.2%
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 -6.6%
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 +25.5%
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 +21%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rbrefbeerman
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
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 -19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of bluejacket74
4.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle, unfortunately the date stamp on the bottle is smudged so I have no idea what it says. This bottle was a gift from a friend of mine and I'm sure he gave me this at least a couple months ago. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch tan head. Head retention is decent, and there isn't much lacing at all. I like the aroma, the brew smells like peanut butter, chocolate and roasted malt. Really, it smells like a Reese's Cup. I think the taste is just like the aroma, it mostly tastes like a Reese's Cup and some roasted malt. It's sweet with a decent amount of bitterness. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's smooth, easy to drink and has a moderate amount of carbonation. I thought this was a good brew, I know I'd like to try this again in the future.

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Photo of Irish57
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 2,608 ratings
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