Sweet Baby Jesus | DuClaw Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
2,557 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:
2,557
Reviews:
414
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
15.2%
 
 
Wants:
196
Gots:
877
For Trade:
19
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Photo of WoodBrew
3.86/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tried this beer at the Roadhouse in Worthington across from the Ice Works. It poured an opaque dark with thick tan head that left some lace. The scent had hints of chocolate and peanut butter. The taste carried chocolate and peanut butter but was a touch acidic. The mouthfeel was medium in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it's it's decent.

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Photo of Coorsy
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chackman151
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wingnut93
3.95/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jtw21
3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.5/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle dated 12/28/16

Pours dark maroon black with a creamy tan foam head. Smells like peanut butter, rich chocolate, cereal grain, nutty caramel, toffee, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like dark chocolate, peanut butter, cereal grain, nutty caramel, toffee, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels thick, medium bodied, creamy and slick with moderate low carbonation. Overall a really nice chocolate peanut butter porter.

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Photo of S3Kshun8z
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LiquidSwords1201
3.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of adamross23
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Griphon
3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Icemann383
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of _Adam_
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craftbeersweden
3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown, almost black with a thin, beige-brown head. No lacing on the glass.

Nose: Chocolate, peanut, coffee grounds, nuts, vanilla, fudge and brown sugar.
Taste: Peanut butter, chocolate and vanilla.
Mouth: Medium body. Light carbonated. Dry and slightly bitter ending.

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Photo of EternalHoppiness
4.31/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liam_mcnulty
4.37/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jcb7472
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JeremiahFick
4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chris1411
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Jacob17
3.82/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rutager
3.49/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerMe8
3.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Beer_Guru
4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jeffreed61
3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sweet Baby Jesus indeed when that peanut butter hits your nose. really pungent. Very mild sweet at first sip, come of the chocolate shows. Interesting transition from the initial tastes to a dry roast / bitter finish, which sticks around for quite while.

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

Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 2,557 ratings.
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