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Sweet Baby Jesus | DuClaw Brewing Company

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3.8/5
Very Good
2,593 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:
#15,102
Reviews:
421
Ratings:
2,593
pDev:
15%
Bros Score:
3
 
 
Wants:
198
Gots:
899
Trade:
19
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,593 |  Reviews: 421
Photo of Fastwalker19
3.35/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep muddy brown, with a caramel colored head - good retention.

Smells of peanut butter, chocolate, and malt.

Taste is peanut butter followed by bitter chocolate rounded out with some faint coffee notes. It has an almost yeasty malt after taste. This is a solid Porter, but not great.

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Photo of Nublife
5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Amazing porter, definately recommend to anyone

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Photo of yaksurf
3.19/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of qcghost
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of amick_wheeling
4.8/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Smooth and delicious. Lingering aftertaste.

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Photo of MidloRapid
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PassMeAZima
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alexkwilhelm
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TomMorris
3.44/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of TBonez477
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jim_Gillespie
4.75/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is very cliquey, for lack of a better term. From what I have experience, few people think it's 'ok'; most of whom that (I know) have tried it either loved it or hated it. Personally, I love the chocolate aroma and taste. It is not very harsh whatsoever. In fact, the beer is somewhat a relief to my tongue as it has an abnormal sensitivity to carbonated drinks. Moreover, the flavour is strong. Though I will say I am biased; this is one of my favourite beers.

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Photo of Capsfan90
3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MisterMike
3.24/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Photo of KRubes
4.64/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Smells awesome. Love the peanut butter/chocolate combo. Light in the mouth. A great dessert beer.

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Photo of Tbone2131
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer is not for everyone. I think of it as a nice change of pace beer from the usual ipa I like. The chocolate/peanut butter is not overpowering but definitely makes it's presence felt.

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Photo of Dray
3.67/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WoostaBia
3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IMFletcher
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

As a sipper, this is really nice. But take more than a sip, and the peanut butter became unpleasantly bitter. However, this one smells heavenly.

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Photo of Mpenders
4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WS_Transplant
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cchrink
3.46/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brozaka
4.3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Atricapilla
1.28/5  rDev -66.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

I think that this is the absolute worst beer that I have ever tasted. Like cheap candy and peanut butter mixed with water.

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Photo of benzalman
4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 2,593 ratings
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