Sweet Baby Jesus | DuClaw Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
2,542 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:
2,542
Reviews:
409
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
15.16%
 
 
Wants:
197
Gots:
872
For Trade:
19
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,542 |  Reviews: 409
Photo of Newbeergeek1
3.23/5  rDev -14.1%
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 +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DaveCash
3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of NoYouDidnt
3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
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 +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gnawdab
4.86/5  rDev +29.3%
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%
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 +25.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 1Sundown2C
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vetbidder
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice dark look with enviting head. Scent of bitter dark chocolate and peanut all over this beer, actually smells great. Interesting flavor where you get the chocolate and peanut butter but with no sweetness and a bitter edge. Creamy and on the lively side of carbonation for the style round out this brew.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.86/5  rDev +2.7%
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 -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chackman151
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wingnut93
3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jtw21
3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
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 -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LiquidSwords1201
3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of adamross23
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Griphon
3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Icemann383
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of _Adam_
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craftbeersweden
3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
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 +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liam_mcnulty
4.37/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 2,542 ratings.
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