Peanut Butter Porter | Beer Engineers

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Peanut Butter PorterPeanut Butter Porter

Brewed by:
Beer Engineers
Alabama, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Jason on 04-03-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-Pours a thick, oily brown color. A thin, tan head sits atop the beer. It slowly fades, leaving remnants along the glass.

S-A big, sweet, artificial peanut butter aroma. Sweet, toasted peanuts. Some fudge and sweet chocolate.

T-More like a peanut butter cup than actual peanut butter. They must be using a ton of flavor additives to get it to taste like this. It's super-sweet peanut butter with some dense chocolate.

M-Oily, full bodied. Alcohol is somewhat noticeable but I was surprised the ABV was this high. Nearly cloying.

O-Regardless of the tactics used to get this flavor, they nailed the peanut butter thing here. I actually grew to enjoy this beer as I took my time with it. I'm a peanut butter fiend so I shouldn't be surprised.

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3.65/5  rDev -11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #76 (May 2013):

Keeping the brewer’s intentions in mind, this is one insanely intense beer. Aroma and flavors border on sensory overload, with big notes of nuttiness and rich caramelization. Indeed, this beer might be over-the-top for some. The aroma smacks of flavored syrups with a cloying sweetness. That said, fans of peanut butter and big boozy beers should give this one a try.

STYLE: American Porter w/ Peanut Butter
ABV: 12.0%

LOOK: Mahogany; creamy, thick beige head

SMELL: Peanut oil, toasted grains, hazelnut, toffee, syrup

TASTE: Viscous, creamy, sweet, toffee, coffee, roasted peanuts, fruity, boozy, peppery, lingering nuttiness, sweet finish

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz bottle into tulip glass.

A: Very dark brown almost lack with minimal tan head that was one quite quickly. Some light lacing.

S: Lots of nice peanut butter and chocolate. Smells a lot like a Reese Cup.

T: Peanut butter and roasted caramel mixed with chocolates. A bit of alcohol apparent in the back.

M: Nice and creamy. Full bodied like you would expect with a big porter.

O: Enjoyable brew. A nice desert to ay meal.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Hop City, Birmingham

A: Shoe polish brown with a tan half finger head that slinked away quickly. Decent lacing.

S: Bring on the peanut butter. Stir in the malts. Spread down the caramel.

T: Pure joy. A great sweet sipper. It really is like drinking a Reese's Cup. Peanut butter, chocolate and malts in a spirited dance down the windpipe. Yummy. The 12% catches you off guard.

M: Medium with medium, creamy carbonation.

O: Glad I got to try this local favorite. Beer Engineers have really created a great after dinner luxury. The perfect finish to a chopped pork sandwich from Full Moon BBQ down the street.

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