Peanut Butter Latte
Belching Beaver Brewery

Peanut Butter LattePeanut Butter Latte
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Style:
English Sweet / Milk Stout
Ranked #227
ABV:
5%
Score:
90
Ranked #9,363
Avg:
4.1 | pDev: 5.85%
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
34
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Belching Beaver Brewery
 
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Notes: People love our Peanut Butter Milk Stout, and this time we put a fun twist on our classic. Thomas brewed up a milk stout that is golden in color, a real sensory trip, and loaded it with coffee and chocolate.

Then we kicked it up a notch by peanut-butterizing (is that a word?) the beer for a real treat for Winter months. Tom said, “A Peanut Butter Latte, that sounds great!” Perfect to sip on chilled nights and early mornings. We hope you enjoy this new adventure in brewing as much as we do.
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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

enjoyed poured out of the new nitro bottles. i was a little suspicious of another blonde stout, and of another brewery messing with a classic, but this really is successful. i love the coffee in it, the balance it adds to the natural peanut butter flavor, and the fact that this really isnt anywhere near as sweet as i anticipated it being. deep brassy golden color, not super blonde, but obviously paler than stout, sweet vanilla notes up front marry into a natural but powdered peanut butter thing pretty quickly, and there are honey and toffee and nice roasted coffee notes that come in as well, this wouldnt be stout-like at all without the coffee, which really adds a lot to this in the absence of any roasted grain. its dynamic in the taste, peanut butter still leading the way here, but with lots of coffee character, a dry cocoa note, and a bit of a peanut brittle thing going on, really delicious and good, not too sweet, and still uniquely related to the original, which i wasnt sure would be the case. the nitro bottle wasnt overly well executed, this didnt have much head or anything, and seemed a little still overall, maybe just regular carbonation would have been better, but i like the flavor a lot, and with the lower alcohol, i could drink a couple of these. way better than the gimmick it sounds like, well worth trying if you find it around.

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Photo of TooManyGlasses
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Single bottle - pours a clear golden/pale orange colour with one finger of white head. Aroma hits with punch of peanut butter, followed with notes of caramel, chocolate, and a hint of coffee.
Taste is peanut butter forward, milder coffee flavour and hints of chocolate - creamy with medium mouthfeel on nice carbonation. Delicious niche beer - creamy, peanut buttery - nice.

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Photo of patre_tim
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden and hazy with lots of fast rising carbonation, and a finger of white head.

Smells of peanut butter, light toasted malts, and a slight fruity quality.

The taste follows the nose and is slightly sweet and sightly sour.

Medium body with a medium to strong carbonation.

Got this at World Market in Redding, and drinking at the pool house Aug 19th, 2018. Really interesting, somewhat acquired taste.

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Photo of BucannonXC5
4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Clear 14.75-oz. porter/stout tulip
From: Bine & Vine Bottle Shop in Normal Heights (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $2.15 (because of 10 percent off for a variety 6-pack)
Purchased: March 28, 2018
Consumed: April 28, 2018
Reviewed as: Milk / Sweet Stout
Misc.: No bottled on date

Grabbed this awhile back. Really like Belching Beaver (4.041 average rating), especially their milk stouts. Bottle description read, “People love our Peanut Butter Milk Stout, and this time we put a fun twist on our classic. Thomas brewed up a milk stout that is golden in color, a real sensory trip, and loaded it with coffee and chocolate. Then we kicked it up a notch by peanut-butterizing (is that a word?) the beer for a real treat for Winter months. Tom said, “A Peanut Butter Latte, that sounds great!” Perfect to sip on chilled nights and early mornings. We hope you enjoy this new adventure in brewing as much as we do.”

Poured a light amber, hazy color with two fingers of frothy white head. Lots of bubbles coming up along the sides of the glass. Good spotty lacing. Outstanding retention. (Sight - 4.00)

Smelled creamy peanut butter, vanilla, vanilla wafer cookie, chocolate milk, mocha, roasted nuts and peanut butter cookie. (Smell - 4.00)

Tasted about the same as the nose. Got Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, vanilla wafer cookie, chocolate milk, mocha, roasted nuts and sugary milk chocolate. (Taste - 4.00)

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth finish. (Feel - 4.50)

This was a pretty solid milk stout overall. Very sweet, but that was expected for what it was. Outstanding. (Overall - 4.00)

4.05 | 91 | A-

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Photo of biboergosum
3.61/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle - Starbucks meets Reese's, ok, I'll bite.

This beer pours a clear, medium golden amber colour, with three fingers of puffy, finely foamy, and mildly bubbly off-white head, which leaves a few instances of paintball splatter lace around the glass as it lazily sinks out of sight.

It smells of chunky peanut butter, faint cafe-au-lait, bready and doughy caramel malt, bittersweet cocoa powder, and very subtle earthy and floral hop bitters. The taste is gritty and grainy caramel malt, crusty peanut butter, still hard to pin down cuppa Joe notes, wan chocolate, and more well understated earthy, musty, and herbal green hoppiness.

The carbonation is fairly restrained in its bored-seeming frothiness, the body a decent middleweight, and more or less smooth, with a wee airy creaminess evolving once things start to warm up a tad around here. It finishes off-dry, but not by that much, with the peanuts and cocoa esters holding tight to the lingering reins.

Overall - hmmmm, I'm not altogether sure that they didn't mis-fill this bottle, as I'm not really getting a whole lot of 'latte' character. It's good, don't get me wrong, but it just seems like I'm drinking their 'regular' Peanut Butter Milk Stout, despite what the label says.

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Photo of ChrisCage
4.59/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- This one pours a solid dark golden color with a head that starts about 3 fingers thick and is dense and foamy.....it settles slowly and the off white colored layer stays robust and cloud like. The carbonation appears to not be overly aggressive, yet is plentiful....lots of slow lumbering columns of bubbly goodness rising to the top. Lacing is modest but thick overall.....a fine looking 'golden' stout!

S- There is lots going on to tantalize the nasal passages! Vanilla wafer, plenty of fresh peanut butter on toast, milky chocolate, creamy mocha coffee......it took me a couple of minutes but Reese Peanut Butter Cups come to mind in the general sense! Pirate cookie oats are noticed as well in terms of sweetness/nuttiness. Very aromatic overall!

T- Flavors follow suit to the aromas rather closely and it is sweet but not over powering. Heavy peanut butter, milk chocolate, mocha coffee hints, vanilla and even some creamy Starbucks caramel Frappucino! Overall it has a full, well rounded, yet mild flavor that is very gentle on the palate....the finish is sweet but it is clean, which I appreciate.

M/O- Super creamy, medium bodied and very fine carbonation provide a super texture laden brew that floats on the palate very nicely! I would say this is highly drinkable and would pair well with a nice chocolate but works well on its' own too! Another winner from Belching Beaver and I highly recommend!

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Photo of BayAreaJoe
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 3/6/18, consumed 3/25/18

Poured hazy, totally sediment-filled orange honey with a small head that left very little lacing.

Aroma is wonderful, enticing roasted peanuts, very similar to their PB Milk Stout, maybe slightly less thick without the presence of malts. Some coffee and chocolate notes as well.

Taste pretty much follows aroma directly, this is all about the roasty peanut butter taste. Maybe a little sweet, but hey this is essentially a dessert beer to begin with.

Mouthfeel is medium, good carbonation, no real bitterness, smooth and creamy but definitely less body and heft than the PB Milk Stout. Clean finish.

Overall, this is a great, lighter alternative to their already amazing PB Milk Stout. If you like that, certainly try this, it'll pleasantly surprise you. If you don't, I don't know what to tell you.

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Photo of TheSixthRing
4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours fairly clear and golden orange in color with very fine sediment floating about. Off-white, finger width head that displays fair retention before peeling back to a mostly barren surface and a thin ring of suds around the edge of the glass. Not much for lacing aside from a random spot or two.

Smell - Wonderful aroma. Prominent peanut butter and chocolate with a hint of coffee roast.

Taste - Follows the nose. Peanut butter is prevalent, with lesser, but complimentary milk chocolate character. Coffee roast is surprisingly distant, only coming through faintly in the back end. Finish is strong with peanut butter character and a trace of roast.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. Slick, slightly creamy texture leads to a quick, easy and slightly dry finish.

Overall - This is a treat, but those expecting a more balanced offering will be disappointed, as the coffee comes across as mostly as a third wheel. Having said that, I think this is a far better offering than the OG PB Milk stout, as the sweetness is more reeled in and there is a bit more depth to it. I think if you view this as the new and improved peanut butter stout offering from Belching Beaver, you won't be let down.

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Photo of TruePerception
3.71/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Belching Beaver's Peanut Butter Latte, golden stout. 5% ABV.

A: About a finger and a half of creamy white head. Golden amber in the glass. Cream soda-yellow in the dimple. Very light, yet solid sheeting, with spots of lacing.

S: A lot of Nutter Butter-like peanut butter and cookie aroma. I'm not getting much else.

T/MF: Taste is much lighter. There is a mild coffee flavor, with some slight peanut butter cookie notes. Maybe a hint of chocolate, but no more than that. Very similar to the Peanut Butter stout. I was hoping for something closer to the Viva la Beaver...

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

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Photo of johlac66
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hazy light bronze with a sudsy off-white one finger head that left dots and streaks of lacing.
Mucho nutty aroma and flavor.
Medium carbonation. Slightly creamy coffee mouthfeel.
A delicious take on an already tasty beer!

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Photo of Karibourgeois
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Cloudy orange gold pour with an off-white head. Nice peanut butter aroma. Taste follows the nose with a big peanut butter flavor upfront backed by a touch of creamy coffee.

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Peanut Butter Latte from Belching Beaver Brewery
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 34 ratings