Peanut Butter Milk Stout
Belching Beaver Pub 980

Peanut Butter Milk StoutPeanut Butter Milk Stout
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Belching Beaver Pub 980
California, United States
Sweet / Milk Stout
Ranked #211
Ranked #6,194
4.1 | pDev: 11.71%
Mar 19, 2023
Aug 05, 2013
Peanut Butter Milk StoutPeanut Butter Milk Stout
Notes: America’s Favorite Peanut Butter Milk Stout: this silky-smooth beer put us on the map. Troy came up with the idea of combining Peanut Butter with our Beaver’s Milk Stout and he nailed it. Don’t let the dark color fool you, this beer is delightfully easy to drink with cascading aromas of roasted peanuts, dark chocolate and coffee.
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Reviewed by sglooney316 from Texas

4.74/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
LOOK: Dark with medium head

SMELL: Peanut Beater and medium chocolate milk

TASTE: Peanut Beater and medium chocolate milk

FEEL: Great beer

OVERALL: This beer surprised me normally most peanut butter beer taste flat and artificial. Highly recommended
Mar 19, 2023
Rated: 4.13 by wisegreensoul from Idaho

Mar 17, 2023
Rated: 3.46 by rexdeopp from Texas

Mar 07, 2023
Rated: 4.3 by DANNA6793

Feb 22, 2023
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Reviewed by Beerhug from Japan

5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Overall, among the best beers I’ve ever had. It is sweet and bitter in good amounts, good body, but not really creamy, and manageable abv for day drinking… even late mornings
Feb 21, 2023
Rated: 4.36 by LA2ED7

Jan 24, 2023
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Reviewed by Parmesan from Colorado

4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
L: Pours a dark black color with a small tan head and no lacing on the glass.

S: Rich sweet and earthy peanut butter mixes with notes of chocolate. Unlike some of the peanut butter beers, this one does not smell artificial.

T: Starts with some sweet milk chocolate followed by a very nice peanut butter.

F: Medium to large body Smooth and velvety body.

O: This is one of my favorite peanut butter beers.
Jan 08, 2023
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Reviewed by Papercut4 from Wisconsin

4.49/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
The aroma of a PB Milk Stout is pungent and enticing. First sips are always the best. I'm a big fan of this beer and only wished it had a richer mouth feel. Everything else is fantastic
Dec 23, 2022
Rated: 3.9 by Ananabiya

Dec 22, 2022
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Rated by cakebutt

4.81/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
super tasty, dark, rich, creamy, and sweet. some bitterness.
Aug 29, 2022
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Reviewed by Olesjm from Kansas

4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: Dark brown opaque with a long lasting tan head
S: peanut butter and chocolate
T: peanuts, chocolate, coffee
M: medium bodied
O: more of a dry roasted peanut flavor than peanut butter, but still good.
Jul 03, 2022
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Reviewed by UWDAWG from Washington

3.87/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a 12 ounce can into a tulip glass.

Look- Black, medium brown sudsy head, below average head retention and lacing.

Smell- Peanut butter, chocolate, coffee.

Taste- Peanut butter, chocolate, ginger, milder than expected flavors.

Feel- Thin body, average carbonation, mildly creamy.

Overall- Nice bouquet, but flavors not as vibrant as I expected.
Jun 03, 2022
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Reviewed by CareLessBrew from Australia

3.57/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
“Like chocolate Reese's in a can” is the claim, as an avid consumer of Reese’s I am keen to see it this holds true. We will soon find out.
Peanut Butter Milk Stout @belchingbeaver
Stout – Milk / Sweet
This brew is jet black and opaque with a bubbly thin brown head that settled into a thin cover. There is a bit of a strength to the aroma and I find it a bit off putting. Roasted peanuts with hazelnut with a strong backbone of dark chocolate. The peanut butter is there in the sweetness but battling it out with the chocolate for who is more dominant.

The first mouthful does not give a clear winner there either, both flavours seem to balance each other out nicely. The lactose gives the beer an overall creamy feel. There is a bit of carbonation on the tongue and a little bitterness. A medium body, not nearly as full as I would have thought.

This is a dessert beer so expect the sweetness. Pretty close to a Reese’s, but not so close that I have found a replacement just yet.
Apr 16, 2022
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Reviewed by Christianriveraaa

4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Look: Cracked open a 12 oz bottle and poured into a beer cup - dark black pour with very minimal foam at the top. Can't see a soul through this beer. Little lacing on the side as the beer warms down a bit.
Smell: Instantly getting notes of chocolate, nutty peanut butter, similar to reeses peanut butter cups. This looks very promising.
Taste: Tasting the chocolate mixed in with the peanut butter after the initial chocolate taste. Getting some malts in this as well. Very nice!
Feel: Light carbonation - medium bodied beer. Very smooth and easy to drink.
Overall: This is a great peanut butter milk stout! I've had this on nitro before - hard to top it off but this is still very great if you're looking to dabble into peanut butter milk stouts!
Mar 25, 2022
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Reviewed by detgfrsh from Texas

4.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
From a can. Opaque dark brown with a thing layer of brown head. Rich, salty peanut butter smell. Medium body. Tastes of peanut butter at first with a creamy roasted malt finish. A novelty that works well.
Mar 10, 2022
Rated: 3 by bundy462 from Texas

Mar 07, 2022
Rated: 4.29 by schaput from California

Mar 06, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by hester7 from Texas

Feb 22, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 18, 2022
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Rated by Dutchcraftbeergeek from Netherlands

4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Very good beer.
Feb 16, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by shigg85 from Japan

Feb 11, 2022
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Reviewed by tone77 from Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is heavy on the peanut butter, some roasted malts are present. Taste is the same as the aroma, flavorful. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a good quality beer worth trying.
Feb 09, 2022
Rated: 4.1 by Bear1964 from Nebraska

Dec 22, 2021
Rated: 4.24 by digboy from New Hampshire

Dec 17, 2021
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Reviewed by RJLarse from Washington

4.66/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
From a six pack of cans poured in to a pint glass. Opaque black color with a foamy tan head. Smell of some dairy sweetness, roasted grain and peanuts. Tastes a lot like it smells, medium body with a slightly cloying bitter finish. It's very sweet. More of a desert beer than sessionable.
Dec 11, 2021
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Reviewed by German-Helles from Wisconsin

4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
This is a 12oz. can poured into a 20oz. weizen glass. This brew is very dark with four fingers of beautiful dark tan, thick foam on top. The foam did settle leaving blotches attached to the side and a thin cap remains. This dark coffee colored brew is impossible to see any type of carbonation.
The aroma is very pleasant, peanuts and sweetness.
The flavor is milky, peanuts, dry roasted coffee, with some sweet chocolate at the finish. There really isn't anything bitter here, just a slight dryness from the coffee flavors.
The feel is smooth, just what you expect from a milk stout, The thickness of this brew is full but not overly heavy, I think I could easily sample two or three of these in a sitting. This is a very nice dessert beer.
Nov 28, 2021
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Reviewed by evanwoertz from California

4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
tastes kind of like a peanut butter milk shake. no head and the feel is a bit weak. it doesn’t do so well as a stout but it is interestingly enjoyable.
Nov 21, 2021
Rated: 4.03 by Agriverbear from Texas

Nov 19, 2021
Rated: 4.41 by jellibeen from Texas

Nov 07, 2021
Rated: 4.72 by dtykira

Nov 04, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by mpk2020 from Illinois

Nov 03, 2021
Rated: 4.06 by crewfan1952 from Ohio

Oct 23, 2021
Rated: 4.12 by rsuarez1982 from Texas

Sep 15, 2021
Rated: 4.29 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida

Sep 03, 2021
Rated: 3.48 by AmberT

Aug 30, 2021
Rated: 4.07 by dbauer from California

Aug 05, 2021
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Reviewed by Barnettaidan81

4.01/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Drank it out of the can this time unfortunately so I can’t accurately review the look. But it certainly smells heavily of peanut butter, not a peep from the milk, which makes sense considering milk doesn’t have the strongest aroma anyway. At first, you get a lot of peanut butter and a bit of a creamy texture, that would be the milk stout. Not very highly carbonated, a win for the stout. But, in my opinion it tasted and felt much more like a porter than a stout. Still very thick and rich, but was kind of missing that stout darkness. After a few sips when you get used to the flavors, the only thing you’ll be able to taste is a nutter butter. For me this was a pleasant surprise as I’m not normally big on peanut butter. But— I think a more skilled and seasoned beer drinker and taster might also complain that it was too strong. As I said it lacks that dark, toffee, coffee dirty flavor that is synonymous with stouts, which is why I tend to compare it more to a porter. The peanut butter flavor completely overpowers almost anything else. Again, for me, not a bad thing as much as I love a good stout, but I can see some taking points off because of it.
Jul 24, 2021
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Reviewed by jngrizzaffi from Texas

4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a pitch black color with a small foamy head. Head retention is minimal. Lacing is decent. Has a strong peanut butter aroma. Same with taste. Not very sweet. Slightly roasty. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Jul 24, 2021
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