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Peanut Butter Milk Stout | Belching Beaver Brewery

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Peanut Butter Milk StoutPeanut Butter Milk Stout
BA SCORE
4.1/5
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988 Ratings
Peanut Butter Milk StoutPeanut Butter Milk Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Belching Beaver Brewery
California, United States
belchingbeaver.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BucannonXC5 on 08-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,161
Reviews:
161
Ratings:
988
pDev:
11.46%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of vinicole
3.86/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can. Almost black. Thick foaming head which subsides over time.
Immediate peanut butter aroma that continues into the taste along with chocolate.
A lactose smoothness comes through on the feel.
Well crafted but I unfortunately I don't like peanut butter very much which doesn't help the score.

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Photo of muffiewolf
4.97/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bought this on a whim in Sun Valley Idaho at an Albertsons supermarket. A sign said it was new to them but after I researched, it has been out for awhile. Usually when I buy on a whim, I end up being disappointed and give the stuff away. Not this time. This was a shocking experience. The taste experience is nothing short of spectacular. The peanut butter is dominant with some chocolate tones to follow and amazingly smooth. I was going to buy a couple cases when I left Idaho but only bought one. Big mistake. I want more. I was able to find a source to deliver online. It's about $100.00 but I don't care. I was going to take a road trip out of desperation. Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Milk Stout is a rare bird, maybe once in a lifetime.

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Photo of Dr_Fox
4.32/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.91/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Whipplesnapplez
4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of iRun2Beer
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dave_ackbar
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shanexuan
4.44/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drinkable peanut butter!

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.76/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisCage
4.68/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- This one pours a very dark brown color.....basically black and with a creamy, yet quickly fading toffee colored head that becomes a half hearted film over the brew....it is lively with plenty of wee tight bubbles rising to continue what little there is and there are swirls that remind me of a hurricane and its arms, as seen from satellite of course! Lacing is very modest as well with little to none of the foam clinging to the side of the glass. Oh well....I know it will be a gooder anyways!

S- Pure peanut butter....it's like I've opened a jar of my favorite No Name light PB and caught the first whiff! I sense underlying tones of dark creamy chocolate, vanilla, hot cocoa with marshmallows in it, lactose, yeast, toasty chocolate and black malts to help balance out the sweetness and an Earthy semi dry finish that lingers.....delicious smelling!

T- Oh these flavors are outstanding! I get Peanut Butter Cup sweetness, with a healthy dose of milk/semi sweet chocolate blended in, vanilla bean richness, yeasty lactose sweetness, muted hints of fresh black coffee dryness, slightly bitter black malt astringency and again, an Earthy finish that is slightly charred. This is bliss on my palate!

M/O- Medium-Full bodied, smooth creamy carbonation and superbly dessert like, this is one very easy drinking Stout! Alcohol is very well hidden, and overall I very much like this beer....it is not quite as robust or exotic as the Mexican Chocolate variety of the same name but I think this is just as nice overall and this will come highly recommended from myself....a definite re-buy and I recommend!

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Photo of mcsoupman
4.87/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AleHunter805
3.65/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of derdtheterd
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of krome
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Corson
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Vidblain
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KAP1356
3.98/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of beertootsie
1.32/5  rDev -67.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Tastes like chemicals and peanut butter cups all at the same time.

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Photo of stratusjeans
4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of biboergosum
4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz can, the first of a swath of this SoCal brewery's offerings to imminently show up in Alberta.

This beer pours a fairly solid black, with minor basal red cola edges, and three fingers of puffy, finely foamy, and creamy brown head, which leaves some streaky cloud pattern lace around the glass as it evenly blows off.

It smells of peanut-forward peanut butter, bittersweet cocoa powder, roasted caramel malt, cafe-au-lait, and a bit of earthy and floral green hop bitters. The taste is bready and doughy caramel malt, milk chocolate, chunky peanut butter, subtle artisanal coffee notes, and more well understated earthy and musty hoppiness.

The carbonation is average in its palate lifting and separating frothiness, the body a decent medium weight, and mostly smooth, however not in a peanut butter manner. It finishes quite off-dry, but not exactly sweet, as the nuttiness really exhibits some lingering fervour.

Overall, this is definitely one of the better peanut butter beers (not that there have been that many of them to cross my path) that I've yet to try. The nutty and chocolate essences work seamlessly with the base roasted malt, to create something that I don't think I've ever experienced before. So kudos for that!

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Photo of goalie35
3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shortbox81
4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ryancl
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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