Don't Tell Reece
Funky Buddha Brewery

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Funky Buddha Brewery
Florida, United States
Brown Ale - American
4.25 | pDev: 9.41%
Feb 17, 2020
Jan 11, 2013
Notes: Shhhh! This double brown ale would make a certain candy-maker very jealous! Waves of peanut butter and chocolate layer in this rich, bold, big brown ale to create a unique drinking experience.
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4.23 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Feb 17, 2020
4.08 by alexsergio from New York on Feb 07, 2020
4.25 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Oct 28, 2019
3.98 by kreg02 from Illinois on Feb 08, 2019
4.04 by Jason_cs from Florida on Nov 13, 2017
4.6 by tharper178 from Florida on Jan 06, 2017
3.33 by duceswild from Heard & McDonald Islands on Dec 02, 2016
4.37 by Pockets1337 from Florida on Oct 15, 2016
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4.85/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
by shaneNOTshawn from Florida

imo, one of the best beers FBB varies from batch to batch but the latest is near perfect! slight, dead on chocolate peanut butter cup in the nose. caramel sweetness blends with fresh roasted peanuts and plenty of chocolate morsels. this one is not to be missed! hoping they bottle it soon!

Sep 22, 2016
4.5 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire on Sep 05, 2016
4.1 by zekeman17 from Pennsylvania on Jun 28, 2016
4.65 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida on Jun 20, 2016
4.39 by dleiner from New York on Jun 17, 2016
4.65 by HeartofMiami from Florida on Jun 14, 2016
4.77 by JamesLeung from Florida on Jun 14, 2016
4.18 by TheEpeeist from Pennsylvania on Jun 12, 2016
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4.44/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by MJSFS from Florida

Cola brown with a ring of head and no lacing. The aroma is the best part of this beer, chocolate and peanut butter for days. Taste follows the nose, very smooth and sweet. Mouthfeel is light but coating. Very enjoyable beer.

Jun 11, 2016
4.2 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida on Jun 11, 2016
4.78 by BeerMe8 from Florida on Jun 11, 2016
4.31 by ncelauro from New York on May 30, 2016
4.12 by CBrodbeck from Florida on May 14, 2016
4.67 by IPAchris from Pennsylvania on Nov 10, 2015
4.83 by maplebaconassassin from Florida on Sep 14, 2015
4.29 by KRG from New York on Jul 01, 2015
3.95 by gatorlove from Florida on Jun 29, 2015
4.16 by johnyb from Florida on Jun 20, 2015
4.12 by Cynic-ale from Texas on May 31, 2015
4 by Steban from North Carolina on May 23, 2015
4.06 by ricoslim from Florida on May 08, 2015
4.22 by greenspointexas from Texas on Jan 12, 2015
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3.54/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by chinchill from South Carolina

On tap at the brewery.

Clear deep red-brown; a deent head and some lacing.

Aroma: sweet and highly similar to Reece's Peanut Butter Cups, meaning a load of milk chocolate with fainter peanut biutter.
The flavor follows. A bir sweet, as suspected.

O: not a fan of Reeces but I usually love peanut butter beers (usually stouts or porters in my experience). This one pales by comparison. bt is still enjoyable and certainly worth trying.

Dec 14, 2014
4.5 by joemochas from Florida on Dec 08, 2014
4.5 by l0rddavis from Florida on Dec 07, 2014
4.4 by Tim8P from Florida on Dec 05, 2014
3.76 by suckaj from Florida on Dec 02, 2014
4.25 by petermethot from New Jersey on Nov 30, 2014
4.32 by Nparee813 from Florida on Aug 20, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by Rifugium from North Dakota

I missed a few opportunities to have this beer in the past, but I was finally able to score a growler (thanks, Jeff!)

Split this with the wife (a big connoisseur of FB beers), and poured into a new white-logo FB snifter, and an OG white-logo FB snifter. Color was the darkest of browns, with an aggressive pour yielding just the tiniest of tan collars...carb was low after a few days in the growler. Full-blown peanut butter cup aroma wafted out as soon as I popped the cap, roasted malts, rich chocolate, no-nonsense peanut butter, with a sugary sweetness. Taste was great, even if not as sumptuous as the aroma. Roasty malts with a coffee-like bitterness, milk chocolate, toasted peanuts...peanut butter cup. Pretty much delivered exactly what was promised. Body was on the fuller side of medium, mouthfeel was smooth, but with a chocolaty grittiness. This did NOT drink like a brown ale, and I mean that in a good way. The sweetness of the beer was kept in check by the roast/toast, ensuring it was not cloying or too candy-ish. Very good overall, and probably the best pb beer I've had?

Aug 05, 2014
3.5 by BT_Bobandy from Ohio on Aug 04, 2014
4.75 by CraftBeerFTW from Texas on Aug 03, 2014
Don't Tell Reece from Funky Buddha Brewery
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 104 ratings