ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz bottle into a Duvel tulip.
A: Pours a dark burgundy color. The head is a three finger heavy cream shade. It looks to be very well carbonated judging how the bubbles from the body rise upward, as well. Nice streaks of lace are left on the glass.
S: Well, they were talking about chocolate and peanut butter with this one...and golly gee, it smells of chocolate and peanut butter. Thereís a definite vibe of roasted nuts here, and maybe just a hint of fruity esters.
T: Personally, Iíd start off by saying that the chocolate used here rubs me the wrong way - and just now, I catch "porter with artificial flavors" on the label. Damnit. So does the rest of the flavor profile redeem the experience? Well...sort of. I really enjoy the nutty flavors of this (both from the malt and peanuts) on the finish in particular. Still, this could have been really something if the chemical off-notes were toned down.
M: Thin and dry. It goes down superbly due to the weak body and higher carbonation, but in no way does it feel substantial. At least it scrubs away some of the poorer flavors represented here.
O: There is a really sound porter here...but the chemical qualities really hurt the quality of the brew. It does taste like advertised, and I can see this one appealing to non-beer drinkers. As a gimmick, itís likable enough where I donít really regret buying a six pack, but not to the point where Iíd buy it again.
Bebum (684) - - MAY 25, 2016
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Opaque, tan head.
Full body, intense flavor, rich, smooth and spritzy mouthfeel with moderate heat, lingering palate.
Bitter, sharp, dry.
Intense roast flavor, dark roast coffee.
Big porter, practically a stout.
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stantheman (855) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 21, 2016
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Small bottle from Bottle Jockey in Burnaby. A very dark beer with moderate tan head and, yes, peanut butter on the nose. Tastes distinctly of chocolate and peanut, but in a good way. Pleasant, but no complexity here. Slightly astringent finish. 3.7
argo0 (12854) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2016
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. Cola dark-brown body topped by creamy small beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, peanut butter, light chocolate, coffee. Taste is sweet, chocolate peanut butter, some salt/nut, light roast. Light-medium body, some stickiness, light creaminess. If for some unknown reason youíre seeking out a chocolate peanut butter beer, this one delivers on its promise.
slowrunner77 (9208) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 14, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Well done creamy Porter, fairly well balanced - maybe a touch more peanut butter than chocolate. Smooth and easy drinking dessert beer, reminiscent of Liquid Bliss.
fiulijn (18057) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from the Craft Beer Advent Calendar
Dark brown color. The aroma is a nice chocolate peanut butter spread. The mouthfeel is soft and moderately sweet; nice chocolate flavor with some peanut butter; the final is a bit too roasty.
Weird, but nice.
Lowe1983 (1473) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a black color with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate, peanut butter, roasted malts, and coffee. Flavor is strong of milk chocolate up front. Finishes with the peanut butter, roasted malts, and coffee.
BigBeer45 (1394) - Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled in a glass, poured from a bottle,
this beer had a dark brown (almost black) pour and gave a small, thin cover of light tan and off-white bubbles, it left some nice spots of lacing,
the nose had peanut butter, dark toasted malt and a little roasted malt, some caramel, chocolate and light coffee, brown sugar and faint molasses,
as the beer warmed up, I notice a green bean and/or green coffee note?
the flavors were toasted malt with a little roasted malt notes, toasted grain, coffee, and a bit of chocolate with caramel, brown sugar and faint molasses, the peanut butter was in the background,
the finish had a little roasted malt bitterness, the malt bitterness lingered with roasted malt and coffee trailing, there was a hint of green bean and/or green coffee note,
the mouth feel was light medium, it was a little creamy and had average carbonation,
the presentation was weak, small head and it receded to almost nothing, but it was ok when I swirled the glass,
the peanut butter and porter mixed pretty well, the nose was nice, but as the beer warmed up, a green coffee, green bean note appeared,
the peanut butter was very much in the background of the flavor, and there was a faint green coffee, green bean like note, get rid of the green bean and/or green coffee note in this beer and it would be a better drink.
jc1762 (553) - New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured into a shaker showing big thick black with lightly translucent rims and a finger of latte colored foam.
The nose shows just as it says - alot of milk chocolate and peanut butter.
The palate is moderately carbonated and medium bodied. A bit heavy for a porter a little close to a basic stout. Flavors of peanut butter lay in the background but nice roasted malt notes throughout take center stage. The finish shows the same roasted malts with a hint of chocolate. Overall, pretty well done.
travita (4743) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2016
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. The look is dark, cola colored, camel colored head. The smell is peanuts, imitation peanut butter, chocolates, sweet, dessert, malt. The taste is slightly milder, malt, nuts, sweet, sticky.
jkwalking05 (4528) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle. Black with an average tan head. Aroma is of peanuts, earth, chocolate, roasted malts, and hot chocolate. Taste is of milk chocolate, peanut butter, hot chocolate, sweet, and some roasted malt bitterness.