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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A full bodied porter that gets its dark luscious color from the generous use of roasted malts. We bring just enough hops to balance out the hefty malt backbone but leave the stars of the show to shine. You will get just the right amount of chocolate and peanut butter to question whether youíre drinking a glass of delicious suds or popping a peanut butter cup in your mouth.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ktownclown (12) - Missouri, USA - APR 18, 2015
Amazing, smells like Reeseís peanut butter cups, dark brown pour with a medium brown head, possibly over carbed and missing the chocolatey taste. It definitely had the peanut butter taste. All in all a must try!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christpuncher (1701) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2015
This one is way over hyped. Too much peanut butter and malt. Very bitter and tough to drink. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Smells chocolate and peanuts. Bottle at home. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chad9976 (1334) - Albany, New York, USA - APR 12, 2015
This is the third porter with chocolate and peanut butter Iíve had in the last few months. Itís amazing how beers of this niche style run the gamut from meh to outstanding. Horny Goat Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter is definitely one of the better examples of what is, essentially a novelty brew. It does live up to its name, and itís quite satisfying.

I poured a 12oz bottle into a mug. It was bottled on 1/15/15.

Appearance: Dark nearly opaque shade of brown with slightly red highlights. Pours to a two-finger, brown, frothy head that laces and retains very well.

Smell: Nearly identical to peanut butter and chocolate candy. Seems a little faux, though. Not much authentic porter aroma.

Taste: Thereís pretty much only two main flavor characteristics to the palette of this beer: mild milk chocolate porter base and a sweet candy-like peanut butter flavor on the finish. That being said, the flavor combinations are delectable to say the least. Iíd probably prefer more authentic porter character up front; as it stands itís a little mild. Dark malts to be sure, but not a malt beer per se. Plenty of bitterness through the middle. Itís dry with a flavor of roasted nuts and significantly bitter. The peanut butter flavor emerges at the last second, tasting of peanut butter flavored-candy instead of peanut butter per se. I do notice a little tanginess as well, but it seems to fade quickly. I never get tired of these flavors, though (as repetitive as they may be).

Drinkability: At 6.5% ABV, Horny Goat Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter is pretty big in the body. Itís not exactly carbonated motor oil, yet itís beefier than your average porter. Itís comfortable in the mouth with some crispness on the finish. The bitterness and peanut butter flavor does linger and is a little cloying, but easily tolerable. This is a fine liquid dessert.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scotchzombie (399) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 12, 2015
Pours dark brown with a great foamy tan head that hangs out for a good long while. Aroma is spot on to the type - yup, peanut butter and baked chocolate. Taste is roasted malts, milk, slightly bitter chocolate, nuts and coffee. Aftertaste is slightly sour and roasted bitter. Lots of flavor, but a bit on the surface. Really lives up to its billing though and very enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JMerritt (1867) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2015
Bottled, courtesy Crash. Pours a very dark brown with a nice sized light-brown head. Aroma is moderately heavy with peanuts, though there is a really big milk-chocolate sweetness underneath it all, very reminiscent of a frothy glass of chocolate milk. The peanuts lend a certain creamy "thickness" to the aroma that is hard to explain - when you smell it, you get the same olfactory experience you have when you hold a mouthful of peanut butter sandwich in your mouth. Flavor is mildly sweet at first, turning rather more bitter than I expected (primarily of bittersweet cocoa). Moderately high carbonation. Peanuts really take a back seat in the flavor, only becoming really noticeable in the immediate aftertaste. The flavor is really dominated by the roasted barley and bittersweet cocoa. Overall, the aroma was fantastic - unique and delivered what I hoped. I wish the peanut butter could have been as pronounced in the flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (5156) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 8, 2015
Black pour with a foamy beige head. Big aroma that you can smell 8 inches from the glass. Basically a Reeseís on the smell; semisweet chocolate, creamy peanutbutter, but with an almost schwarzbier-like biscuitiness. Lovely flavor too with chocolate and peanut butter very apparent on the palate with some deep pseudochocolaty roastiness and Porter maltiness, with a nice creamy peanut finish. Very well rounded. Gimmicky but very impressive all the same.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tia (1124) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2015
I like this way more than I thought I would. Brown with thick mocha head. Smells like peanut m&mís. Taste follows. A hint of dry bitterness sneaks in at the finish.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Crash (532) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2015
I donít get it.......................................this was burnt crappy tasting.....

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RobertDale (3994) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 29, 2015
On tap. Comes dark brown with an average tan head. Aroma of peanut butter and chocolate. Taste is peanut butter, chocolate, and some coffee. Average at best.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8526) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Chocolate-peanut butter toffee aroma - smells like a Butterfinger or a Chick o Stik. Dark brown with large tan head. Sweet chocolate-peanut butter malt and mildly bitter herbal flavor. Nice - finally a Horny Goat worth drinking more than once.


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