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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Creamy, malty, and full-bodied, the Big Gruesome Stout is scary good. The intense, roasty flavor comes from two types of chocolate malt and raw cocoa nibs. The stout is then aged on whole vanilla beans and more raw cocoa nibs to enhance the chocolate flavors. Rich peanut butter is introduced throughout the entire brewing process to make this stout even more Gruesome.here is the description:

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10082) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle... Pours murky and black with a lightly-tanned head that diminishes quickly. Wonderful aromatic mélange of chocolate, peanut butter and vanilla. Light to medium-bodied with a watery mouthfeel and jazzy carbonation. The flavor offers big-time vanilla and hazelnuts, but is thin overall. Finishes like a hazelnut and vanilla-flavored brew. The label and nose say peanuts. My taste buds say hazelnuts. I’m confused. Nice beer though. Needs more viscosity to really make it a world-class brew. Bottle courtesy of landhoney!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (2997) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2014
A load of peanut butter, especially in the nose. Medium-full body still seems s tad too thin for the robust flavor profile. Nicely bitter sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4774) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 9, 2014
22oz bottle in a taster. Pours near black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some peanut butter, chocolate and light coffee, dough, and light bitterness. Flavor the same. Average texture. A pretty good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2014
From tap. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted malty and caramelish, solid peanut aroma. Toffee, roasted, slight perfumed and soapy. Bitter, herbal and roasted dark malty into a dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (2392) - Silver Spring, USA - OCT 18, 2014
On tap at AL’s of Hampton (Pizza Boy) in Enola, PA. Opaque, brown-black with a tan head and very good lacing. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt and peanut butter cups. Taste of peanut butter cups, chocolate and roasted malt. Medium body and medium/high carbonization. I never found peanut butter cups particularly tasty, so why is the flavor so good in this beer? Maybe they should add roasted malt to peanut butter cups. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1598) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Draft. Stout with lots of dry peanut flavors and aroma. Full body, good for style... But must be ready for the nuts

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fluffy (1945) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2014
tried at recent bottle share. as good as you can expect it to be. will need more someday.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zach8270 (3863) - Henrietta, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2014
(bottle - 22 oz) Dark brown pour with a fluffy tan head. Light chocolate and roasted malt aroma. Flavor is a really wonderful chocolate, cocoa and heavy peanut butter flavor with a light cocoa aftertaste. Mildly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rxeight (1891) - Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Dark stout pour. Smells like the Reece’s cereal. Taste is chocolate milk and peanut butter. Much better than sweet baby Jesus. I’m going tomatoes probably as good as it can be, just choc and peanut butter isn’t my style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2940) - Athens, Georgia, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Pours an opaque black from the bottle with dissipating tan brown head that leaves good lace. Aroma is like a dark chocolate reeses cup, loads of pb2 on top of sweet and dark chocolate. Taste follows, big and sweet, but still thick like a nice imperial stout. No real booze presence, solid dessert beer.

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