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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3495) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Tap at Lancaster Taproom. Pours deep, dark brown with creamy tan head; great lacing. Aroma is chocolate, heavy peanut butter, light roasted malts, and light earthiness. Flavor is chocolate and roast malts forward, light earthy bitterness, light ash, and faint peanut butter; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
callmemickey (2685) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Black body, medium to thin khaki head, forms an oil slick, sparse lacing. Peanut butter, roasted coffee, chocolate, and earth. Medium to full bodied, prickly carbonation, lingering finish. Not working for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5664) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Dark brown to black pour with a tan head. The aroma is full of peanut butter, chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor is very similar with a lot of peanut butter and chocolate notes coming through. Medium to thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (3998) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Draft at Capones during my bday lunch trip. Poured a pitch black body with a super long lasting creamy beige head. Aroma of dusty chocolate, salt, dry toast, grainy bread, pudding skins. Medium to fuller bodied with average carbonation and an average duration on the aftertaste. Flavor of bitter bakers chocolate, dark well done toast, grains, hint of nutts. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8214) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle at home and draft at GABF. Pours dark brown with coffee brown head. Nose and taste of peanut butter cookie, peanut butter cup, roast chocolate, toasted vanilla bean and lightly roasted coffee. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1842) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Aroma of snickers bar and vanilla bean. Pours black but not thick with a nice head. Tastes like chocolate covered espresso beans, peanut butter cups and coffee. Thin mouthfeel but great roasty peanut finish. Love this desert.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
ess2704 (1) - USA - OCT 21, 2013 does not count
On tap at floods bar in stroudsburg pa. Black with a nice thick caramel color head. Smell has hints of choco. And vinella and very subtle peanut note.keeping this short... Very smooth going down, tasting the chocolate malt and sone caramel. Doesnt lwave much after taste on the palette. Not the best choco. Porter but definitely worth trying if u see it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6397) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2013
22 oz. bottle from BMart- thanks again, Brian! Pours a deep coffee brown with a finger of tan head that dissipates quickly into just a ring. I definitely get some peanut butter in the aroma, which also has cacao nibs, dark chocolate, vanilla, and rich coffee-like roast. The flavor is basically the same slate of notes, but with more bitterness and less peanut butter. If I didn’t know this was a peanut butter stout, I’m not sure I could have identified it. Medium-bodied, with low to moderate carbonation and a roasty, bitter mouthfeel. Good imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheEpeeist (3328) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2013
22 oz bottle. Black brown with a spongy tan head. Nose is chocolate, peanut, vanilla and light roast. Medium to full body with a buzz. Taste is chocolate and peanut fading into coffee bean. Bring on the nitro.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smoozie (6) - - OCT 9, 2013 does not count
Smells delish. Cocoa like chocolate, nuts, some coffee Taste is bitter chocolate with some peanut, but seems to lack some depth. Leaves a nice roasty flavor though.

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