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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1628) - - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Dark cola color with a 2 finger tan head. Aroma is cocoa, vanilla and a little cereal grain. Taste follows suit. Not getting the peanut butter. Milky rich palate with medium carbonation. Good on its own merits but I wish the peanut butter showed up more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeadyDE (521) - Delaware, USA - MAR 14, 2014
bomber pour to snifter..medium black pour..1 finger head yielding tan color..nose is hard to describe..but yes..it is the essence of smores right off the fire..smells like hershey chocolate and melted marshmallow rolled into one..getting a backbone of natural raw peanut butter with some vanilla action..mouthfeel is lighter than expected...light bodied thinnish palate with some mild presence of a chocolate milk espresso concoction that one might get a fancy overpriced coffee joint..not the biggest fan of these type of stouts but it would probably pair nicely with some rich peanut butter chocolate cake type dessert..alright..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2241) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Aroma: Coffee Beans, Chocolate, Peanut Butter Appearance: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Brown Head Ring, Decent Lacing Taste: Dark Chocolate, Coffee, Mild Peanuts Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Drying

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4542) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Pours a deep black with a medium creamy tan lacing head. Aroma of cocoa nibs, vanilla, vanilla wafers and hints of a mocha latte. Flavor of vanilla wafers, hot chocolate, vanilla mocha latte.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwmiller16 (110) - Delaware, USA - FEB 15, 2014
On tap at McGillins. Black in appearance with very little off-white foam. Aromas of sweet peanut butter mixed with cocoa. Toasty peanut butter on the palate, with a creamy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
deyholla (6978) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle thanks to a trade! Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates to the edges slowly and laces slightly. Aroma has a great peanut butter with a bit of bitter chocolate and a hint of dark grains. Flavor has more of the same with a great combination of dark chocolate and peanut butter with a hint of dark grains.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Aroma - aroma is the 1st thing that hits you. It’s peanut shells, peanut butter, mashmallow and chocolate powder mix. Smells awesome. Appearance - color is a black body, opaque body, and with nice off-white tan head about 1" high slithers down the glass. Taste - off the charts. Tastes exactly what it’s advertised to be. Nutty, chocolate, some bitters in there, a little alcohol Feel - body is full, the texture creamy and thick, the carbonation is soft, the finish long and nutty Awesome stuff!!! Absolutely a must try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (2730) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Draft. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, peanut butter and chocolate. Creamy smooth flavor of bakers chocolate, coffee, roast, vanilla and peanut butter with a dry bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1484) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle shared at the Foothills Sexual Chocolate pre-release party. Pours dark chocolate brown. Nose is in the ballpark of chocolate peanut butter but more savory than would be expected: really more roasted peanuts and coffee. More sweetness in the flavor that gets that peanut butter flavor down. Enjoyed!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ICEatALAMO (993) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle. The pour is dark. The aroma is huge peanut butter. Not a big peanut butter fan, but this is solid. Chocolate also comes through nice. Overall a great drinking stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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