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RATINGS: 135   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leveejr (109) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Very excited to try this. Pours a pitch black with kakhi head. Smells like a Reese's peanut butter cup. Tastes like smoked malt, chocolate, slight peanuts. Overall smells better than it tastes but is still quite tasty ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (3796) - Georgia, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Pours a deep coffee brown with a thick and fairly persistent tan head. Smoky malt aroma has definite notes of chocolate and peanut butter, rather like a fresh Kit-Kat. Flavor is mainly roast malt and chocolate with a peanut butter hint. Texture is smooth and rather firm, if not too fizzy. Get your gruesome on!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nejhleader (1302) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Has a chocolate peanut butter wafer aroma. A bit thin, taste is like drinking a chocolate wafer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2509) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle shared by Keith. A ton of peanut butter in the nose. Like a peanut butter cracker/wafer. Taste is slightly less peanut-y than the aroma but still ver prominent. A slight almond and husky character to it too. Light chocolate, more porter like than imperial stout. Pretty nice but also kinda gimmicky like sweet baby Jesus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (942) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Deep dark blackish brown with light brown head. Big peanut aroma, peanut butter, nilla wafers, vanilla, milk chocolate. Peanuts, peanut shell, bitter chocolate, grainy chocolate malt flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hair6a11 (1419) - Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle; Pour is murky brown, with a modest, fine bubbled khaki colored hair in this glass. Light spotting presence here - it retains on the average / below average side of things here. The nose is the highlight here, clearly - chocolate cake, brown sugar, vanilla bean presence here, with some graham cracker here as well. It’s quite nice, but the flavor profile lags behind the nose. It is mild bitter initial, more graham cracker, light roast, moving to chocolate malts, peanut butter, dark fruit, mild vanilla, and cocoa as well - It has a slight artificial character, and when combined with the thin, somewhat watery flavor profile - I can only call this one an interesting experiment with a humorous naming / bottle art.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (4606) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 21, 2014
Thanks to the kind soul who shared this at the Pre-Hunahpu Thursday Tasting. Pours a stout brown with an off-tan head. Nose is some peanut shells, lactose, vanilla, and chocolate. Flavor is similar- roast, chocolate, peanut butter, lactose, and sugar. Sweet, chocolatey, peanut buttery, and enjoyable overall- nice blend of flavors in a nice -sized stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4424) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with brown head. Roasted peanuts, sweet peanut butter aroma. Roasted and peanuts, full and sweet flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (5485) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 18, 2014
22oz bottle I picked up at Pizza Boy’s bottle shop. Pours an inky black with some thick, brown head. Nose is to the point, huge milk chocolate, dry roasted peanuts, lacto sugar, malt, a little cola. Flavor is more mild than the nose, still plenty of milk chocolate, still some distinct dry roasted peanut, molasses, cola. Full, sweet finish. Kitschy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10100) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Great share at Pegs, thanks to whomever brought it! Love the mix of peanut butter, vanillia, fudge, dark chocolate, malted milk balls, light roast, hints of coffee. Yum.

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