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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 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DandyWolfFloyd (614) - 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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (8537) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chalsk (1017) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - JAN 6, 2014
On tap at Capones. Pours a black color with nice thick tan head. Aroma of peanut butter, chocolate, vanilla, roast and earthiness. Sweet coffee spice start with plenty of chocolate and peanut butter throughout and vanilla on the back end. Starts rugged in texture but the vanilla smoothes out the back end. Really tasty. Complex.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
deyholla (5958) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwmiller16 (72) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
orangesol (616) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2012 Served on nitro-tap, regular tap, growler, and from the bottle....at the Spring House Taproom. A – Pours jet black with a thick, creamy, two finger tall tan head leaving thick rings of lacing down the glass. S – Smells of rich peanut butter, bittersweet chocolate, dark roasted malts, and a faint whiff of coffee grounds. While the PB aroma seems to be fading a bit there is still plenty there to let you know what this one is. T - Starts off with a taste of the bittersweet chocolate quickly giving way to the strong peanut butter flavor and some dark roasted malt. The PB and chocolate are the perfect compliments to each other. The creamy feel begins to die down toward the end of the glass, leaving the body a bit thin. The finish is mostly dark roast, lingering for short while. I really liked this one, the flavors were all there. M - Heavy body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Creamy feel with plenty of dark roast in the finish, lingering for some time after consumption. O - Damn, this sure is one "yuck" beer. Not! If you can’t get chocolate PB from this beer I don’t know where you are gonna find it. I am glad we made the side trip down here to the taproom to try this one. Good stuff for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheDjinn (3) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2013 does not count
Delightful dark beer with a rather unusual taste...can't identify quite what n -The Djinn

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerathon (943) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2013
This stout is full of flavor. Nice bitterness with chocolate and peanut butter throughout. Thick and creamy. Good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (2845) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2013 Sample from Bill at Barcade. Poured dark brown with tannish head. Notes of chocolate wafer cookies, and light peanut butter. Thats about all she wrote. Pretty nice brew. Straight up sugar wafers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ncb122 (4) - Reading, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2013 does not count
Great peanut butter and chocolate nose with a nice chocolate after taste. Great unique stout beer. I will definitely be drinking again.

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