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RATINGS: 556   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
First brewed in 2011, this Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter is jet black in color with a tan, rocky head, full body and creamy, luxurious mouthfeel. Its lightly sweet, malty flavor is accented by rich flavors of chocolate, coffee and peanut butter, and balanced by a subtle hop character and moderate 6.2% abv. Sweet Baby Jesus finishes smooth, dry, and roasty with lingering notes of chocolate and peanut butter so savory, you will exclaim its name!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (6314) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 8, 2016
Bottle: Ruby-black with a frothy tan head. Peanut and shell aroma. Dry-roasted, burned peanut , chocolate malt flavour. Unexpected taste..not sweet at all..........a nice husky bitter, dry and ashy. More roast peanut than peanut butter. Very enjoyable...nicely different than most peanut-oriented beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
valpoaj (740) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle pour - near black with flecks of red when held to a light - minimal tan head. Aroma is interesting - peanut butter is very obvious, dark malts, extremely roasty (burnt malt notes), but all with an underlying sweetness with some coffee and chocolate...one moment Im thinking this is really cool and the next Im a bit turned off by things - odd. Flavor hits up front with some peanut butter, sweet malts, then turns quickly to bitter with burnt sugars and malts. Coffee plays in the background...this one came out a lot more bitter than I was anticipating, and not in a good way. Odd, slightly sour finish plays with my head a bit too. Mouthfeel is a bit on the thin side for something this roasted. Quite meh on this one - Im usually a bit high on my ratings, but Ill bring down there average here a bit...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobBestwick (869) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle. Sweet chocolate and peanut butter aroma. Classic dark porter appearance. Dark chocolate, roasted coffee and peanuts. Medium to full bodied. Long malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (3302) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 18, 2016
On tap at Crafty Burgr in Huntersville. Pours a deep brown with off white head. Chocolate, peanut butter, malted milk aromas. Peanut butter, chocolate, malty, ashy flavors. One of my favorite peanut butter beers

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4805) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 18, 2016
I couldnt get a hold of the Karl Strauss Peanut Butter Porter but my buddy Beercation hooked me up with this wonderful consolation prize: DuClaw Sweet Baby Jesus! Chocolate Peanut Butter Potter 6.2% Wow, the aroma on this is great - roasty nutty chocolate, the image in my mind is of toasted nuts covered inn luscious chocolate. Awesome. Medium-full bodied with a raspy carbonation. The taste is nutty, roasty, bitter chocolate. This is really really nice stuff though the aroma kicks the flavors ass though both are great. Umm, nutty chocolate goodness...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (7613) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2016
Newport News, Va - Total Wine & More - 12 oz bottle. Dark, cola-like brown pour, long lasting, medium thick khaki colored head. Aroma of generic brand peanut butter and topsoil with a hint of chocolate. Bold flavor with peanut butter being the most prominent, some trailing chocolate accents, similar to a liquid Reeses Peanut Butter Cup. Mouthfeel could be just a tad thicker to match the bold flavor. Overall, a pleasant novelty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
popery (2073) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 13, 2016
The beer is dark brown and appears fairly clear. Small to medium beige head. Decent retention. The aroma is sweet, cheap milk chocolate and intense peanuts. Theres also a healthy dose of cola. Its an over the top in a gimmicky sort of way to me. Yes, it smells like peanuts and chocolate but not in a particularly good way. It reminds me of a novelty soap. Taste is a bit better, but its just shallow and sweet with artificial-tasting flavors. Theres no rich depth to offset the sweet peanut butter and chocolate. Its like a crappy candy bar. Theres also a funny bitter sour twang in the finish as a coffee note kicks up - seems oddly out of place. The thin feel hurts this beer a lot. No creaminess. Its just fizzy and light.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RCx240 (198) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 3, 2016
Pitch black with a foamy tan head. Powerful aroma of dark chocolate, peanut butter, espresso. Taste is a rich, nutty, unsweetened peanut butter with underpinning dark chocolate notes. Finishes bitter with a lingering nutty aftertaste. Medium body, creamy texture, lively carbonation. Overall pretty decent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (18058) - PCastle, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2016
Many thanks to Erzengel for sharing!
Pours very dark brown colour with a huge most good lasting tan head. Aroma of peanuts, caramel, vanillla, dark mild roasted malt. Taste of dark roasted malt, tons of peanuts, vanilla, chocolate, delicious!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (8174) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 25, 2016
Many thanks to my "Santa 2015" jsquire for this bottle! Peanuts and chocolate in the nose. The beer starts very dry - like a Snickers without sugar. The beer is very dry, lots of dark roasted malts, the chocolate and the peanut butter are not too overwhelming. I like the great smooth combination. Great stuff!

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