Manayunk Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Porter

RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Chocolate and peanut butter come together in perfect harmony to create Crunch, our luxurious and decadent spin on our traditional porter. With bold chocolate and coffee notes, Crunch is rich and smooth with an insane malt profile and delightful roasty peanut aroma.

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GlasgowTAD (1987) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2017
Can at Garvies. Pours semi-translucent deep mahogany with no head. Aroma is peanut butter for dayzzzz.Taste is weak peanut butter, modest chocolate notes, bitter cocoa. Thin mouthfeel.

Stuu666 (15075) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2017
Can at Craigs. Pours deep ruby, nose is nutty, chocolate, caramel, taste is sweet, sticky peanut butter, chocolate, coffee, quite thin.

cgarvieuk (26099) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2017
bottle at home .. dark brown ... thin tan lacing ... soft peanut butter chocolate roast malts ... big pink wafer roast ... dark dusty sweet chocolate malts .. dusty peanut biutter .. pink wafer roast malts

Beerdedone (3460) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2017
Can. Pours dark brown/black with a thin tan head. Aroma of peanut butter, mild chocolate and roast. Flavor was thin and watery with peanut butter, roasted malts, chocolate and a touch of coffee.

AWISLguy (3375) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 13, 2017
12oz can from Total Wine in Paramus, NJ. Brown pour beige head. Aroma has peanuts, chocolate, sweet malts Taste is more chocolatey, with peanut/praline, light cocoa, other malts. Nutty, but solid malts. Taste better than nose, solidly smooth and fairly tasty. Medium bodied. Some alcohol. Finishes sweeter than bittersweet. Solid and interesting. 13.8

nittanytide (289) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2017
Poured black, with a bubbly, but quickly disappearing head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate. Taste is coffee, burnt toast.

60minuteman (1765) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2017
Can. Predominately peanut butter flavors with roasted chocolate, malt, vanilla and spices. Roasted malt finish, peanut butter and barley. Not my thing.

Itzjerm (3136) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 3, 2017
Incredible peanut chocolate aroma. Goes down hill from here. Thin fading head. Flavor is peanut then thin. Light body. Medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - MAR 20, 2017
Poured into an English pint glass, the appearance was a dark brown pour yielding to a black color. Finger’s worth of eggshell white foaminess sits atop of the beer before gently dieing off into the beer. Light lace.
The aroma opens up with sweet crushed peanuts, roasted nuttiness, soft sweet chocolate malt and then a touch of balancing coffee.
The flavor balances very nicely between the roast and sweet of the peanuts and nuts to the chocolate malts. Coffee seems to sit just a touch further back. Eloquent semi-sweet to roasty aftertaste rolling into the finish very nicely.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body, perhaps closer to light. Good carbonation. ABV felt appropriate. I have to admit, this one does seem a bit rugged on the feel, perhaps that is due to that there was real peanuts actually crushed into this beer.
Overall, I think this was a very nicely done creative porter by Manayunk. If I lived in their distro, I wouldn’t mind more of this even if the feel is a bit more rugged than expected.

jtclockwork (17467) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 1, 2017
Can - pours brown white head - nose/taste of peanut shell, light burnt grain and light caramel - light bodied

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