Hello, my name is Rob. I am 36 years old and I eat the same lunch that I ate in elementary school just about every day; peanut butter and jelly. I’m not ashamed, it’s awesome, it’s easy and it’s cheap. So as I sip on a beer holding the same name know this, I ate a PB&J not 5 hours ago.
The fine folks at Catawba Brewing Company next door in North Carolina have recreated this wonderful lunchtime memory in a beer. While many would revert to an extract for the raspberry flavor, not Catawba. These guys let a brown ale sit on raspberries and roasted peanuts for weeks! They’ve also been brewing it since 2012 – why I haven’t had it until now I’m not sure. Let’s check it out.
This beer pours a medium amber with a full, effervescent head. It’s unfiltered and immediately I get raspberry on the nose followed by gentle wafts of peanut butter. On the tongue raspberries come through first and the peanut flavor lingers on the palate. There’s a soft sweetness at the back perhaps from the raspberries, p
Source: Knox Beer Snobs
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