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Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale - Rogue Ales

Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon AleVoodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,475 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1475
Reviews: 402
rAvg: 2.83
pDev: 33.92%


Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

13 Ingredients:
Briess Cherrywood Smoked Malt, Weyermann Beechwood Smoked Malt, House-smoked Hickory Malt, Great Western 2 Row, Munich, C15, C75 Malts; Applewood-Smoked Bacon, Pure Maple Flavoring, Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution & Independent Hops, Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast

Specs:
14º PLATO
30 IBU
76 AA
30º Lovibond

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 09-01-2011)
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Ratings: 1,475 | Reviews: 402 | Show All Ratings:
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soughtbygod

California

1/5  rDev -64.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Drain poor,

I really wanted to enjoy this beer, and smoked beers are not that bad IMHO, but this beer was just no pleasant at all, I really had a hard time getting past the wierd combo of sweet and smoke, anyway no big deal, not a fan of Rouge anyhow.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2012 23:12:18 | More by soughtbygod
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Beervana

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Ohio

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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.78/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle. Palm Snifter glass (from my 2012 notes). Deep orange color & cloudy appearance. Off-white to light beige foam creates a thick crown. Complex aroma profile shows intense maple syrup, smoked malts, burnt candy, pancake, roasted notes & burnt wood. Smoked upfront followed by arising sweetness. Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation. Viscous mouthfeel. In the middle, touches of bacon & slight salty with biscuit maltiness linger in a sweet finish. Woody aftertaste. You´re gonna be shocked by strong sensations but the pink color bottle won´t be the main one !!

Serving type: bottle

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Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Alaska

3/5  rDev +6%

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3/5  rDev +6%

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Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

04-03-2014 14:33:23 | More by threephase
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Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

03-28-2014 17:07:08 | More by Matthew607
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4.5/5  rDev +59%

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Indiana

1/5  rDev -64.7%

03-24-2014 02:44:31 | More by Viperman1316
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Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

1.25/5  rDev -55.8%

03-24-2014 01:29:34 | More by DaftPatrick
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Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Florida

1/5  rDev -64.7%

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Texas

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New Hampshire

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curtismontcalm

Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

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cp45

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +6%

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paper_tiger

California

1.75/5  rDev -38.2%

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SwollenGoat

Nebraska

1.6/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

This is the worst beer I have ever had the pleasure of tasting, I had to rinse my tulip glass twice to get rid of the overwhelming maple barf flavor. I would not recommend this gem to an enemy. The carbonation was poor and as the temperature of the beer rose so did the awful aftertaste. I am sooo glad that this beer was retired. That being said, "I still love ya Rogue".

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2014 23:22:04 | More by SwollenGoat
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darktower

Pennsylvania

2.83/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

I've tried all the Voodoo Doughnut brews from Rogue, this was my first experience with that line and my opinion is that the beer isn't all THAT bad, just that really bad 'bacon' flavor. To me the 'bacon' simply tastes like liquid smoke, that's all. And anybody who cooks with liquid smoke knows, a little will go a LONG way. I feel like they could have toned down the 'bacon' flavor and turned up the maple taste and it would have come out a much better brew. I'll give Rogue credit though, it's unique and the warmer it got, the better it got. I don't think it's as bad as these ratings suggest but it definitely is more of a 'novelty' beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2014 17:14:33 | More by darktower
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -29.3%

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Miles228

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -47%

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peachwave

Connecticut

1.3/5  rDev -54.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

I bought this tonight as a "what the hell why not" $12 mistake. This is the worst thing I have ever drank. You should buy it just to see how bad it is!! Should be called Rogue jock strap sweat sock poison ivy band aid ale. I feel victimized and violated had to crack open a Gandhi Bot quickly just to feel normal again. Why dear god why would they put this out there!! I don't know if I will ever get that taste and smell out of my brain , some things cannot be undone. Pray for me.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2014 21:47:38 | More by peachwave
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Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale from Rogue Ales
66 out of 100 based on 1,475 ratings.