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Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale - Rogue Ales

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Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon AleVoodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,560 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,560
Reviews: 407
rAvg: 2.81
pDev: 34.88%
Wants: 113
Gots: 182 | FT: 3
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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Achoo_Bacca

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -11%

07-02-2013 15:16:30 | More by Achoo_Bacca
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anhigdon

Kentucky

1.54/5  rDev -45.2%

I write this having always said "everything is better with bacon." I found out today for the first time this is not true. Bottle is clearly a sales gimmick, though regardless quite eye catching. Having been a fan of most Rogue beers, and obviously bacon, I had to try it despite the dismal reviews.

Color of the pour is a nice hazy golden brown with a 1/2 inch head or so in a snifter glass. The smell is unquestionably and overpoweringly bacon. This was the first hint I had of the beer not being up to my expectations. The taste is a bit bitter, sweet, smokey bacon flavor that lingers. The aftertaste is solely smokey bacon. I'm glad I split the bottle because I had difficulty getting one glass down, much less the whole bottle. Disappointed from Rogue.

Improvements: I think toning just about everything down would benefit the beer. The bacon needs to be subtle rather than overpowering, as does the smoke.

07-01-2013 22:30:25 | More by anhigdon
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-29-2013 20:52:17 | More by WOLFGANG
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hellhammermario

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -64.4%

06-29-2013 19:50:26 | More by hellhammermario
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bwarren82

Illinois

3/5  rDev +6.8%

06-27-2013 00:18:50 | More by bwarren82
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IPAsStoutsAndPortersOhMy

California

3.25/5  rDev +15.7%

06-26-2013 21:07:22 | More by IPAsStoutsAndPortersOhMy
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scruffwhor

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +60.1%

06-26-2013 11:39:27 | More by scruffwhor
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Bradthoc

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-26-2013 05:20:56 | More by Bradthoc
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adam42381

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -19.9%

06-26-2013 01:49:08 | More by adam42381
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rojapa

New York

1/5  rDev -64.4%

06-26-2013 01:04:38 | More by rojapa
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AdamElb

New York

3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

06-25-2013 22:33:19 | More by AdamElb
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dookiebrown

Louisiana

1.5/5  rDev -46.6%

06-25-2013 04:29:58 | More by dookiebrown
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HoppyKilaMonster

Pennsylvania

1.31/5  rDev -53.4%

Served out of a glorious pink bottle.

At first, this did not appear to be an awful beer, decent head, a cream colored beige.
The smell was nothing too offensive, but not pleasant. The tastes is where it starts to go downhill. Have you ever eaten a Beggin' Strip. Well I have( too much backstory to tell) , and it tasted like they smashed a bunch of Beggin' Strips up in a blender, and added water. Utterly disgusting. The mouthfeel was like watery bacon, with a hint of maple. This is one of the first things that bacon has made taste worse. I wish I could rate the taste at 0 or .25
Horrible beer, total drainpour

06-24-2013 05:41:06 | More by HoppyKilaMonster
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

06-23-2013 17:17:27 | More by kingmaker
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +15.7%

06-22-2013 00:06:35 | More by JTomczak
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kjrod20

New York

2.5/5  rDev -11%

06-21-2013 00:44:14 | More by kjrod20
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MikeyC37

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +6.8%

06-19-2013 18:32:06 | More by MikeyC37
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sudsy2drunk

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

06-18-2013 19:08:40 | More by sudsy2drunk
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TastefulNudity

California

1/5  rDev -64.4%

06-18-2013 18:56:41 | More by TastefulNudity
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Scalawags

Illinois

2/5  rDev -28.8%

06-18-2013 16:09:49 | More by Scalawags
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Fuzzy1179

Hawaii

2.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-18-2013 04:39:54 | More by Fuzzy1179
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tosinski0489

Washington

2/5  rDev -28.8%

06-16-2013 16:07:38 | More by tosinski0489
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jcaswell71

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

06-15-2013 18:32:39 | More by jcaswell71
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +33.5%

06-14-2013 23:37:37 | More by b1515152004
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themegamancave

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -46.6%

06-14-2013 15:00:31 | More by themegamancave
Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale from Rogue Ales
66 out of 100 based on 1,560 ratings.