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This Little Piggy Went To Dark Horse - Bacon Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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This Little Piggy Went To Dark Horse - Bacon Ale
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BA SCORE
86
very good

23 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 02-28-2014)
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The beer comes in a light golden orange.

The aroma is pure bacon, no other way to describe it.

The flavor follows of smoked meat, bacon, a charred wood chip flavor throughout. The beer surprisingly does not taste "greasy" like bacon, but instead has a good amount of smoked flavor. A tinge of sweetness to balance the smoke out. Quite well done for a beer trying to tastes like bacon.

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A-Sample at EBF. Pours a pig copper color.

S-Oink. A liquified version of the fried swine. Salty and cured meat. Very smoky.

T-A smoky, meaty, bacon clone. I often dislike beers with that stress the smoke and back this much. For some reason this me works for me. It's not just like a Rauchbier, it actually has a meaty element to it, or at very least I have been hypnotized by the name.

M-Lighter bodied. Prickly carbonation. Flavor thankfully doesn't linger for too long.

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This Little Piggy Went To Dark Horse - Bacon Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.