Maple Bacon Stout
Shipyard Brewing Company

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Shipyard Brewing Company
Maine, United States
American Imperial Stout
3.8 | pDev: 10%
Jul 18, 2020
Nov 30, 2014
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Rated: 4.66 by readyforthenet from New York

Jul 18, 2020
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Reviewed by Cannonfodder79 from Utah

4.89/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
I had this amazing beer while vacationing at Disneyworld. I have since tried to acquire more with no luck. Apperently it is only made for Disneyworld.
May 29, 2019
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Reviewed by Franziskaner from Missouri

3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Black in color with minimal light penetration. There’s a fingernail of brown on top. The aroma is of maple and salty bacon. I’m tasting maple and dark chocolate. The mouth is lightly oily and smooth. Not getting much in the way of bacon, but it is delicious.
Apr 10, 2019
Rated: 3.73 by robotic_being from Illinois

Dec 27, 2018
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Reviewed by McFinniganOfTheFinnigans from Maine

3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
I really don't know what I had expected. Recently tried my first smoked beer. It was Ft. Hill Brewing's Rauchbier. Holy shit that was tasty. And then had a Marzen from Schlenkerla. Honestly this beer is okay for a stout. If you drink Guinness? Stop. Drink this instead. Anyone who thinks this is a thick stout hasn't had a stout.

Now I will say that this beer is not one I would find myself enjoying on a regular basis when available. My personal tastes are more towards Harpoon's Craic or Founders Dirty Bastard or Smuttynose Old Brown Dog.

This is at best a good beer to introduce people into craft beers in hopes to give insight as to what might be out there.

Edit: forgot to mention. When pouring from a tap. Close to no head. :( You always gotta have a little head.
Jun 09, 2017
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Reviewed by gtjwilding from England

4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Very interesting beer. The bacon flavouring gives it a slightly smoky aroma and taste, which mingles very nicely with the classic bittersweetness of the classic stout flavours of coffee and chocolate. Good stuff!
May 26, 2017
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Reviewed by Plbird from Florida

3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Almost no head. No biggie.

Smell is average for an imperial stout.

Taste is not bad. Strong coffee, subtle chocolate, very distant flavors of maple and bacon...which I approve of.

Taste is on part with any imperial stout. Perhaps slightly sweeter.

Feel is good man. Feels good man.

Overall, I give this brew a 3.75.... Not too crazy about the bacon craze but the maple and bacon of this is very subtle. This is the best stout available at epcot currently. Probably a little too sweet for my taste but if that's your that's your thing you wont be disappointed. The only better stout you will find at the Walt Disney world Resort is yeti at animal kingdom.
May 22, 2016
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Reviewed by q33jeff from New Jersey

3.64/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5
On tap at Epcot,poured into plastic cup.
Thinnish feel for a stout, but very tasty. Sweet and salty. Can't wrong with Bacon in a beer (or anything for that matter).
May 02, 2016
Rated: 3.81 by Fievel from Pennsylvania

Mar 29, 2016
Rated: 3.81 by bb-magic from Florida

Mar 12, 2016
Rated: 3.92 by Piglet_rulz_da_yard from California

Mar 09, 2016
Rated: 3.68 by beerjerk666 from Florida

Mar 03, 2016
Rated: 3.41 by Dicers from California

May 18, 2015
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Reviewed by EMV from Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Had on tap at Disney's Epcot Center as part of a beer sampler.

L: Pours a jet black with a thin brown head.

S: : Maple syrup and roasted malts. Coffee and sweets.

T/F: This was actually better than I'd expected. It is a pleasant Imperial Stout and the maple syrup added a nice sweetness that wasn't overpowering. The bacon was barely noticeable... with maybe a slight salty touch. Not bad, and with the usual stout flavors in the background. Mild carbonation and pretty smooth.

O: Overall better than anticipated and fun to try as an 'event only' brew. We may have reached the limits of what bacon can teach us but this is one I wouldn't mind having again under more standard sampling conditions.
May 05, 2015
Rated: 3.73 by MPSTARR from Florida

Apr 26, 2015
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Reviewed by JasW from Florida

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Billed as "new" and offered on tap as part of a flight or alone in a flight-sized tumbler at the Smokehouse in Epcot's American Adventure area ostensibly as part of the 2015 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival. Medium bodied, lightly sweet -- the maple part, I suppose -- and somewhat smoky (the bacon part, no doubt). Not bad, but not my cuppa tea when it comes to imperial stouts. I wouldn't go out of my way to try this again, but I can see how some stout devotees might.
Apr 11, 2015
Rated: 3.22 by Lare453 from Florida

Mar 30, 2015
Rated: 3.3 by Jobin_24 from Florida

Mar 22, 2015
Rated: 3.59 by Scott_McCool from Florida

Mar 08, 2015
Rated: 3.72 by cjgator3 from Florida

Nov 30, 2014
Maple Bacon Stout from Shipyard Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 20 ratings