Sunday Brunch | Kane Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
kanebrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Morning Bell W/ Cinnamon & Maple Syrup

Imperial Milk Porter w/ coffee, maple syrup, cinnamon

Added by SadMachine on 04-26-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
603
Reviews:
68
Avg:
4.66
pDev:
6.65%
 
 
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Photo of Vivs85
4.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RobDB
4.55/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RollTide7
4.59/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of monty79_1997
4.77/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lemmy187
4.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JamesStreet
4.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mcbridec6
4.96/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Sabtos
4.56/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Sunday Brunch pours coffee brown but fills to matte black with a fluffy tan head leaving creamy lace. The head slowly dies to a creamy blanket that retains throughout.

This brew is the definition of aromatic. How does this sound: freshly ground cinnamon drenched in maple syrup with some Bailey's! Earthy, roasty coffee levels out what might otherwise verge into confection territory, including raisin and date, and there's even some cigar smoke--where from, I'm not sure.

On the palate this beer starts with a complex blend of dark, earthy roasted coffee that exhibits some cocoa elements. Tons of maple syrup-soaked cinnamon brings to mind French toast with raisins. Again, a smokiness emerges in flavor as well, bringing to mind cigar, and adding complexity. I'm not sure if this is the cinnamon, the maple, the coffee, or something else like the malt. Maybe it's a combination of them all, but whatever the case, the hint of smoke is an excellent and unexpected addition. This literally tastes like brunch, and towards the end of the bottle it takes on an almost bacon-waffle combo that's just ridiculous.

Feel is moderately thick for a Porter--possibly a contribution of the lactose. Smooth yet a little sticky, this is very easy to drink unlike some of the other overly-cloying or coffee-bomb breakfast beers out there.

There's really not too much of any one attribute. It is odd to say that something with this much going on achieves balance, but in it's own way, everything is working together. Sunday Brunch is absofuckinglutely delicious and easily puts some of the other, more widely-revered breakfast beers to shame.

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.23/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pmarlowe
4.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

2017 vintage. Released a couple weeks ago.

A: Pours black with a brief tan head. No lacing or retention.

S: Coffee grounds, black (almost burnt) coffee, and moderate sweet dark chocolate. Sort of gives the impression of chocolate-covered espresso beans. I get a pretty good amount of cinnamon as it warms to room temperature. Extremely faint bit of maple as well.

T: Though the dark roast coffee is still the focus, this is more balanced than the nose, with medium-light cinnamon and a bit of dark chocolate. Finishes quite dry with no bitterness but a hefty dose of coffee on a long finish.

M: Thick medium-full body and medium-light carbonation that cuts through nicely. Mild alcohol heat, but not out of line for the ABV. Fairly creamy.

O: A tasty, well executed beer, but I’m not sure I see a BA Top given that adding a bit of cinnamon to FBS/most good coffee stouts would probably get you 80% of the way to this. It could be that this needs some time for the blast of coffee to moderate and allow the other flavors to come through.

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Photo of eifster82
4.77/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2017 bottle. Poured into chalice.

Very dark brown appearance with some creamy, lacey foam that stuck around edge of glass as sipping. Aroma is incredible maple and roasted coffee. The other people in the share also noticed cinnamon but I didn't get much of it. Taste has plenty of maple and creamy coffee, along with chocolate. Again, I got a small amount of cinnamon. Feel is creamy and really smooth. Could be a pick thicker but by not means would I say it's thin.

This is a fantastic breakfast stout. Would absolutely recommend this to any stout fan.

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Photo of q33jeff
4.74/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

**
08/05/2017

On tap at cornerstone.

LOOK: super dark black, thick looking motor oil. No head. Does not form upon josling.

AROMA: coffee first and foremost. Roasty malt comes next and blends with the coffee nicely. Light hints of sweet maple and smoke.

TASTE: maple and wood stick out here, Smokey and roasty malt. Coffee rounds it out late. Very smooth and well balanced. Delicious.

FEEL: full bodied, but maybe not as thick as the appearance suggests. Light carbonation.

Awesome beer. Wish I could get this more often.


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Photo of Alexcortez426
4.93/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Ssippisam
4.88/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Bugsmcl
4.56/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of burns3y
4.77/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of captainkrad
4.35/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stereosforgeeks
4.25/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jbavi360
4.7/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of weakascheese
4.97/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Peterock27
4.56/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrederickTatum
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2017 release. Pours dark brown almost black with a small tan head that hangs around. Smells of sweet coffee, chocolate, with some maple and cinnamon in there also. Flavor is off the charts, if I have to explain it I would say it tastes like a bakery smells. Like drinking a liquid donut. This may be the most tastey beverage I've ever had. Perfect beer.

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Photo of Jsalz21
4.97/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jkane101
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PDinunzi
4.98/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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