Maple Bacon Coffee Porter | Funky Buddha Brewery

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Maple Bacon Coffee PorterMaple Bacon Coffee Porter
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Maple Bacon Coffee PorterMaple Bacon Coffee Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery
Florida, United States
funkybuddhabrewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Evoking a complete diner-style breakfast in a glass, Maple Bacon Coffee Porter is a complex beer with a multitude of flavors at play. It pours an opaque ebony brew with a frothy tan head. Aromas of sticky maple syrup, coffee, and cream creep forth from the glass. The mouth feel is luxuriously creamy, with layers of sweet malt, toffee, and roast giving way to waves of smoke, coffee, and salted chocolate. It finishes sticky, rich, and sweet, with the flavor of maple syrup lingering pleasantly on the tongue.

Added by DosBeerigos on 10-20-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#160
Reviews:
299
Ratings:
2,043
pDev:
8.05%
Bros Score:
4.27
 
 
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358
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4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.33/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.99/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle picked up for $14, poured into snifter.
A: pours a crayon black with tinges of ruby red, thin off white foam head slowly forms after the pour is finished and fades away
S: fresh maple syrup, bacon cooking in a skillet, fresh roasted coffee, malty
M: medium creamy body that has a wet and sticky finish
T: maple syrup, bacon, carbonation is puckering on the tongue, coca cola, sweet, light coffee bitterness towards the finish
O: desert brew, breakfast brew, I'm not sure but the flavors are genuine and spot on

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Photo of von_kaiser
4.22/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with dark brown around the edges, with a nice thumb sized tan head that leaves some light lace.

Aroma is nice roasted malts, lots of sweet maple syrup, good smoke notes with lighter coffee and toffee mingled through out. Guessing the smokey notes is suppose to be bacon because no real bacon notes. But smells wonderful and complex especially since its only 6.4%

Taste is roasted, again good sweet maple upfront, nice chocolate and toffee mingled, really on the sweeter side. Finish is lingering roasted sweetness, lighter coffee along with the smoke notes and light salty hints. Again no real bacon but its pretty favorable for the lower abv.

Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy but still only medium body even though its smooth. Carbonation level is on the lower side of medium.

Overall it's a enjoyable sweet porter with good smokey notes and maple syrup thrown in for good measure. Defiantly worth a try and a revisit.

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.42/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.84/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Super dark tan head with big globs of lacing. The aroma is full of maple and smoke. Nice light sweetness, big roasted malts, smoke, maple and a pinch of salt. Really great beer.

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3.98/5  rDev -11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.76/5  rDev +6.5%
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4.74/5  rDev +6%
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4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.16/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.61/5  rDev +3.1%
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Maple Bacon Coffee Porter from Funky Buddha Brewery
Beer rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 2,043 ratings