Maple Bacon Coffee Porter | Funky Buddha Brewery

BA SCORE
98
world-class
1,876 Ratings
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
Ratings:
1,876
Reviews:
272
Avg:
4.45
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
Wants:
2,229
Gots:
351
For Trade:
34
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Ratings: 1,876 |  Reviews: 272
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4.71/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

05/19/2017

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Photo of SFC21
4.31/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jbehlar
3.08/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Photo of khargro2
4.7/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of donovansill
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sabtos
4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Matte black with a bubbly tan had that thins out fairly quickly.

Having this long after I've had the imperial version in Wide Awake, this original version with lower ABV is surprisingly more bacony, with more supporting flavors, as well as a more drinkable feel, yet is obviously thinner. I'm also finding it less sweet, still with that sticky maple syrup, coffee, chocolate, and lightly roasted malt.

Hmm, I think I prefer this version more actually.

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Photo of Blackop555
4.55/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours black. Short, thick, light brown head that lasts shortly.

Smells big maple syrup, coffee, chocolate and smokey hints.

Tastes less maple syrup than smell, more coffee, roast malt. Followed by light chocolate and touches of smoke. Finish is semi sweet with a maple and light smoke linger. Fuller body and creamy medium carbonation.

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Photo of Honeybourne
4.3/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of soco89ziegler
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulish
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TylerJ
4.9/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of kyleryan
4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

22oz brown bomber, sample from the brewery.

Who doesn't like a breakfast beer? First and foremost, this beer lands semi-dry which I really appreciate in a darker flavored brew. While I don't want it to be a bottle of syrup I also don't want it bitter or dry. Maple character comes at me in waves, sometimes I get suggestions of toffee. Roasted character from the malt and coffee are quite pleasant. Hint of smoke an some dark chocolate in the middle. Flavors are perfectly placed and base of this beer, the Porter, stays to style. Lots of fun sipping on this brew.

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Photo of ellswrth
4.44/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pkalix
4.74/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

well, now.... this was unexpected. even with the high ratings. this is really excellent! slight chemical-ly twinge on the after-taste but hardly noticeable and not detracting.

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

Photo of bpa112
4.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Original_Gravity
4.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Egotist
3.68/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Strohm
4.34/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ClePaul
4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Roguer
4.59/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Absolutely incredible nose: tons of coffee and maple, a bit of wood and molasses. Brown sugar, smoke, chocolate malt.

Flavor is coffee dominant, with a wonderful maple complement. Slightly woody from the maple as well, and touches of cola, chocolate, and brown sugar.

Smooth and balanced feel, lively.

This is a damn good beer, although I don't get much bacon. I love the coffee forward aspect, and the maple is potent without being overpowering.

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Photo of imstimpy
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fresh 2017 bomber poured into a snifter. Notes of syrup and chocolate dominate the notes. The flavor is nicely balanced parts of syrup, bacon, coffee, and porter. Loved it and was even more surprised it wasn't barrel aged.

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4.21/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Maple Bacon Coffee Porter from Funky Buddha Brewery
4.45 out of 5 based on 1,876 ratings.
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