Maple Bacon Coffee Porter | Funky Buddha Brewery

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Maple Bacon Coffee PorterMaple Bacon Coffee Porter
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4.47/5
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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:
#162
Reviews:
296
Ratings:
2,029
pDev:
8.05%
Bros Score:
4.27
 
 
Wants:
2,223
Gots:
361
Trade:
33
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,029 |  Reviews: 296
Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
4.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rypkr
4.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2017 bomber into a teku.

L - I way overly agressively poured this beer. It resulted in 3 inches of mocha-khaki coloured head over a medium roast coffee looking cola body. It presents itself a little thin but. The head has the most inviting pearl multicolored prisim flashes to it.

S - is off the charts. When I cracked it I knew it was a 5. It's been sitting 3 feet away from me for 10 minutes now and I'm overwhelmed by the best beer aroma I've ever encountered. Loads of maple, FRESH coffee faint smoke, milk chocolate. This couldn't be named any more appropriately and this is unquestionably the most incredible nose I've ever smelled on a beer.

T - light roast coffee. Lightly buttered pancakes. One of those 1" x 1" pure caramel cube candies. Very mild smoke. Sweet. Not bad but somewhat of a let down from the nose. Wish it had the maple on the palate that it did the nose.

F - quite thin. High carbonation but watery body. Acceptable given its session range abv but not anything to be noted for.

O - mind blowing aroma. I could smell this all day, and I wouldn't mind drinking it for such either.

Value - traded for. I'd definitely pay in the $15 range for another of these though which is a lot considering the low(ish) abv

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Photo of phizzle
3.45/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BWood
4.49/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: midnight black with a small head.

S: nice maple smell. Slight coffee. Some base porter. All melts together well. Breakfast smell definitely.

T: still a maple forward beer. Chocolate and coffee comes through more than the nose though. Great flavors.

F: great for the style. I like a little thicker beer. But it's a nice clean feel.

O: a very well balanced beer. Great in your face flavor.

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Photo of Nightmare1972
4.44/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thatche2
4.29/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ivan52
4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bum4ever
4.19/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blasterbum
4.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rristow
4.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Tasted from bottle. Pours black with beige head that fades quickly. Incredible aroma with notes of maple syrup, smoked meats, caramel, vanilla. Taste is moderate to heavily sweet with mild bitterness. Flavors of maple syrup, smoked meats, toffee, caramel, coffee, vanilla, earthy notes. Pretty tasty but also very sweet. Complex well done beer. Good bottle to sip and share.

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Photo of Reds76
4.58/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kurzman
4.41/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KevBot89
4.45/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nhmp105
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of nnk8216
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bluepitt1010
4.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xamygo
4.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.36/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of countrypeddler8
4.31/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shaneo42
4.45/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4.44/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jprince103
4.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best porters around. It won't disappoint. Nose is all maple. Taste is mostly maple with salty bacon up front. Solid balance.

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Photo of pezhead_79
4.32/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coz
4.19/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Maple Bacon Coffee Porter from Funky Buddha Brewery
Beer rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 2,029 ratings