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:
#153
Reviews:
289
Ratings:
1,985
pDev:
8.05%
Bros Score:
4.27
 
 
Wants:
2,225
Gots:
348
Trade:
32
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,985 |  Reviews: 289
Photo of Radcpa
4.42/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nice dark appearance with tan head that is minimal. Aroma is slight Coffee and a sweet maple. Taste is also a sweet maple that has a very appealing taste.

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

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

pours out a brownish color, dark in the glass. dense and creamy kahki head with soapy bubbles on top, minimal lacing.

omg nose on this is off the hook ... creamy chocolate, roasty coffee, huge sticky sweet maple, smells creamy and roasty and sappy sweet, reminiscent of brown sugar kissed crepes doused in maple syrup - cup of coffee on the side. a true breakfast beer. taste pretty much follows. very soft and smooth, buttery maple syrup, cream, sweet chocolate, mellow roasted coffee. very light-medium mouthfeel but also velvety smooth. overall an absurdly aromatic and really enjoyable brew, hard not to chug!!

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Absolutely dominated by maple on the aroma with a little bit of coffee and chocolate.
It's dark roast with sweet sticky maple. I'm getting some smokiness from the bacon but it's not intense.
Overall, get this beer. It's outstanding.

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Photo of santa216
4.44/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of liquorpig
4.93/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Warren2621
4.06/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of axf4129
4.31/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dontknojack
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sirhc3034
4.79/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DucksFan16
4.71/5  rDev +5.4%
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 -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jbehlar
3.08/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Photo of khargro2
4.7/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Sabtos
4/5  rDev -10.5%
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 +1.8%
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 -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of soco89ziegler
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of TylerJ
4.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of kyleryan
4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason
4.27/5  rDev -4.5%
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 -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Maple Bacon Coffee Porter from Funky Buddha Brewery
Beer rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 1,985 ratings