Wide Awake It's Morning | Funky Buddha Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rise and shine, buttercup - it's time for breakfast. This imperial version of our infamous Maple Bacon Coffee Porter adds some girthy gravity to the the smokey, salty, rich combo of maple syrup, fresh roasted coffee, and bacon.

Added by Habmike on 04-01-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
726
Reviews:
128
Avg:
4.52
pDev:
7.74%
 
 
Wants:
803
Gots:
133
For Trade:
15
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Ratings: 726 |  Reviews: 128
Photo of cmukid87
4.89/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of grahuba
4.56/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CHickman
4.85/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2017 vintage, pours pitch black color with a solid 1-2 finger foamy dark tan head that was full of tiny bubbles and faded very slowly, leaving very good foamy lacing coating the sides and rings as it went down.

Smells like maple syrup, cinnamon French toast, burnt coffee grinds, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, molasses, brown sugar, roasted malt, charred wood, toffee and smoked meat. Very complex and like Maple Bacon Coffee Porter it's both wonderful to inhale and makes me think bacon was used in the mash. Craft beer aromas at it's finest.

Tastes of maple syrup, burnt coffee grinds, dark chocolate, French toast, smoked malts, cocoa powder, molasses, vanilla, bitter black coffee, chocolate, heavy cream, roasted grains and charred wood. The sweetness is a mix of maple syrup, toffee, caramel, brown sugar, molasses, lactose sugar, heavy cream and then an odd salty flavor, which again was similar to Maple Bacon Coffee Porter. Late additions this time include espresso, oats, more dark chocolate, nutty accents, chocolate syrup and a combo of liqueur and vanilla hazelnut heavy cream. Crazy how flavorful and dynamic this beer is, each sip is slightly different and extremely enjoyable. A home run, this is bold, flavorful and a lot of fun to drink. Add in the facts that it's incredibly smooth feeling and hides the ABV masterfully, and we have ourselves a world class beer.

Last Snow may be my favorite beer from Funky Buddha, but this is their best.

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Photo of Tyecko
4.11/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DucksFan16
4.73/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

05/19/2017

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Photo of Johng19751
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of Ultra-Plinian
4.05/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Boccu
4.58/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours black with a two finger head. Nice lacing. Aroma of maple syrup, coffee grinds and caramel. Taste follows the nose with bacon and vanilla. Very complex but very smooth. Great porter by funky Buddha.

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Photo of Billy_Bars
4.62/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Bugsmcl
4.94/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Larueminati
4.33/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cuvtcuv
4.58/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vess
4.94/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of ArrogantB
3.79/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at a Whole Foods in Orlando. Typical black porter appearance. Smells like maple syrup. Tastes like coffee with a sticky maple syrup on the aftertaste. Interesting beer but I could not stomach more than six ounces.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
4.91/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bum4ever
4.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours dark black with a huge dark tan head that lasted a little while.
Smell is all maple at first, followed by coffee and a hint of caramel.
Taste follows the noise with a strong sugary maple flavor, then some coffee and maybe mocha with a small taste of caramel.
This beer is smooth and pretty thick for a porter. Very small amount of carbonation,
Overall I really like this beer. If you are a fan of sweet big dark beers, give this a try.

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Photo of SJCallaghan
4.21/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rjp217
4.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Corburk
4.6/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaketaz
4.68/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BrewNoob1
4.73/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerBeak81
4.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Wide Awake It's Morning from Funky Buddha Brewery
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