Morning Wood | Funky Buddha Brewery

Morning WoodMorning Wood
BA SCORE
4.66/5
886 Ratings
Morning WoodMorning Wood
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
What's better than beer for breakfast? How about a little Morning Wood. This Imperial version of Maple Bacon Coffee Porter is aged in Bourbon barrels for months, lending smoothness to the smokey, salty, rich combo of maple syrup, fresh roasted coffee, and bacon.

Added by Jason on 01-19-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23
Reviews:
129
Ratings:
886
pDev:
6.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
802
Gots:
180
Trade:
12
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 886 |  Reviews: 129
Photo of troupos40
4.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Amguerra305
4.63/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours pitch black with a thin khaki ring of head. The smell of this beer is divine. Coffee forward with a maple back end that gives you hints of bourbon and vanillaish barrel notes. Taste follows the smell with coffee predominating on the front end and maple on the back end. Feel is sticky silky sweet. Overall this is the second best ba fb beer (behind love below). Truly great beer.

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Photo of BEEPOP
4.07/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

What a huge disappointment this beer was.

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Photo of Sporeg
4.72/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.27/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A pretty big disappointment. The aroma was great but the barrel added little other than a clashing heat at the end. The lingering finish was the best part of the taste ... but give me wide awake over this any day.

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Photo of wynnjj
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of the_bavarian
4.51/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer that put Funky Buddha on the radar. Breakfast in a bottle with a side of bourbon. Can't wait for the '17 batch.

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Photo of SourTweek
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Duncian
4.5/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nvbrew
4.99/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SayBoom
4.81/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RealDeal
4.91/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerZombies1
4.33/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of robertm2152
4.54/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of osseo222000
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of thetravelguy01
4.99/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Maple.

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Photo of mwvman
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sabtos
4.04/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The pour is velvety melted dark chocolate black with a finger of stark dark mocha foam that fizzles out loudly rather quickly.

Smell is smoky, mapled bacon and charred oak working together in wonderful harmony with some smoothing dark chocolate and mocha-like, acidic coffee.

This is tasty, and is just nailing all the notes from the nose--smoky maple, toasty dark malt, caramelized mocha coffee with a touch of rum-like vanilla. A little sweet, but also acidic, with just the right touch of bourbon and cola. Maple and cola sweetness does become too intense at times.

Feel is medium-thin, slightly slick with a crisp carbonation and semi-dry finish. Not as viscous or thick as I'd want from something like this, but at the same time it works.

Morning Wood delivers on some of the promises that Wide Awake made but failed to, and with a bigger punch, and it's all the better for it. Definitely a treat on a Sunday morning during a 3-day weekend!

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Photo of SydneyManchester25
4.43/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dirtyhalos
4.28/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jstonerock24
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Paintballswimguy
3.78/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lsthwy
4.5/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ekor88
4.74/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rden4654
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Morning Wood from Funky Buddha Brewery
Beer rating: 4.66 out of 5 with 886 ratings
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