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Rogue Voodoo Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ale

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by JohnMaier, Nov 13, 2012.

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  1. JohnMaier

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    Yes, it’s true, I have created another beer with Tres and Cat Daddy over at Voodoo Doughnuts. This beer, Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Ale, is another “Collision of Crazies” that is inspired by Voodoo’s famous Memphis Mafia doughnut. The Memphis Mafia doughnut is made with fried dough, filled with banana chunks, and topped with chocolate frosting, peanut butter, peanuts, and chocolate chips and I designed the beer to taste as much like the doughnut as possible! The Memphis Mafia name is a tribute to Elvis Presley’s entourage - how cool is that??!!! Enjoy the beer.

    Prost, John Maier
    Celebrating 25 years in the Rogue Brewhouse (1987-2012)
     
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    Thanks for posting, John. Looking forward to trying it.

    Oh, and please bring this and other collisions of craziness to Extreme Beer Fest in Boston this Feb.

    Cheers!
     
  3. jlt6116

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    I'm looking forward to getting my order!!!
     
  4. ShogoKawada

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    I want this beer, in my mouth, right now.
     
  5. Danny1217

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    John Maier is pretty brave for posting on beeradvocate amidst all these haters.
     
  6. DonDirkA

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    I am one of the few people who is super excited to try this. People hate because of the Bacon Maple, but I didn't think it was bad. Too smokey for me, but not bad. I can't wait to try this one.
     
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    I'm down to try this one! People like banana bread beer and people like chocolate stouts, why not marry the two and throw in some peanut butter too.
     
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    Maple bacon ale is a pretty rough brew dude. The concept and orginality are cool and interesting but in the end you still need to deliver a good quality beer. Bacon is a hard taste because the main flavor is the fat. Hard to get that into a beer.

    I'm sure I'll try this new one but I can't say my optimism for it's outcome is all that high.
     
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    Put this one in a bright pink bottle so I see it right next to the Maple Bacon still sitting on shelves 5 years from when they were brewed!
     
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    I want this beer so bad. It just sounds so good to me.
     
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    to all the haters, lets see you do better. ;)
     
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    Make sure some gets to Georgia!
     
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    Considering the last Voodoo Donut beer was a common favorite in the thread titled "beers you'll never drink again", I give John major props for posting this in here amongst all of the hooligans.
    I will probably give this one a try. I think this flavor profile, although it sounds crazy, is much easier to achieve than the maple & bacon.

    Having said that, I expect this thread to be locked after roughly 6-7 pages of people bitching back and forth about Rogue.
     
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    I like morimoto, their IIPA, Chocolate Stout, Double Chocolate and their Oatmeal Stout.
     
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    I'll give pretty much any beer a chance. not a fan of banana, but what the hell!
     
  16. Mandark

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    I'd be all over that if it was a milkshake.
     
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    Really, here's a novel idea. Just make a decent normal style of beer that people actually want to buy and drink.

    Off the wall stuff is easy, cause it's one of a kind with little to compare it to. Try to make a normal beer really well and get people to talk about how good your brewing skills are.
     
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    While I was not a big fan of VMBA, I do like Dead Guy Ale. I am looking forward to trying this soon.
     
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    Surely, you've heard it said, "Bacon makes everything better"?
     
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    Props John. You are a brave man.
     
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    Booo hisss to all the haters.

    Experimenting is a crap shoot, but every beer we enjoy was an experiment at one time.

    Here's to the brewers pushing the envelope, keep it up y'all, this is why America brews the best, most exciting beers in the world today.
     
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    Sounds like a Reese's truck skidded out of control, crashed through a fruit stand and ended up in a liquor store... You got your chocolate on my peanut butter....... You got your liquor on my banana. (Pun intended).
     
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    And while we're on the subject; bacon and peanut butter make a mighty tasty sandwich! Honest . . .
     
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    Please, when can I order bottles of this?!
     
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    I want one of those doughnuts. Sounds amazing.

    I might actually try the beer too.
     
  26. iwantmorehops

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    Thats why breweries have pilot systems and test batches, and dont screw up a beer, call it a different style, then try to offload it by the case to anyone that is either intrigued by the oddity or somehow still has faith in your company.
    Gross business, gross beer.

    Heres to brewers who push the envelope while making beer I can afford and enjoy.
     
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    Have to give the man credit! He has steel ones to post here! I do try everything, and peanut butter is my favorite so he has at least one sale from me!
     
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    Sounds boring. Besides, they've already been doing this for decades and have plenty of "normal" styles in their portfolio. I think they've earned the right to get creative and have some fun.
     
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    Sounds almost like the elvis sandwich but needs bacon. Lots of bacon.
     
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    Was just at a Brown Shugga vertical. The Lagunitas rep explained this was a Gnarleywine gone wrong and the brewers went to every store possible that night to buy all the CH brown sugar to pour in the brew kettle. That turned out pretty good. Just saying it probably happens more than you think.
     
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    I never understand people who are against trying this brew because they didn't like the Bacon Maple ale. Why does not liking one brew mean you can't like others? I didn't care for Devil Dancer by Founders, but I'll be damned if that'd stop me from drinking the rest of their stuff!

    I need to get my hands on this stuff.
     
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    Yeah and their normal stuff is pretty darn middle of the road at best. My point is wow us with great beer not gimmicks.
     
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    Sounds good!
     
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    Yeah, because Rogue doesn't make any of those. :rolleyes:
     
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    False.
    Hazelnut Brown Nectar is delicious.
     
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    Looking forward to a chance at trying this one. While not a normal staple in my fridge I have much love for Rogues Double Chocolate Stout, Double Mocha Porter and the Hazelnut Brown Nectar as well and much better than middle of the road in my opinion. The price point on some of these is the only thing keeping these out of my fridge on a daily basis.
     
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    I have never had ANY beers from Rogue, but I completely agree with your point here 100%!!! Rogue makes really fucking shitty beer. BOOOOO ROGUE! I stand with youpinkdink!
     
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    I plan to blend it with a maple bacon donut beer. Awwwwww yeah.
     
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    Id replace thanksgiving with that beer. I only eat gravy and pie anyways.
     
  40. matthaslaservision

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    This thread prompted me to pick up a bacon maple ale and give it another go, not sure if the recipe has changed from the last batch, but i found it to be much more balanced this time around and quite tasty. And being canadian i'm sort of obligated (though stereotypical) to love bacon and maple syrup :).

    Thanks to the guys at Rogue for making batshit crazy beer for us dorks!
     
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