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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Coffee Porter.
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.


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4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JW77 (22) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 15, 2011
I have tasted this awesome brew more than a few times and I’m blown away everytime I try it. It pours a dark brown. This thing smells just like breakfast in a bottle.Flavor is all bacon, coffee, and of course delicious maple syrup. If I could ever think of a perfect breakfast beer this would be it. Awesome job goes out to Ryan and the guys at FB.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (1897) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
EBF 2015. Pours a dark brown with a small beige head that leaves good lacing. Nose is of cheap maple syrup, 100% sure it is fake. Caramel and slight roast follow shortly. Taste is of cereals, nuts, roasted malt, some smoke and that artificial maple flavor again. Body is medium, carbonation too and mouthfeel is sticky. Fun to try and good but not the revelation I see in the other ratings. At least the maple syrup, while fake, doesn’t overwhelm the beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dogbrick (9118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2015
This beer pours nearly black with a medium thick foamy tan head that diminishes gradually. Sticky patches of lacing on the glass. The aroma is a nice blend of roasted coffee, maple syrup and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of roasted coffee, maple-charred bacon and chocolate malt. The finish is roasty with smoked malt and mocha aftertaste. Really enjoyable beer all around.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5243) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 10, 2015
sample @ EBF 2015. unclear dark brown mahogany with a small creamy light beige cap, some retention and lacing. brown malts, sweet nuts - nurnt caramel and hazelnuts, smoky - bacony-forward, medium bitter chocolate - minerals, freeze-dried coffee, relatively fresh coffee beans. light carbonation, medium body - oily, semi-sweet christmasy-spicy-nutty-coffee finish. good but not spectacular.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Steasy66 (1038) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2015
This beer is great. Figured I would hate it because of the smoke, but the smoke is subtle. The closest thing I have had to Mornin Delight, and I actually prefer this because I could actually drink more than a few oz without getting overwhelmed by sweetness. Aroma is great, rich sweet maple and hints of coffee. Flavor is first and foremost sweet, hints of smoke in the finish, some maple, a bit creamy. Body is thick but not viscous. Awesome.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (3259) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2015
I figured I’d hate this novelty garbage but it’s pretty tasty and I think the brewer did exactly what they intended to so there’s that going for it. This is a surprisingly big tasting beer, would have pinned it as an imperial stout based on flavor, which is of course mostly derived from adjuncts but still. There’s lots of maple and this does come off as sweet but not too terribly heavy. There’s lots of coffee and a slight bit of smoke. It’s full bodied w/ medium, creamy carbonation. It is brown in color w/ a long lasting head. I dunno... this is not the kind of thing I’d drink every day but if you brought it to a party and handed out tasters, everyone would be talking about it.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
johnnnniee (2707) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 22, 2015
One of a large number of samples I had at the Extreme Beer Fest in Boston 3/21/32014. Beautiful Beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pumpmaster (1223) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - MAR 17, 2015
22 ounce bottle purchased at the brewery in Oakland Park, FL Excellent!!!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (2906) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle at Tasting, Seattle. Deep brown, big coffee aroma, sweet maple. A little vanilla. Cold, sweet, sharp. Medium body. Cold brew, syrup sweet. A little butterscotch. Thin minty finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rdixon77 (1409) - Georgia, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle at RBWG. Pretty great stuff…breakfast in a bottle. Poured black. Coffee, light bacon smoke, maple sweetness, some woodiness. Oily mouthfeel. Surprised it was only 6%. Awesome.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
WillRunForBeer (1164) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Rate #1000! January 2014 bottle shared with AirForceHops, Chalemaux and Amanda at home in my snooty drinking room. Pours nearly black with a beige head. I can already smell the maple and bacon as I pour this. Wow! Amazing aroma! Buckwheat pancakes with real maple syrup and a side of bacon. Breakfast is served! Flavor follows, but doesn’t quite live up to the nose. Still a great brew. Plenty of maple sugar, a bit of bacon and dark coffee bitterness to finish. A great brew that I would never guess was over a year old if I hadn’t cellared it myself.


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