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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Rise and shine, buttercup - itís 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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Clownoisseur (415) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Pours dark brown, near black. Two finger brown head fades to spotty lacing. Aromas of coffee, chocolate, hint of smoke, light char, light maple. Taste is more bitter than I expected. Coffee and chocolate are in nice harmony but a bit forward. The maple and smoke are pretty faint here. Not quite as sweet as the regular version....still, the alcohol is well hidden. Finishes fairly bitter and coffee forward. Solid beer but not quite as good as I expected. Lofty expectations set by Morning Wood? Perhaps.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (1724) - California, USA - MAY 21, 2016
23oz bottle pours a thick dark brown color with a bit of head. Sweet maple aroma. Strong coffee flavor giving lots of bitterness. The maple and hops seem to clash a little.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ataraxia (473) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Very dark brown - almost opaque, and light beige lacing. Strong maple aroma along with coffee, powdered cocoa, and some toasted malt. Rather sweet at first but becomes more a bit more bitter. Smooth and creamy despite having only a medium body. Moderate carb and a pleasant black coffee finish.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (5877) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 20, 2016
32 oz. Crowler shared by Willrunforbeer, dude, many accolades. Nose is a sweet maple syrup, lasting chocolate. Pretty decent amount of coffee.

Taste is awfully sweet. Coffee with creamer, chocolate, and mild nuances of vanilla. Finishes bitter and sweet with lingering sticky maple syrup texture. I am left searching for the "bacon" or sweet smoke notes that would imply meat. Body is fuller but not quite. Honestly, still a wonderful stout but I think I prefer the original Porter version. I will not be in overly critical snob.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
WillRunForBeer (2115) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2016
"Big Ass Can" 32oz crowler sent by Homer321. Big thanks, Sean! So excited to try this! Pours nearly black with a beige head. Iím sitting a foot and a half from my glass, and I can already tell that this smells amazing. Going in for a closer sniff... This does smell amazing! Itís breakfast. Bacon, dark chocolate, dark coffee, maple. I felt like the regular Maple Bacon Coffee Porter fell a bit short of the aroma, and this does too, but not as much. Dark chocolate, dark coffee and maple. A touch of smoke at the finish. Flavors are pure and natural.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chalumeaux (938) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2016
Poured from crowler thanks Willrunforbeer brown black pour nice lacing with a thin mocha head. Aromas of fresh coffee maple syrup mild smoke butterscotch. Taste is malty sweetness coffee maple hint of smoke dark fruit. Amazing aroma needs more bacon!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (8791) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle thanks to Grant. Pours a very dark brown with medium beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong maple syrup, coffee bean, chocolate. Thick mouth, maple, roast, coffee bean, chocolate, nice booze, really enjoyed this one.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GIJOE (1077) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - APR 28, 2016
Pours black with a thin tan head that fades fast. Sparse lacing. Nose is sweet like sniffing a breakfast of pancakes drenched in warm pure maple syrup, with a side of bacon. The taste is sweet at first, but followed quickly by a wave of bitterness, like chewing an espresso bean. Full bodied brew with mild carbonation. Excellent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jtclockwork (13523) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 27, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 22, 2016 Bottle -Pours black tan head - nose/taste of cinnamon, sweet maple bacon, coffee, roast chocolate - full bodied

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RasmusOtt (2162) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2016
Growler. Pours black with no head. Pours black with no head. Aroma of sweet flavored coffee - almost like an ice coffee. Weak smoke, fudge, toffee, butterscotch and vanilla. The coffee is really dominating and delicious. The taste has that some fresh and sweeter smelling coffee with other nuances of weak tobacco, chocolate, toffee, vanilla and a slight smokey end. This is something to really enjoy and that will give most people a wow-experience. Atleast I had one!


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