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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.2   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Maple Bacon Coffee Porter.


Dunt's rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dunt (299) - Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Thanks a bunch for the rare tick Sean. This bottle is about a year old and itís held up incredibly. Pours a brownish black in color with almost no head formation. Nose is Maple Bacon Coffee Porter on steroids, the coffee, maple, and vanilla all pop quite a bit. There is some smoke character there as well. Flavor follows the nose only itís heavier on the maple syrup and bacon character. The maple syrup lingers nicely on the finish. Nice and smooth mouthfeel, not acrid at all from the coffee, no booze, almost silky. Great beer, Funky Buddha kills another beer. I loved the MBCP and this blows it out of the water.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TheEpeeist (3557) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2015
On tap at BrŁ Craft. Dark brown with some froth. Nose is coffee, light maple, molasses and mild smoke. Creamy, full-bodied with a tang. Taste is caramel, maple, smoke, faint bourbon and coffee. Lovely maple sweetness plays off the earthy coffee and woody bourbon. As good as expected.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (13594) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 6, 2015
Draft, Oakland Park. Near black. Aroma is syrupy sweet molasses, maple donut, bourbon...decadent. Very sweet, again maple doughnut frosting. Very thick body with a slightly boozy kick. Decadent. Not getting much bacon but thatís not a big deal. Moreish for such a beast. You can really see the appeal.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ctipping (274) - Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2015
On-tap at the Funky Buddhaís 2nd Anniversary Party. Poured into an FB snifter. Black without being inky. Small khaki head. Wispy and a little sticky. Intense coffee without ever being acidic. It rounds itself out with a touch of maple and some smokiness that mellows the coffee into an earthiness that is quite pleasant. A little over the top at first, but the full nose is quite nice. Like the nose, the coffee taste is intense and almost astringent. The acidity of it is just a little too much at first. The roasted malts mellow it, surprisingly, and give it a nice touch of smoke in the end. The maple is barely a hint, if I can even detect it at all. It just seems to be there as something that keeps it drinkably sweet at such a high ABV and coffee content. The coffee intense and maybe a little too intense. The rest of the beer drinks nicely, especially for 11.5%, which is how FB listed it on the board. Medium bodied. Nicely balanced except for the coffee. A really nice beer without being exceptional in any way. The way the coffee character blends with the smoked malts is its best characteristic.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Damico (2948) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Pours thick dark unclear deep coffee dirty brown black with a small darker beige head and light lacing. Aroma and flavor are divine bringing a blend of coffee and beautiful maple syrup showcasing in the nose, better balanced maple than any other beer I have had! Flavors bring the maple and coffe balanced again with no overbearing flavors and then the bacon is quite subtle with some smokiness blending with coffee so well.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
vtafro (4927) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Draft. Black pour with tan head. Sweet maple, dark sweet malts, almost candy aromas. Dark chocolate, maple and sweet flavors.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggsbowler (544) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2015
Draft at the Buddha brewery - lots of coffees, slight smoke, chocolate and sweet maple in the nose. Taste is fudgy, chocolate, coffee. Some bitterness in the end. Very rich flavors.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4205) - SWEDEN - APR 23, 2015
Sample at Huna Day. Pours black with small head. Lots of coffee chocolate maple syrup sweetness, very rich and flavorfull.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - APR 20, 2015
Tap at huna day, aroma is toasted malt, sweet maple and light smoke? Bacon is still hard for me to pick up, solid brown ale

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RobertDale (4341) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 30, 2015
32 ounce crowler. Pours black with a light brown thick head. Aroma of maple, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is maple syrup, chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt. Rich and creamy. Deserves the attention.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
williamstome (1386) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Black pour. Amazing aroma of French toast and maple syrup, flavor of French toast, coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruit, hint of peppers. Body is full, sticky, and sweet.


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