StFun (567) - Indiana, USA - JUL 25, 2011
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
HUGE thank you to Hopscotch for sending me this. Damn Son! What a beer. I am a fool for more experimental stuff, and this takes the cake. Best aroma in any beer that I have ever had. Maple, bacon, coffee, its all there. Smells like breakfast. I literally could smell this beer all damn day. Pours a deep brown with minimal lacing. Taste is heavy and sweet, coats the palate with a viscous oily residue. Delicious. Simply delicious. I am in love. And, I NEED more.
jandd1983 (3832) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - SEP 17, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to Greg. It poured a dark brown to black color with a tan head. The aroma was of toffee, toast and some bread. The taste was similar to the aroma with more toffee, toast, bread, some maple a touch of bacon and caramel. It had a bitter and a dark malty finish. Mighty tasty.
gregwilsonstl (2111) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 17, 2016
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Smells like coffee. Lots of maple. Vanilla. A lot of coffee. Thick. I need pancakes. Thx markwise.
Strykzone (6720) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2016
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Sampled at Doranís. Thanks Gregwilsonstl. Black with a tan head. This smells awesome. Coffee, chocolate, and maple. Rich and big. The flavor is also a wow. Only a small tick behind the aroma. The Awesome-O-Meter is pegging. Everything in the aroma is tasted and it works so well. Cinnamon spice and light sugar with more brown sugar. Awesome stuff!
jc1762 (798) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 15, 2016
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Thanks Huhzubendah for sharing the bottle and my first perfect beer! Poured into a snifter showing thin rims of coffee, pitch black center, and a finger of latte colored foam.
The nose is an intense mix of maple and coffee that blends together to form equally intense notes of milk chocolate, french vanilla, cappuccino with a light bacon undertone becoming more apparent upon warming up. I could go on forever, but each note deceptively changes into another as the beer warms.
The palate is fully and smoothly carbonated with a light foamy body - the perfect airy porter mouth feel. Flavors of the same on the palate. Moderately intense vanilla showing constantly throughout on the background ending on a lightly sweet yet cappuccino/latte bitterness with the vanilla and coffee seeming to go on forever on the linger.
Huhzubendah (3481) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 14, 2016
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Iíve been wanting this beer since I first learned of it upon its release.
Dark body, near black, medium viscosity, small collar. The aroma is where this beer begins to take off. Oh my. Chocolate, vanilla, smores, breakfast sausage, maple. The flavor is also top notch, following the aroma. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Complex and absolutely delicious.
thepatrickman (837) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 6, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle split with a friend. This is one intense beer. Thereís so much flavor going on that itís hard not to be equally overwhelmed and impressed. The dominant flavor is coffee, which hits halfway through with a bitterness that lingers, but thereís also a good amount of chocolate malt sweetness that makes it taste like a coffee stout. As it warmed up the maple syrup really came out, although I never really noticed much bacon flavor except for a bit of smokiness. This is one mad, beautiful creation.
AndySnow (6723) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Where: Sweet & Sour 2016.
Appearance: Black colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Chocolate, roasted malt, maple syrup, dried fruit, coffee.
Body: Full body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, caramel, alcohol, some bourbon.
markextrae (3895) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at north vs south tasting. Poured a dark black colour with a light tanned head. Nose of dark espresso coffee, smoke, dark malts, molasses, maple syrup, vanilla Cream, mocha. Taste is sweet chocolate, syrup, dark coffee, bitter, light bacon. Light sweet but intense bitter finish.
PorterPounder (7333) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2016
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tallahassee, Fl - on tap at Proof. Motor oil black pour, mocha colored head that dissipates quickly. Delectable, sinful, aroma of maple syrup and bittersweet chocolate. Delicious flavor, very similar to Boston Cream Pie, maple syrup, a brief tinge of smoked meat, but not much. Thick, rich mouthfeel. Like any prescription, good in small doses, a full pint of this would have been too much.
linusb (848) - SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2016
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2016 A: Deep dark brown with a light brown head that leaves a thin lacing. N: Maple syrup, coffee, caramel T: Deep espresso, maple syrup, hint of liqourice O: Very heavy on the coffee and maple syrup! Very nice as well!