LakeHigh (31) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAR 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
not bad at all. The bacon lends a smokey and slightly salty flavor. The beer was well ballanced, and very true to modern porter form with medium-light body and vigorous carbonation.
icehawk (614) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: Pitch black, no head by the time it made itís way from the bar to my table.
Aroma: Smoke, dark malts
Taste: Some fairly intense bitterness from smoke and bitter chocolate flavors. Bacon is more of a sensation rather than something actually tasted.
Palate: Very heavy, coating mouthfeel.
Overall: Drinks at a much higher ABV than listed. Really took some work to get this one down.
matt7215 (2080) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
growler shared by jsprime with me, joel and joe. nice dirty porter nose.light on carbonation. slightly sour, no bacon, touch of smoke. moderately ok.
byrumj (16) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 14, 2012
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A growler from the Chas Beer Exchange. Smells great. One of the best names for a beer....ever. Solid color. This is a well made porter and I got the bacon on the nose. Not as much bacon as I expected on the palate though. A really solid beer but it was a hefty price tag... I understand the price tag. But still hefty.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hooray! Back at the RBSG 2010 Grand Tasting I held in my hand a bacon beer. It was in my glass. It was in my hand. I smelled it. It smelled great. But you know how grand tastings can be. Somehow I never drank it. Now, FINALLY, I try my first bacon beer. And it was good. Served on draft at the brewery. Pours a dark brown color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of smoke, roasted malts, salt and nuts. Taste is roasted malts, salt, bacon, caramel, tart fruits, hoppy finish. Medium bodied. Nice beer.