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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Porter Brewed with Real Pig Parts. Who would have thought that what started as an inside joke amongst the Right Brain brew team would evolve into out most acclaimed beer ever? Brewed with REAL Mangalitsa pig heads and bones, this rich and chocolaty porter is infused with a symphony of salty, smoky, and savory flavors. Some have hailed it as the ’quintessential bacon beer’ while others call it a true breakfast brew. Regardless of what you call it, this imaginative and complex beer has to be tried to be understood.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bwa5879 (896) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 14, 2013
On tap at shakesperes, Kalamazoo MI. Dark black pour with a thin layer of light brown head, served in a goblet. Lots of lacing. Little creamy, little smokey like a bonfire. Thick foamy mouth feel, very low carbonation. Well blended flavor, chocolate and a hint of smokey finish, a little dry. Last time I had this at right brain it was woodier/smokier, a lot more character. Hope to try it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1543) - sacramento, California, USA - AUG 1, 2016
Shared at claimstake. Pours brown with off brown head. Aroma is smoke. Taste is salty an smoky. Nice drinking pig

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (9028) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 1, 2016
Claimstake bottle share. Pours near black with a thick tan head and a barnyard aroma. There is a medium-bodied dark malt flavor with a just a hint of pig. Smoky, salty and dry. My first meat beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - JUN 19, 2016
Notes from summer. Pours black. Aroma and taste are roasted malts, chocolate, and smoke.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RocknSkol (15) - - MAY 17, 2016
Black with a tan head. Aromas of Chocalate, expresso and smoke. Full-bodied flavor that is so smooth. I’d love to drink this with some smoked pork. Finishes fairly clean with a hint of Chocalate and smoke.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (4755) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 10, 2016
Sampled at GABF 2015. Based on the ingredients I was not sure what to expect. In the tasting glass appeared black with a dark tan foam cap. Nose is chocolate and some light smoke. Full rich body. Flavor is complex with Aromas of chocolate, smoke, and a earth. Finisj is big on chocolate and the smoke, and some bitterness as well. Really good.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PartyFowle (954) - - JAN 25, 2016
Nose like smokey barbecue, caramelized pork, molasses, liquid smoke, cocoa. It’s a cookout, a tailgate. I could smell it all day. Flavor has a saltiness at the finish, kind of ashy, low sweetness, a little milk chocolate. Lingering charred pork flavor. Thin body and appearance. Piggy!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Criz (348) - - AUG 21, 2015
Pours a pitch black. Aromas of smoke, salty meat, and coffee. Semi dry finish. Drinking this in the warmer side brings out more meat characteristics.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kipper8588 (32) - - AUG 8, 2015
Very good beer, light taste of cherry pie. Would definitely drink again..... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SiviS (40) - - AUG 8, 2015
Nice smoky start with a bacon hit at the end. This is a wonderful beer that really hams it up for you.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2015
[7342-20150704] Tap. Roasted oatmeal aroma. Dark cola brown body with a quick foamy tan head. Roasted oatmeal grains and soft meaty notes in the flavour. Medium-full body. Good, can almost taste the pig parts... but not really. (7/3/8/3/14) 3.5
(@ HopCat, Detroit, MI)


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