Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Smoked
Newport, Oregon USA


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RATINGS: 717   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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13 Ingredients: Briess Cherrywood Smoked Malt, Weyermann Beechwood Smoked Malt, House-smoked Hickory Malt, Great Western 2 Row, Munich, C15, C75 Malts; Applewood-Smoked Bacon, Pure Maple Flavoring, Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution & Independent Hops, Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast Specs: 14º PLATO 30 IBU 76 AA 30º Lovibond World Class Package: 750ml painted bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (3478) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy light amber pour with an off white head, big maple and light smoke aroma, sweet doughnut taste with maple hints of smoke, quite a forced artificial flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (2857) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2014
750ml bottle. Pours dark orange with a small head. Aroma is maple syrup, donuts and a little bacon. Taste is sweet with icing sugar to start and an artificial smoky finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Niall73 (1866) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
Bottle at the Hickster Invasipn. Pours a murky brown with no head. Smoke, maple, bacon aroma. Thin, no carb. Tastes of maple more than anything. Not good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (14128) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
Bottle from Tommann. Sweetish aroma. It’s a little musty. sweet. Not for me. Some maple syrup.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hinchy (3) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 22, 2014 does not count
Very strong initial aroma and punch on the taste. Aftertaste has bitter and thick lingering but a bit thin in the mouth. Great golden orange colouring, lots of lacing with an initial big pillowy head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bgb1991 (119) - AUSTRALIA - APR 22, 2014
Can smell the maple smoked bacon a mile away. A little sweet and some chemical taste afterwards. Takes awhile for it to develop into a pleasant taste, alot going on. Good effort, nice change up.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
squeelynially (3) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014 does not count
I can see why this beer divides opinion. It smells great, sweet maple syrup from the off, followed up by smoked bacon. Pours a murky orange with a thin head. Taste starts with the sweet maple, bacon is a subtle protein hint followed by the smoke. After a while the smoke does get a bit much but if you drink this beer at a nice leisurely pace then it is manageable. If you don’t like smoked beer stay away! If you don’t think beer can have a sense of humour, stay well clear!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ktwse (2229) - SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Pours hazy orange amber with medium white head. Aroma is literally a pancake and mape syrup breakfast with a side of bacon... Actually makes me long to be back in the States. Taste is bitter-ish followed by long sweet maple syrup finish. Creamy smooth body with soft carbonation. Weird, to say the least. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansalon (1613) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
Sampled at Gothenburg Beer & Whisky festival, April 12th. Pours honey amber with no head. Aroma is very sweet with maple syrup, caramel and toffee along with some roasted notes and smoked bacon. Taste is also very sweet with maply syrup, caramel and toffee along with some smoked bacon. Mouthfeel is quite oily and somewhat sticky with no carbonation. Aftertaste is also sweet with honey and bacon dominating. Very strange.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GBZ59 (1181) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - MAR 23, 2014
Botella de 750ml. Copa Globo de Palm (notas del 2012). Color naranja oscuro y apariencia nublada. La espuma, entre marfil y beige claro, crea una consistente capa. El complejo perfil aromático presenta notas intensas de sirope de arce, maltas ahumadas, caramelo quemado, tortitas y torrefacto con trazos de madera quemada. La entrada ahumada precede a un ascendente dulzor. Cuerpo ligero/medio y carbonatación moderada. Paladar viscoso. En el intermedio afloran toques de bacón y leve salado junto a sabores de galleta que permanecen el final dulce. Madera en el retrogusto. Una cerveza para “flipar” por las potentes sensaciones que muestra…y lo de menos es el color rosa de la botella!! 750ml bottle. Palm Snifter glass (from my 2012 notes). Deep orange color & cloudy appearance. Off-white to light beige foam creates a thick crown. Complex aroma profile shows intense maple syrup, smoked malts, burnt candy, pancake, roasted notes & burnt wood. Smoked upfront followed by arising sweetness. Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation. Viscous mouthfeel. In the middle, touches of bacon & slight salty with biscuit maltiness linger in a sweet finish. Woody aftertaste. You´re gonna be shocked by strong sensations but the pink color bottle won´t be the main one !!

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