drinkinian (1) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2014 does not count
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
good strong smoked flavor. not sweet like the name implies. a good solid ale
Mittenator (1609) - Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2014
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
Two year bottle I've been scarred to open.smells kinda tootsie rolley. Liquid smoke, shitty bacon and grass??? Gross. 10 people couldn't get through half of it.
dojken (363) - - APR 27, 2014
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Flaska. Intressant knappast mer. Baconsmaken sitter som klistrad i gommen o du får inte bort den. Nja öl jag vet inte.
RichTheVillan (4685) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
tommann (3012) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
Niall73 (2284) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
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.
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harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from Tommann. Sweetish aroma. It’s a little musty. sweet. Not for me. Some maple syrup.
Hinchy (3) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 22, 2014 does not count
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
bgb1991 (131) - AUSTRALIA - APR 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
squeelynially (3) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014 does not count
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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!