cduncan14 (52) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - OCT 20, 2012
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured from bomber into a pint glass. The immediate aroma is smoke, smoke and more smoke. It is a hazy, apricot color. The taste is largely smokey, with a touch of maple but certainly no doughnut sweetness that the beerís namesake would lead you to believe. The aftertaste is lingering and is actually pleasant after the initial smoke flavor dissipates. You get a hint of bacon fat and sugary sweetness as the flavors fade. Overall this beer is very misleading and fairly disappointing. With a lighter smoke flavor, some of the more sweet flavors might come through. Better as a partner to chili as opposed to dessert.
junon (314) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - MAY 22, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is fucking quite incredible actually. Reading the ingredients...thought I was in for smoke bomb. Which I don?t mind. However it was surprisingly timid. The bottle and branding prepared me for something super sweet but was surprised yet again. To sum this beer up as shortly as possible...BALANCED. Maybe a bit more savory and thus beer would be great not just really really good.
Ed5388 (521) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle. Pours a hazy light brown with minimal off white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of smoke and strong sweet maple syrup. Tastes like a camp fire, but in a good way. Sweet roasted malt, smoke, and just a hint of maple in the flavor. I'm actually a big fan of this beer.
mnurda (959) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 18, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottled sample. Drank with an omelette and other breakfast type fare. Very smoky. Not my style of beer but i could appreciate it
robinvboyer (2578) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Murky brown pour, big beige head. The aroma is breakfast. Think bacon dipped in maple syrup. Smells just like sunday breakfast. The flavor is more of the same, the body is a tad watery, and the finsh s quite dry, and quick! There is next to no aftertaste, and no bitterness. An interesting beer, but it seems to be 80% aroma.
gilvanblight (679) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2013
1.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
Okay had to take a sip of the head after pouring. That was a ton of head very fast and I have to say that the initial taste of that head scares me a bit. Smells odd, just weird. Smoky and sweet and beer like. The smokiness is the strongest part. Taste is something else. It kind of tastes exactly what you expect it to taste like. The problem is that this isnít peanut butter and chocolate. I guess you make this because you can and people will buy it, but Iím not sure how many will enjoy it. Not I.
Metalchopz (1751) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Wanting to try this for a while, and finally got some more at the LCBO. Pours a cloudy deep amber colour with a big frothy off-white head that lasts a long time and has foamy lacing. Great nose of the smokey bacon with the sweetness (maple) of the donuts. Thankfully, the sweetness is quite mild in the mouth. A little fruity, but with the smoke taking over into the aftertaste. Not tasting the maple so much either, which would balance the smokiness a little better. Still, a real interesting smoke brew that has a daring name.
Fritz123 (239) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2013
1.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
Bottle share. Ugly pond looking pour with no head. Aroma was good with solid maple smell. Taste was awful. Smokie ashtray soot, bitter lingering aftertaste. Gross.
olr1984 (289) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 13, 2013
2.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
750ml bottle strong smoked bacon aroma the second I opened the bottle. Donít like this at all. Smoked sausage taste
Kshlava (35) - - MAY 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
If you're looking for something that tastes exactly like advertised, this is it. Hickory smoked bacon up front, maple syrup aftertaste. If I could have a 1/2 pint of this and a 1/2 pint of fouder's breakfast stout, I would be eating pancakes, bacon, and coffee for breakfast.
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kevinsenn (552) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2013
2.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
750mL bottle from LCBO. Hazy orange with big beige head. They nailed the aroma; pancakes, maple syrup, and bacon. The taste pretty much matches that I guess, but itís not something I really like in beer form; really smoky, sweet maple and pancakes, and an almost spicy smoky finish. Somewhat flat with a sticky sweet body. Couldnít finish the whole bottle.