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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Smoked
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 698   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.


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3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidelis83 (1901) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Pours clear dark orange with a 3 finger chunky tan head. Aroma is woody maple, mixed wood smoke, vanilla, lactose, caramel, hazelnut and sweet malt. Flavor is nicely smokey, applewood and hickory definitely stand out as well as a little cherrywood, maple, it has an odd and not all that great tartness, I think just hop notes that stand out strangely from the maple sweetness, roast nuts, toffee, vanilla and caramel. Light to medium palate with creamy, slightly syrupy entry, then a too strong, blanketing and sharp carbonation comes in, finishes slightly slick with a lingering hop bitterness. Decent overall, I really, like the smoke blend, and the maple to a lesser extent, but the rest of the beer just doesn’t support it well.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours copper, smoky maple nose, burnt taste, smoky at first with some sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sir__v (574) - Lille, FRANCE - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle shared with friends @ home. Color: dar amber beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: maple sugar domination with some malty notes and caramel. Taste: maple sugar and caramel. Aftertaste: maple sugar.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
anthony850 (239) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Very smokey, nice bottle. Pink bottle on lake. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Randy4Beer (115) - - JUN 5, 2014
Pours very dark brown, with a very thick, quickly dissipating head. Powerful aromas of bacon and maple immediately waft up from the bottle and glass. Smells like a Canadian breakfast in a bottle. Tastes of very smoky bacon, with hints of maple coming through. Surprisingly not all that sweet, which was a welcome surprise. Overall, easy to dismiss as a novelty beer, but this one has some legs, and I could definitely drink it again.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
myrda (57) - - JUN 4, 2014
Brune très foncée, jolie mousse beige. Odeur de bananes extra mûres et de sucre semi artificiel. En bouche, bizarre. Métallisée, peut être un peu vieille... Sinon, chocolaté et mince en bouche. Arrière goût plutôt inusité: ferreux. Pas aussi impressionnant que la bouteille ou le style annoncé.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gyllenbock (4385) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle, thanks SirLimpsalot. Brownish with a small head. Aroma and taste of smoke, bacon, butter and something sweet. Strange and not really my kind of beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SirLimpsalot (2058) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
@basunen: ganska rökig doft. Smaken är typisk baconsälta och kanske inte mycket annat. Mycket torv och rök. Speciell. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OD40oz (773) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Not really my cup of tea but it definitely tasted like a maple bacon doughnut. It gets points for originality.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
drinkinian (1) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2014 does not count
good strong smoked flavor. not sweet like the name implies. a good solid ale

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Mittenator (1203) - Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2014
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.


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