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Uncommon Brewers Bacon Brown Ale

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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It’s a simple fact of life: bacon makes everything better. From eggs to ice cream, delicious bacon is turning up just about everywhere, Our uncommon contribution to this cured pork renaissance is the Bacon Brown Ale. This is a West Coast Nut Brown Ale brewed with toasted buckwheat and a generous serving of bacon-cured pork.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (3843) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Very slight bacon aspect that you probably wouldn’t recognize as such unless it said so on the can. that said, this was a pleasant brown ale, robust in flavor and smooth. Enjoyed, just not as bacon-y as i hoped :)"

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
MattH (648) - California, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Can. Darker brown pour. Aroma of caramel malts. Flavor is a little bacon and some maple syrup like sweetness, along with a little bitter character.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (855) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Keg, pours dark brown, aroma has caramel malt balancing with mild smoke, not much bacon. Texture is creamy, carbonation is average.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1199) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Keg in the North Bar, Leeds. Deep brown with a cream head. Disappointingly there’s very little in the way of bacon notes. Tasty non the less. Toasty with caramel and coffee and an ashy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (2328) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Can at Craig’s. Pours brown, nose is light toffee, smoky, taste is a little smoky, dry, toffee, it needs more bacon.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Pours clear dark brown with a thin off-white head. Aromas are light smoke and light brown malt. Taste brings more sweetness than smoke. Medium to light body, clean finish, little thin in the mouthfeel. OK.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewje41 (464) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUN 16, 2014
16 oz can pour. The curiosity got to me on this one. Pours dark cola like with fizzy tan head. A decent nutty flavor with a little smoke to it. Not really getting any bacon out of this, but it tastes good as it is. Flavorful. Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5482) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2014
From the bottle this poured a medium brown colored body with a tall (too tall) rocky tan head. The aroma had a faint generic maltiness with something "off" that may or may not have been bacon. I was expecting more from the flavor. This was pretty much like a standard brewpub brown ale from years back that has a charred bitterness that (again) may or may not have been bacon. One’s enough for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radagast83 (4676) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2014
Split a 16oz can with some friends. Poured a medium-dark brown color with a medium sized tan head. Aroma was some roasted malt, sweet caramel character, maple and a touch of meaty smoke. Flavor was maple, some light candy, and smokey bacon character. I was hoping for a bit more bacon notes in this.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fcjack1 (158) - Washington, USA - APR 11, 2014
16 oz can. Pours dark brown. Thin white head. Scent of smoke and malts. Taste is nice and smoky. A little peppery. Not bad.


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