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Uncommon Brewers Bacon Brown Ale



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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palme (4181) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2016
On tap @ Nedre Foss Gaard. This is a near clear really deep ruby colored one, not too much of a head on it really. It smells like a sweet bock that has been blended with sweet licorice, some cardboard and a little herbs. Not too bacony really. Mild gliding in the mouth and it’s somewhat soft on the carbonation. Prickling I’d say. Again, bockish in the taste. No real traces of the promised bacon here. Dark caramel sweetness and a little ripe plum. Not what the cake promised, but it’s definitely a drinkable, slightly dull one. 29.05.2015

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daje (4123) - NORWAY - APR 10, 2016
On tap at Nedre Foss Gård, may 13th 2015. Copper colored body with a small head. Aroma of licorice, herbs and toast. Taste of burned caramel, earthy hops, medium bitterness. Bacon? You’ll have to search hard for traces of it, seems they forgot the "generous serving of bacon" in my glass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (3617) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2015
Can at BeerTemple, Amsterdam. Aroma of malt, caramel, nuts, some dark fruity notes, hint of smoke, hops. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet with a moderate bitter finish. Medium bodied. Certainly an enjoyable Brown Ale, but where’s the bacon I was promised?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
20107589 (738) - randers, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2015
pour dark brown and hazy with a big grey head. roasted aromas with caramel hints, light sweet, light bitter taste. light oily mouthfeel, with an average carbonation. light bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (4553) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2015
Draught @ BrewDog Gothenburg. Pours tiny hazy dark reddish brown with a small frothy brownish beige head that leaves some thick lacing on the glass. Smell is malty, tiny fruity and tiny smokey with sweet bread, caramel, chocolate, dried pine needles, moist soil and orange peal. Taste is sweet, slightly bitter and slightly malty. Mouthfeel is soft, round, tiny astringent and medium bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with caramel, toffee, moist grass, dried pine needles and orange peal. Fairly solid brown ale. Bit on the sweet side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vjohans (717) - SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2015
Can from ølbutikken caramel, toast, alcohol, smoke, bacon, woody, brownhazy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, salty, light body, oily feel, soft carbonation, bitter,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (1978) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2015
Can. Pours clear brown with a smal offwhite head. Aroma is malty, hoppy, light caramel fudgey thing going on. Taste is more smokey, toasted malts, caramel, malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alexanderdahl (131) - DENMARK - JUL 18, 2015
Malty nose with hints of berries and chocolate. Slight tint of booze. Pours clear dark amber, with a light white head. Smooth malty taste, with a little bitternes. Not really much bacon to find.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (1761) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2015
From can. Pours a clear brown with a small, off white head. Aroma has caramel, malts, slight hops and maybe hints of bacon. Taste is more smoky with some toasted notes to it. Fairly sweet. Not much bacon i think, but still a simple and nice brown ale. Average to high carbonation and a semi-full body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Inbreak (4719) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 12, 2015
29.05.2015, tap @ Nedre Foss Gård:
Small shortlasting head. Aroma is light soy sauce, broth, weeds, hints of bacon. Taste is slightly dry and harsh, weeds, broth, burnt caramel, soy sauce, hay, grass. Medium bitterness, dry harsh mouthfeel. Meh!

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