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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   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.


1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
harrymel (1448) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Canned 09NOV12 It’s a light brown on amber with a near solid sheet of fine light tan foam. Brilliant clarity. Smells of some urine, a little tallow and some sweet malts. Really unappealing nose. Flavor is grain, bitter, some bread, some biscuit and toasted malts with a hint of coffee. No real bacon flavor. Medium on thin for the style with moderate carb. Really nothing I can find particularly appealing about this beer, poor execution.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (5333) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
can, from lets pour.com. medium to lighter bodied brown pour. higher carbonation. fizzy head and mouthfeel. Nutty brown ale, bready, little to no pork/bacon notes. average brown ale

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jake65 (2533) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Can from the Nugget Market, Woodland. Brown pour of medium depth, a finger of creamy brown head. Nose of light roast and smoke, along with a noticeable amount of sweetness. Must be the buckwheat. Carries through to the taste... minus any real bacon taste. More sweet than expected... not bad, but I had different expectations.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4477) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2013
16 ounce can received in a trade with bytemesis. This pours opaque amber brown and has a creamy one finger head that leaves a layer. The aroma is cocoa and, yes, bacon. The flavor is those plus earth and some citrus hops. Nuts, brown sugar, and light smoke. Some really rich malts are heavy. This has a lot of nice stuff going on but not enough bacon. It falls a little short of hopes.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AmEricanbrew (5523) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Clear copper color with light tan head. Black licorice, herbal, minty aromas. light body, average carbonation. Dark caramel, mild dirt, nutty flavors with rootbeer spices-------&# comment

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6027) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Can:   Deep copper, thin sudsy tannish head, little lacing.   Seems like soft smoked malts on the nose.   Almost seems like some mesquite, or that charred wood one would use for smoking meats.   Moderate biscuitiness on the tongue, sweet, not sticky but I could see where too much of this might wear on someone.   Faint smokiness.   Got more on the nose.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Does feel a little like cough syrup on the backside.   Not all that hoppy, sweet, biscuity, with very faint smoke/mesquite.   Not as good or as interesting as I had hoped... as I do love bacon!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (13360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
22nd November 2012
Clear dark brown beer, massive cream coloured head. Unusual fruity nose - a little blackcurrant! Palate is light and airy with mild crispy carbonation. More fruits - slight Dr Pepper vibe, a little blackcurrant! Trace of bubblegum ester. Not much malt. Semi dry finish. Bacon? Maybe a trace of it in the aftertaste. Unusual and interesting beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thetmaxx (729) - West Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Poured from the can to a 16oz glass. Thick foamy head slowed my pour. Color is a nice caramel clear. Aroma is very much like a but brown, nutty, caramel, not really anything resembling bacon though. Flavour has a nice English /west coast bitterness to it. The flavour also gives some hint to the brown sugar, but again I’m reaching if I say I taste bacon. Anyways not a bad brown ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackEyePA (559) - USA - JUL 22, 2013
I liked it alot. Found it at Breastfest ’13. Really nice flavor, blanced and palate had some crispy smoky bacon aftertastes. Looked like a nut brown, so thats right. Overall really nice, different and well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9036) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 7, 2013
16 oz can poured a clear reddish brown with a lasting creamy ivory head. Aromas of carmel, brown sugar, light spice and a hint of bacon. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, brown sugar and light spice with a smooth lingering brown sugar finish.


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