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Itís 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6180) - 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thetmaxx (732) - 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 Iím reaching if I say I taste bacon. Anyways not a bad brown ale.

   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 í13. 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9448) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patricks110 (1620) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
The appearance is actually awesome with a purely opaque black body and a thin finger of off beige head and a few lacing splotches. The aroma is a very light smoky scent with a mild moderate roasted malt and earthy espresso. The flavour lacks gusto and has a mild roast but lacks smoky bacon and has a nutty maltiness. This is still 1000 times better than Rogue Voodoo Bacon but its not a great brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx76 (585) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 29, 2013
On draught at na organic ale fest - pours clear dark brown. Nose of smoke and caramel. Taste of smoke, malt, and slight hop finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2540) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 22, 2013
473ml can. Pours dark brown, clear, small beige head that fades to a thin ring. Aroma is slightly nutty with notes of caramel and chocolate. Taste has dark chocolate, caramel and faint smoke and light toastiness. A little bitterness at the end and some dark chocolate notes. Average carbonation, medium body. Does not deliver on bacon flavour, despite that it still is a drinkable brown ale. But it would have been better with bacon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1204) - Maryland, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Appearance: medium amber brown with a short, light tan head. Aroma: sweet, with a bit of caramel, brown sugar, toast, and maybe a hint of smoke. Taste: sweet and toasty, with cereal grains, floral honey, brown sugar, maybe a bit of wood. Finish: clean, and slightly dry, with a bit of toasty nut character and again, just a hint of smoke. Notes: Not any bacon that I could detect. I expected at least a viable dose of smokiness halfway to a rauchbier or something. Nevertheless, the base brown ale was pretty decent, and this must be acknowledged.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DuffMan (6447) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 19, 2013
Can sampled @ Edmonton Craft Beerfest. Medium tea-coloured amber. Aroma is strangely a little winery, with faint green apple and light smoke. Caramel, light perfume, light acrid smoke. Watery, Not even a HINT of bacon. You know how to piss a guy off? Tell him "Baconís coming!", then donít give him bacon. Right now, Iím that pissed-off guy.

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