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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2610) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1274) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DuffMan (6749) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gramity (1307) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 29, 2013
Cloudy orange with tiny white head. Nose is sweet hay/grass and light malt. Taste is sweet malt and tart funk behind. Thereís no bacon! Somebody bring home the bacon!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Nose of toasted and roasted malts, subtle salty smokey notes, a little herbal hop notes. Pours muddy brown, thin off white head and lace. Flavors of nutty roasted and toasted malts, fairly standard brown, a little hay dusty notes, very soft salty and smokey bacon notes. Decent carbonation, a little sharpness in the finish. Not unpleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rob_D_UK (782) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2013
Pours a light hazy woody copper brown with a thinning head to a film. Aroma is solvent, plastic phenolics, grass, slight smoke, and burnt notes- maybe a hitn of bacon, but it is messy and overkill with solvent and spice. Flavor is nutty, earthy, toast, light smoke, more plastic, phenol solvent, earth and a slick oily plastic and leather finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (4012) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Pours ok - brown with decent head and lacing, but smells like tin initially. Tastes with light hops but even thatís a stretch. Leave is sour with little bitterness. Lively carbonation. Another average brown ale. Tall can from the Strath in Victoria.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3335) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Bacon brown-amber body with a caramel-brown thin head, fed by lazy, but steady, carbonation. Wonderful amber malt nose with a unique, if undiscernable character that is at once both mysterious, and enticing. Candi juicy fruit flavors dominated the palate and clash with the quite different olfactory experience. Some bacon smoke on the finish, albeit a very subtle touch. Pretty understated for a "bacon" beer.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
nimbleprop (4880) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 18, 2013
16oz can pours a hazy caramel brown with some frothy, white head. Aroma makes it obvious... infection. Smells dusty, like an old couch and not much else. Flavor is sweet, malty, dusty, not too much happening. Watery finish. Way off.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tmoreau (2426) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2013
On tap at Lunar Brewing Co. showing a bright & clear brown tone, modest, bubbly, soft white head foam that diminished rapidly to a ring & film, and left some dots & dashes of lacing. The nose was mild, with light grain/wheat, some toastiness, and a touch of caramel. Less than medium bodied, a little watery, with low peppery bitterness, weak malt taste, and no noticeable bacon or smoked hints imo, even after a decent warming period. Bacon was the hook, but it didnít deliver. Very average Brown.


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