Brenhophead (569) - Perth, - JUL 23, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
1 pint can. Pours a clear red/dark brown hue with a fluffy off white head. I get a sweet buckwheat aroma but not alot of bacon. Big buckwheat flavour in this beer and as it warms in the mouth i get that meaty (bacon) like flavour on the back of the tongue. Nice beer but not overly complex.
slowrunner77 (5975) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 22, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
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 :)"
MattH (649) - California, USA - AUG 31, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
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.
spacecube (892) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg, pours dark brown, aroma has caramel malt balancing with mild smoke, not much bacon. Texture is creamy, carbonation is average.
gegwilson (1269) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
Stuu666 (2850) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can at Craig’s. Pours brown, nose is light toffee, smoky, taste is a little smoky, dry, toffee, it needs more bacon.
allmyvinyl (3610) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
andrewje41 (513) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUN 16, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
Cornfield (5504) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
radagast83 (4748) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
fcjack1 (162) - Washington, USA - APR 11, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
16 oz can. Pours dark brown. Thin white head. Scent of smoke and malts. Taste is nice and smoky. A little peppery. Not bad.