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Rogue "Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale"
Rogue Ale's - Newport, Oregon USA
Smoked Brown Ale (ABV 5.6%)

[Suggested Glassware: Dimpled Mug]

Rating: 3.5/5.0

Aroma: 8/10
Appearance: 3/5
Taste: 7/10
Palate: 3/5
Overall: 14/20

The pour was a murky orangey brown almost tea like in color with an average (1-2 finger) off white frothy head that was mostly diminishing, reducing to a scattered film with a small collar and fair runny lacing.

The aroma was very sweet and all about maple syrup with a sweet cookie malt and a doughy yeast along with notes of smoke, vanilla, butter and a hint of bacon.

The taste was lightly sweet and malty with a mild hint of maple syrup at first, but quickly became very smoky with a light bitter bacon ending. The flavor lasted an average time after the swallow, and was mostly about the smoke with a touch of bacon coming in at the very end.

Mouthfeel was almost medium in body with a slightly dry, syrupy texture and a mild carbonation.

Overall this is the most unusual beer I have ever tasted to date. That being said I did enjoy it and it had a pleasant aftertaste, although a little less smoke would have been more to my liking. I do have to say though, it did remind me somewhat of a glazed doughnut…

Sampled: 10/24/2012
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  • Mark
    Mark I will be drinking mine tomorrow. Should be interesting! :)
    November 7, 2012 - 1 likes this
  • KajII
    KajII Yes it will, I somewhat liked it but could not see myself drinking a lot of it..
    November 7, 2012 - 1 likes this