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SHIP BOTTOM THE BACONATOR STOUT

Curiously amalgamated omnivorously-named full body brewed with bacon and maple syrup lets fudgy chocolate-coffee creaming and molasses-smoked bacon fat integrate alongside ashen nut dryness (atop chewy caramel-burnt oats sugaring). In the midst, charred cedar seeps into the syrupy mocha richness. Cocoa-dried cola, hazelnut and espresso illusions simmer below the busy mix. Light oily hop slickness coarsens darkest regions.

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BUCKET THIRTEENTH ORIGINAL MAPLE STOUT

In the growler, robust brown body places dark chocolate malting and black coffee overtones atop sinewy maple-sugared sweetness. Dried cocoa powdering ramps up the roasted hop-charred bitterness a tad. Dark toffee, walnut and hazelnut undertones make small cameos.  On tap at Track 84, coffee-stained dark chocolate roast picks up dewy cellar earthiness and fig-dried black cherry desiccation above raw maple astringency.   

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