Funky Buddha Brewery (Oakland Park, Florida) has announced that the Limited Release of Wide Awake It’s Morning Imperial Maple Bacon Coffee Porter will officially begin on Sunday, April 29.
Returning to serve as the next release in Funky Buddha’s Little Buddha Small Batch series, Wide Awake It’s Morning gives breakfast a boost by treating beer lovers to an imperialized version of the brewery’s infamous Maple Bacon Coffee Porter. This indulgent Imperial Porter goes next level by adding “some girthy gravity to the smokey, salty, rich combo of maple syrup, fresh roasted coffee, and bacon.” Weighing in at 9.5% ABV and 40 IBUs, Wide Awake It’s Morning is one eye-opener that can absolutely hold its own on any breakfast – or dessert – table.
Wide Awake It’s Morning will officially release in Funky Buddha’s Tap Room on April 29 and enter distribution shortly thereafter. You can expect to find this Little Buddha Small Batch offering available for a limited time in 22 oz. bottles and on draft at select beer-friendly retailers, bars and restaurants located in Florida and throughout the rest of Funky Buddha’s steadily growing distribution footprint. Prost!
Vital Information for Wide Awake It’s Morning from Funky Buddha Brewery
Release – Limited/Little Buddha Small Batch; April 29, 2018
Style – Imperial Porter
ABV – 9.5%
IBUs – 40
Added Ingredients – Coffee, maple syrup & natural flavors
Suggested Food Pairings – “Chinese red braised pork belly, veal rib roast with demi glace, Stilton cheese, hot chili butternut squash soup, smoked brisket burnt ends, mole chicken enchiladas, Belgian waffles with chocolate chips and fresh vanilla ice cream, chocolate-covered bacon, cardamom caramel palmiers.”
Fun Fact – On the beer’s accolades: “This highly sought after Buddha beer also shined in the RateBeer’s Best Awards for the year 2017 by winning a silver medal in the Best Beers Imperial Porter category and being nominated in the Top 100 Beers in The World! Wide Awake has also consistently achieved near perfect ratings on Ratebeer, Untappd, and Beer Advocate.”
Availability – 22 oz. bottles & draft
Beer Finder – https://funkybuddhabrewery.com/beer-finder