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Maple Bacon Coffee Porter Festival 2019


JANUARY 12, 2019

1 PM to 5 PM



(children & babies in strollers or carriers will NOT be permitted inside the festival)

General Info

At the Funky Buddha Brewery Backlot
Unlimited Beer Sampling from Funky Buddha & 50+ Local & Regional Breweries
Guaranteed Access to Purchase Bottles of Maple Bacon Coffee Porter
Craft Food Counter + South Florida’s Best Food Trucks
Live DJ Set

Funky Buddha’s award-winning Maple Bacon Coffee Porter returns on January 12th, with an epic beer festival featuring over 100 beers to taste from Florida and beyond. Enjoy unlimited samples of rare Funky Buddha beers along with limited offerings from over 50 guest breweries across the country. New this year is the VIP ticket option which includes early access into the festival, a fest exclusive bottle, and more!
(event details subject to change)

Acclaim for Maple Bacon Coffee Porter

Gold Medal, Specialty Beer – 2016 World Beer Cup
Number 1 Ranked Porter in the World –
Top 100 Beers in the World –
100 out of 100 –

VIP Access

Limited to 100 tickets plus any guest that purchases a One Case Ticket in advance. General Admission VIP upgrades are SOLD OUT! VIP access is still available through the purchase of VIP + CASE tickets.

VIP Ticket includes:

  • One hour early access to the festival – opportunity to try all beer before the rest of the crowd.
  • One fest exclusive bottle: Black Goblin (tequila and rum barrel-aged imperial ale with coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla, and lactose sugar)
  • Premier seating at panel discussions & events
  • Premium seating areas

About Bottle Sales & Pickup

Pre-order available at time of advance ticket purchase in one case (12) or four bottle allotments. Additional bottles will be available for purchase at the festival for ticket holders. Bottle pick-up and sales upon exit from festival grounds starts at 3pm. Bottle pickup good for day of event only. Ticket holders must be present to receive bottles. Bottles will not be held for ticket holders after festival close.

Tap List:

Funky Buddha Drafts

List is subject to change. Check back for updates. (last updated Jan. 7th)

MBCP & Variants

  • Maple Bacon Coffee Porter 2019
  • Free Range Kopi Luwak Maple Bacon Coffee Porter Variant
  • Jamaican Blue Mountain Maple Bacon Coffee Porter Variant


  • Louisville Bourbon Barrel-Aged Morning Wood Variant
  • High West Barrel-Aged Mint Julep
  • Bourbon Barrel-Aged Old Fashioned
  • Last Buffalo in the Park
  • Saint Toddy
  • Rum Barrel-Aged Batida
  • Rum Barrel-Aged El Jefe’s Coquito
  • Rum Barrel-Aged Pina Colada
  • Chardonnay Barrel-Aged Dreamers of Dreams
  • Chardonnay Barrel-Aged Undefeated Saison
  • Chardonnay Barrel-Aged Tripel Lindy
  • Tequila & Rum Barrel-Aged Black Goblin


  • Indian Moonson Malabar Nikolai Vorlauf
  • Jamaican Blue Mountain Snowed In
  • I’m So Excited, I’m So Scared
  • Chocwork Orange
  • Wide Awake It’s Morning
  • Nib Smuggler
  • Last Snow
  • French Toast
  • Save Some Room For Later
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • No Crusts
  • Fire in the Hole
  • Cosmic Journey
  • Grapefruit Miami Miracle Double Lateral IPA
  • Miami Miracle Double Lateral IPA
  • Melon Ballin’
  • Day Walker
  • Raspberry Floridian
  • Sticky Treats
  • Sticky Nuts
  • Dragon Fruit Berliner
  • Key Lime Pie


  • Floridian
  • Hop Gun
  • Crusher
  • Eternal Summer
  • Pineapple Beach
  • Tripel Lindy
  • Vibin
  • Hazy Daze
  • El Camino
  • Gloves Off

Guest Breweries

List subject to change. Check back for updates (last updated Jan. 4th)

2Toms Brewing Co
Sawyer: NEIPA brewed with Amarillo, Citra, and Mosaic hops
El Cucuy: Mole stout brewed with guajillo, ancho and habanero chilies, chocolate and cinnamon

7venth Sun Brewing
My Everything: Blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, vanilla and lactose berliner
Image Is Everything: New England IPA brewed with Mosiac and El Dorado hops

18th Street Brewery
Freaky Flow: (collab with Brewski) East Coast-style double IPA
Invisible Benefactor: Imperial Stout with peanut butter and chocolate

81 Bay Brewing Co
Here Plums the Sun: Sour ale brewed with plums, coffee, cinnamon, vanilla and lactose
Guzumba: Sweet stout aged on organic Ecuadorian cacao nibs and a Jamaican blend coffee

450 North Brewing
Flapjack Nuggets: Sweet stout brewed with maple syrup, lactose, vanilla and a touch of cinnamon
Hazy Nuggets: IPA brewed with galaxy and vic secret hops
Sunny Paradise Slushy: Fruited sour conditioned on pineapple, mango, and peach

903 Brewers
Birthday Sasquatch: Whisky barrel aged imperial chocolate milk stout with toasted marshmallow and double fudge
BA Birthday Sasquatch: Imperial chocolate milk stout with toasted marshmallow and double fudge

Aardwolf Brewing Company
Space Jam: Strawberry marmalade New England IPA
CCCP: Coconut Cream Pie White Russian Imperial Stout

Accomplice Brewery and Ciderworks
Maple Bacon Coffee Cider: Maple syrup, coffee and bacon flavored cider
Sneetches Cider: Acai berry cider

Aslin Beer Company
Volcano Sauce: Sour ale made with blackberry, blueberry, vanilla and lactose
Pinkies Up: 5x dry hopped IPA made with Citra, Galaxy, Nelson, Mosaic, and Amarillo hops

B Nektar Meadery
Punk Lemonade: Tart apple and lemon character with light raspberry sweetness
Core Crusher: Encompassing the apple in its entirety. Notes of earth and barn wood to compliment the dry, refreshing finish

Bangin Banjo Brewing Company
Autumn Serenade: Imperial Stout with maple syrup, cocoa nibs and orange zest
Blood Orange Grapefruit Gose: Gose brewed with seasalt and coriander with blood orange and grapefruit added

Barrel of Monks Brewery
Clotho: Tripel ale aged in apple brandy barrels for 1yr. Notes of honey, vanilla, caramel apple, with hints of cracked pepper and oak
Chocolate Strawberry Singel: A light belgian singel ale with rich notes of chocolate and light strawberry character

Bayou Teche Brewing
The Waking Dead: Coffee kolsh
Techeticles III: Triple IPA, dry hopped a pair of times

Broski Ciderworks
Passionfruit Cider: Brewed with passionfruit
Apple Pie Cider: Brewed with roasted apples, brown sugar, vanilla and spices

Cigar City Brewing
Barrel-Aged Snack Attack: (Funky Buddha & Blue Jacket D.C. collab) imperial porter with FL sea salt, cacao nibs, vanilla, and dry roasted peanuts
Margarita Gose: Gose-style ale with orange, lime and salt

Copperpoint Brewing Company
Coco for Coxness: Imperial stout brewed with cocoa nibs and fresh coconut. GABF 2018 Gold Medal Winner – Chocolate Beer category
Key Lime WTF: Hazy DIPA dry hopped with mosiac and citra lupulin powder. Brewed with locally sourced key lime for a tart finish

Coppertail Brewing
Seasonal Relief: Imperial stout brewed with elderberry and goji berry
Guava Pastelitos: Light berliner brewed with guava, raspberry, and vanilla

Crooked Run Brewing
Merrang!: Pastry Berliner inspired by lemon meringue pie, with lemons, Mexican vanilla, milk sugar, and graham crackers
Coming to America: Double IPA collab with Proof Brewing solely brewed with African hops

Devour Brewing Co
Neon Daze: Blonde Ale brewed with ocean breeze fruit blend tea. Aged on hibiscus blossom
Fruity Loops: Blonde ale aged on Skittles Candy

Due South Brewing
Land, Sea, and Air: Brut IPA with cashmere centennial, ekuanot, mosiac and simco hops
Saigon Blonde: Blonde ale with lime, cucumber and jalapeno

Dunedin Brewery
Ritual Madness: Tart belgian dark strong ale aged 10 months in cabernet barrels with oregon red raspberries and brettanomyces (silver medal winner world beer cup)
Dram Alter: Saison brewed with organic golden raisins, cinnamon and oak

Florida Avenue Brewing Co
Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout: Bourbon BA Imperial stout with maple, cinnamon and vanilla
Neapolitan Berliner Weisse: Berliner brewed with strawberry, chocolate, vanilla and lactose

Florida Keys Brewing Co
Bean Me Up Scotchy: Vanilla bean and scotch infused oatmeal stout
B.I.G. Brown Ale: Coconut infused brown ale

Forbidden Root Brewery
Big DAMN Scoop: Fried ice cream golden stout
Assembly Required: Sour Mango IPA 

Four Quarters Brewing Company
Pickleback: Bourbon barrel aged light sour ale with cucumbers, honeydew and fresh dill
Waffle Star: Imperial milk stout with coffee conditioned on bourbon barrel aged maple syrup soaked belgian waffles

Garagiste Meadery
Cilice: Raspberry, cherry and red currant mead fermented on bourbon staves
Purple Waffle: Raspberry and blackberry mead with maple syrup

Gulf Stream Brewing Company
Holograms: Imperial DDH DIPA with juicy aroma bomb of persimmon, candied orange, ripe mango and esters of bubblegum
Paloma Spritza: Paloma cocktail inspired sour has tons of fresh squeezed grapefruits, lime, and honey, all aged on tequila oak

Invasive Species Brewing
Mosaic Mo Problems: IPA brewed with Mosaic Hops
Sour Scoop: (collab with 3 Sons) Neapolitan flavored berlinerweisse
Lazer Shark: NEIPA triple dry hopped with SA Southern Passion, African Queen, and AU Vic Secret

Jdubs Brewing Company
Rosemary & Blood Orange Berliner: brewed with large amount of blood orange puree, a touch rosemarry, and pinch of sea salt
Macaroon Imperial Stout: sweet and roasty imperial stout brewed with six pounds of coconut per barrel

Kane Brewing Company
Mexican Brunch: Imperial milk porter with coffee, maple, cinnamon, cacao and chilies
Secret Mezzanine: Brewed with American Two Row, lots of wheat and a small amount of British caramel and hopped in the whirlpool with Simcoe, Chinook and Mosaic then dry hopped with a bunch of Eureka, Chinook and Simcoe

LauderAle Brewing Company
C Porter: Porter brewed with coconut for a sweet, smooth finish
Maple Bush Brown: Brown ale with notes of caramelized nuts, milk chocolate and maple

Lexington Brewery & Distillery
Kentucky Old Fashioned: Imperial amber ale brewed with cherries and orange peel. Aged in KY bourbon barrels for 8 weeks
Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale: Imperial cream ale brewed and aged on madagascar vanilla beans. Aged in KY bourbon barrels for 6 weeks

Lone Pine Brewing Company
Oh-J DIPA: A carefully selected arrangement of late-addition hops produce a pure citrus punch
Chaga Stout: Balancing citric west coast hops with Chaga from the ME woods. Chaga provides vanilla and earthy spice

Lord Hobo Brewing Company
Museum: Triple IPA with Citra, Mosaic, and Galaxy
Boom Sauce: NEIPA featuring six hop varietals and a blend of spelt, oat, and wheat

MadTree Brewing
Joon: Ale aged in gin barrels with juniper berries and ginger
Are You Ready For Some Darkness?: Stout brewed with hemp seeds. Aged in bourbon barrels

Mathews Brewing Co
8 Way Santa: Belgian Tripel Ale aged for 7 months in whiskey barrels
Better Than Yours: New England style double vanilla milkshake IPA

MIA Beer Co
Tremenda TIPA: Triple IPA
Encanto de Amor: Award winning Berlinerweisse made with raspberries and passionfruit

NOBO Brewing Company
Go Fluff Your Nutter: PB&fluff brown ale 
Red White & Boom: cinnamon whiskey oak aged imperial stout

Non-Prophet Brewing Co
Strawberry Basil Kombucha
Pineapple Turmeric Kombucha

Odd Breed Wild Ales
Stabbing Elbows: Heavily fruited cherry wild ale
Artistic Bugs: Strong golden wild ale

Ology Brewing Company
Hop Gradient: DIPA
Sprinkle Factor: Guava passionfruit tart milkshake IPA

Orchid Island Brewing
Star Ruby: smooth and juicy double IPA. Dry hopped with Amarillo, Centennial, Citra, Simcoe and locally grown grapefruit zest
Mimosa Brut IPA: brewed with 100% Pilsner malt base, Centennial and Citra hops and finished with fresh Glo tangerine juice and zest

Playalinda Brewing Company
Surreptitious: Belgian-style specialty honey ale, made with local honey
Key Lime Slice: Fresh, Florida Key Limes give this refreshing blonde ale a terrifically tart twist

Pontoon Brewing
Snozzberries Taste Like Snozzberries: Berliner with strawberry blackberry black currant vanilla and milk sugar
Earth Shifter: Imperial stout aged in maple rum and maple bourbon barrels conditioned on maple barrel aged coffee beans
Gravity Glaze: BA Imperial Stout aged in Apple Brandy, Vanillla Bourbon, Four Roses and Cinnamon Vanilla Whisky barrels with tongan vanilla and apple pie spiced coffee beans
Triple Combustible Pineapple Milkshake IPA: Tripel NE IPA with over 800lbs of pineapple, vanilla and milk sugar

Proof Brewing Co
Grandpa’s Goin Nutz: Boubon barrel aged milk chocolare stout with peanut butter and toasted coconut
Strawberry Banana Evil Kiss: Traditional Berliner with strawberries, bananas and vanilla

Prosperity Brewers
Mexican Hot Chocolate: Milk stout with sinnamon, vanilla beans, cocoa nibs, and ancho chiles
MSRP: Mosiac, Simcoe, Rye Pale Ale

Red Cypress Brewery
Imperial Death Roll Stout: Imperial english sweet milk stout

Robot Brewing Co
Cache Me Outside: Mixed berry berliner
Exuberance Upgrade: Sour with coffee, vanilla, lactose and cinnamon

Sailfish Brewing Co
Barrel-Aged Drinkin Thing: Bourbon barrel aged barleywine
Cut My Life Into Peaches: Imperial sour ale brewed on TONS of peaches

Saltwater Brewery
Confused in the Morning: Belgian tripel aged on belgian waffles. coffee and maple syrup
Hazelnut Mayday: Hazelnut imperial coffee porter

Slim Pickens Cider and Mead
Jealous Punks Can’t Stop the Dunks… and Donuts: Donut caramel cinnamon apple cider reminiscent of an apple fritter
True FuPick-ens: incredibly righteous cider with a plethora of fruits, spices, and adjuncts

Tarpon River Brewing
Stan Lee: Cacao nibs and vanilla imperial stout
Prickly Pear Gose: Kettle sour beer with flavors of a prickly pear margarita

Tomoka Brewing Co
Tom Yum Thai Gose: Brewed and dry-peppered with 4 different types of hot peppers, and coriander, salt, and lemongrass
Tart Dark Cherry: Sour ale brewed with tart black cherries

Toppling Goliath Brewing Co
Dragon Fandango: Kettle sour, blended with dragon fruit, mango and passion fruit puree
King Sue: Citra hopped double IPA
Pseudo Sue: Single hop pale ale with ferocious aromas of grapefruit, citrus, mango and evergreen

Walking Tree Brewery
Barnacled Manatee: English Barleywine
Sassy Flamingo: Tart Cherry Sour

Wicked Weed Brewing
Dark Age: Imperial Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout with Coffee
Metatropics: Foeder Aged Brett Farmhouse with Pineapple, Mango, Grapefruit, Passion Fruit and Dry Hopped

Wynwood Brewing Company
Mango Passionfruit: Berlinerweisse brewed with mango and passionfruit
Barrel-Aged Grand Pops: Whiskey barrel aged imperial porter


Q: How many bottles of Maple Bacon Coffee Porter can I buy?
A: Additional bottles of Maple Bacon Coffee Porter will be available for purchase at the festival for $15. We will be accepting cash and credit. 

Q: How much will Maple Bacon Coffee Porter cost?
A: 22oz bottles cost $15 each – some bottles are included in different ticket options.

Q: Will there be any day-of ticket sales?
A: Yes, day of pricing will start at $65 for general admission. 

Q: Can I bring bottles to share?
A: Outside alcohol, food, or drink will not be permitted inside the festival grounds. Unfortunately, we do not have liquor license access extending into adjacent parking lots – and do not recommend conducting bottle shares in the areas.

Q: Can I bring water to the festival?
A: Clear, empty water bottles or empty canteens will be permitted into the festival grounds. Opaque bottles, mugs, and growlers containing water will not be permitted. Free water stations will be set up at the festival to refill your water.

Q: Can I bring my kids?
A: This event is for adults age 21 and over only. No children including minors or babies will be permitted on premise of the event. 

Q: Can I bring blankets, coolers, chairs, or tables?
A: No, unfortunately, no outside blankets, coolers, chairs, or tables will be permitted on the festival grounds.

Q: Can I bring my dogs/monkeys/parakeets?
A: We’re sorry, but animals are not permitted on the festival grounds.

Q: What beers will be on draft? Do we need tickets to purchase beers?
A: Upon entry, you will be given a brochure containing a map and festival draft list. In the meantime, our festival draft list is now available on . You will not need to purchase beers once in the festival. You will be given a souvenir sample cup upon entry which can be used to taste 2oz samples of beer at any of the stations set up throughout the festival. Sample pourers will be instructed to follow safe service standards and will refuse service to individuals who are openly intoxicated. Please be responsible!

Q: Will your tap room be open during the event?
A: Our tap room and brewery will be closed during the festival but will open on January 12th starting at 4pm. On January 13th we will resume normal hours of operation. We will have some fun beers on tap throughout the weekend in the tap room as well.

Q: Will food be available?
A: Yes. Craft Food Counter & Kitchen will be on site serving yummy grub, as well as the following food trucks: Box of Chacos, MOD Pizza, Captain Lobster, Hoffman’s Chocolates, Di Big Jerk, and Fat Boyz BBQ.

Q: If I need to leave early, can I get my bottle in advance?
A: Bottle distribution and sales will take place upon exit from the festival. We will formally start distribution at 3pm, simply because the entrance/exit will need to be transformed to accommodate bottle distribution and sales.

Q: Will growlers be available for purchase?
A: No – growlers will not be for sale at the festival.

Q: Is there a good place to stay if I’m coming from out of town?
A: Yes, we have a great corporate rate at the Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale East. Festival goers will enjoy complimentary shuttle service, free breakfast, free parking, free wi-fi, and will even be able to purchase Funky Buddha beers in their lobby bar!

Q: Where can we park?
A: We strongly recommend that attendees carpool or ride share to the festival!
You may park in the following lots.
-The public lot directly south of the main tap room entrance. (no fee)
-Either of the grass fields on the west side of Dixie Highway and 38th Street
Please do not park on our neighbor’s lawns, or in front of their driveways, or in front of businesses down the plaza along Dixie Highway. Our neighbors may tow!

Q: Are there any public transportation options to the festival?
A: We encourage everyone to use UBER, Lyft, and other transporation services to ensure a safe ride home. 

Q: Will you have a designated driver ticket?
A: Unfortunetly, we will not have any ticket of that type.