For this, we’re using Discourse v2.2.0.beta7.
When first navigating to the “All Categories - Latest” page, pinned topics display an excerpt of the post, but this excerpt no longer shows once the page is refreshed, as seen here, using the “Dark” theme:
The excerpt will display again after navigating away and back to the page. This behavior isn’t seen when using v2.2.0.beta4.
Thanks for any insight on this one!