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Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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BenderBender

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,733 Ratings
THE BROS
91
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Ratings: 1,733
Reviews: 736
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 440
Gots: 208 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tavernjef on 02-04-2006

Here's what happens when substance meets smooth. This oatmeal brown ale defies traditional categories. Bender begins crisp and lightly hoppy, complemented by the velvety sleekness oats deliver. Belgian and British malts usher in cascades of cocoa, coffee, carmel and hints of vanilla and cream. An easy-drinking ale with many layers of satisfaction.
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Bender from Surly Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,733 ratings.