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Coffee Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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1,840 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,840
Reviews: 755
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 590
Gots: 217 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bender steeped cold for 24 hours in coarsely ground coffee beans from the Vinca Vista Hermosa plantation in Guatemala.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 05-28-2006)
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GoldenVIKE

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Kudos to Surly for creativity on this one...

A - pours a very dark brown with a mahogany tinge. very good 2-finger head which quickly dissipates into a ring and leaves a nice, sticky lace.

S - about all that's going on here is the smell of cold coffee. as it warms it smells like coffee that's had milk & sugar added.

T - cold coffee, with a little sweetness and nuttiness.

M - very light body... it's hard to get used to drinking a coffee-flavored beer that isn't a stout or a porter.

O - Overall Surly gets an A for effort. I'd drink this again and I'd recommend it to others, but I'm thinking there's a reason that you don't see too many coffee-flavored brown ales. It's good, but won't win any awards.

Serving type: can

05-30-2011 02:38:39 | More by GoldenVIKE
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Coffee Bender from Surly Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,840 ratings.