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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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Jimmys

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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

canned on 05/10/12.

A: very light brown, almost a deep dark red/amber hue. head is a dark shade of off-white. sticky lacing resides. good retention.

S: besides the coffee and chocolate, there is a decent amount of hops. not espresso/italian/french roast aroma, but more of a breakfast/medium blend. good complexity.

T: the chocolate is light, but battles with the coffee. both combine to provide bitterness to the body that is underlined with sweet, unfermented sugars. vanilla and caramel. a medium roast/coffee flavor works with the medium body and in my opinion could even be stronger. finish is roasty and dry. similar to the nose, good complexity.

M: medium bodied, low/average carbonation.

D: cool to have a "brown" coffee flavored brew. certainly drinkable, more of an early day beer imo. like i said above, could be hit with even more coffee to be the biggest flavor/aroma factor. right now that and chocolate are pretty much even.

Serving type: can

07-02-2012 23:41:42 | More by Jimmys
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Coffee Bender from Surly Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,840 ratings.