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Coffee Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,822 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,822
Reviews: 755
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 591
Gots: 213 | FT: 15
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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NStLincoln

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4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I love coffee and I really love beer, let's see how they go together.

Coffee Bender is chestnut brown or very dark amber when held up to light. The head is creamy and a shade darker than tan.

Surprisingly light on the coffee aroma. I get a lot of sweet roasted malt. Reminds me of chocolate malto-meal.

And there's the coffee! The initial taste is still chocolate malt, but the coffee bitterness jumps in and finishes strong. The transition from dark malt to coffee bitter is smooth and well done.

Serving type: can

01-26-2011 21:06:37 | More by NStLincoln
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Coffee Bender from Surly Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,822 ratings.