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Coffee Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,846
Reviews: 755
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 594
Gots: 213 | FT: 13
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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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

16oz can served in a coast oversized tumbler. Can dated 2/19/11. Sampled 10/28 and reviewed from notes.

A- pours a very deep brown. Resilient, 2-finger thick head. Looks excellent

S- coffee (duh), with a hint of cream. Hidden hop bitterness. The coffee has definitely faded, but it's still fairly present, and not bitter/acrid/stale as one might expect. On the dry end compared to a fresh coffee. Very pleasant.

T- opens as a normal brown ale with simple malt sweetness / nuttiness. Full for the style, but still small. Maybe a hint of chocolate. Finish is all coffee. Very smooth...

M- good body, but not chewy. Smooth carbonation. Has a bit of a stout feel to it, but maybe it's the coffee reminding me of a coffee stout.

O- tasty, but not overbearing. Easy drinking and refreshing, which isn't typical of a coffee beer.

Serving type: can

10-30-2011 03:09:11 | More by fo5s
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Coffee Bender from Surly Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,846 ratings.