Coffee Bender - Surly Brewing Company
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4.08/5 rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4
A - Very deep chocolate brown color. Light brown head settles at a thick ring, nothing in the middle. Lots of little lacing dots.
S - Medium roast coffee is the dominant aroma here, the original bender's caramely malty sweetness lurks the background.
T - An oily and bitter toasty coffee flavor start us out, then vanilla cream highlights and a more intense coffee flavor. Not much else in there, the coffee flavor dominates. Finish is a very long lasting rich and bitter coffee flavor.
M - Medium to light consistency, oily at times. Medium carbonation. Perfect for the brown ale style.
D - I really enjoy the flavor of coffee so I really enjoy this beer. Being that its a coffee flavored brown ale with an average alcohol content, this is more drinkable than some coffee stouts that taste very similar.
This falls under the novelty COFFEE (uppercase) beer (lowercase) category. Not that I don't like this a lot, but I'd like to have a coffee beer that is more beer and less coffee.
Serving type: can
02-05-2009 03:52:35 | More by umustdrink
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