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Coffee Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
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1,845 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,845
Reviews: 755
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 594
Gots: 213 | FT: 12
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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3.85/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from can into pint tulip - no best by date visible -

A: Pours a deep brown with one finger head that descended into a thin frothy tan lacing, decent carbonation.

S: Faint whiffs of coffee , slight roasted malts and barley.

T: Light coffee hints with a smooth creamy feel , slight roasted malts and barley, minimal hops.

O: This is almost exactly like drinking an iced coffee , a little on the thin side but tasty non-the-less , worth a try.

Serving type: can

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Smell - roasted malt and dark chocolate at first. Coffee comes through later and the balance is excellent.
Taste- coffee is prominent, as is a sweetness from the malt and a bit of roasty bitterness. The aftertaste is long and focuses heavily On the roasted qualities of the drink.
Mouthfeel/ drinkability- feels at first thin- not in a bad way, just not heavy and filling like some beers. The beer is refreshing because of how well balanced it is. The coffee/roasted taste lingers and is quite pleasant. The complexity deepens as the beer warms and more caramel tones come through.

Serving type: can

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Coffee Bender from Surly Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,845 ratings.