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Coffee Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,919 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,919
Reviews: 764
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 601
Gots: 215 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Purchased in DC at CT Ave Wine & Liquor. Canned on 3/29/13 and poured into a tulip glass.

Pours a brown coffee color with a 1.5 inch beige head. very nice looking pour . 4.5

smell is...COFFEE! we've got a super strong coffee scent here. just as i expected 4.5

taste is roasted iced coffee. this almost doesnt even taste like beer. not exactly sure how to take that. being a lover of coffee, i enjoy this, but if you arent a fan of coffee youd absolutely hate it. 3.75

mouthfeel - extremely easy to drink this one. medium body and medium carbonation. absolutely no bitterness or alcohol present. tastes like straight up coffee. 4.5

overall this is more like drinking an iced coffee than a beer. so with that being said its very hard to rate. bottom line is dont even approach this if you arent a big fan of coffee, because you will not enjoy it whatsoever. if on the other hand you enjoy a good cup of joe, youll enjoy this one.
4

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Coffee Bender from Surly Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,919 ratings.