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Coffee Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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1,841 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,841
Reviews: 755
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 590
Gots: 216 | FT: 13
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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AndyP612

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tall Boy poured into imperial pint on a brisk Easter Sunday morning before family time.

A- Pours a dark brown with red hints and a thick, lovely 2 fingers of tan head that dissipates semi rapidly.

S- Coffee forward. This is why Coffee Bender is my favorite breakfast beer. The nose alone is enough to get me ready for a day of work or leisure. Big, black aroma of coffee with hints of mocha.

T- The palate follows the nose on this beer. Big coffee flavor with teases of caramel, chocolate. Minimal sweetness as the Surly crew must enjoy their coffee as I do, black and thick.

M- Medium bodied. The bitterness of the coffee finishes semi-dry.

O- The perfect before noon beer for me and my taste buds. I try to go to the Blue Door Pub every Sunday to get my fix after my morning cup of coffee and the gym. I really appreciate that I can drink more than one of this beer. As opposed to most coffee stouts this is a brown ale and isn't as thick and filling. I may be biased but I love Surly. Cheers

Serving type: can

03-31-2013 16:51:34 | More by AndyP612
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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New York

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Maryland

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Wisconsin

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Pennsylvania

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Coffee Bender from Surly Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,841 ratings.