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Bender - Oak Aged - Surly Brewing Company

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Bender - Oak Aged
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BA SCORE
87
very good

51 Ratings
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 16.79%
Wants: 8
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-24-2007)
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Reviews by HammerofThor:
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HammerofThor

Minnesota

1.1/5  rDev -72%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

The worst beer I have ever had. Ever. Including infected homebrew, skunky lagers, and year-old imports. I only gave this the score I did because 0 wasn't an option.

This was on cask at Grumpy's in Roseville. I can only assume that the cask was mistreated because what was served to me looked like a glass of iced tea. Completely flat with no condition whatsoever. It smelled rubbery and tasted like rubbing alcohol soaked into oak. There was nothing left of the original bender. Surly: use less oak. Grumpy's: casks should not be flat and left exposed to the air for extended periods of time.

Serving type: cask

12-24-2010 00:07:20 | More by HammerofThor
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Bender - Oak Aged from Surly Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.