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Cacao Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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96
world-class

164 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%


Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Mahogany hued ale infused with coffee, vanilla beans and cacao nibs.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 07-20-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-23-2013 02:14:54 | More by zeff80
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4.09/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap @red cow
A-pours a dark brown color with a tan head that dissapears quickly nothing special here
S-Chocolate nibs with vanilla roasted malts slight coffee
T- this is where this brew shines what a great use of cocoa in an already great brown ale mixed with vanilla and malt the cocoa is so smooth
M-sweet creamy chocolate velvet
O- a great addition to a great brown ale

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2014 23:34:12 | More by gatornation
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Cacao Bender from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.