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Cacao Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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Cacao Bender
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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

266 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 266
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.01%
Wants: 47
Gots: 3 | 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:
Mahogany hued ale infused with coffee, vanilla beans and cacao nibs.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 07-20-2012)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at ABR after waiting in a moderately long queue.

Looks like your typical porter/brown ale, not that I expected it to look any different. Now I really liked the aroma on this beer, insanely chocolate milkshake like; but the taste was a relative let down. Also, having had Bender way too many times, I can tell that there is some added astringency to this version which in my opinion is a downgrade from the regular Bender.

3.5/5

tewaris, Sep 23, 2012
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Cacao Bender from Surly Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.