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Cacao Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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Cacao Bender
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

190 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 39
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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mmulebarn

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -42.4%

11-12-2013 21:20:52 | More by mmulebarn
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Hopstout

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

07-25-2012 03:10:09 | More by Hopstout
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3/5  rDev -30.9%

05-09-2014 15:52:16 | More by mendvicdog
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -30.9%

10-28-2013 14:37:44 | More by smartassboiler
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tewaris

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%
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

Serving type: on-tap

09-23-2012 16:21:35 | More by tewaris
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

11-14-2013 14:35:32 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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PatrickKlopfenstein

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

04-04-2014 01:40:07 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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tourdot

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

10-27-2013 15:43:40 | More by tourdot
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Beestin

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

04-04-2014 15:58:23 | More by Beestin
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

10-29-2012 00:16:19 | More by sparx1100
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koes0024

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

11-14-2013 01:48:42 | More by koes0024
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Ross_Haddow

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

08-04-2013 17:51:13 | More by Ross_Haddow
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

05-09-2014 03:35:07 | More by yourefragile
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

09-25-2013 19:04:53 | More by Sludgeman
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seangibbs60

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

11-13-2013 14:48:01 | More by seangibbs60
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Revenant

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

10-29-2013 07:19:18 | More by Revenant
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einman

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

08-22-2013 03:03:49 | More by einman
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MNMike

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-09-2013 02:54:39 | More by MNMike
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-29-2014 18:44:34 | More by Eaglefan344
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oso

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-13-2014 06:25:33 | More by oso
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ElfKicker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-02-2012 19:08:11 | More by ElfKicker
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theminutemen

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7.8%

08-12-2012 15:56:42 | More by theminutemen
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TooGood

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-11-2014 21:01:20 | More by TooGood
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tbone64

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-11-2014 12:02:17 | More by tbone64
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jakea

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-08-2013 22:04:18 | More by jakea
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Cacao Bender from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.