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Cacao Bender - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

237 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.78%
Wants: 44
Gots: 2 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

zestar, Aug 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Jason, Apr 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.7%

mendvicdog, May 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

XmnwildX12, Dec 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

yourefragile, May 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.7%

drewone, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

mothman, Dec 06, 2012
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Gonzoillini, Dec 19, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev -0.7%

mdaschaf, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

HopHead84, Aug 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

On tap at Toranado Seattle on 8.30.14

Just a taste. Nice roasted coffee grounds, chocolate, a hint of vanilla.

HuskyinPDX, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 09, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -5.8%

Duff27, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

sweemzander, Apr 22, 2014
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KarlHungus, Aug 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.7%

smartassboiler, Oct 28, 2013
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mattmarka1, Jan 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

warnerry, May 29, 2014
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4.13/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ever so slightly hazy chestnut brown. Served with a moderate sized light tan head. Copious lacing. Aroma is predominantly lightly roasted coffee with notes of toasty cocoa, chocolate and roasted peanuts. There is a hint of vanilla as well. Flavor is a bit thinner than the aroma. Dry cocoa, peanuts, slightly bitter coffee and a tiny bit of sourness. Medium mouthfeel, a bit thin for the style. Moderate bitterness.

Florida9, Aug 11, 2012
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Cacao Bender from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.