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RATINGS: 747   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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This beer is our regular Bender beer with a cold-press coffee-brewing process. We steep 20 gallons at a time, so this beer will pop up at Tours, beer fests and special tappings. The coffee is roasted locally at Coffee & Tea Limited in Linden Hills.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Imperial_Scout (363) - Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Pours dark brown with tan head from can. Nose is coffee taste us coffee with a creamy end. Great body and a damn good brown.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jethro6191 (418) - Indiana, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Pours a deep dark brown with minimal head. Just a small wispy ring around the glass. Big coffee flavor and aroma with some chocolate, cream, and cola notes. Smooth mouthfeel that is a little thin. Light body with low carbonation. Refreshing and delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
NachlamSie (2723) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Can thanks to the other Ben. Serious coffee beer here. That’s one of the few styles I miss out in Denver. No one I know packages a coffee beer here that is as rich and genuine as Surly (or Bells or Terrapin or Founders). Deep, true whole bean coffee tantilizes my nose with a hint of sweet malts. Palate is medium. Real, rich coffee bean flavor to back up the aroma highlights the sweetish bready malts. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewHaMeister (153) - - MAR 15, 2014
16oz can pours a cloudy brown with a reddish hue and a nice tan head. Big coffee aroma with hints of caramel, chocolate, and hops. Slight bitter flavor with a clean finish. Delicious!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paincane (127) - Georgia, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Ruby amber body w/ creamy khaki head & good lacing. Espresso & roasted malt aromas. Intense coffee flavors w/ hint of nutty character. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gendv138 (976) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Can (canned 1/6/14) poured into a nonic pint glass. Pours a dark brown almost black color with half an inch of light tan head. Big coffee on the aroma, bits of dark chocolate. Tasting notes of big roasty and burnt coffee, dark chocolate, caramel. Very coffee forward on the aroma and taste, coffee flavors dominate. Thin mouthfeel. Medium carbonation and body with a semi-dry finish. Pretty easy drinker for coffee lovers.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
UkrainPubCrawler (92) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Another bravo to Surly for this delicious coffee beer. The aroma is as rich as the flavor in this amazingly tasteful beer. Rich foamy head with staying power. Amazing!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joeworrall (76) - USA - MAR 1, 2014
brought a pint can home from a trip to MN, along with several other Minneapolis area brews. It pours out dark, dark brown with a tan head and the aroma of expresso wafts up from the glass. The taste was quite bitter, much more so than other coffee stouts I have had. The mouthfeel is a little thin too, not as boozy as I had hoped. Worth trying, but there are other brews from Surly I like a lot more

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirLimpsalot (2059) - SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2014
@Gyllenbock: ganska diskret doft men en len och trevlig smak som är balanserad utan att sticka ut. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maltser85 (229) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Nose is of espresso and chocolate. Like a chocolate covered bean. Or iced coffee. Taste is exactly the same. Quite thin. Nice carb. Easy drinking.

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