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RATINGS: 751   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7835) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 7, 2009
Can thanks to rollinhard. Pours with a dark brown head over a hazy brown body. Aroma of coffee, nuts, spice, roast, and vanilla cream. Taste is coffee, cinnamon, and French Vanilla. Watery mouthfeel, light bubbles.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4794) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2009
can thanks to rollinhard. deep brown pour with a ring of cream froth. nose is ground coffee beans. good on the palate with a huge flavor of coffee and a nice finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2009
Can thanks to rollinhard. Pours a brown with some ruby hues, beige head. Aroma of fresh coffee beans. Flavor of fresh coffee, dark roast, faint tartness. Medium body with medium carbonation. Pretty good!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2009
Can. Body-thin brown, thin ring of bubbles. Nose-spent wet coffee grounds, soil, old storage building-basically a mix of soil and coffee. Taste-light skunk, body odor, clay, earth ,soil, light wood. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mistersinalin (381) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAR 5, 2009
I like this beer anyway, but add the extra complexity of coffee flavor and it makes a different beer. I had it at the 8th street grill. The only thing that is weak is the coffee cup it comes in.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 4, 2009
Big ass can shared by JCB. Strong coffee grounds taste and aroma. Nice mix of bitter coffee and sweet brown ale. Think espresso and chocolate chips. Taste is more like sweet coffee. Very easy to drink, and you gotta love the 5.1%

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6782) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 2, 2009
Courtesy of markwise. Pours clear amber with tan head. Not much to be said about the aroma except it is full on coffee grounds and little else. The taste is similar with loads of coffee mixing with mild notes of maltiness in the background. Solid coffee brew but I think CCB’s coffee stout has ruined me on all others at this point.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - MAR 1, 2009
16oz can This poured reddish brown with a thin head. The aroma and flavor were of used coffee grounds. The finish is slightly bitter and a bit dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WallyWalrus (205) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 1, 2009
16oz can. Pours a ruby-hued Coca-Cola brown with great carbonation and a nice mocha colored head. Aroma is nutty and malty, with lots of roasted malt and coffee alongside some notes of chocolate and wood. Taste is medium-bodied and dry, with a taste of roasted malt and coffee (GOOD coffee, even!) giving way to a slightly sweeter finish with some additional chocolate notes. Nothing particularly complex, but just really well-executed. The high quality coffee they use shines through particularly well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (6602) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 28, 2009
copurtesy of markwise. Pours black with beige head. Aroma of roasted malts and coffee. Taste is easy to drink, light and plenty of nice coffee as well as caramel. Overall palate is thin. Goes down easy.


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