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RATINGS: 804   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.


GuamVice's rating

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
GuamVice (72) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2013
From can. Canned on 12/10/12. Pours deep brown with thick foam that does not recede much. Similar to a good stout. Totally unique aroma. Like coffee with cream, toast, and nuts. Just a but if hop aroma punches through. Taste is like bitter light roast coffee. The hop bitterness really lingers at the end. Mouth is thick and chewy. I was thinking I would like this better than the original since I'm a coffee fan, but I do not. Won't be drinking more than my 4 pack. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1282) - GREECE - AUG 1, 2015
From tap. Dark brown color with beige head. Roasted malty aroma, coffee, dusty cold instant coffee, light chocolate, caramel. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GuenSmith (28) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Poured coffee to caramel in color with a strong nose of coffee, caramel, and chocolate. Palate is oily in a way a good cup of coffee is, that clings pleasantly. Taste is straightforward coffee, chocolate, and a little bit of caramel with a surprising hop/citrus note that is right in the middle of the taste. If you like coffee or need an excuse to drink beer in the morning this is a great beer...tastes like another!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyReynolds (1068) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Can. Sad to say that Superspak has not had this one. So nothing fun to quote on this rating. That makes me a sad panda.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fraternie (916) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Straightforward and content with its identity, this is all black Folgers morning coffee and toffee malt. Strong roasted flavors, some hops lingers, a bit thin on the backbone and very one-dimensional, but easy drinking in the morning.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cousin_Larry (636) - - JUN 7, 2015
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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple (3552) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAY 29, 2015
16 oz can into a pint glass, from Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits in downtown Muscatine. Brown/black appearance with a lacy, light brown head. Aroma of strong coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malts and light earthy notes. Similar flavor with a medium body. Pretty damn good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiereLuc (1152) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 25, 2015
Brune aux allures de coca (reflets rubis pour être gentil). Le col de mousse est mince, l’effervescence est faible. Le nez présente un café froid légèrement fumé. En bouche, le café est plutôt cendré. La bière est relativement mince et la finale est plus terreuse.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigtaster (815) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2015
From a can into a snifter. Large beige head with medium bubbles, mostly opaque dark brown body. Nice full coffee aroma, some mocha, smells exactly like coffee ground that have been left in a percolator overnight, hints of barley. Creamy medium body, soft carbonation, oily, medium sweetness, moderate to low bitterness on the finish. Some smoke on the finish with more coffee and hints of toffee. Different and enjoyable.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
MacBoost (1534) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Can. Basically cold, carbonated coffee. So thin. Low boost. Waste of time. Wouldn’t drink again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3561) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Pour is a black with a small tan head. Aroma is espresso coffee with a large creamy richness. flavor is a nice coffee with an almost rich roasted nut. Finish is full of coffee and nice dark roast.


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