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RATINGS: 790   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.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
richlikebeer (838) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2009
Looks smells and tastes like a cup of black coffee with a little bit of beer in it. Probably the best beer in a can I have ever had. I could drink this all day


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2339) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 24, 2015
Draft - espresso nose. Sip adds roast and slight grounds. Light considering the strong nose. Light sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (686) - Delaware, USA - APR 24, 2015
Very dark amber huge with a good looking tan head. Smells of metallic notes and coffee. Taste is strong coffee with some malt and hops. A little thin and fizzy. Overall good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (297) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2015
Clear mahogany, dark brown, light tan. Big coffee nose (obviously), dark roasted malts. Some bitterness, but not much in the way of sweetness. Light body, good amount of carb, shorter finish. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshmcg000 (369) - Iowa, USA - APR 19, 2015
Pours black with small tan head. Aroma is coffee, lots of it. Fairly light body, nice creamy texture. Lots of fresh coffee and dark roasty malts. Pretty normal stuff but very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2340) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 10, 2015
Deep brown in color. Strong coffee aroma. Light bodied with a coffee strength in the flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (5337) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2015
Sampled at ESBLS. Dark brown with a lot of amber. Minimal head. Lots of coffee in the aroma. That dominates the flavor, too. Dry and very roasted. Again, coffee. A little grass under that. Pretty good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vikingguy (880) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - APR 4, 2015
Black with ruby highlights when held up to light, small head. Sweet mocha aroma. Taste is sweet coffee, chocolate and caramel with light roasted malt and some hop bitterness that provides balance. Very smooth and pleasant tasting. Very nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tcon25 (174) - Duvall, Washington, USA - APR 4, 2015
can pour at home, thanks Andrew for picking this one up really awesome trying this one. you can pretty much sum this up in one way, "cup of joe in the morning, that is what this is, so much coffee, personally i love it.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewje41 (1060) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - APR 4, 2015
16 oz can poured a couple times recently, and this beer just keeps getting better and better. Pours a cloudy muddy brown color with a huge black coffee grounds aroma. Flavor is coffee up front, as expected. This beer is heavier on coffee than any other beer I can think of. Good thing I love coffee. If you do, you will absolutely love this beer. Espresso flavor will stick around for the better part of the evening. This beer seems like it would be fantastic at about 7 A.M. Not that I’m gonna go do that, but this beer is so coffee centered, it would go quite appealing. Another incredible beer from these guys. Loved it.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MadShaolin (83) - - APR 3, 2015
Reminiscent of your first newborn, that heavy aroma of coffee in the waiting room air. Big, juicy malt balanced by a tiny cut of hop bitterness. Hop fruitiness is nice and tames the huge coffee flavor. This is incredible ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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