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RATINGS: 819   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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.

Jethro6191's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jethro6191 (500) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (1187) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - OCT 11, 2015
500 ml canned on 07/02/15, from Mikkeller Webshop.
Dark brown, a bit copperish body, with a medium, creamy, lacing, dark beige head.
Aroma with a lot of distinctive coffee beans, espresso, cocoa, dark chocolate, subtle dark fruits.
Taste follows this, coffee-forward, with the typical Brown Ale notes far in the background.
Medium, creamy mouthfeel, with a quite lively carbonation.
Finishes dry, roasty, mainly with coffee.

Very nice. Lovely, direct coffee notes, otherwise not so much else tasteable. Drinks pretty easy, with a pleasant dryness. Overall quite one-dimensional and not among my favourite Brown Ales, but still enjoyable stuff for coffee lovers like me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (738) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2015
Pours a slightly brown shade of black with a slight brown head. Aroma is coffee, liquorice, roasty. Taste is coffee, roast malts, slightly earthy, slight liquorice and a touch of leather.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martin00sr (1709) - Haderslev, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
Can. Clear, dark red brown, tiny offwhite head. Sweet coffee aroma, hints of chocolate. Flavour has freshly brewed coffee, notes of roasted malt, some kind of coffee-candy I once had... Sweetish with ok bitterness. Well, not bad but the candy-coffee-like flavour disturbs me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
charlotte (4873) - rødovre, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
Can.Dark brown colour with small head.Aroma of coffee amd malt,flavor of roasted malt and ashtray,also nots of cocoa and some bitterness,medium body and toasted finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrOrla (1029) - Odense C, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2015
Can. Pours dark brown with beige head. Aroma coffe, caramel, malts, nutty, hops. Taste is very sweet, coffe, Hazel, quite bitter hops. Slot of coffe. Medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rekvium (26) - - OCT 2, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2015 Can - Thanks Martin! Aroma is heavy on coffee, toffee, roasted nuts and and sweet candy-like aroma. Taste is bitter, heavy on the coffee (too heavy?), dry, roasted malts and a bitter finish. I hate brown ale, this didn't change my mind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (1834) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Murky medium brown with a soft ringed head and no discernable lacing. Nose is bright with the wrench of stale cafetiere, kinda nutty and mostly cocoa choc chalkiness. Initial taste is smooth and lean with the bean. Rich damp bark woodiness comes billowing through and a fleshy bitterness. Palate is a massage of maltiness with a wee carbed heel kick. Chewy orangey choc finish and a decent wrench of a rinsed out coffee mug. Cold press all the way, would like to stack this against the original. Keg, Hanging Bat, post Rainbow Daying

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7343) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 21, 2015
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours black, nose is roasted coffee, chocolate, mocha, taste is dry, bitter, mocha flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gregwilsonstl (1498) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Can. Beautiful brown. Coffee aroma. Tastes almost like one of those small cans of iced doubleshot espressos. Pecan and acidic aftertaste. Delicious. It would be interesting if they did variants of this with different types of coffee. Thx Maltser85.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haukur (1483) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - SEP 18, 2015
Brown with an off white head. LOADS of coffee in the aroma, ice coffee. Palate is all about coffee, some slight hint of roast, hops, nice bitterness in the finish that balances the coffee. One of the best brown ales in the world.

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