Sudwerk 3 Best Friends Coffee Vanilla Lager

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Coffee, Vanilla, Chocolate. A match in brewing heaven. Born in Sudwerks tasting room, 3bf is an experimental blend of 3 simple ingredients creating a unique burst of mouthwatering flavor. Roasted coffee mixed with sweet cacao nibs and hints of vanilla bean, this brew is your new best friend.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigericsports (76) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 7, 2017
Bomber poured into a pint glass, dark brown with tan head. Taste of roasted coffee, vanilla bean, cocoa nibs, dark fruit and graham cracker. Nice tasting beer would recommend to my friends!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (8881) - La Mesa, California, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Draft. Pours deep brown with a beige head. Sweet toffee malts, hazelnut, vanilla, mild-moderate roasted coffee, moderate sweetness, and just a touch of bitterness. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (4158) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle. It poured a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma was of coffee, vanilla, malts, cocoa and caramel. The taste was similar to the aroma with more coffee, vanilla, cocoa and some roastiness. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (6311) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Pours nut brown with a good sized beige head. The aroma has lots of vanilla, milk chocolate, toasty malt and lager smoothness. It has a medium body with a good amount of carbonation that has a bite. The taste starts with with chocolatey roasty malt, rich vanilla and light spice. The finish has some roasted coffee bitterness and darker chocolate. Pretty solid.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16347) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 26, 2015
On tap @ Taps Barrel House. Lighter brown color with some tan/khaki foam. Light roasted malt and coffee nose. Sort of a vanilla extract note to it as well as some cream soda. Sort of a high carbonation to this one. Has kind of a coffee grounds bitterness that I dont really like very much. Maybe a hint of spicy coffee, too.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerGainz (6) - California, USA - OCT 5, 2015 does not count
Very smooth and flavorful. Different style of beer but well worth the try. Solid beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oscbert (1282) - Lincoln, California, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Strong coffee and chocolate roasty malt aroma. Pours a very dark brown with ruby tints and a small lasting creamy yellowish head Vanilla is strong in flavor with bitter coffee, cocoa nibs and grainy malts. Medium bodied with medium CO2, lingering bready grainy finish that isn't very pleasant. Eh, it's drinkable. I like the idea. Just didn't come together well. Maybe get rid of the coffee. The lingering aftertaste is off settling ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mrnoluv (343) - long beach, California, USA - SEP 12, 2015
Very light coffee cocoa bean smell, not much of a vanilla or anything else smell, the taste is as stated a mix of a few different coffee bean, vanilla beans, almost like an off kind of bitter, a little spicy chocolate. Not a great beer, around average.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SudsMcDuff (8296) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 27, 2015
22 ounce bomber, im eating beef pies again tonight for supper!! .. brown, a bit lifeless .. low foam, dissipates .. . dirty and hot, mop strings and an old coffee filter found behind a motel 6 bed headboard type flavors .. . not very good, my corner gas station has more enjoyable beers .. . .
People say, Im going to sleep now, as if it were nothing. But its really a bizarre activity. For the next several hours, while the sun is gone, Im going to become unconscious, temporarily losing command over everything I know and understand. When the sun returns, I will resume my life.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (2954) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Light brown pour with a slight offwhite head. Coffee and vanilla nose. Good taste. Malty slight chocolate and a hint of vanilla.


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