Coffee Bender (Brown Ale) – Surly Brewing Co

From Brooklyn Center Minnesota’s Surly Brewing Co comes their “Coffee Bender” an American Brown Ale flavoured with coffee.  Coffee used in the beer is Guatemalan Finca Vista Hermosa Full City.  The beer pours a deep brown colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of coffee, toasty malts, smoke and bitterness.  The flavour is of burnt coffee, roasted malts, smoke and hops bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 5.5% with an IBU of 45.  This is a great coffee beer and tastes much like an iced coffee.

Commercial Description:  Coffee Bender refreshes like an iced-coffee, is aromatic as a bag of whole beans as satisfies like your favorite beer. The Surly brew team has developed a cold extraction process that results in intense coffee aromatics and flavor bringing together two of our favorite beverages. Your only dilemma will be whether to finish your day or start it with a Coffee Bender.

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