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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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3,899 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,899
Reviews: 1,374
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 1,405
Gots: 387 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A tempest on the tongue, or a moment of pure hop bliss? Brewed with a dazzling blend of American hops and Scottish malt, this crimson-hued ale delivers waves of citrus, pine and carmel-toffee. For those who favor flavor, Furious has the hop-fire your taste buds have been screaming for.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 02-05-2006)
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ALESwhatCURESya

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4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Deep russet, murky brown with a supremely sticky and rocky off-white head. Major lacing and cling.

S-Aroma is filled with hops but is heavily matched with a raw grain and nuttiness. I also detect a solid hint of cinnamon (although I am not insinuating that any was used). You almost forget about the hops as you try to dissect the malt layers.

T-Ok, not my ideal IPA, but lets throw styles out the window like they should be. Rich hearty malt body with major hop backbone. The spiciness of rye seems to be very present. Grainy, fresh and lightly-kilned. The scottish malt is a great touch although it seems a bit unfamiliar to me with the heavy hopping. Like the aroma, the hoppiness is often ignored - not due to presence, but because there are so many other flavors going on.

M-Rich and full, sweet and dry. Definitely a chewy texture and slightly rough finish. Not cloying, yet the hops are there to be noticeable.

D-I think I could grow to love this beer if I could get my hands on it easier. Not an IPA that I can compare to many others, yet I see that as a great thing. Plenty of brewers out there make great, typical, IPAs and it is nice to see a brewer that acknowledges that and tries to put their own spin on it.

Serving type: can

09-16-2008 00:46:51 | More by ALESwhatCURESya
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S - Pow! Punches the nose with a big hit of pine and grapefruit citrus hop elements, with slight sweet honey and floral notes.

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Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 3,899 ratings.