Furious - Surly Brewing Company
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3.33/5 rDev -23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Split a can with Hophead717. Thanks for letting me finally try this.
A - Nice amber color with an off-white frothy head of about a finger.
S - Not nearly what I expected. Some pine, citrus, but pretty muted on the hops. This was a fresh can (around a week old), so I was pretty surprised by this. This thing is a malt bomb somehow. I believe it advertises Scottish malt or something on the can, and you definitely get that a lot. Some malty sweetness, breadiness, etc. More of an amber than an IPA.
T - Follows the nose. Big letdown for a 99 IBU IPA. Not sure why this gets so much praise.
M - No alcohol, pretty smooth with a moderate carbonation and medium body.
O - Was expecting something else. Definitely not expecting what I found to be a knockoff of Troegs Nugget Nectar (which I don't love all that much either). The malt they used really wastes all those hops imo. This isn't bad if you're into English style IPAs or hoppy ambers, but that's not what I was anticipating or desired. Wouldn't buy if the opportunity presented itself.
Serving type: can
10-06-2012 23:10:18 | More by nrs207
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