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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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4,033 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,033
Reviews: 1,379
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 1,410
Gots: 419 | 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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Clear, caramel-brown color with pleasing red-orange highlighting. Tan head is strong and stiff, jumps up initially to an inch or more in the goblet, and leaves full, thick, tough lacing as the glass is drained. Super impressive.

Also amazing is the aroma, which is top-notch and quite powerful. As soon as the can is popped the scent of citric, herbal hops is wafting throughout the room. Also a ton of candy sweetness, which leans toward the toffee but also encompassing caramel and brown sugar notes.

The flavor is impressively smooth and easy drinking given the amount of hops clearly used in the brewing. Very hoppy and bitter, with Amarilo and Warrier hops taking the lead and incorporating a lot of citrus into the taste, along with a lot of other fruit flavors, and a hint of floral sweetness.

The mouthfeel is creamy and full for style, which is absolutely amazing for a beer of this bitterness. Crisp carbonation says hello in the finish to keep the huge bitterness from becoming tough to drink.

There is a ton of balance, foresight, and technique put into creating a beer that is so bitter and sweet; hoppy and creamy; high gravity and drinkable. Superb accomplishment, and very unique for the IPA style.

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Aroma is a blast of resiny, oily hops. Mainly pine, but some floralness too. I get a little sweet breadiness in the background as well.

A blend of sweet caramel malt and pine-filled hops washes over the tongue, leaving behind a pointed hop bitterness that isn't at all unpleasant. Less malty than the color would indicate, but still a nice balance here.

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Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,033 ratings.