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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4,286
Reviews: 1,396
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 9.49%
Wants: 1,428
Gots: 491 | FT: 17
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beer #11 in my 366 Days of Beer Quest, tasted on 1/11. Big thanks to esch for this one! I've heard a lot about this IPA, I'm excited.

A: Pours a dark copper body into a tulip glass. A massive light khaki head forms a soapy mountain w/ great retention, and sticky webs of lacing cling to the glass.

S: Tuck-loads of hops, this is aptly named, wow. A fantastically fresh hop aroma of pine, citrus (orange, red grapefruit) and light floral aromas fill the room. The pure, fresh power of the hops is intense. Yet dark honey and toffee bring it back to a tolerable level.

M: Medium body, med. carbonation which has a nice bite. The M.F. is full and mouth-coating. Nice.

T: Gobs of impressively bitter, piney hops assault the palate with a sticky, oily bitterness. It would be overwhelming if not for the honey-sweet malts and huge fresh biscuit body. Of course it's more hop-focused, yet a balance is still apparent. The finish is long w/ an intense bitterness. Resinous, caramel and grapefruit notes.

D: A beast of an IPA, a hophead's nirvana and so hoppy and tasty I can't help but need more. It needs a VERY spicy curry to bring out it's full potential. Only experienced hopheads apply. A must have.

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16oz can canned on 12.29.11

Pours a dark red-amber with plenty of fine suspended sediment, a thick two-finger head that dissipates to a viscous film, and great lacing. One of the best looking beers out there. Smell is like a pungent, dank, tropical hop forest. Taste is bitter citrus and floral hops up front, with sweet malt underneath, then a blast of lemon-pine.

I get so furious

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Well...I just had Furious. At home.
As the can states "Beer for a Glass, From a Can."
It was great.
I've had Furious all over the cities now and in my opinion, it justs keeps getting better.
Pours from the can into my Surly glass smoothly...there's actually just a little more left in the can after filling the glass to the brim. Looks a sticky-amber brown in the glass...inviting me in.
The sticky hops leap out of the glass. Huge citrus flavors invade my nostrils.
Tastes of grapefruit...caramels...maybe some pine. Maybe it's just that I'm revisiting this one, but I'm definitely getting more out of it. Hoppy and bitter...just how I like it.
Now that this is available in cans...I'll certainly be enjoying it more...and sharing it more.
Hugely drinkable. Great beer.

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Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,286 ratings.