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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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4,067 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,067
Reviews: 1,380
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 1,412
Gots: 431 | 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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Poured into a snifter. Thanks to TheDudeRules for this extra!

A - very nice chestnut brown/red with a fairly active two finger head. It doesn't stay around forever, but the lacing it leaves is quite nice.

S - well, I believe this is almost the same hop bill present in Nugget Nectar, so it is very reminiscent of that. Huge loads of grapefruit, pine and toffee. Subtle floral notes with Simcoe on the backend. Love it.

T - The bitterness from the hops is intense! I'm surprised this beer gets overlooked so much. After the hops assault your palate, loads of grapefruit and tropical fruit, especially lychee nut, sit in the middle, followed by a sweet bread malt flavor. The hops come back on in full force in the dry finish leaving an aftertaste that can last several minutes. 

M - perfect amount of carbonation, but mouthfeel is a tad too thin. Don't get me wrong, for the style it is great which is why it won't hurt my scoring, but I think a little fuller body would land a perfect 5 in feel.

D - very good. This beer is a well crafted one and it's simple to polish off the can in minutes. I would not recommend it to a beginner in craft beer but it's not hard to love if you are into imperials.

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Date stamped 8-11.

Pours a deep red, dark amber in body. Khaki head with an off red hue. Good 2 fingers of thick fluffy head with spots of large bubbles. Sticky retention and a nice residual amount of head.

Sweet caramel base with a nice piney, citrusy hop topper. Lovely. Nice and well hopped but reveals a very solid malting.

Crisp hop front, followed by a candied malt body. Caramel and chocolate notes in the body. Finish is a resurgence of citrus hops. Reminiscent of candied oranges.

Clean finish, crisp body, stick and very flavorful. Perhaps a bit dark on the IPA side of things, more closely resembles a hoppy amber/red, yet I'm not complaining. In any case, I very well done IPA. So...damn...drinkable.

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S- the smell redines the smell of pine in DIPAs. It smells like there is actual pine straw in this glass, but in a good way. There is also a sugaryness from the malt.

T- very piney like the nose. Also has a good wheat taste followed by fruits and a strange taste that reminds me of something rubbery but not exactly rubber.

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Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,067 ratings.