1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Furious - Surly Brewing Company

Not Rated.
FuriousFurious

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,648 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 4,648
Reviews: 1,428
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 1,455
Gots: 639 | FT: 23
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 02-05-2006

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.
View: Beers (42) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 4,648 | Reviews: 1,428
Photo of brdc
2.83/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Had this on two different occasions, on tap both times. Did not want to review on my first time as I did not like it, and wanted to be sure before.

It is a hazy brew, colored somewhere between orange, brown and yellow, appears thicker than it feels. Minimal head.
Aroma is a sign of what is to come, an intense hoppiness with almost exclusively citric notes.
Medium bodied, with an intense, overwhelming hoppiness, with malts nowhere to be found. A bitter assault that unfortunately, IMHO, left a lot to be desired as no other flavors can be noticed. Markedly inferio to regular Furious.

Photo of rtaps
2.92/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

thanks to darthkostrizer for opening it at a bottle share.

rust in color with a small white head that dissipated quickly leaving minimal lacing

decent aroma, i get some mangos/floral

taste not to much here, mildly foral and hoppy with mangos

light bodied medium carbonation, leave a dry mouth.

overall the nose was the best part of this beer, wasn't much in the taste. a bit of a let down here

Photo of coldmeat23
2.96/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

GLASS: Pint Glass
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 45 degrees

Clear, medium copper colored, liquid. A little more than a finger of light tan foam for a head. Retention is really good and lacing is thick and in a solid ring.
Really a great looking brew.

Hops. Big pine hops. Lush tropical/citrus hops. Just overflowing with the floral bouquet of hops.
A very light hint of caramel malts.
Smells completely out of balance.

I'm shocked. It tastes like hops.
This is such a harsh hops bitterness. I can tell that there are some caramel malt notes in there, but just when they come forward, the hops leapfrog right over them and attack your pallette.
This is way too far out of balance, for me.

The mouth is crisp and sharp with a slight touch of creaminess.

If you love hops, this is definitely one to search for. Like you didn't know that, already, though. If you haven't had it, get it.
The very definition of the term 'hop-bomb'.
If you don't absolutely love hops, this is probably not for you.

Photo of SuomiHobbit
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of buyyourfreedom
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of schmidtmattsays
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of oso
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of Hammond
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of RandyJ
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of ChainChompsky
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of Desp59
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of Hophead21
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of spoonhawk
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of chrispoint
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of blee0891
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of FullObs
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of Metz
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of Bravak
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Not sure what all the fuss is about.

Photo of facesnorth
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of JustinHWright
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of
3/5  rDev -30.4%

You rated this beer. Add a review.

Photo of phishbone23
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of Wilkison
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of MightyMickleton
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of jvillefan
3/5  rDev -30.4%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,648 ratings.