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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 3,847
Reviews: 1,374
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 1,403
Gots: 377 | FT: 15
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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sleuthdog

Illinois

4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to ObiWanKushnobi for this

Poured into Shorts glass

Pour: Dark orange with reddish hues and a good three fingers off white head. Left sticky, soapy lacing when it finally did recede.

Smell: Pine (resinous), floral, somewhat citrus with a bit of pineapple. Grain and some caramel.

Taste: Again resinous pine with some grapefruit, pineapple leading into a drying bitterness. Not overly bitter at all but instead rather pleasant.

Mouthfeel: Medium, crisp, moderate carbonation. Again quite dry on the finish creating the need for another sip.

Overall: Very drinkable IPA and enjoyable.

Serving type: can

07-25-2013 01:08:12 | More by sleuthdog
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Zimm

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-24-2013 23:14:09 | More by Zimm
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dozier77

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-24-2013 22:19:27 | More by dozier77
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frankthetank86

New York

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-24-2013 20:35:48 | More by frankthetank86
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woodchopper

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-24-2013 13:59:05 | More by woodchopper
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-23-2013 04:39:55 | More by SadMachine
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Beerlover

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -42.3%

07-23-2013 04:20:08 | More by Beerlover
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natethamac

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-23-2013 04:06:41 | More by natethamac
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-23-2013 00:56:58 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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elroacho

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-22-2013 23:38:00 | More by elroacho
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jamvt

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-21-2013 13:37:31 | More by jamvt
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x37x

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-21-2013 13:25:27 | More by x37x
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Dbrulet

Iowa

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-21-2013 06:29:46 | More by Dbrulet
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Tee2Grn

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-21-2013 00:58:28 | More by Tee2Grn
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Vuaspeliador

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-20-2013 17:56:58 | More by Vuaspeliador
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jjf3792

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-19-2013 17:09:22 | More by jjf3792
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muzzy

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-19-2013 12:04:08 | More by muzzy
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-19-2013 05:36:31 | More by Oakenator
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moonknight31

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-19-2013 03:46:46 | More by moonknight31
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.58/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Pours a reasonably clear hue. Copper body. I think chill haze is the only haze I see. This ale Boasts a short, stocky, compact head. Very clingy lacing.

S-Furious! Hoppy! Huge whiffs of hoppy deliciousness. It doesn't necessarily jump out of the glass but when you stick your nose in there, you really notice the power within the aroma. A bit dank, with some green onions. Grapefruit cocaine shooting up my nose too. There is also a solid dosage of caramel and sweet bread.

T-So hoppy but so shockingly balanced. Aggressive hoppiness married to a sexy malt bill. Hops on top of sweet bread. Reminds me a lot of Maine's Zoe except definitely more aggressive. Grapefruit, grass, herbal, floral and righteously spicy in its hoppiness. But then, a sultry maltiness just absolutely weds the hoppiness. Sweet popover malt meets hop-melee.

M-Bitter all day. Bitterness just sticks and lasts. I hate having to savor this can because I want nine more just for the night.

O/D-I have heard in the past that this is more of an aggressively hoppy Amber than an IPA. I agree and that may be why I love this beer so much. Its hoppiness is better composed than 97% of the IPAs out there and it also has a delectable malt backing. What a gem.

Serving type: can

07-19-2013 00:00:58 | More by VelvetExtract
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Matthewpakula

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

07-18-2013 15:23:09 | More by Matthewpakula
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dazedandconfused

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

07-18-2013 13:02:43 | More by dazedandconfused
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hoppytobehere

Colorado

4.13/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16 oz canned 06/20/2013

A: Hazy, dull copper almost brown color. Excellent retention. Small amount of floaties if you look close.

S: Nose is swimming with hops, but there's a ton of caramel almost chocolate malt in here as well.

T: Tons of bitterness from the abundance of American hops. Some citrus, pine, and grass. Balances well with a heavy malt backbone.

M: Creamier than most IPAs, kind of chewy. Nice carbonation.

O: I prefer IPAs that are dry and have less malt, but this is definitely a well-made beer. If only Surly started distributing outside of Minnesota...

Serving type: can

07-18-2013 02:48:18 | More by hoppytobehere
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-18-2013 02:07:43 | More by tommyguz
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Can from Kjyost. From notes.

A - Poured a reddish colour with a two finger off white head. Good carbonation coming up the cloudy body. Spotty lace rings and a film of retention remained.

S - Piney, grapefruit, mango, hop candy, spristy. Nice.

T - A little malty sweetness and a big pine and citrus with lot's of hop depth. Spritsy, grapefruit, citrus peel, orange.

M - Decent carbonation just above mild that was nice and tingly. Medium body, good strong bitterness.

O/D - A solid IPA. Aggressive and tasty with tons of solid IPA hop complexity. Highly drinkable as well. Ranks up there with the best of them.

Serving type: can

07-18-2013 00:08:25 | More by tbeckett
Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 3,847 ratings.