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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4,138
Reviews: 1,386
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 1,419
Gots: 455 | 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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4/5  rDev -7.6%

BEERschlitz, Dec 07, 2013
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4.43/5  rDev +2.3%

A- poured a pretty cloudy amber almost brown, had a huge fluffy head that slowly faded and left huge lacing.

S- really strong smells of piney citrusy hops

T- very strong hops throughout, starts with a strong hop crisp flavor that somehow gets stronger and more hoppy as it goes on. ends with a nice sticky lingering hop flavor

M- medium body, high carbonation, lingers on the tongue

D- sweet deal

Atron67, Jan 22, 2008
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

JandJMD, Apr 13, 2013
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4.63/5  rDev +6.9%

Pours a beautiful clear copper. Big extremely persistent head. Great lacing. Huge hop aroma. Herbal- like standing in the herb garden herbal. Piney. Awesome. Like the smell of fresh hops- really evocative of homebrewing taking a big smell of the hops before adding them to the wort. This is an IPA with a big malt backbone. Toffee and caramel balance out all the fresh hops. Piney and herbal. Somehow it all combines very well. A little citrus and bitter grapefruit. Great hop flavor. Pleasant lingering bitterness in the finish but overall relatively low bitterness. Well carbonated, medium bodied- actually maybe a bit light bodied relative to other IPAs. Makes it a little more sessionable though. Overall- really awesome. A really unique and great IPA. I've brewed a clone brew of this (I've also done a couple batches of Bender) so I'm obviously something of a Surly fan even though I get this rarely. Just getting around to reviewing it now. I really want reasonably priced cases of this (and other Surly) in Western PA!

burnstar, Sep 29, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

capnamerica, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

mythaeus, Nov 20, 2013
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4.55/5  rDev +5.1%

aquired in a trade with supercolter thanks again so awesome to finally be able to try this one.

A - Poured from can into a glass pours a copper red hue with a very thick head that laces nicely to the glass.

S - piney citrus hops what else can I say so nice.

T - Fantastic smooth perfect balance some bitter hops but just in the backgound again just nice.

M - Good leaves a nice feel after drinking can feel the citrus.

D - Give me another the hype is worth it here smooth, balanced perfect for the style.

Casey10, Dec 02, 2009
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

YalovaIA, Jun 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.7%

FullObs, Jan 10, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev -13.9%

This is the second time I've visited St. Paul and tried this beer. I had this on tap at the Muddy Pig and it was much smoother than the last time I had it back in May when it seemed almost undrinkably out of balance. This is one heck of a hop bomb for sure, with a huge blast of piney hops and more hops and more hops through to the finish. Piney, citrusy and fruity hops that come in waves and give their own kind of buzz apart from the alcohol in this beer. I believe that hops, in the right quantity, can be intoxicating. This beer is proof of that theory. The malt in this beer merely is a foundation for the hops and to keep the beer drinkable so that you can have more than just one. If you're a hophead, you need to seek out this beer.

marcobrau, Sep 07, 2006
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

mhenson42, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

johnhenryconway, Nov 21, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

atoulouk, Jan 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

zachary80, Sep 27, 2012
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pmoney, Jan 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,138 ratings.