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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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4,057 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,057
Reviews: 1,380
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 1,411
Gots: 427 | 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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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

09-09-2013 20:59:48 | More by PHBoiler
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alphagnome

Iowa

3.95/5  rDev -8.8%

Appearance:
Pours a deep amber color with little carbonation and plenty of sediment hanging in suspension. Topped with a thin, cream head that disappeared within minutes.

Aroma:
As the head resided, it revealed some pleasant, grassy and pine hop aromas that wraps up with a bit of lemongrass.

Taste:
This one has quite the initial bitter bite! It quickly vanished and presented a rather complex palate: grapefruit, lemon peel, orange, mint and even a bit of asparagus are all present with some roasted caramel malt to try and balance the bitterness.

Mouthfeel:
This is a very nice, medium-body brew. It finishes quite dry leaving you wanting more with simple grassy flavors in the aftertaste - it works. And well.

Overall:
Surly sadly doesn't distribute to Iowa at the moment, so whenever I have an opportunity to get ahold of any of their fine line-upI jump on it. Such an opportunity arose recently and I got this gem - a great example of the style and a must try if given the opportunity.

09-09-2013 03:46:07 | More by alphagnome
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Mikecap

Rhode Island

4.45/5  rDev +2.8%

Big thanks to Evan for again throwing me a great beer!

Appearance: Poured a medium copper color with one finger of white head that fades quickly, lining the glass with off-white lacing.

Smell: Pine is dominant with fresh hops coming to the nose. Some nice citrus notes as well with some sweet grapefruit and a bit of caramel.

Taste: Pine again is first with great earthy tastes coming through, bitter hops, then the grapefruit and lemon come through. Also complemented by nice malt character.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with perfect carbonation for the style, solid hop bitterness and a nice finish.

Overall: Fantastic IPA that I wish I could get all of the time. Absolutely worth trying if you can get it. Thanks again Evan!

09-09-2013 00:54:42 | More by Mikecap
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mattafett

Iowa

4/5  rDev -7.6%

09-08-2013 17:20:47 | More by mattafett
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VinsanityDiesel

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

09-08-2013 13:23:24 | More by VinsanityDiesel
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

09-08-2013 02:51:46 | More by AngusOg
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KeralaTigers

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.6%

09-07-2013 23:44:43 | More by KeralaTigers
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.39/5  rDev +1.4%

Pours a slightly hazy copper color with small off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma is full of citrus, pine, and floral hops with just enough caramel malts for a good balance. Taste is bitter at start and finish with a bit of sweetness in the middle. Medium body, average carbonation, and a crisp mouthfeel

09-07-2013 17:15:09 | More by jbaker67
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Benish

Wisconsin

4.45/5  rDev +2.8%

This beer is about a few months old but the flavors seem to have held well in this can. Poured into snifter glass. Very light in amber color with an inch white head after pouring aggressively. Dissipated rather quickly with no remaining head at the surface.

Picked up aroma of citrus and pine. Its like the two aromas are fighting for attention. Hard to pick out the winner for this one.

The flavor is fantastic. Instant bitterness and sweet malt all over the mouth. Once again, these two opponents are fighting for attention and there's no winner on this one. The hops and the malt balances each other perfectly. Picked up some burnt toffee, citrus, and a little bit of pine. It finishes bitter and remains that way before the next sip.

This beer has a medium to heavy bodied mouthfeel. Almost slick along the mouth. Perfectly carbonated.

This beer is good. For the flavor profile I'm getting here, hard to believe it only tops off at 6.20% ABV. Would pick this over Surely Overrated. While the Overrated was good, Furious gives the extra bitterness I'm looking for.

09-06-2013 23:02:58 | More by Benish
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JSBILK

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

09-05-2013 23:06:40 | More by JSBILK
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bigbadmatt

Iowa

4/5  rDev -7.6%

09-05-2013 06:09:13 | More by bigbadmatt
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aswaller

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

09-05-2013 02:13:07 | More by aswaller
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Dogzbone

New York

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

09-02-2013 20:43:56 | More by Dogzbone
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DeanMoriarty

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

09-02-2013 15:56:58 | More by DeanMoriarty
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sureshot08

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

09-01-2013 22:39:51 | More by sureshot08
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

09-01-2013 20:58:39 | More by Ristaccia
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jmw4437

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.6%

09-01-2013 00:51:31 | More by jmw4437
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Shmeal

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-30-2013 22:29:48 | More by Shmeal
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.36/5  rDev +0.7%

Pours a deep clearish amber with two fingers of tan head, nice lacing.

Smell is citrus, pine, caramel malts, pineapple, grapefruit, very floral smelling.

Taste is grapefruit, lemon, pine, herbal hop presence, citrus peel, nice malt backbone, finishes rather bitter

Mouthfeel is on the heavier side of medium, sharp carbonation and a drying finish.

Well I have had this several times in the past and its always been pretty Meh compared to the IPAs I like to drink. Store by me was having a sale so I thought I would give it another shot, glad I did. It is very fresh and very good, Surly sure knows how to brew a good hoppy beer... I love Abrasive and Overrated and I really like this little guy as well!

08-30-2013 21:55:04 | More by nickapalooza86
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meanmutt

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-30-2013 19:43:03 | More by meanmutt
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fiveiron

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

08-30-2013 16:00:03 | More by fiveiron
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RocksteadyRye

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-30-2013 03:33:22 | More by RocksteadyRye
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FreshZ

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-29-2013 12:45:52 | More by FreshZ
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

08-29-2013 02:39:33 | More by SlightlyGrey
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ShannonRedCow

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.6%

08-28-2013 22:25:54 | More by ShannonRedCow
Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,057 ratings.