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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4,282
Reviews: 1,396
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 9.49%
Wants: 1,428
Gots: 489 | FT: 17
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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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

cosmic-ray, Sep 15, 2012
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4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving type: 16-ounce can. The “CANNED ON” date on the bottom of the can is “08/03/12.”

Appearance: Poured into a nonick pint glass. The color is ruby copper. Two fingers of eggshell/lightly tanned head dissipated to leave a thick ring around the edge and a thin lacing.

Smell: It has a nice, citrus hoppiness but is also well-balanced. Grapefruit, lemon, orange, and herbal hops, but there is also a caramel base with toffee and brown sugar.

Taste: It mostly mirrors the smell. Invigorating citrus — grapefruit, orange, and lemon — is compliment by grassy hops, pine, caramel, toffee, and bready malts. It has a pretty dry, metallic aftertaste.

Drinkability: It is quintessential American IPA from the North Star State.

TheQuietMan22, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

HopsintheSack, Sep 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

MN_Beerticker, Sep 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

buckywarren, Sep 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

schneid, Sep 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

OGkushington, Sep 10, 2012
Photo of peensteen
4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Amber-orange colour, one finger of off white head, decent amount of lace. Smell is loaded with hops, citrus and pine, orange, grapefruit, a bit of sweet bready malt comes out the second time around as well. Taste is initially a mix of caramel and toffee malt flavours with pine and citrusy hops, lightly sweet, orange, tangerine and grapefruit nice bitterness throughout, long hoppy finish and aftertaste. Lightly carbonated, med-full body, oily, good overall feel. Just a straight up awesome IPA, no doubt this would be something I kept on hand all the time if it was local.

peensteen, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of WillCarrera
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can, canned on 08/27/12, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours a deep amber red color, topped with a finger of creamy tan head, decent retention and some spotty lacing.

S- It smells awesome, big hop aroma, loads of citrus and earthy, dank hops, also some pine. There's also a nice amount of malt sweetness, but overall it's a major dank hop overload.

T- Big hop rush with lots of citrus and earthy, slightly spicy flavors. Mid-palate caramel and toffee malt becomes more noticeable before a very bitter, piney and grassy hop finish.

M- Medium-bodied, moderate to low carbonation, has a creamy, slightly sticky feel.

O- An incredible IPA, flavors are excellent and it's highly drinkable, great stuff.

WillCarrera, Sep 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -19%

Sanjo, Sep 08, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

pioneer13, Sep 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Bonna, Sep 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Vinmar, Sep 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

nijo1833, Sep 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

abuss2, Sep 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

bradfordjohnson, Sep 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Gehrig13, Sep 05, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

Revenant, Sep 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

brealbg, Sep 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Shilt, Sep 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

skunk242, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of pb9613
4.95/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance: This beer pours a clear amber color with a clean peach head. Head retention is great with a light lacing on the glass.

Smell: I was surprised to find a sweet caramel under the intense citrus and pine smell of the hops

Taste: It taste like it smell. An intense citrus and pine taste on top of a solid malt background sweetened with the caramel malts for a nice balance.

Mouthfeel: Solid malt base with the a slight alcohol burn and astringency of the hops.

Overall: One of the best IPA’s I have ever had. People argue about East Coast vs. West Coast IPA’s but forget that the Midwest has some of the best in the world.

pb9613, Sep 02, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

IPx, Aug 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Schmuckles, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

virinow, Aug 30, 2012
Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,282 ratings.