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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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4,486 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,486
Reviews: 1,401
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 9.49%
Wants: 1,431
Gots: 535 | 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%

Photo of RoamingGnome
4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 16 oz can into Cheers drinking mug. Served chilled...

A) Nice amber with good clarity. This had a finger of nice creamy, slightly off white head. This settled to a dusting. Very nice lacing.

S) Lighter citrus, pine, and some flower petal. There is a pleasing caramel sweetness to this as well. Very nice...

T) I expected bitterness, but really, I found this to have nice balance. These flavors really mingle well together. Hints of pineapple, and light caramel sweetness. Then some citrus, which brings a fair amount of zest. Finishes piney/grassy. Nice aftertaste.

M) Medium body and well carbonated. Drinks very nice... Quite a refreshing brew...

O) This beer is the real deal. Glad to recommend this brew.

Photo of Justin_Neff
4.48/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a dark reddish coppery color. Teetering on almost a brown color. Not a lot of head but leaves a thin lacey ring around the edge of the beer.

S: Strong hoppy aroma. Definite hints of citrus.. Lemon, Grapefruit, and piney with grassy smell. Floral. Pure awesomeness. Perfect.

T: Tastes exactly how you expect from the smell. Well balance hoppiness without a strong sugary malty flavor. Starts very citrusy, and Grassy and piney tastes linger during the finish, as the smell would suggest. This is exactly what I want an IPA to taste like.

M: Pretty light bodied with a higher than normal carbonation for an IPA.

O: I have very little else to say other than this is phenomenal. A great first Surly experience.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of mnphish
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

One of my go to beers.
16 oz can poured into a Surly pint.
Light amber body with a big head and lots of lacing.
Smells of citrus, grapefruit, orange, and malts.
This is a very balanced beer. Lots of fruity hop flavor and pine, but not overpowering. There is a strong caramel malt backbone that leads to a bitter finish.
The body is medium light and pretty smooth
Not quite as tropical and delicious as Abrasive but it's definitely a high quality IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Megahertz
4.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz can dated 8-14-12 into a beer goblet.

A - Deep amber, almost pushing brown, and quite clear. Large white head stays around a long time. Amazing lacing.

S - A cornucopia of tropical hop aromas, ranging from citrusy to kiwi-like. Lots of pine and grass. Very strong.

T - Toffee sweetness with slight caramel. Dank hops add both bitterness and sweetness; lots of citrusy orange zest. Resiny. Bitterness is extremely clean without harshness or metallic notes. Bone dry finish.

M - Heavy body with medium carbonation.

O - A monster fresh IPA with a supporting sweet malt backbone.

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of micromaniac129
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

An impressive looking beer, even the can. Pours a rich crystal clear amber with hints of orange. A tall dense head sits on top with sticky lacing on the glass, lots of lacing. Though dense the head is it does fade quickly to a collar.

The aroma is fantastic with a big hop bouquet. Malts have a pale and biscuit aroma while the hops have a pungent yet zesty and bright citrus note. You can also taste pineapple and some pine if you want.

Taste is not so hop forward as i anticipated, though it is hoppy I was expecting more. Basically I can really only taste citrus. Malts have a bicuit or bready taste.

And of course it's super bitter filling the whole mouth with lip smacking and lip puuckering bitterness.

A fantastic beer for beer lovers alike. Flavorfull, eye pleasing, and great aromatics. One of the best, one of the best.

Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,486 ratings.