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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4,589
Reviews: 1,421
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 1,458
Gots: 608 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 02-05-2006

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.
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of micromaniac129
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
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.

Photo of devilben02
4.15/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another from the much appreciated six-pack sent to me from my sister's boyfriend, this one certainly earns its praise as a top American IPA. It pours with a deep reddish-amber color and is topped by a big, rocky, sticky head. The beer is very fragrant, with a big contribution from citrusy hops on top of a light, bready malt base. The flavor is big and bold, with juicy, resinous citrus and spicy pine over some noticeable but nondescript malty sweetness. The texture is mouth-filling without being heavy. Overall, this is just an all-around very good IPA.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of jisom123
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of NilocRellim
3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of TheQuietMan22
4.19/5  rDev -2.8%
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.

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of MN_Beerticker
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of peensteen
4.42/5  rDev +2.6%
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.

Photo of WillCarrera
4.32/5  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.

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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of bradfordjohnson
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,589 ratings.