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Furious - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4,489
Reviews: 1,402
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 9.49%
Wants: 1,433
Gots: 543 | FT: 17
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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.

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Photo of Adrianized
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a wine glass.

Pours a dark amber with one finger off white head.  Decent lacing.

Up front are floral and citrus hops; I get mango, papaya, and pineapple along with flowers.  Caramel malt in the background.

Flavor profile is the same as the nose, but stronger.  I predominantly get sweet tropical fruits such as mango, pineapple, and perhaps some banana.  There's a wonderfully balanced caramel malt middle.  Finishes surprisingly bitter and dry.  This brew has it all.  Eventually the bitterness takes over because it leaves a piney resin after each sip.

Mouthfeel is medium to full with somewhat low carbonation.  Drinks more like a DIPA.

This is an excellent IPA, I wish I had regular access to it.  Well well balanced and I really enjoyed the sweet tropical fruit notes.

Photo of beerfan99
4.1/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can - July 2011

A: Amber in color and clearly filtered. Carbonated to create a fluffy white head.

S: Simcoe hops smell comes through first, followed by some citrus aromas. Very nice!

T: Hoppy, bitter, pine, and citrus notes. Well balanced and good blend of hops and malt.

M: Very smooth, carbonation level is just right. Medium bodied.

O: After reading all the positive reviews for this beer, I have to say I was a little disappointed. Perhaps, my expectations were too high for the currently 3rd rated IPA. Overall, I thought Furious was a good beer and one that I would enjoy having again. Too bad Surly doesn't distribute to the DC Metro area.

Photo of Retail1LO
4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz. can poured into a pint glass.

Thanks to sweetwillyrolbar for sending me this awesome beer in one of the most amazing overall boxes of beer I've ever received since joining this site. Really made my day.

This poured with roughly a two fingers-width crown that dissipated quickly, but left an abundance of lacing down the side of the glass as the beer receded within the glass. The body is a beautiful, cloudy straw color. The nose is nice and hoppy. Not the sock-you-in-the-nose retardo hop heavy variety, but the hops are present and accounted for. The taste is where this shines. This is soooo perfectly balanced. Awesome hop profile, with a creamy mouth feel. This is so smooth. I could session the hell out of this beer without any gripes. I hope that Surly distributes to PA one day in the future. Until then, I'll trade for it whenever I can. Can't wait to try other offerings from the guys out of Minnesota.

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

I got two 16 oz cans as an EXTRA from jimmy2282, thanks, what a great surprise!! Cans dated 8/1/2011.

A - Very dark, close to being as dark as an IPA I have had. Nice appearance though. Large, creamy head. Some lacing.

S - Pretty good smell, nothing that knocks my socks off, but enjoyable.

T - This is a tasty brew. Nothing incredibly distinctive, but very nice taste and incredibly solid.

M - This tastes good to the last drop.

O - This is a nice beer. I have read a lot of great things on this beer, it won't change my life, but lives up to the hype. Definitely gives the best of the West Coast a run for their money.

Photo of Cheesemoose
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Date stamped 8-11.

Pours a deep red, dark amber in body. Khaki head with an off red hue. Good 2 fingers of thick fluffy head with spots of large bubbles. Sticky retention and a nice residual amount of head.

Sweet caramel base with a nice piney, citrusy hop topper. Lovely. Nice and well hopped but reveals a very solid malting.

Crisp hop front, followed by a candied malt body. Caramel and chocolate notes in the body. Finish is a resurgence of citrus hops. Reminiscent of candied oranges.

Clean finish, crisp body, stick and very flavorful. Perhaps a bit dark on the IPA side of things, more closely resembles a hoppy amber/red, yet I'm not complaining. In any case, I very well done IPA. So...damn...drinkable.

Photo of Pahn
4.22/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

16oz can into Duvel tulip. Thanks to BA shufon for including this as an extra in a recent trade; really glad to finally try this beer outside of a palate-confusing festival context.

Appearance: Free pour yields a 2 inch fluffy white head that dissipates slowly, leaving rocky mounds and webs of lacing. Pours a semi-translucent red orange and leaves occasional peaks and islands of lacing.

Smell: Piny hops with a little background citrus. Nice, refreshingly effervescent smell. With warmth, the prominent malt yields various fruity and candy store aromas; plum, fig, caramel, with some pineapple-y hops still sticking around and a piny undercurrent. Nice.

Taste: First sip: pine and lots of malt. Lingering piny hop flavor and bitterness in the finish.

What started as an almost unpleasantly juicy/watery feel blossoms into an excellent bitterness and dryness... the feel really elevates this beer. The beer is extremely hop forward in terms of bitterness; it says 99 IBUs (about as bitter as beer can get from hops), and you can feel it. However, the bitterness isn't harsh or sharp... it's great. Perfect level of dryness as well, with a more or less endless aftertaste--this beer basically takes up residence in your mouth.

The flavor itself is very good too. Fair amount of piny hops, but the star is the uniquely deep and flavorful malt character (for an american IPA--and the particular hops and level of bitterness definitely place this beer squarely in that category). The malt yields toffee and cookie up front, with the same sort of figs and caramel notes from the nose. Kind of reminds me of Lagunitas Old Gnarlywine.

Mouthfeel: Light side of medium bodied and juicy. Moderate carbonation. Heavy, mouth dominating bitterness and a fair amount of dryness. The mouthfeel makes this beer. It's very assertive, and brings all the disparate flavors into an enjoyable harmony.

Overall: I can see why this beer is a crowdpleaser. Lots of bold flavors from both the hop and malt side of the beer spectrum, and a really outstanding mouthfeel. Would be very easy to drink a lot of this beer.

I especially like how prominent and barleywine-like the malt flavors are, without even approaching "too sweet". A very unique and well put together beer. If west coast IPAs are dry citrus-and-pine bitterness bombs and east coast IPAs are sweet and complex malt bombs, Surly Furious is the best of both worlds.

Photo of kittywamp
3.95/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: pours a nice fall color with a white head nice lacing

S: smells like citrus and pine with a hint of caramel and toffee

T: sweet, fruity like fresh lemons and oranges a little bitterness

M: the taste dances on your tonge with a kick of hops.

O: this is a great example of american craft beer. this beer is so worth the line at the stores to buy it.

Photo of BarryMFBurton
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Time to pull out an awesome extra from tripelhops: Surly Furious! This is the most exciting can of beer I’ve ever cracked. Thanks again, Brian!

A: A thick, hazy burnt-pumpkin orange; possibly some chill haze across the body. The head is egg-shell white, very thin but very lacy. Nothing particularly jumps out at me about the look of this beer besides the lacing, in fact.

S: Damn, those hops smell spicy! The pine notes are very big, expanding out to some areas of mango-forward citrus. I love the malty backbone, which brings sweeping toffee, caramel, and pumpkin aromas across the nose right in the face of the hops. The coupling of flavors is superb. There’s a nice finishing touch of spice and sweet bread, as well.

T: Mmmmm, sweet and savory fruit juice is first to land its flavor. Fresh-squeezed lemon and orange create a refreshing splash on the tongue; a quick opening for those awesome Scottish malts. They're a meaty bit of toffee wholesomeness. Then, the hops start to materialize, adding a very delicate 99 IBU’s. The oily hop sting is nothing less than effortlessly smooth and balanced. Chewy, sugary breads take over for the aftertaste, though they still have to compete with some of that splendid hoppy dryness for dominance at the finish. What a nice, flavorful palate.

M: Very smooth, easy-drinking in the feel; it’s almost like you can tell it comes from a can, even when you’re drinking it out of a glass. The merits aren’t without a certain thinness, though. In this case, good and bad even out very fairly.

O: With its unique maltiness and super-smooth character, this one is destined to be a favorite of mine for a long time. Not having direct access to this is probably a good thing; if I could get this beer all the time, I’d be broke.

Photo of ehammond1
4.53/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Can (2011)

Woodshop Classix
Anaheim, CA

Dark orange and auburn with great clarity throughout. Medium sized white head and lots of specks and lines of lacing down the glass.

Phenomenal smelling IPA! Out of this world blast of citrus and pine aromas erupt out of the glass with some caramel sweetness rounding out the more pungent and powerful edges. Exemplary!

Sweet citrus and pine flavors combine, with a rush of biting bitterness, then some sweetness, all with a relatively dry finish. Exceptional. I want more!

Medium to thick mouthfeel, perhaps a touch oily and sticky.

A phenomenal IPA.

Photo of
3.98/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

canned 8/18/11, tasted 10 days later.

a-amber color with nice head and good lacing down the side of the goblet.

s-nice grapefruit and pine with a sweet malt behind it.

t-good taste with some hops upfront and a nice malt body behind it. Largly follows the nose. This does not taste like a 99 IBU beer, but it quite tasty.

m-a little thinner than I was hoping for. Wish this was a little fuller with some stickyness to it.

o-solid IPA from a brewery that I finally got to try out. Would like to taste the rest of the Surly line up.

Photo of YourMomDrinksBud
3.98/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can into an Odell's tulip.

A- Deep amber in color. Pours a two finger head, dissipates fairly fast and leaves a nice film.

S- A terrific hoppy aroma exudes from the can as soon as I popped it. Grapefruit with some resinous pine notes. Hints of floral herbs as well.

T- A bouqet of tropical fruits (primarily grapefruit and tangerine) leads into some serious tongue biting bitterness that is very piney. Malt backbone is apparent in the finish, with hints of caramel and bread.

M- Oily, slick with some good bitterness. I'd say medium mouthfeel for the style, with medium carbonation. Hop bite kept me coming back for more. Light heat from the alcohol, but very easy drinking.

O- Great AIPA and I love the format (16oz cans). I wish it was distributed around here but I will continue to seek this one out.

Photo of jIsh
4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I love the idea of pint-size craft cans, and surprisingly it seems like the perfect way to present this beer. The label (or Surly's style in general) isn't my favorite, but luckily it's the inside that counts!

A satisfying crack opens this heralded American (India pale) ale. Intense, bitter hop and dank pine aromas fill the air immediately. Fluffy white head forms on the surface of the beer (in the can) as soon as it is exposed.

As soon as I poor this beer into my glass the already present hop aromas grow even more overwhelming. The beer itself is beautiful. It looks as an IPA should look, a stunning amber color highlighted by thick, fluffy, resilient white head.

It tastes of sweet roasty malts (toffee?) initially quickly followed by dank, fresh hops and pine resin. Some tropical flavors (grapefruit mostly) round out this bad boy. Very good, no doubt about it. My only (major) criticism, It feels a little thinner than the appearance of the beer would suggest.

Overall, one of the best IPAs I have tasted. IPAs have always been a favorite style of mine, but throughout the years my preferences have changed dramatically. For a while, it seemed that (west coast) hop bombs represented the best of the style. While I still enjoy those beers, I have come to the conclusion that IPAs should have a strong malt backbone and possess more of an amber color. This one represents pretty much exactly what I'm looking for in an IPA.

Photo of Brew33
3.53/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Received this beer via trade with TIMMYJ21. Thanks Tim!

A 16oz can. I can only assume it's very fresh as it was picked up within days of shipping.

First off, this is a DARK IPA. An odd reddish, amber. It looks like it's loaded with Caramel malt. The aroma is good. Fairly weak. Citrusy, American hops come through over a hearty malt bill.

The color and aroma are a little deceiving. This beer tastes more like a traditional IPA than the color would dictate. Bitter, biting, hop flavor with little sweetness on the back end. Well attenuated. Don't get me wrong, the malts are rich and make themselves known but the high aa hops overpower the caramelized malts. Nice, but nothing special. The mouthfeel is fine, average I'd say for the style. Very little lacing.

Overall, I'm going to give this beer a higher overall grade than any individual component of the beer. Why? Because the drinkability is outstanding. Finishes drier than I expected with NO trace of alcohol. A beer you could drink all night but not something I would find myself seeking out.

I'd like to do a side by side with this beer and Nugget Nectar.

Photo of chrisrhoppe
4.85/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16oz can . As soon as the can is opened the sweet smell jumps out and grabs you by the neck. The beer pours a nice 2 finger light amber colored head with adequate lacing, which highlights it’s cooper amber body. The smell is dominated with fresh hop aroma of pine, citrus and unmistakable grapefruit with only a slight hint of malt making it’s way through.
The first sip begins with a roasty sweet malt flavor which develops into a nice bitter pine/citrus bite. As the beer gets washed past the palate sweeter grapefruit and earthy hop flavors prevail with the same delicious roasted amber malt flavor following all the way through.
The flavors linger and linger. Two minutes later I can still taste this beer in it’s full. Why can’t they make toothpaste that tastes as good as this stuff?
Overall there is nothing for me not to like in this beer and very little else to desire. Will definitely seek this one out again.

Photo of robbrandes
4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

poured from a 16oz tallboy into a tulip; damn tough flower it is...and big...

dark amber, slightly hazy. big, full, slightly tan head, amazing lacing - soap rings all the way down the glass. nose is far more understated than big brother 'abrasive', but still lots going on. piney hops, a bit of black pepper, malt definitely takes a back seat.

taste - a bit of malt on the front and middle, but basically a full-on hop assault. the pine is still there, but now citrus, some resin kicking in. dry finish, hints of rye. mouthfeel is excellent, perfectly carbed, and things move along nicely.

overall - surly's a strong 2 for 2 in my book thus far.

Photo of BUNZILLA
4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving type : 16 ounce can Canned on 8/5/11

Appearance: dark amber in color. One inch of head that fades to a ring after a couple minutes. Sticky lacing lingers aroud on my glass after each sip.

Smell : Very strong piney aromas .

Taste : Big bold flavors. Extremely hop forward taste. Lots of bitterness that is well balanced with carmel malts . I'm also picking up on some citrus notes as well

Mouthfeel : full body with nice carbonation.

Overall : I really enjoyed this beer. IPA is my favorite style and this beer is a more than a solid representative. I recommend any beer lover to seek this beer out. Big ups to Surly for a very well done beer

Photo of ShanePB
4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Another can of Surly deliciousness sent to me by Derek, thanks again! 16 ounce can poured into a wide-mouth snifter style glass. Considering I was a huge fan of Abrasive I can't wait to see how they do a single IPA.

A: Golden bronze colored body with a bit of haze. Atop sits a creamy slightly off-white head, along with a thick retention cap and some of the best, stickiest looking lacing I've seen. It's really nice on the visuals and looks down right delicious.

S: Pine, floral hops, sap, sweet clementine, caramel malts and a dash of honey towards the end of the aromas. It has a really nice balance of both citrus forward qualities as well as earthy, piney notes. They're blended and both equally fragrant on their own and as a whole.

T: Sweet and sticky caramel malts give the beer a base to work off of. Bitter grassy and floral hop notes jump out mid-palate along with more pine and sap, as in the nose. The finish is a touch sticky from the hops but they don't leave any off flavors and even come across a bit sweet.

M: Lower carbonation that I expected, which gives this a really great medium body that's extremely smooth and somewhat creamy. Nice!

I'm definitely a fan of a lot of stuff Surly does and this just proves that even further. It's a very well balanced single IPA that showcases the expert brewing and combination of both citrus qualities and piney notes. Now if only I could get this stuff in Philly...

Photo of Jeffo
3.95/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can courtesy of chewy08rx in a recent trade. Thanks for the brews man!

From a 500ml can into a snifter.

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, medium-thinner looking, off-white head with decent retention. Head is kind of bubbly and chunky, slowly fading to a bubbly wisp and leaving some immediate chunky lacing on the glass. A cloudy burnt orange with no carbonation evident. A splotchy wisp and ring remain leaving dots of lacing down the glass. Starts out lousy, but finishes up strong.

SMELL: Pale malts, caramel notes, with plenty of citrus fruits. Pineapple, grapefruit and orange peel in there as well. Medium strength and very enticing for sure.

TASTE: Some pale malts up front, but not much initially really. Light grassy notes with caramel, but the flavors, and especially the hop profile, really come out after the swallow. Citrus fruits with grapefruit and orange peel, and lots of lingering bitterness after the swallow. Bitter, citrus aftertaste is bold and lingering, with a touch of sweet caramel as balance. Needs a bit more flavor upfront, but definitely great after the swallow.

PALATE: Medium body and carbonation. Creamy smooth on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes slightly dry. Nice feel.

OVERALL: Another enjoyable brew by Surly. These guys never cease to impress. This one needed a more impressive head and a bigger flavor presence before the swallow, but the look eventually came around and the post-swallow apocalypse certainly fit the bill. I’d take Abrasive over this one nine times out of ten, but I wouldn’t turn down another Furious anytime soon. Thanks again for sending one of these chewy08rx.

Photo of breslaubrewer
4.3/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Found this beer across the border in MN. Love it in a can therefore this IPA does not oxidize and ruin it's taste. Beautiful smell and flavor, crystal malt sweetness balanced by a wonderful bitterness and hop aroma. Would buy again if I could find in WI.

Photo of doughanson78
4.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

16oz can poured into a snifter. Canned 6/7/11. Big thanks to 67couple for this one. First Surly beer.

A: Dark amber in color. Very clear. One and a half finger, bery rocky, slightly off white head. Great retention and Awesome lacing.

S: Very citrusy. Grapefruit, pineapple, tangerine. Slight piney aroma also. Very nice caramel backbone.

T: Sweet caramel up front. Fruity/citrusy/piney hop bitterness in the middle. Caramel starts to come back in the finish but the amazing hops continue to linger for a while. Very nice.

M: Medium bodied. Slightly creamy. Low to medium carbonation.

O: WOW! Awesome beer. Easily compared to a fresh Pliny. As I say, I usually give Pliny as extras in trades, because I can always find a decent alternative. Wish this was readily available in my area.

Photo of wscaffe
4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Obtained this in a BIF from surlytwinsfan.

A - Crimson/amber in color. Good clarity. One finger creamy white head consisting of many tiny bubbles. Leaves a decent lacing on glass.

S - Citrus and pine aromas from the hops. Sweet caramel, coffee and toffee aromas as well.

T - Piney and citrus hops linger on the palate. Hints of grapefruit. I get some toffee flavors as well. I enjoy the aggressive chewiness from the hops. Very well balanced.

M - Medium bodied. Good carbonation with pleasant creaminess throughout.

Overall a very unorthodox IPA. This beer is extremely enjoyable. The pine and citrus hops are fantastic. Surly knows how to make a damn good canned beer. Other than Daisy Cutter this is one of the best canned beer I have ever had.

Photo of glid02
4.2/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Can shared by Paul – thanks!

Pours a clear copper color with an off-white head that leaves decent lacing.

Smells of smooth pale malts with large amounts of citrus and slightly herbal hops. Also present are drier earthy hops.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Smooth pale malts are joined almost immediately by large amounts of deep citrus hops. Midway through the citrus influence fades a bit and leafy and slightly earthy hops carry through to a moderately bitter ending. Mouthfeel is good, with smooth carbonation.

Overall this was a solid beer, however I have to admit I prefer Bitter Brewer over Furious. Still, both are well above average and they’re worth a shot to see for yourself.

Photo of StLThrash
4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Special delivery from one of my client's daughters who lives in Minneapolis - brought me 3 four-packs of Surly - quite the sampler pack!

Poured into my Square One pint glass.

A - Orange / copper with slightly aggressive pour only yielded around a 1 1/2 finger head that was bright white and foamy. Left some sticky lacing throughout the beer.

S - Lots and lots of citrus and tropical fruits. Hits you up front with grapefruit, mango, orange peel, with some piney notes as well.

T & M - Similar to the nose, with lots of hop bitterness up front. Has a sweetnes to it as well and kind of earthy for an IPA. I love the taste of this beer. Medium bodied and medium carbonation. A little juicy and sticky due to the blast of hops.

Overall - a great IPA and I would definitely drink it again and recommend it. Wish I could have better access to it! Now on to the Cynic and Coffee Bender.

Photo of BucannonXC5
4.13/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

EDIT: Re-rated on 04-06-12 from original rating of 4.0-4.0-4.0-4.0-4.0 on 08-11-11.

Poured from a tap into a pint at King’s Wine Bar in Minneapolis, Minn. Color was a mix of copper and orange. Missed the head, but the lacing was high and consistent throughout the beer.

Lots of different strong flavors that blended well together. Kind of like the Abrasive that I had earlier in the day, it was a good mixture of dark (chocolate, caramel, malty) and citrus (pine, grapefruit).

The taste was similar to the smell, down to the mixes. The lacing stayed on my unshaven face, which I enjoyed. Slight bitterness, but all the blended flavors kind of outweigh it.

Average carbonation. So good throughout, just smooth and consistent.

I wish I would have had this before the Abrasive. The ratings would have been higher. Still loved the Furious.

Photo of orangesol
4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to whoever brought this one to our IPA day party.

A - Pours golden amber orange with a nice one finger tall white head leaving spotty lacing down the glass.

S - Smells of tropical fruits; like grapefruit and mango; pungent citric hops, and some light sweetness, possibly from the caramel malt.

T - Starts off with a big dose of bitter citric hops slowly giving way to a mix of tropical fruits; like mango, grapefruit, and orange peel; sweet caramel malt, and a touch of chewiness toward the very end. The finish is a mix of juicy fruit, hop bitterness, and a touch of dryness, lingering for a short period of time.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Bitter-Sweet feel with a good bit of it lingering through the finish. A tiny bit too sweet but overall it has very good balance.

O - Pretty damn good. When fresh, this one is really hard to beat. I still prefer Abrasive over this one but either one would be great in my book. I look forward to my next encounter with the awesomeness that is Furious.

Furious from Surly Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 4,489 ratings.