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CynicAle - Surly Brewing Company

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1,113 Ratings
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Ratings: 1113
Reviews: 574
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.25%


Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tavernjef on 06-02-2006)
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Tifore

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Recieved in a trade from Josh (Alleykatking). Poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours a hazy yellow, straw color that is typical of a saison. Pours a bit thicker than I thought, like it has a bite to it. A nice two finger head develops with moderate retention.

S - Smell is of light funk and malt. Part of that funk is a slight smell of vinegar or pee. Not really sure how I came up with that but its just what it reminds me of. I get some slight hops in the nose as well. Earthy straw tones are the biggest in the nose.

T - Taste is very light but nice for a Saison. I get some spice and light malts on the palatte first followed by some citrus hops as well. Nice and well rounded beer that is enjoyable.

M - Mouthfeel is light with no lingering taste. Pretty crisp. No leftover funk in the mouth.

D - A highly drinkable beer that is very refreshing and enjoyable.

Serving type: can

02-24-2011 02:27:08 | More by Tifore
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Appearance: Pours with a finger of bubbly light head. Straw yellow with some darker orange accents. Light random lacing. Very low active carbonation, especially for a saison.

Smell: orange peel and lemon grass jump out on the front. A slight, peppery yeast backbone with solid bready undertones. Easy, fruit forward aroma.

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CynicAle from Surly Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,113 ratings.