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CynicAle - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,215 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,215
Reviews: 582
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 230
Gots: 114 | FT: 4
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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4/5  rDev +0.3%

sjjn, Jun 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Sweffin, Jun 24, 2014
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4.41/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The Belgian yeast really comes on strong with this one and that's a good thing. Great balance between the malt and hops. This one comes on slowly and leaves you thinking, "dam, that's an awesome farmhouse style beer." If you like this style, this is one of the better examples.

Flatlands, Jun 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

yankeej13, Jun 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

drunkciclista, Jun 18, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Surprisingly clear golden farmhouse ale. The aroma was mildly phenolic, but also a bit sweet and earthy. The taste was wonderful and complex. There was a gentle malty flavor with earthy/green components, but a great finish that defines the beer. A sweet honey flavor, with some banana esters as well as yeasty earthiness, not as pronounced as a hefeweisen though. A zest of lemon and possibly pepper is present throughout, but a nice sweet finish really balance it out and made me want another sip. The saison has a light feel and was overall very drinkable, complex but light and sweet, worthy of a summer drink on a patio as we enjoyed it.

Surly Cynic is a light, enjoyable drink that keeps you on your toes with a complex, sweet finish.

juanny, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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CynicAle from Surly Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,215 ratings.