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SurlyFest - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

687 Ratings
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Ratings: 687
Reviews: 332
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 221
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 09-03-2006)
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5/5  rDev +23.5%

djschnabel, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +23.5%

Surly's take on the Octoberfest brew. Sometimes a brewery produces an Octoberfest just because... However, Surly rarely does anything "just because." Surly Fest is made with the same gusto as Abrasive, Furious, Darkness, and pretty much every other brew they make. Fest tastes like no other Octoberfest out there. It is unmistakeably hoppy, yet not too much so it takes away from what it is. I'd hate to call it an IPA-esque Octoberfest, but that's a fairly accurate description. Very attractive red-bronze color and a fairly thick head, agreeable aroma, and a smooth mouthfeel with a pleasant hint of carbonation. Of the dozens of Octoberfests I've had, this one is by far the best. If you have a chance to get it, do so. Your taste buds will appreciate it.

BeerSnobRobinson, Sep 23, 2014
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SurlyFest from Surly Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 687 ratings.