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Bitter Brewer - Surly Brewing Company

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90
outstanding

845 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 845
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 219
Gots: 55 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2007)
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-27-2014 20:35:12 | More by JeltMaaj
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-27-2014 06:48:25 | More by JakeBarnett
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Minnesota

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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Minnesota

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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ImagenSeinfeld

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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mrebeka

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Kansas

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Michigan

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Pennsylvania

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Copper orange, clear, with a large white head that bubbled off quickly and reduces to a thin film, with mild lacing.

S - Surprisingly strong hop note, mostly of pine. Malt is also present, a quality of bread.

T - This is a subtle brew, but offers both cracker flavors and bread in the malts and an element of grass from the hop. There is a hint of citrus and pine, but it buried deep in the mix. Most important is the bitter shift at mid-point, where we get a more standard bitter.

M - For as bitter as this is, the brisk carbonation and light body and ABV keep things bright and easy. A true session beer.

O - Where I've found most bitters lack something at their core, this bitter is robust and fully realized, ultimately quite satisfying. This is not my favorite style, but this represents an exciting entry that I'd actually reach for when looking for a brew by the lake where I need to keep my edge.

Serving type: can

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Manitoba (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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Bitter Brewer from Surly Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 845 ratings.