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Bitter Brewer - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

927 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 927
Reviews: 422
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.5%
Wants: 220
Gots: 64 | FT: 3
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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So crushable. Tons of caramel and a little coffee like in the finish. Deelish.

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Canned 6/26/14, poured into a tulip

A- pours a clear, deep golden color with a small fizzy white head that reduces to a film skimming the top 3.75

S- lots of floral hop aromas up front with some earthy & herbal notes, sweet honeysuckle, orange marmalade, tangerine peel, finishing with a bready & caramel malt. Subtle overall, but complex as it warms 4

T- hop flavors of tangerine & rose hips mix with a honey-like sweetness, a hint of lemon tartness, toasted bread finish with a grainy linger 4

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a smooth finish, high drinkability 3.75

O- very flavorful session beer that emphasizes orange and floral hop notes, balanced out by some toasty malt, very good 4

Treyliff, Sep 10, 2014
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Not sure I'd call this an ESB but it's pretty good for what it is.

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Bitter Brewer from Surly Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 927 ratings.