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Bitter Brewer - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

930 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 930
Reviews: 423
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 220
Gots: 65 | 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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Brilliant golden brew with grassy, dank, resiny aromas that are contrasted by grapefruit add tangerine, with a hint of biscuit malt. Flavor reveals sharp grapefruit, with a touch of tangerine sweetness,a light, crackery malt backbone, and a minerally, slightly bitter finish. Would've liked more citrus than minerally notes. There's a clash between tart lime and mineral characters that doesn't suit my palate.

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At Great Taste pre party (so I won't get technical). Seems to be a nice representative of the style. Served too cold. Nice appearance, light copper. Aroma of pine. Mouthfeel is very reminiscent of the bitters do old. Lower carbonated as expected. Biscuity back flavor.

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Bitter Brewer from Surly Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 930 ratings.