Abrasive Ale - Surly Brewing Company
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Reviews by BasementBer:
4.63/5 rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Abrasive is absolutely correct. And I mean that in a surly way.
A: It has a paler orange color than Furious, and less carbonation. Head leaves no lacing but a decent bone-white head of foam.
S: This is where it starts to gets crazy. Citrus heavy and floral notes. A hint of caramel. So sooo thick of an aroma you cant help but be overwhelmed. Someone run me a hop bath!
T: Grapefruit, grapefruit, grapefruit. A sweetness that enforces the citrusy hop bitter, but absolutely nose to rear this abrasive ale is chock-full of hops. A slight boozy character in the middle.
M: And the crazyness lingers...puckering, literally. Hangs in the pockets and coats the enamel as only quality lupulin should. My mouth is wearing a green dinner jacket and I like it.
O: Because of the Pint size can, I probably wont ask for seconds, buts it enough to keep you thoughtful and mindful of what good hoppage is.
Serving type: can
04-20-2011 00:19:03 | More by BasementBer
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4.45/5 rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured a thick, hazy orange. Very attractive, with a long lingering head and good lacing qualities. A big nose of citrus, pineapple, grapefruit. The taste mirrors the nose with big fruit and pine, and little malt notes. Just how I like them. Great carbonation and a nice drinkable feel. Very we'll done.
Serving type: can
07-04-2014 13:12:56 | More by RobbDogg
Abrasive Ale from Surly Brewing Company
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