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Abrasive Ale - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,945
Reviews: 796
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 8.19%
Wants: 1,840
Gots: 264 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Was "16 Grit Ale," but now available in cans and renamed "Abrasive Ale".

Sure we're abrasive. We were abrasive long before we were Surly. If you visit the brewery you can still see remnants of industrial manufacturing factory Omar's parents ran for 35 years within those same 4 walls. Bandsaw blades, grinding wheels, and a sanding discs came long before ales and lagers. But let's be honest, this is a lot more fun. Pale in color, this over-hopped, under-brewed Double IPA has almost twice the amount of hops & malt crammed in the can.

(Beer added by: Buebie on 12-27-2008)
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4.08/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

My Favorite surly they offer. this brew is hoppy and Heavy. Comes in packs of 4 big cans at a reasonable price for how good it is. Great can design. really wish this one was available year round. Looking forward to see the new brewpub surly will be building next year in Minneapolis.

Serving type: can

11-01-2012 04:48:30 | More by jhadler
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Abrasive Ale from Surly Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,945 ratings.