Abrasive Ale - Surly Brewing Company
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Reviews by jrallen34:
4.03/5 rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Huge thanks to PhiDelt for this four pack. 16oz can into my Narke tulip.
Pours a dark peach color with a really nice off white head. Good retention and lacing. The beer is pretty light colored for a dipa...The aroma is super sweet, light caramel, really nice grapefruit with a light alcoholy hop finish. Its not overly strong in respect but nice to smell and balanced...The taste is pretty decent, doesn't hold up as well as the aroma though. A pretty sweet alcohol dominates the flavor, light pine, a little grapefruit. More pine on the finish. A little too much alcohol, but I was told to drink quickly as the hops might be fading so maybe that is the case? I would love t try this fresth...The feel is pretty light, very warm alcohol finish, but still super easy to drink.
This is a sweeter pretty solid dipa. I would love to try it fresh, but I would take a Surly Furious over this any day.
Serving type: can
07-23-2010 23:14:39 | More by jrallen34
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4.45/5 rDev -1.5%
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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