Abrasive Ale - Surly Brewing Company
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Reviews by roadhouse:
4/5 rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Had on tap at Stub and Herbs in Minneapolis on 5/12, a 7 oz. pour
Poured a slightly hazy deep orange color with a half inch off-white head that falls to a skim and leaves minimal lacing.
Aromas were mostly of hops of course. Lots of citrus and pine, with a bit of a tropical fruit smell as well. The malt was way in the back making a brief cameo for a split second before the hops kicked it to the back.
Taste was quite citrusy with a lot of pine in there too. Resiny spicy hop flavors towards the middle combined with a slight tropical fruit flavor and light malt presence for a second right before the bitterness hits and lasts into the finish.
Mouthfeel was medium-full, slightly thick but ultimately pretty creamy and slick. Drinkable, but not extremely so.
I was hoping for something different from this I guess, but it was still quite a good DIPA. Give it a try if you get the chance.
Serving type: on-tap
05-13-2009 05:25:58 | More by roadhouse
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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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