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Wet - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,185
Reviews: 397
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 943
Gots: 66 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
2013 was a mix of Cascade and Centennial hops
2012 was Simcoe hops only
2011 was Citra hops only

2,400 lbs of hops picked freshly in oregon and shipped to Minnesota immediately. We brewed this beer three days later. This is a hop forward beer, dry with subdued malt flavors.
STYLE: West Coast India Pale Ale
MALT: 2-Row, Crystal Crystal
WET HOPS: Citra, Simcoe
BITTERING HOPS: Columbus
YEAST: English Ale

OG: 17º Plato
ABV: 7.5% v/v
COLOR: 6 ºSRM
IBU: 90
AVAILABILITY: October

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 10-10-2009)
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Photo of spankdog42
5/5  rDev +14.7%

spankdog42, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of redblacks75
3.98/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a can into a pint glass.

A: A nice golden, amber color with a very thick three finger head. Surprised by the lightness, and foam present in the head. No lacing present.

S: More grain than hops, but a light citrus aroma is there, and I can also notice pine. Sticky, even though that's not really a smell, but, an association with what I'm getting from the nose on this.

T: Orange, Citrus, some malt. It's very straightforward.

M: Very crisp, and light bodied. Sticky again. Rather thin, but, that's not unwelcome with this.

O: I will buy this each time it is released. It's very pleasant, and different from allot of the wet hopped ales I have had this harvest. In a good way. Not overpowering, but well balanced.

redblacks75, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of dizztracted
5/5  rDev +14.7%

dizztracted, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of pmlondrigan
4.13/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Yeah hops, crystal clear orange amber with tight CO2 bubbles rising from the bottom of my DFH pint glass. Merangue like dense head sticks relentlessly to the glass. Nice floral citrus hop aroma, doesn't pop the way I expected but it's a nice aroma (it is the middle of november after all).
This beer really shines in its flavor. Snappy and crisp hops take the show. Citrus and flowery hops up front with a biting bitter edge on the back end. Perfect IPA mouthfeel, crisp, dry, and perfectly carbed up.
Great beer.

pmlondrigan, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

smarcoly, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Hands22, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

hoeg0015, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of Pillowhead
5/5  rDev +14.7%

Pillowhead, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

KHM, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

locke459, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

avaldivia, Nov 14, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

westcoastbeerlvr, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

richardflyr, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

bwiechmann, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

SrMonkey, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

BelgianDip, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

allouez86, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

cosmonick, Nov 14, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

sbricker, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

stevef03, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Yulles, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of bobbypaulson
4.33/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Have had this beer every years its been avalible and a couple different ways. Cans draft, and cask. The last two years the beer powered a more murky yellow, where the 2011 is more dark orange color. The first two years the smell was super hoppy, this year not as much. The tast for the first two years was super hop bomb where this year seemed to be more balanced with a big hop flavor and then some sweetness. They seem to be refining it much more with each passing year but they've also dialed back the hop profile.

bobbypaulson, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of SourNotes
5/5  rDev +14.7%

SourNotes, Nov 14, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

millelacsmark, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

hu5om, Nov 14, 2011
Wet from Surly Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 1,185 ratings.