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SŸX - Surly Brewing Company

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SŸXSŸX

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BA SCORE
86
very good

312 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 312
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 17.11%
Wants: 70
Gots: 156 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  14.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 07-19-2012)
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Sinatra716

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.1%

11-11-2013 04:39:16 | More by Sinatra716
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-09-2013 16:06:24 | More by MJSawyer
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

11-09-2013 01:43:13 | More by King_KongDCO93
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awdturboiv

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-08-2013 02:04:16 | More by awdturboiv
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reddfrogg

Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%

It took me awhile to really enjoy this beer!! This is my third bottle and at first I would have probably given this beer a 2.5 on the first bottle a 3 on the second bottle, so I'm doing the review after drinking the third bottle. My favorite beer?!?!?! not by a long shot, but it grows on you

11-06-2013 15:17:00 | More by reddfrogg
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DaveAnderson

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-06-2013 05:30:43 | More by DaveAnderson
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MCImes

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-05-2013 23:56:16 | More by MCImes
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secondtoughest

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-29-2013 01:34:33 | More by secondtoughest
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Rasmon

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-17-2013 13:25:53 | More by Rasmon
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jegross2

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.1%

10-16-2013 04:44:10 | More by jegross2
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EJJ1848

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-15-2013 14:19:33 | More by EJJ1848
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Brewski

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-14-2013 01:30:42 | More by Brewski
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%

a clean copper pour with 2 fingers of off-white head, creamy lacing left behind. smells of honey, tons of malt, heavy booze aroma, caramel, banana, raisins, brown sugar. a very sweet flavor up front.. tons of bready flavors with a subtle bitterness, lots of sugary sweetness, a bit of a belgian feel from the banana flavors in the yeast. full body with a low carbonation profile.

this is a pretty nice belgian style strong ale.. but a little underwhelming coming from surly. the alcohol is quite present and hits you fast and hard. maybe this wasn't an ideal one to open a few hours after that wootstout.. oops!

10-13-2013 01:50:04 | More by facundoCNB
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MITCHELLMPLS

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-10-2013 00:45:10 | More by MITCHELLMPLS
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SpeedwayJim

New York

3.65/5  rDev -3.9%

Onto the next 1000! Thanks to Jeff for this one. 750ml waxed and capped bottle into a Brooklyn Brewery snifter. Shared with schen9303.

Pours a frothy 3 finger cream colored head with moderate retention. Lacing is spotty with little cling. Beer is a slightly cloudy bright orange-bronze. Decent.

Nose is yams, sugar, caramel, honey, citrus and a slight booziness. Very sweet and hugely aromatic. Appropriate for the style.

Opens citrus, yam, honey, and pulp. Caramel, brown sugar, and mango sap deepen the experience. Molasses too. End is sweet brown and cane sugar with a boozy finish. Aftertaste is syrupy sweet. Solid but a bit too sweet at times.

Medium to full bodied with low carbonation. Oily and slick in the mouth and goes down silky and hot. Messy finish with a sticky, lingering aftertaste. Nice.

Not really one of the better Surly anniversary beers. This one's just a bit too much on all fronts. Too sweet and too boozy without the flavor to tie all the different flavors into one unified experience.

10-10-2013 00:44:31 | More by SpeedwayJim
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-05-2013 03:30:42 | More by Satchboogie
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stealth

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

10-03-2013 23:18:28 | More by stealth
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California

5/5  rDev +31.6%

10-02-2013 03:54:08 | More by awmust54
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-29-2013 02:35:48 | More by Kelp
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-26-2013 12:50:01 | More by Bunuelian
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-23-2013 02:06:45 | More by SlightlyGrey
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-16-2013 14:12:18 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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CEDAMA

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-14-2013 23:15:30 | More by CEDAMA
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-01-2013 16:48:53 | More by HoistinBrews
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jl28r1

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

09-01-2013 13:08:21 | More by jl28r1
SŸX from Surly Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 312 ratings.