Overrated West Coast IPA - Surly Brewing Company
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Reviews by Teleweizen2:
4.11/5 rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A - pours a crystal clear deep gold color which slowly fades to a sunny yellow as it reaches the bottom of the glass. 3 fingers worth of bubbly pearly white foam. Good lacing.
S - nose is bright yet balanced. Lots of soft tropical fruitFreshly peeled oranges, mangos and pineapples. Green notes of grass and resin with a touch of pine needles.
T - Very little in the way of malt sweetness. Just enough for balance. Resiny bitterness mixed with citrus and tropical fruit flavors. Finish is long and leaves a resinous aftertaste.
M - super crisp. Lighter side of medium. High carb.
O - great ipa. Surly never fails to impress me.
Serving type: can
09-24-2013 00:34:21 | More by Teleweizen2
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4.14/5 rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Deep, golden body with a light haze and an incredible off-white head. Head retention is fantastic, as is lacing. Plenty of carbonation keeps fine sediment spinning violently around the glass.
Nice herbal and pine hop notes with a fantastic, sweet caramel malt to provide some balance. The addition of citrus notes make for a very welcoming aroma.
Bitter bite is right up front and is both brutal and smooth. Confused? Yeah, me too. In my opinion, this one sets the bar for what balance should be in an IPA! Plenty of pine hops character here meets a slightly sweet roasted caramel.
Super smooth medium bodied IPA. Plenty of carbonation. Semi-dry and clean finish.
Fantastic and very easy to approach IPA. Overrated, this is not - grab it.. even if you're not an IPA fan - this might convert you!
Serving type: can
02-22-2014 05:30:51 | More by alphagnome
Overrated West Coast IPA from Surly Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 768 ratings.