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Overrated West Coast IPA - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

955 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 955
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.07%
Wants: 98
Gots: 80 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
It's been said; "Its easier to brew an extremely hoppy beer than an extremely balanced beer." And you know us, we are always looking for the easy way out, so we jumped on the West Coast IPA Bandwagon and brewed this dry and hoppy ale. "Surly's a little bit of a one-trick pony, they just brew gimmick beers," and maybe we are OVERRATED, but at the end of the day it's just a beer. If yo like it, great, so do we. If you only liked us when we were small, then leave this one on the shelf. Let one of the fanyboys grab it.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-05-2013)
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dougfur

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4.01/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice dark straw color, pretty clear, but a slight haze to it. Modest head.
Smell is a nice citrus/pine, not overwhelming, but noticable and really good. The taste is similar. The hops are there and it's not too bitter. Mouthfeel is fine. Overall, it's hard to focus in on one aspect of this beer, but together they make a solid IPA that you'd be happy to drink any old time. Greatly enjoyed it, but wouldn't ever put a lot of effort into procuring it again.

Serving type: can

12-12-2013 02:20:51 | More by dougfur
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Overrated West Coast IPA from Surly Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 955 ratings.