Overrated West Coast IPA - Surly Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,351
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 122
Gots: 194 | FT: 10
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Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-05-2013

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.
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Photo of smakawhat
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the can into a Dogfish Head Ale glass. Canned April 30th 2013.

A fairly clear, bronze gold amber body, with slow rising carbonation. Head is off white and is about two fingers deep, but falls to a thin puck and soapy fat collar. Not too bad looking.

Nose is fairly subtle hop wise. Mild sense of sweet melon, perhaps a hint of tropical juicy quality. Mild sweetness, a little bit of piney spice and light brown sugar.

Good bitterness matching the hint of tropical quality. Toned down malt sweetness hinted with a little bit of toasty brown sugar. Slightly more than moderate carbonation but with a hint of wet body. Hints of earthy quality on the aftertaste and finish with a matching pine bitterness.

Overall not bad, and not overrated either.

Photo of guityler83
4.56/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Crystal clear, bright orange color with bright white head that falls quickly.

S: Catty, pine and citrus hop aroma that puts your sences in to a euphoric state

T: A big burst of pine bitterness on the first sip. The crisp toasty malt vibe is subtle when it washes over the pallet, then it finishing with a catty west coast hop bite. \m/

M: Sticky hop oils, mild carbonation and moderate body.

O: I've never had a subpar beer from Surly. They have another winner with Overrated, I just wish we could get it easier in WI.

Photo of JoEBoBpr
4.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip glass from a 16oz can.

Pours a nice clear and bright slight golden color. There is a nice 1 inch white head that is slightly soapy and has some nice dense notes. The head is pretty sticky and leaves some nice lacing as it slowly recedes.

Aroma starts off with some nice grapefruit and tangerine citrus notes. Very...dare I say West Coast. Definitely citrus hop notes dominate the palette. There are mild bready notes in the nose and very slight earthy grain notes.

Starts off with some nice piney and grassy sweetness as well as some nice pale caramel notes. Then there is the nice citrus blast of orange and tangerine. There is also some slight grapefruit notes as well. The brew has some nice spicy and grassy hop notes in there as well mixed in with some pine. Quite a plethora of hop note profiles. Very well crafted and yummy. There is some bready notes in there that slightly balance the hop profile. Mouthfeel is nice and crisp and clean with a nice bitter dryness.

Surly is good at this IPA game and they did a great job concocting this citrusy and dry hoppy bomb.

Photo of TheQuietMan22
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Serving type: 16-ounce can. The “CANNED ON” dated printed on the bottom is “04/15/13.”

Appearance: Poured into a nonick pint glass. It is a slightly hazy, syrup-like pale ambler. Tiny, grain-like specks are suspended in the beer. Two fingers of dense, buttery, eggshell-colored head slowly settled to a fairly even skim and left a thick ring around the edge.

Smell: Like a true West Coast IPA. Bold citrus aromas (lemon, orange, and a touch of grapefruit), a little bit of pine, and grainy bitterness.

Taste: Hmm — that’s unique. It is sweet at first. For a moment, flavors of pale malts, caramel, and toffee are the first to hit the taste buds. Then the citrus and bitterness run them over. There is a lot of lemon zest, a touch of pine, and the finish is very dry. The bitterness is impressive and somewhat coarse, but nothing overpowering. As the beer warms, hints of grapefruit and tropical fruit begin to emerge, but the lemon keeps them in check. The malts and sweetness also reemerge and begin to counterbalance the bitterness, but the bitterness maintains its edge.

Drinkability: This is not overrated. It is a solid and drinkable West Coast IPA from the land o’ lakes.

Photo of nmann08
3.74/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

16oz can, date on can 4/30/13

Pours a very light gold, looking at it, IPA does not jump out to you. It has a bubbly off-white to white head.

The smell is somewhat mellow. The hops come through, a bit piney, but not at the level you would expect for a west-coast style ipa.

The taste is juicy, not the bitterness you would expect. Citrus hits you up front, I 100% agree on the tropical fruit comments.

The mouthfeel is nice, but its sweet, and the bitterness doesn't show up until very late to balance it. Overall, an above average IPA, but wouldn't put it in the top-tier.

Photo of caskstrength
2.61/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Pours a nice light gold, IPA appropriate white head. 2 week old 4 pack, a couple cans consumed before reviewing.

Smells are sweet citrus and pine, but subdued. No pungency or sharp hops.

Tastes showcase the pale malts mixing with some pine and citrus. But the bright zest is missing. Nothing attacks the tongue. Bready, grainy.

Mouthfeel is too heavy and sweet. Minimal resin or pith. Easy drinking for the "fanboy", for whom I'll leave this on the shelf.

Aptly named

Photo of Goblinmunkey7
3.92/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thanks to TIMMYJ21 for the hookup.

Appearance: Bright, clear dark gold with some slight orange leanings. Head is white and fluffy. Drops to a small clumpy cap and collar. Lively but not aggressive carbonation. Big sheets of thin lacing.

Smell: Not as aggressively hoppy as expected. Requisite blast of citrus with a solid pine needle backing. Some sweet malts push something vaguely bready with a nice caramel malt sweetness. Grapefruit, tangerine, pithy orange. Tropical with a slight oily note. Herbal, but mildly so. Not balanced, but not out of whack either.

Taste: Juicy citrus. Orange flesh. Tangerines and ruby red grapefruit. Slight pine bitterness. Oily hops. Solid malt backbone is just sweet enough to cut through the hops. A bit bready. Warming pushes it a bit more herbal with a solid floral finish. Lingering bitterness, but again, not particularly aggressive. Toasted and pale malts.

Mouthfeel: Juicy and wet without pushing too far. Medium body with a moderate carbonation. Slightly dry finish.

Overall: I didn't know Surly could make a drinkable IPA...

It's a west-coast-style IPA. No frills, no muss, just is. It's not a killer in the style, but I don't think it was designed to be. A solid jab that delivers but doesn't go too far. It's Surly and it's worth it.

Photo of inlimbo77
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz, 4/25/13
Riedel tulip

A: Pretty clear light orange color. Nice fluffy egg shell white head. Sticks around. Leaving good lacing.

S: Smells like a West Coast IPA: tropical fruits, mango, papaya, overripe peach. Some grain notes, but certainly hop forward.

T: Nice fruity hop bitterness up front. Get that overripe peach and mango, more like a WC then other Surly products. Thinner malt bill too. Some herbal notes? Dry finish.

M: medium bodied IPA

Photo of milliCAN
4.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I got this can delivered to my door by Jeffrey2310. Stand-up guy. Thanks a million.

From the can I tossed this into a Revolution Brewing pint glass. I love it already.

Perfectly pours an off white head that recedes to a ring around the glass. A beautiful IPA cloud of sediment suspends throughout with a few bubbles of carbonation appearing out of nowhere.

It smells like a dang wet hopped IPA and a little less citrus than I anticipated.

Taste is amazing. What a well balanced freakin beer. At first it seems malty and a bit sweet, then the hops kicks in with a mellow subtle tangerine but not too bitter. On the back of the tongue is a slight numbing and an almost caramel finish that balances out making me want 12 more of these.

Solid ass IPA. I love the "Hype" statement on the can. Good job, Surly.

Photo of angrybabboon
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for giving me a fresh can of this for no reason. #gratitudeboner

Appearance: Hazy mid-orange color from a distance, more of a deep gold when held up to the light - bright, off-white head - fades to some nice wisps of a cap, leaves a nice web of lacing

Smell: Hoppy, with some West Coast flair, but honestly not that hoppy - perhaps on par, or even less hoppy than Furious - apparently, even when Surly tries to make an unbalanced beer, they still make a balanced beer - ruby red grapefruits, tangerines, citrus pith, tropical notes, and some spicy pine needles - pale and toasted malts

Taste: Juicy, fleshy, and hoppy - some tropical notes, ripe pineapple, tangerine, orange, grapefruit - fleshy and pithy citrus, with a great juiciness - some pine resin as well, some herbal notes - nicely balanced with some pale and toasted malts - nice level of bitterness

Mouthfeel: Medium body, nicely smooth, nice carbonation, dry finish

Overall: Not exactly a sleeper hit

I'm not sure if Surly was trying to poke fun at West Coast hop bombs, lower expectations for this beer, or just confuse potential drinkers... Regardless, I find it entertaining that Surly can still make a balanced beer even when they aren't trying. This is great.

Photo of davey101
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can into a tulip glass. Canned on 04/02/13.

A - Pours a clear amber body. Two fingers of white foam with sticky lacing and lasting retention. Looks good for a filtered IPA.

S - Tropical fruit into huge pine. Very juicy and fresh with a dash of bready malts. Even at a month old its still smelling damn good.

T - Pine, grapefruit, and crackery malts. Dry yet juicy. Not as great as the nose and actually rather boring. Seems to just be missing something. Slick and creamy mouth feel.

O - A damn solid IPA even with a few weeks on it. Very lacking compared to Surly's other hoppy brews. Dig the tongue in cheek idea behind it too.

Photo of DovaliHops
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Canned 04/15/13. Pours an almost-clear golden-orange color with a medium white head that disappears quickly. Scent is pretty dank in the hop department. Tons of pine and grapefruit. A lot of grapefruit with some lemon and orange zest. Taste is exactly as it smells. Great west-coast flavor, even though I never felt like Surly made their hoppy beers as malty as most east coast hoppy beers.
Some grassy hops with mostly citrus hops. Very dry and smooth. Drinkability is very high. Mouthfeel is dry and medium bodied. Overall, I really dig this beer. Didn't care for the information on the can, as it seems like a gimmick. The beer speaks for itself though. Very tasty.

Photo of kawilliams81
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16 oz can into a Half Acre tulip.

A- pours a bight honey color with a dense 2 finger off-white head. Some trails and large bubbles of lacing remain on the glass.

S- honey, caramel, grapefruit, light spice and pine.

T- caramel, light toast, grapefruit, oranges, some spice and nice amount of pine.

M- medium body and carbonation. Smooth, slightly dry with some acidity in the back half.

O- very good ipa. Definitely more hop forward like most west coast ipa's, with a nice balance of caramel and pine.

Photo of budgood1
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

canned on 4-22-13.

pours out a floaty laden light gold colour with an off white thinnish head plentiful lace. huge tropical fruit hoppy aroma. sourdough bread, citrus pith and a hard to pinpoint herbalness are stamped all over this brew. the flavour is a staightforward west coast hop assault on the palate. the malt variety has some say in the overall profile, as it brings some bready, chewy goodness... then bows to the hop bill. the hopping throws down some citrus peel, then transitions into a bit of pine resin and herbal grassiness. it covers all the bases and certainly is not one dimensional. alchohol warmth provides another dimension...like a warm blanket that takes you down to the comfort of your leather couch. it finishes extremely dry and bitter. full bodied, even though well attentuated with a prickly mouthfeel and slightly chalkish aftertaste. drinkability is nice, the mealy chewiness detracts somewhat, but hell...this is one stocky, sturdy IPA.

overall i'm impressed with the fact that Surly concocted a different twist on an IPA inspired in the west coast tradition with a midwestern flair. rather brilliant IMHO. worth seeking out...

Photo of nickapalooza86
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Fresh can grabbed from accross the border... AKA 10 minutes from my house in WI, great place to live, distribution wise, haha.

Tangerine in color with very small paritcales floating around finger of white head.

Smell is lemon, grapefruit, pine, orange

Taste is bitter orange, grapefruit, tons of pine, light malt precense, finishes sweet citrus and very dry

Mouthfeel is medium in both carbonation and body, really dry.

Well I wish Surly would make this there year round IPA instead of furious.... Do not get me wrong they can keep Furious year round, just call it a hopped up amber which it has always been to me. Great beer here, will be keeping this one in the rotation!

Photo of JMScowcroft
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Surly Brewing Company - Overrated West Coast IPA - Pint Can

Let me just say, this brew is phenomenal, if you have a chance to try it, do so!

Look - Pours a clear pale golden with a slight amber tint. Small, soapy head that dissipates quickly, leaving behind sticky lacing.

Smell - Malts and hops blend perfectly here, aroma is smooth but still has that Surly punch.

Taste - Everything comes together neatly in the taste. Smooth with a mean boy kick. Surly supreme!

Mouthfeel - Dry and bitter, crisp, and refreshing as hell. Drinkable for sure. Each sip makes you thirsty for more.

Overall - Overrated is a hilarious name for this beer because it is amazing, you will have to try it to believe it. Surly Brewing Co. is one badass company.

Photo of Justin_Neff
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can dated 4/25/13 poured info a Surly Mug

A: Appearance on this one is money. Completely translucent pale, golden yellow with a fizzy off-white head that clings completely to the glass as if slowly fades.

S: Very hop forward in the nose. Lots of lemon and grapefruit juice citrus. Smells a little bready and buttery. Piney. A little exotic mango-like fruitiness also.

T: More pine and Christmas-tree notes than the nose leads you to believe. Good bitterness balancing out strong lemon fruitiness. Some biscuit maltiness underlying all.

M: Medium body. Oily and a but dry. Cactus-like Prickly. Moderate-high carbonation.

O: Surly continues to impress. Ultra fresh hops and high bitterness balanced with mega loads of citrus sweetness and pine.

Photo of mynie
4.31/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is an excellent-if-boilerplate example of what a west coast IPA should be.

Pours bright amber with a fuzzy white head.

In the aroma, does the malt balance the hops, but the hop profile is variegated enough so as to balance itself, reaching extremely acidic peaks of pine and grapefruit that are tamed by mango and grass before being subsumed into breadiness. It tastes, thankfully, very much as it smells: exceptionally well balanced.

Photo of Beerandboards
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - copper/amber color. Pours a pretty dense 1.5 inches or so of dense white foam.

S - smooth citrus, orange peel, some pine

T - lots of grapefruit and orange, little bit of more tropical notes as it warms. Then some piney/sappy bitterness towards the end.

M - good. Medium or a little lighter carbonation. Nice finish.

O - certainly not overrated. Tasty IPA.

Photo of alexgash
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz. can. Canned on 4/15/13.

Pours a bright golden orange. Clean and clear. Small finger of gauzy, tight, off-white head. Some lacing. Lots of citrus on the nose. Some pine, but mostly grapefruit, lemon zest, and some pineapple. Fruity malt backbone gets overshadowed by the fresh hop aromas. Nice!

Toasted malt up front. Sweetish, fruity malt fills in, along with plenty of juicy hops. Grapefruit, pineapple, and pine sap dominate. Moderately bitter (for an IPA), but the hop flavors are nice and fresh. More toasted, bready notes near the finish. Long, dry finish with some lingering fruit and cookie malt. Medium body with a creamy feel. Nicely done, yet again, by Surly!

Photo of zachary80
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Canned 4/10/13. Kept cold since it entered my possession. Overml01 somehow landed a few of these and some other tasty Surly beers for me.

Golden body with a slight orange huge. Large white head with medium-low retention but lots of lacing.

Big grapefruit and piney hoppiness up front, light sweetness from the malt.

Flavor is lacking compared to the promising aroma - a little muddled, and almost more malt heavy than hop despite having almost no body. Relatively high bitterness that lasts quite a while. Hopiness is a one-note of pine with some dankness that lacks nuance.

Very thin, but not detracted too much since that was part of the west coastness. Carbonation seems appropriate.

A good IPA - very good aroma, above average flavor that is slightly lacking in complexity, high bitterness, and thin mouthfeel. I'm sure those combine to make a perfect IPA for someone out there.

Photo of homersimpson67
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a very nice golden orange into my favorite tulip.
Nice 2-3 fingers of lacing that linger and drape the sides of the glass.
Smell is a familiar pine and grapefruit mix although subtle and not overpowering.
A nice bitter touch to the back of the tongue, a slightly softer version of Furious?
Overall another good, solid offering from Surly, will try again and perhaps let warm and age a little to bring out more flavor. Very young, fresh beer(canned 04/10/13)

p.s. Apologies, not quite as eloquent or creative as others but
Furious a failure, really? Perhaps at the west coast style but far from a failure!

Photo of WillCarrera
4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

16 oz can, canned on 4/10/13, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pour a clear golden-orange color, topped with an inch of creamy white head, leaves good lacing.

S- Great, super-hoppy aroma. Loads of citrus, rind, pine resin, some mild earthy hop aromas.

T- Again, really awesome. The hops are huge, with lots of that citrusy, piney, slightly earthy West coast hop profile. It's also balanced with a sweet caramel malt, the amount of sweetness is really spot-on. Leaves some piney, fruity hop flavors in the finish.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth feel, very nice.

O- This is pretty tasty stuff. You already knew this, but Surly makes a damn good IPA. I could drink this all day.

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

kind of a funny concept here, and a hilarious story on the back of the can to accompany this actually not overrated at all ipa. the fourth of july looking can pours a light copper colored brew with two inches of bone white foaming head. the nose is indeed akin to the west coast styles, high alpha, simple barley malt, and a sticky fresh character that reminds me of the finest ganja. the flavor is perhaps a little less dank than the nose, a little more in balance, but the sweeter, juicy hops definitely take center stage. some subtle notes of mango or guava or something else tropical, but this isn't a fruit ipa at all, its pretty straight forward really. good carbonation keeps its pep all the way through, while the body is sort of middle of the spectrum. this is rather drinkable for its size, and one can was definitely not enough to satiate me. I would get this regularly if it were available in Colorado. an enjoyable stab at the arrogant left coast scene.

Photo of feloniousmonk
4.34/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clear, golden colored, beautiful white, lasting head. Looks the very picture of a class West Coast IPA. All systems go, ready or not.

Aroma: ahhh….yep, it's hitting all the right notes. Sticky, prickly pine, plenty of citric notes, blasts of tropical fruit, lemon and pineapple hit the forest floor. Put the grapefruit in mango and mix it all up. Perfectly pleasing.

Taste of it: Boom, boom. It's got it all, bangs the right spots, strikes the right notes. Not too much malt body to interfere with the hop delivery. Body is lean and light, dropping hop delights with each new sip. In each way possible, this meets the mark of the West Coast IPA. Which makes me wonder…but, first, let's read that can…

What's with the HYPE? It's been said; "It's 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 OVER-RATED, but at the end of the day, it's just a beer, if you like it, great, so do we. If you only liked us when we were small, then leave this one of the shelf. Let one of the fanboys grab it."

I'm going to pick this apart for a bit. From day one, Surly had always been trying to jump on the "West Coast IPA bandwagon", but they flubbed it with that failure, Furious. Next thing: Is the part in quotes directly from some review online, and does that person feel silly, or superior? Next: I hate the phrase "at the end of the day". Political talking heads on the 24-hour news networks use it constantly, over and over, and it pisses me off to see it on a Surly label. Finally, …oh, the fanboys. How much anti-Surly resentment did they turn around and stuff into that small bit of copy? Why is there still anti-Surly resentment? Haven't those people dried up and blown away already?

So what am I wondering…ah, this is damnably delicious. And what if Surly had debuted with Under-blown, or…Extra-plated..what was it? Yeah, over-rated. It's nearly a note-perfect rendition of the much beloved West Coast IPA, San Diego style. Surly originally was meant to be a provider for our region, our marketplace, of this type of brew, the type not found in our homeland. But their "over-hopped", "over-hyped" Furious seemed to really fit an unscratched itch, a never-known niche. Detractors of Furious and it's over-done hopping forget the major amount of malts involved. Maybe that's what helped it over the hump, and let this community of beer drinkers take that overly hoppy wonder to our collective bosom? If they'd led with something like this, a clear clone of the West Coast style of IPA, so plump with the citrus and piney qualities, instead of something with a bigger malt component like Furious, would it have been the same? Would it have eventually met with popularity, or relative indifference, except for the rabid, hop-hungry species beers geekicus?

It is dry. It is hoppy. It's very bitter, and what's weird? It's about a dollar a 4-pack less than Furious. Because they could save money on the malt. Man, that must be how those over-hopped, over-hyped beers work. That's how they getcha man, that's how they do it.

Already some wags on the net are saying "it's, dare I say it, better than Furious." "Better than"? More to the taste of your hop-greedy palate, perhaps. Also, perhaps, these people are the ones I spoke of earlier, the ones Surly wasn't ready to cater to seven years ago, and have merely been biding their time pretending to enjoy Furious until Surly would produce something leaner, hoppier, drier, …here's what I'll say: while I appreciate this, respect it, like it, nay, love it…it only proves to underscore what a successful creation Furious truly is. I'll also say this: …no forget it, I've said it all already. Good one, but will not replace Furious for me. I'm glad they finally did it, though, and wish it would stick around. Top notch effort, lads. I enjoy over-rating your beers, but, you knew that, fanboy that I am.

Overrated West Coast IPA from Surly Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,351 ratings.