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Overrated West Coast IPA - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

924 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 924
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.07%
Wants: 95
Gots: 76 | FT: 7
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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on draft at churchkey 4oz pour in snifter on 5/8/14

A-Pours a hazy gold with a big sudsy white head. Okay lacing.

S-Aroma of citrus, mainly grapefruit, and some pine and a bit of grass.

T-Taste was a lot of grapefruit and some pine, but also a nice sweetness of caramel mixed in up front. I got a little bitterness on the finish, which was good.

M-Body seemed light to medium with a smooth texture. Good carbonation.

O-Overall very good IPA but no Furious

Serving type: bottle

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Overrated West Coast IPA from Surly Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 924 ratings.