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Todd The Axe Man India Pale Ale | Surly Brewing Company

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Todd The Axe Man India Pale AleTodd The Axe Man India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
surlybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by morimech on 09-27-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#163
Reviews:
420
Ratings:
2,469
pDev:
7.17%
Bros Score:
3.99
 
 
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4.41/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.18/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.43/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.48/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Lots of floating sediment in the can. One downside to a can vs. a bottle is being able to see the sediment coming and avoid pouring it into the glass. The aroma is full of pine and tropical fruit. Clean hoppy flavor, with enough malt to back up the hops. There's a long lingering bitter finish here, with a great dryness. Overall, it's another solid beer from Surly

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4.56/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From memory.

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4.35/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours an orange-gold color with a small white head that breaks rather quickly leaving a small island of bubbles in the middle. There is little lacing. Some suspended particulates as well.

Smell is all hops up front with a huge amount of citrus, especially orange or grapefruit pith. Then there comes a nice tropical fruitiness and malt profile and finally it ends with some nice pine.

Taste follows the nose with the pithy flavor first, then some juicy tropicals. The malts come in pretty strong and give a nice secondary sweetness to it as well. Finishes with a bit of pine bitterness.

Feel is medium in weight with a good amount of carbonation. This beer gives the mouth a slight coating making the finish a little bitter which is quite enjoyable.

I got what I expected from this beer. A really nice and easy to drink IPA. I took my time and enjoyed this, knowing it would be a rarity for me to get it again.

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4.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.53/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from tap in MSP airport. Perfect dark yellow hue with some cloud. Great aroma of citrus with equally great taste. Great amount of hops and no lingering bitterness. Great finish on palat.

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4.38/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.15/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.6/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.98/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.6/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Canned 7 weeks ago.

Pours lightly hazy orange with a thin head.

The nose is orange rind, spicy hops, caramel, and pine.

This is super balanced. The taste is equal parts grapefruit, caramel, and pine. Mouthfeel is medium.

Overall, pretty good and would be even better fresher. 8.5/10

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4.41/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.88/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

One of my favorites. Great balance. Prefer this to Surly Furious.

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