Furious | Surly Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A tempest on the tongue, or a moment of pure hop bliss? Brewed with a dazzling blend of American hops and Scottish malt, this crimson-hued ale delivers waves of citrus, pine and carmel-toffee. For those who favor flavor, Furious has the hop-fire your taste buds have been screaming for.

Added by feloniousmonk on 02-05-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,521
Reviews:
1,533
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
9.53%
 
 
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Photo of kinggimp
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dream
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tylerardissono
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vidblain
4.62/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.52/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The appearance was always a nice golden orange to amber color with a one and a half fingered white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. The lacing slid into the beer. The smell had a nice sweet maltiness running underneath of a nice citrusy/piney hoppiness. The taste was basically the same that lead to a decent sweet aftertaste and a dry sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat at/about a light to medium in body and holds a decent sessionable aspect about it. The carbonation was slightly smooth as it didn’t really seem to hold its own as far as sharpness for a normal AIPA. Overall, good AIPA for the most part.

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Photo of HoppyBastard
4.57/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 1 pint can into a Shaker pint glass, "best by" date 3-28-17.

APPEARANCE: pours a beautiful amber color with one-finger, off-white head that slowly dissipated until a thin, unbroken layer of small bubbles remained, there is moderate lacing on the glass, medium carbonation.

SMELL: sweet caramel and bread then pineapple citrus.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially sweet caramel and bread then a pineapple and pine hop blast that really lingers in a good way, this beer is very well balanced even with a powerful hop presence, it's extreme on both ends of the malt vs. hop spectrum.

PALATE: medium body and somewhat creamy.

OVERALL: Surly nailed it, this may be the highest rating I have bestowed on an IPA, not much room for improvement here, this is world class for sure, I am going to tell everyone at work about this beer tomorrow, this is why I love craft beer, I will purchase this again very soon, WELL DONE!!

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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.99/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bbtkd
3.84/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Surly Furious, 6.6% ABV, 99 IBU. Pours medium viscosity and copper, with a half-finger off-white head. Nose is fruity and hoppy, taste follows, with a moderate bitterness. Excellent mouthfeel, a well-balanced beer that doesn't show its 99 IBU rating. Overall excellent.

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Photo of baldusl
1.3/5  rDev -69.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of BKotch
4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bones10
4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Great beer. It reminds me of Blood of the Unicorn by Pipeworks in that it's red, but the taste is IPA throughout. I'm psyched that I can finally get Surly in central Illinois!

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Photo of Suds
3.84/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew I had on draft during a business trip to Minneapolis. It is a hazy amber brown color with a slightly off white head. Hoppy and earthy aroma with a similarly hoppy flavor. Wonderful bitterness and a full body. Nice.

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Photo of silverblaze540
4.23/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - One-inch head that holds for about a minute. Cloudy amber color with little bubbles

S - Sweet citrus and pineapple. Some pine notes. Medium strength.

T - Front is a sweet pineapple. Then turns to an orange peel taste with a bitterness that lingers.

M - Medium body with some burn.

O - Strong taste but a medium strength smell. Bitterness is not overpowering.

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Photo of FanofHefe
4.68/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Stooven
4.37/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I frequently overlook this beer, for no good reason at that. My favorite style of American IPA, somewhere around Two Hearted and even within range of Arrogant Bastard. Dry malt, piney, citrus shows up as acidity (but in a good way). Balanced ABV, a bit murky in appearance. But definitely needs to be poured into a glass.

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Photo of arizcards
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a can from TW Arrowhead on 3-12-17 for 3.49. Canned on 2.7.17.

Beer poured orange with a nice white head.

Nose is grapefruit forward.

Taste is grapefruit over a bready malt base. Finish is light pine resin.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and refreshing.

Overall a nice brew to try. Love the balance!

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Photo of Wonderweasel
3.37/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Notninja
4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Boca-X
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of matt56007
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Feldpausch
4.27/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of onlymurderers
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phineasco
4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Look: Dark orange/copper clear with small head that recedes quickly.
Smell: Caramel, toffee, honey, and pine.
Taste: Piney, caramel, and toffee with no bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Smooth, but full.
Overall: Disclaimer here. 3 month old ipa picked up in Florida, maybe that's why it was malty. A joy to drink, need to try it fresh.

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Photo of flyinhawaiian
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jeff_whitman
4.01/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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