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:
5,545
Reviews:
1,537
Avg:
4.29
pDev:
9.56%
 
 
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1,524
Gots:
1,121
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2.5/5  rDev -41.7%

Photo of ScottageCheese
2.71/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

Just not very good. Too much malt which overpowers the hops.

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Photo of Covocali
2.74/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Super strong hard to drink For beer pros only

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2.75/5  rDev -35.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of eldoctorador
2.75/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of waltonc
2.79/5  rDev -35%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Acquired a can of this thanks to tytoanderso. Caramel orange with nice white head. Smells like crazy amounts of hops, and I was also getting a touch of cat urine, which was a bit off-putting. Taste is more crazy abundant amounts of hops. There's a decent amount of malts to balance this out, but the excessive amount of hops just crowds everything else out. With lots of other great beer to drink last night, we didn't even finish a can of this split between three people.

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Photo of brdc
2.83/5  rDev -34%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Had this on two different occasions, on tap both times. Did not want to review on my first time as I did not like it, and wanted to be sure before.

It is a hazy brew, colored somewhere between orange, brown and yellow, appears thicker than it feels. Minimal head.
Aroma is a sign of what is to come, an intense hoppiness with almost exclusively citric notes.
Medium bodied, with an intense, overwhelming hoppiness, with malts nowhere to be found. A bitter assault that unfortunately, IMHO, left a lot to be desired as no other flavors can be noticed. Markedly inferio to regular Furious.

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Photo of rtaps
2.92/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

thanks to darthkostrizer for opening it at a bottle share.

rust in color with a small white head that dissipated quickly leaving minimal lacing

decent aroma, i get some mangos/floral

taste not to much here, mildly foral and hoppy with mangos

light bodied medium carbonation, leave a dry mouth.

overall the nose was the best part of this beer, wasn't much in the taste. a bit of a let down here

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2.96/5  rDev -31%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

GLASS: Pint Glass
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 45 degrees

Clear, medium copper colored, liquid. A little more than a finger of light tan foam for a head. Retention is really good and lacing is thick and in a solid ring.
Really a great looking brew.

Hops. Big pine hops. Lush tropical/citrus hops. Just overflowing with the floral bouquet of hops.
A very light hint of caramel malts.
Smells completely out of balance.

I'm shocked. It tastes like hops.
This is such a harsh hops bitterness. I can tell that there are some caramel malt notes in there, but just when they come forward, the hops leapfrog right over them and attack your pallette.
This is way too far out of balance, for me.

The mouth is crisp and sharp with a slight touch of creaminess.

If you love hops, this is definitely one to search for. Like you didn't know that, already, though. If you haven't had it, get it.
The very definition of the term 'hop-bomb'.
If you don't absolutely love hops, this is probably not for you.

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Wasn't a fan of this.

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

Photo of ConradKenney
3/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I am normally a huge fan of bitter IPA's, but this one just killed my tastebuds. Citrus and pine? Nope, just bitter.

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

Photo of BeerRay
3/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

Furious from Surly Brewing Company
4.29 out of 5 based on 5,545 ratings.
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