Furious | Surly Brewing Company

5,569 Ratings

Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States

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

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Photo of Omnium
4.27/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

16oz Can > 2XIPA Glass

A - Hazed amber with 1.5 finger foamy off white head with some good lacing.
S - Very big on dank pine, some light tropical notes underneath, a little peach, grapefruit, grassy.
T - This thing is huge on pine in flavor, some nice crackery malt base, very dank and grassy mid to end, some light mango and papaya popping up here and there.
M - Best thing about this is its totally refreshing, I coulda crushed this can without a problem, Clean, just bitter enough but goes down great.
O - Excellent IPA, not could benefit from just a tad more sweetness. I wish i had more access to this, but I'm privileged to have had it.

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Photo of KFBR392
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours with a heavy thickness for an IPA with a ruby red color. Above half a finger of head on the pour which was present while drinking. Sticky lacing left behind with each drink. What I really love about this brew is the suspended sediment with this brew, even ultra fresh. Part of the beer and it looks awesome.

Smell: A ton of malty sweetness jumps out right away. Caramel, molasses, maple syrup, a sugar. Earthy, medium to heavy hop body evens out the sweetness. The aroma is so potent and upfront and yet finds a way to be wonderfully balanced and delicious.

Taste: Sweet malt body like the aroma presents itself up front. Brown sugar, sticky molasses, and rounded caramel attack that palate. Once they run their course, a seem less transition is made to a lingering bitterness of punishing hops blasts through. The sweetness of this brew continues to shine through on the aftertaste with plenty of hop bitterness sticking around.

Mouthfeel: Probably the heaviest mouthfeels of thick malty tones and bitter hops I have ever had out of a single IPA.

Overall: An amazing single IPA. As much complexity, taste, and aroma as any IPA out there, doubles and triples included. My first Surly offering and needless to say I look forward to much more.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Farnswurth
4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of yancot
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of 1Sundown2C
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of cp45
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of maybrick
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Nice color and bright head. Extremely well filtered as it is totally transparent with no chill haze.

S - Notes of Tea and Pine, biscuits too.

T - The hop flavor combined with the malt up front is very pleasant. Some malt in the finish which adds to the complexity of this fine brew.

M - Well carbonated. Suspect this is fresher than most due to being canned.

O - Get it if you can!

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Jparker37
4.64/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

16oz can poured into an oversized tulip. Canned on 11/21/13

A - Off-white head looks delicious! The beer itself is deep amber coming in on the dark side of the style. Tons of sticky lacing all down the glass.

S - Great meld of citrusy cascade/centennial hop blend. Mild pine leaning more towards tropical aromas. Pops from the glass. Little bit of sweetness, toasty malts.

T - The hop flavor here is truly unique, it dominates like I've never experienced. The flavor is distinguishably pine hoppy yet is surprisingly tame in relationship to bitterness. There are some toasty malt towards the backend but subtle. Crisp dry finish.

M - Medium body, dry as can be, medium-light carbonation.

O - Total hop flavor but doesn't crush in bitterness. Complex and refreshing.

Judgement - Hard to beat this caliber of IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3/5  rDev -30.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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Furious from Surly Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 5,569 ratings
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