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Furious | Surly Brewing Company

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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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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Poured into a wilibecher. Pours a cloudy brownish-orange with a foamy two-finger head. Interesting color, relatively dark for an American IPA. Decent head retention, very nice lacing.

Aroma: Intense hop notes of grapefruit and pine (especially noticeable when smelled directly from the can). Toasty, biscuity malt notes are also perceptible. Smells plain awesome.

Taste: Fruity hop notes and bitterness followed by big biscuity, slightly caramel-y malt backbone. Hops make a return appearance in the finish. Incredibly smooth and well put together.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, light and lively carbonation.

Overall: One of my favorite IPAs. The first sniff of hops from the can is always a pleasure. I could drink this every day and not get tired of it.

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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

A: medium amber with orange hues; slightly hazed; fingers-thick tan head, left some light lace

S: piney, wet woods, herbal and earthy; grapefruity; some passionfruit and apricot-like sweetness

T: sweet clean malt flavor, suggestions of nuttiness, oak, and fresh barley; lots of flavor, rich and roasted, lightly toasted, bitter hops dancing throughout, with pine and dark citrus

M: slick, smooth, cool, and briefly coating; drying roasted finish

O: a very rewarding brew, and recommended

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed on draught in a college improv bar in Minneapolis.
Pours an unexpected red amber with nice clarity. Fine carbonation, but only a thin fleeting head.
The nose highlights pine and spiced apples and pears on a foundation of malt. Hay and raisin come through, as well. Very complex--almost intoxicating in itself before a sip.
Clean and bronzey with dried stone and harvest fruits bonded to an early sweet caramel note. Then grapefruit and pine rush into a bright, bitter peak. It falls into an oily metallic resin finish.
Clean and light at the start. Opens into medium body balanced nicely with carbonation. Just a bit more heft and chew would be nice.
Thicker and weightier would be absolutely stellar. But this is a great craft with complex flavor together with very easy drinkability for its size.

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Furious from Surly Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 5,583 ratings
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