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.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz pour on draft at Keegan's in downtown Mnpls today 3/30/2013.

Aroma: lots of grapefruit, pine and even some grassiness. But mostly grapefruit. Comes off very pungent and strong, makes for a nice sensory appetizer before I actually quaff it. (4)

Color: a very nice, clear bodied beer with a copper, orange colour. Poured with less than 1cm white head that goes away quickly. Really thick, sticky lacing making for a nice visual appearance as I drink it down. (4)

Flavour: Awesome. I get all sorts of hop flavours- primarily grapefruit but also a little bit of piney sap to go along with a bready sweetness hinting of honey and caramel. Really nice hopblast throughout. (4.5)

Mouthfeel: precisely medium bodied with great carbonation that comes with a strong bitter aftertaste. It's pungent in the mouth- really resinous and coats my tongue. Overall, really nice mouthfeel for a standard IPA. Not very dry tasting at all. (4)

Overall: A great IPA offering by Surly, which is a brewery that already impresses me after having just the Bender and Furious. Looking forward to quaffing the Abrasive that I'm bringing home! (4)

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a goblet style glass

A: Furious is darker than your average IPA, almost looks like a DIPA

S: Piney and hoppy with some mild fruit fragrances

T: Pine and hops immediately bombard your taste buds then a nice burst of citrus kicks in. The balance is outstanding

M: Light carbonation with a medium body

O: Furious ranks very high on my list of IPA"s, it's not quite Heady Topper but very close...Highly Recommended

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Furious pours a golden cooper color, with a nice lacing white head. There was a floral aroma. The taste was very hoppy for just an IPA, lots of floral notes and a strong bitterness. Very drinkable, and doesn't have the dryness like other IPAS. Overall a very nice strong IPA, very bold flavors.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Another gift from my friend Ethan! Bottled on 1/2/13, so not eminently fresh but not geriatric either. Poured from a tall boy glass into my 7venth Sun tulip.

A - Pours an amber-orange, with two fingers of dirty white head. The foam is really tightly packed & looks like you could make a snowman out of it. Still lots of lively carbonation. Really great parallel circles of lacing as I drink.

S - Still a good amount of hops left on the nose. Fruity & citrusy, with a bit of green floral aromas as well. Not bitingly hoppy, but reined in by some caramel malts. I can only imagine what this would be like fresh.

T - Very interesting fruit profile & I can't exactly put my finger on exactly what is going on before a flood of bready malts take over. Additional sipping confirms that it is more of a sweet tropical fruit, think pineapple upside down cake. A good amount of bitterness that is really tasty without being overpowering.

M - A fuller mouthfeel than I was anticipating & definitely fuller than your typical IPA. This feature makes sense with the malt presence of the taste. Abundant carbonation.

O - Even at almost 3 months old, this is a really good IPA. I definitely want to get my hands on some fresh cans now to compare.

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Furious from Surly Brewing Company
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