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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.

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Photo of RuckusDu
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - A finger of off-white head of larger bubbles. Body is very cloudy and a nice orange/brown color. Great lacing.

S - Smooth, sweet citrus. Nice grapefruit and orange scents. Simple and great hops.

T - Complex and interesting. Nice grapefruit of course, then some orange rind. Moderate hops. A sweetness to it that I can't nail down. Very piney.

M - Nothing special, but fine. Strong carbonation and medium body.

O - A great beer. Very complex flavors yet very will balanced. A bit harsh, but otherwise nice.

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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

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Photo of MichPaul
4.52/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I wasn't even expecting this beer, but the ever gracious BA Steimie offered it up for a trade and I gladly excepted.

Pours a nice amber color although cloudy, with about a 1 finger head that leaves lacing all the way down the glass while drinking.

The aroma was wonderful on this beer! Piney, but a nice sweet smell as well that I just can't place. Doesn't seem like a citrus cent. I just can't place it.

The taste is wonderful as well! Very piney as mentioned above, but well balanced for a hop head like me. This is an IPA with the taste of a 2xIPA but the ABV of a single IPA. I LOVE IT!

Mouthfeel scored hight for me because I liked the high carbonation and bitterness. Still had a good malty feel as well.

Overall, I loved this! With the name Furious, it did fit very well. This IPA has a furious hit of hops, and I will definitely get it again if I get the opportunity.

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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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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I enjoyed Furious with a shaker pint.

Appearance- An orange-tinged swell of foam gets to about two-fingers in wdith. It falls fast, but leaves a sticky sheet of lace on the side of the glass.

An amber-orange body has a distinct haze to it. When held up to the light, the highlights appear more golden.

Smell- The nose is spicier with some pepper and lemon rind. A little bit of herbalness underneath as well. The nose hints that I should expect a spicy and citrus palate.

Taste- The bitterness feels good and goes all the way through the drink, with a finish that is herbal and slightly biscuit-like, even a little resin thrown in.

The front of the drink has more of that distinct pepper and citrus quality. Furious is actually a little more mellow by mid-drink with the herbal character making an appearance.

Mouth feel- A great mouth feel is found in this beer. It is big and smooth. Despite the way the bitterness sticks to the jobs, it is easy to drink.

Overall- A big and bold IPA with a mellow feel. I cannot say that the peppery and herbal IPA flavors are my favorite, but the bitter kick helps keep this one exciting for me.

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Furious from Surly Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 5,584 ratings
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