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%
 
 
Wants:
1,524
Gots:
1,121
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39
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Photo of Tnaadams
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.16/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamesLeung
4.74/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cyclone
3.92/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Alecmedeiros
3.5/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dharmelink
4.44/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
4.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16 oz can,into a Cigar City Spiegelau IPA glass.

Frothy off white head that stands 2 fingers tall with excellent retention and sticky lacing.Hazy amber colored body with a red hue,low clarity,distorted light showing through the glass,and a light amount of sediment.Heavy amounts of fast moving carbonation.

On the nose I get citrus,pine, and floral hops,balanced by some sweet and earthy malts.The malts are for the most part subdued.You can tell by the aroma that it is a pretty hop forward beer.

On the palate I get spice and floral hops up front,with citrus and pine hops on the back end.The entire sip is balanced by sweet and earthy malts all the way through.Very good tasting,well balanced IPA.

The mouth feel is medium heavy with a chalky texture,dry finish and a good amount of oxidation on the tongue.All this while being a pretty smooth,and refreshing IPA.

This is a very good IPA,not quite as good as their Todd The Axe Man IPA,but pretty darn close.This is definitely in my top five favorite IPA's that are available in Florida.Definitely recommend to any hop heads,and I would definitely drink this one again.Once again Surly...WELL BREWED!!!

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Photo of harsley
3.72/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WunderLlama
4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Tap poured into pint glass at the yard house

Clear red liquid , thin layer of white foam

Aroma of citrus hops, whiff of pine

Good hop forward taste , citrus

Good beer

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Photo of AzIpaGuy
1.53/5  rDev -64.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of MFMB
3.86/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a amber red with a large off white head from my heavy pour. Nose is fairly unspectacular. Getting a bit of malt and really no hops. Taste of toasted malts, pine gum, floral, caramel and alcohol. For some reason I'm finding this on pretty hot and boozy for single. Fairly bitter, a beer in the mold of a NWIPA. Medium body with a nice dry finish.

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Photo of ComeAtMeBrew
3.77/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BuckyNBeer
3.96/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a orange/red with decent foam and lacing. Smells wonderful, full of pine, citrus, malt, and hops. The taste is just full force, this stuff is terrific in your face beer, tons of citrus, pine, hops bite then a smooth malt mixed in to temper the storm. The finish is medium and clean, very nice beer.

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Photo of hockeypuck
3.88/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nickfl
3.91/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Grizzarky
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Acforster2
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of msween21
3.28/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.44/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SSS
3.68/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-Brown with an orange/red hue, off white head, low to medium lacing
S-I didn't get lots of aroma here, except for crystal malt...
M-Low to medium mouthfeel with a slight peppery carbonation
T-Sweet upfront which quickly switches to a bitterness more from the toaster malt than hops...almost burnt/roasted flavour
O-Not for the feint of heart, but also not my thing, too much crystal malt for my liking...

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Photo of MJSFS
4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16oz can with a 2/14/17 date poured into a Trillium 16oz snifter. Looks like a clear amber ale with a half finger of loosely packed head that receded to a ring around the glass and left minimal lacing. Aroma is pine and earthy peat moss. Flavor is pine and bitter citrus. Taste like I'm chewing on an orange peel. There is a slight sweetness but I wouldn't call it caramel as the commercial description claims. Mouthfeel is very dry, very thin, and very bitter. I had high hopes based on the high score this gets, but now I'm regretting buying 4 cans. It's not very balanced, and falls short for me.

Drinking my last can on 3/26/17. The extreme bitterness and dryness has subsided and the sweet caramel malts are balancing out the hops quite nicely. A little age does this beers wonders. My score has been adjusted upwards.

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Photo of ivegot3Dvision
3.62/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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