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:
5,511
Reviews:
1,528
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
9.53%
 
 
Wants:
1,524
Gots:
1,094
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Photo of BubbleBobble
4.19/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Crepuscular
4.27/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kraticus41
3/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OompaMentor
4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Can poured into pint glass; rustic orange color with modest carbonation. Hops, burnt caramel and pine greet the nose. Medium body with well balanced hops, malts and resins. Mild bitterness that does not cling to the palate. Very enjoyable!

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Photo of MTKATL
4.41/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of s_thayer
4.82/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Dspader1
3.95/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BigIslandfarmer
3.96/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.29/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MizzouBrew
4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep dark opaque orange. Nice cream colored head, which doesn't stick around too long, nice lacing though. Very carbonated, medium mouthfeel. Strong hoppy flavor that really lingers. Delicious!

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Photo of bplabernie
3.79/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Amguerra305
3.85/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

It sits in the glass as a slightly hazy amber yellow brown color with a thin layer of white head spread across the top. The smell of this beer is rather complex. You get the caramel malts in the middle and followed by the piney bitter bite of the hops. At first though the beer has an almost rose like nose to it, especially when it was colder. The malty nature of the beer starts to shine once it warms up a bit but you also get a slightly sweet juicy note to the aroma as well. The taste is nothing remarkable to be perfectly honest (Caveat, I am not a hop head). It is kind of flat an muted with not much nuance. There is slight juicy flavor on the front end but the middle is hollow and empty. The back end is followed by the piney resiny bite of the hops yet it still manages to not be all that bitter, which I enjoy. The hop resin does linger however and coats your mouth. The feel of this beer is medium light with a normal amount of carbonation. Overall this beer is better than many IPA's yet is not world class.

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Photo of jvgoor3786
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jcb7472
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
4.31/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of illini99
4.07/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MannyRox
4.89/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great aroma to match the taste of this beer. The body is great holding a slightly more viscous consistency than that of many of it's IPA counterparts. This was a great pleasure to drink. Coming from Oregon, it's great to see other areas in the nation with passionate and growing beer scenes.

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Photo of Peter1977
4.37/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Buster
3.65/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of moundbz
4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BierRunner
4.12/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark Carmel color with a moderate pure white head and lacing. A subdued nose with more malt than pine. A bold taste with malty Carmel flavors and a bitter hop flavor throughout to keep any sweetness at bay. A nice twist on the pale ale but still true to the style. Worth seeking out.

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Photo of jjwisenheimer
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Parmesan
3.78/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: Pours a brilliant, crimson color with a nice creamy white head, a very nice looking beer.

S: Some juicy citrus, mixed with pine and caramel. Aroma isn't quite as strong as I was expecting.

T: Lots of citrus and pine, a very strong bitterness, some caramel at the end. The bitterness is too strong on this one.

F: Medium body a little creamy and oily on the tongue.

O: I like IPAs but this one just needs to tone down the bitterness a bit, Todd the Axeman is a much better IPA from Surly.

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Photo of TrilliumFan
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of _Adam_
4.56/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Furious from Surly Brewing Company
4.3 out of 5 based on 5,511 ratings.
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