Bitter Brewer | Surly Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
surlybrewing.com

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with a significant portion of Simpsons Golden Promise, the malt character comes across as toasty, and the flaked oats provide some additional mouthfeel to offset the bitterness. The hops provide an orange aroma and flavor, almost like marmalade. The current signature hop is Mandarina Bavaria, a new aromatic varietal coming out of Germany that has distinct tangerine and orange-like notes.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
446
Ratings:
1,088
pDev:
11.06%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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237
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Trade:
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Pours a clear orange hue with a lively white head. No lace, good retention. Aroma is crisp apricots and slight bready malts. Flavour is again reminiscent of apricots and light bready malt. Bitterness is pronounced but not over the top. The finish is very dry. The body is very light and the carbonation seems quite high. Very thirst quenching and enjoyable. We need more beers like this around.

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Bitter Brewer from Surly Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 1,088 ratings