Abrasive Ale | Surly Brewing Company

BA SCORE
99
world-class
4,550 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Abrasive AleAbrasive Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hazy gold in color, this Oatmeal Double IPA has aggressive aromas of candied grapefruit/tangerine and tropical fruit. Malted oats greatly enhance the body and the high level of bitterness is balanced by this sweetness. Citra hops are used for aroma & flavor additions and for dry-hopping, while Warrior hops are used primarily for bitterness.

OG 19.5 Plato
Color 5 SRM
Hops: Citra, Warrior
Yeast: English Ale
Malt: 2-row, Golden Naked Oats
ABV: 9%

Added by Buebie on 12-27-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,550
Reviews:
945
Avg:
4.46
pDev:
7.85%
 
 
Wants:
2,160
Gots:
702
For Trade:
28
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 4,550 |  Reviews: 945
Photo of fureousangel
4.47/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of andesite83
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Erickg47
4.39/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of GRWILK
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Kark
4.48/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of LarryK
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of yspiff
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Dwkasper
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Karl_M
4.92/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Lucasgangsei
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of a77cj7
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of seanmonaghan13
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of mikedogg195
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of exl_90
4.68/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of rhoadester69
4.32/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of EDubLovesBeer
4/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of davistabuff
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of AnotherVice
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of isak0025
4.76/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of Nwrightjr
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of emilybeehagen
3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of PatrickInAustinTx
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of halo3one
3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of Contre
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of SAEmick
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Abrasive Ale from Surly Brewing Company
4.46 out of 5 based on 4,550 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.