Abrasive Ale | Surly Brewing Company

Abrasive AleAbrasive Ale
BA SCORE
98.3%
Liked This Beer
4.5 w/ 4,560 ratings
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
Ranking:
#100
Reviews:
946
Ratings:
4,560
Liked:
4,484
Avg:
4.5/5
pDev:
7.78%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2,160
Gots:
703
Trade:
29
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A: Pours a copper color with a one finger head. Good retention and nice lacing.
S: Lots of hops! A huge grapefruit citrus smell with pine and hints of sweet malt.
T: Tastes exactly how it smells. Top in its class! Very citrusy and piney. ABV is present.
M: Very smooth, light carbonation, slight bitterness, and light stickiness.
O: One of the best DIPA's out there, amazing. Wish it was a year round beer.

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Abrasive Ale from Surly Brewing Company
Beer rating: 98.3% out of 100 with 4,560 ratings
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