Abrasive Ale | Surly Brewing Company

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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

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4,556
Reviews:
946
Avg:
4.46
pDev:
7.85%
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on cask at 3Floyds in early/mid 2013. Fantastic DIPA anyway, cask puts it over the edge. Bubbly/soapy two finger white head, beer was hazy dark straw color. Great nose of hops but also mellowed as all cask beers are. Phenomenal flavor, still hoppy and balanced by malt, but smoothed over by the cask. Mouth feel was very similar to taste. A rare treat.

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Abrasive Ale from Surly Brewing Company
4.46 out of 5 based on 4,556 ratings.
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