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Schadenfreude | Surly Brewing Company

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3.88/5
Very Good
213 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by MasterSki on 04-10-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,728
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
213
pDev:
10.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: dark amber brown with lingering head

Smell: Light apple

Taste: Light dry caramel toffee with an apple cider note and some oak

Feel: Light, Effervescent

Overall: I don't know the style well enough to comment much on fidelity, but I suspect it is outside of the norm. Light and subtle flavors despite the dark color. Complex yet refreshing.

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3.38/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Brasserie V in Madison, Wisconsin.

A- Clear, darker brown-copper reddish body, half finger head, minimal retention time. No lacing. [3.5]

S- Oak, nuttiness, yeast, a bit of chocolate and roast. Mostly grainy malt sweetness and the nuttiness. Kind of like a brown ale, but with more graininess and a yeasty, mineraly scent. [3.75]

F- Chocolate, nuttiness, roasted malts, yeast, hint of oak. Just about what the nose promises. Interesting take on a dunkel, I do appreciate the complexity that the oak adds to the lager. [3.75]

M- On the lighter side of body, good carbonation, balanced finish with the malt sweetness and the slightly earthy bitterness. Smooth and crisp. [3.75]

O- Very smooth and crisp drinking lager. I enjoy the roasted malt character in this mixed in with the mineral and mild earthy flavours from the yeast. [3.75]

Final score: 3.74

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Rich caramel & toffee, a little nutty. Well balanced and sweet.

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Schadenfreude from Surly Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 213 ratings
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