Fiery Hell | Surly Brewing Company

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86
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102 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Cask conditioned lager infused with chilies.

Added by MasterSki on 07-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
102
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
14.84%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Norvelljeff
4.77/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Lots of heat with this one. And it is good too.

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of aliving1
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of MNPikey
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of Hopstout
4.46/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of M-Jez84
4.42/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had at the Surly Brewer’s Table with marlin crudo. L: Brilliant gold with a thin creamy white foam cap that quickly dissipates. It has a touch more gold amber in it than the Surly Hell. S: Medium malt and a little chili vegetal. Hop aromas hide a little behind the chili. T: Starts with a light grainy sweetness and then a medium high chili heat comes forward. Its hot but not overpowering. Some light chili fruit behind the heat. With the chili in the forefront, the hop bitterness and oak move to the background. F: Light to medium light body, above average carbonation. O: A crisp, refreshing beer that goes very well with fish.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of Cpt_splding
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of richaa01
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of CJCouillard
4.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigbeers84
4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MattyG85
4.2/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Muddy Waters in Minneapolis, MN. Served in a Surly shaker glass.

Appearance: Color is a straw pale golden yellow with some orange. Moderate amount of bubbles. Solid three fingers of white head with good retention. Leaves a good amount of lacing on the glass.

Smell: Bready biscuity malts with a quite noticeable scent of hot chili peppers. Nice scent of grass and earthy hops. Hints of cereal grains, caramel, toffee, and crackers with some lemon zest. Fairly floral and yeasty. It essentially smells like the base beer Hell with a big kick of chili peppers. Pretty interesting and intriguing.

Taste: Holy Red Hot Chili Peppers Batman! The peppers come out considerably stronger in the taste with a fairly sharp heat to them. Not overwhelming, but it packs enough heat to compare with a big boozy beer. Although you can still taste the base beer. Behind the peppers is a nice bready biscuit flavor with good hints of cereal grains, crackers, toffee, and caramel. Fairly floral with some hints of earthy hops and grass. Somewhat in your face with the spice but good.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp and pretty spicy but still pretty easy to get down.

Overall: The spice whacks the tongue but this is pretty good if you like extreme flavors. A nice kick to the base Hell beer. Would easily stand up to a spicy Mexican dish.

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Photo of tylerstravis
4.2/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ilafan
4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of vikinghorn
4.11/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Fiery Hell from Surly Brewing Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 102 ratings.
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