Overrated West Coast IPA | Surly Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
It's been said; "Its easier to brew an extremely hoppy beer than an extremely balanced beer." And you know us, we are always looking for the easy way out, so we jumped on the West Coast IPA Bandwagon and brewed this dry and hoppy ale. "Surly's a little bit of a one-trick pony, they just brew gimmick beers," and maybe we are OVERRATED, but at the end of the day it's just a beer. If yo like it, great, so do we. If you only liked us when we were small, then leave this one on the shelf. Let one of the fanyboys grab it.

Added by MasterSki on 02-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,659
Reviews:
245
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
8.13%
 
 
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128
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2015-04-17
Pint can split between a pair of snifters. Canned on 2/23/15. Delivered by in-laws who brought it from Chicago.

Pours slightly very slight hazy golden with a small head and a little carbonation. Smell is powerful. Smells of citrus juice, tart. Nice.

Taste is juicy with a bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is slightly dry. Overall, good beer.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Just a really good West Coast style IPA
Never disappointed buying a four pack that's not too old as I don't see it around here very often

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Can dated 3/17/15. Golden-yellowish color. Citrusy, a little floral, with a lot of that hoppy resinous smell coming through. Real bitter, hoppy taste, not a ton of malt to balance it. Fine, unremarkable mouthfeel. Overall, a pretty good IPA, but there are plenty of better ones out there.

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I'm really enjoying this one. Just enough citrus, just enough bitter.

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Overrated West Coast IPA from Surly Brewing Company
4.06 out of 5 based on 1,659 ratings.
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