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:
1,664
Reviews:
246
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
8.13%
 
 
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128
Gots:
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Photo of woggydoggy
2.91/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of JDW4195
3.38/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cmsfish
4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A big thanks to the commander of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a dark golden/orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of oranges, light malts. Taste is orange, pineapple, very light malts, moderate bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer, but not up to Surly's usual high standards.

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Photo of jak
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Daver32nh
4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of seanchai
3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Budlum
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Elimav
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of elvisdoc
4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerBeast
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tsnider123
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of djkrause
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ElGallo
4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jerm1776
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zonker17
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden ale with white head poured at beer hall. Nose nearly non-existent at draft temp. Warms up to reveal orange dominated citrus notes. Taste is malt then bitter with slight floral presence. Medium body and carbonation.

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Photo of Bammer21
3.81/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PeterOSU
4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Grand-Raggedy
3.44/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.86/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ScrewBud
4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L - light, a little cloudy
S - spicy, fruity crisp
T - hay floral nice aftertaste
F - refreshing hops up front but not too heavy
O - Not bad, first beer from this Brewer. Had one on tap as well, tasted the same.

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Photo of NHbeerfishing
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of corywalston
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TonyTwins
4.49/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Overrated West Coast IPA from Surly Brewing Company
4.06 out of 5 based on 1,664 ratings.
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