Surly Overrated West Coast IPA

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by jera1350, Jan 31, 2013.

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  1. steven

    steven Initiate (32) May 24, 2006 Minnesota
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    It will be interesting if it is Bandwagon. I think Bandwagon is pretty good, but I can't really imagine ever buying it if Furious was also available.
     
  2. mnbearsfan

    mnbearsfan Aspirant (246) Dec 25, 2009 Minnesota
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    If you are a Bears or a Cubs fan, you will never be truly disappointed. However the Bears have won 4 more games head-to-head against the Packers, so I guess we are the better team.
     
  3. MattyG85

    MattyG85 Poo-Bah (2,984) Aug 31, 2010 Minnesota
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    Maybe this will replace Hell as the mid-summer seasonal since it went year round?

    Now with Sucks and Overrated, will Stone follow suit with "Blows"?
     
  4. mnstorm99

    mnstorm99 Initiate (0) May 11, 2007 Minnesota

    Todd tweeted this earlier today
    "@mikeboeve they are both "Am. IPA's" so I can only assume that people might think they are similar. New hop variety for us so we're stoked!"

    So, it can't be the same as bandwagon...which I still have yet to try damnit!!!
     
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  5. jera1350

    jera1350 Poo-Bah (2,192) Dec 15, 2007 Minnesota

    Unless they go with "Eats Ass".
     
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  6. runfoodrun

    runfoodrun Aspirant (229) Jun 18, 2008 Minnesota

    Hmmm...a Super Bowl MVP, 2011 season MVP, and top QB rating in 2011 and 2012 suggest otherwise.

    And Surly rules!
     
  7. BuckettOfBeer

    BuckettOfBeer Initiate (115) Mar 19, 2010 Minnesota

    I assumed this was going to be canned Bandwagon, but I guess not? If so that's pretty awesome! What's the new hop variety mentioned above. New to Surly or new to the scene like Belma or Mosaic??

    Also, go Packers! Any haters are jealous.
     
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  8. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Devotee (480) May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    this past season, last year in the playoffs, the year before that, shall I keep going?
     
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  9. MN_Beerticker

    MN_Beerticker Initiate (0) Jul 10, 2012 Minnesota

    Does this mean Lucid err Another MN Beer company will come out with Drain Pour?
     
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  10. deadbody

    deadbody Aspirant (296) May 10, 2010 Minnesota
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    I thought Staples Mill had that shit on lockdown.
     
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  11. mnstorm99

    mnstorm99 Initiate (0) May 11, 2007 Minnesota

    Haven't tried anything from them yet, is it good? :astonished:
     
  12. deadbody

    deadbody Aspirant (296) May 10, 2010 Minnesota
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    Actually don't know, I just read a lot of reviews that said the bottled stuff was terribad, and I think they just changed owners.
     
  13. Icarus

    Icarus Initiate (175) Oct 6, 2012 Minnesota

    Yeah the Bandwagon in caps on the label is probably a little hint at what the brew could be. Will be nice to try this brew having never been to Target Field.
     
  14. mnstorm99

    mnstorm99 Initiate (0) May 11, 2007 Minnesota

    Probably similar or even very close, but not the same beer.
     
  15. RKPStogie

    RKPStogie Initiate (0) Nov 4, 2011 Minnesota
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    No
     
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  16. Revenant

    Revenant Aspirant (280) Aug 8, 2012 Minnesota

    When asked via Twitter if OVER RATED would be year round or seasonal Todd Replied with "occasional!" I feel weird quoting people from Twitter especially since I have never met Todd in person, but he does post here from time to time so I guess it's all good.
     
  17. Revenant

    Revenant Aspirant (280) Aug 8, 2012 Minnesota

    Wisconsin can have the Packers and their however many Super Bowl titles. We got Surly so WE WIN!!!
     
  18. FEUO

    FEUO Disciple (325) Jul 24, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    I wear jumping boots. No bandwagon is too high or too full for me.
    Overrated beers are my whales.
     
  19. pandera

    pandera Initiate (0) Jul 10, 2011 Minnesota

    :grinning:
    and Schells will come out with 'Fuckin Awesome'
     
  20. jera1350

    jera1350 Poo-Bah (2,192) Dec 15, 2007 Minnesota

    Looks like this was the original plan according to the Surly newsletter:

    Overrated News
    This week, artwork for our upcoming canned West Coast IPA, Overrated, was leaked on the Internet. The unicorn-themed can art (below) was what we really wanted for Overrated but the Feds denied our artistic vision. They said it was too appealing to underage drinking, as if adults can't be into unicorns and rainbows?! Pfft. It's a little over the top, that's the joke...
    [​IMG]
     
  21. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,210) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    OK the labels been approved so when will the cans be filled ?
     
  22. jera1350

    jera1350 Poo-Bah (2,192) Dec 15, 2007 Minnesota

    Any time you ask this question with Surly, you know what the answer will be.

    "When it's ready".
     
  23. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,210) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    i knew that was coming:relaxed:
     
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  24. herman77

    herman77 Meyvn (1,055) Jan 24, 2010 Minnesota
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  25. mnbearsfan

    mnbearsfan Aspirant (246) Dec 25, 2009 Minnesota
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    My avatar approves of this...
     
  26. jera1350

    jera1350 Poo-Bah (2,192) Dec 15, 2007 Minnesota

    @ herman77

    They email it out. I believe you can sign up on their website.
     
  27. MN_Beerticker

    MN_Beerticker Initiate (0) Jul 10, 2012 Minnesota

    When is Surly gonna do a version of SA Utopias and call it Pay Up Sucka! ?
     
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  28. Revenant

    Revenant Aspirant (280) Aug 8, 2012 Minnesota

    I wonder if that Uni was raised in a stress free environment, on a strict grass diet.
     
  29. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    hopefully free range too.
     
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  30. NWer

    NWer Crusader (704) Mar 10, 2009 Washington
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  31. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Aspirant (235) Dec 17, 2008 Minnesota

    I think its great, the Feds don't know what they're talking about I know lots of adults who would love this can. I myself started laughing when I seen it.
     
  32. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Devotee (480) May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    yeah, but not every beer drinker has a Rainbow Bright fetish.
     
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  33. incutrav

    incutrav Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2007 Minnesota

    Its obviously directed towards girls in the 4-11 year old demographic. Notorious for their heavy drinking (especially of IPA's). It had to be stopped.
     
  34. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Aspirant (235) Dec 17, 2008 Minnesota

    That's why its a joke...which is why it's funny. It actually reminded me of Diablo III.
     
  35. mnstorm99

    mnstorm99 Initiate (0) May 11, 2007 Minnesota

    Marketing genius that this was both submited, and leaked. This will piss of the "Surly is just pretentious" crowd (seems to be more of them every time I go to any bar) even more.
     
  36. feloniousmonk

    feloniousmonk Poo-Bah (4,873) Nov 14, 2002 Minnesota

    You're the only one who says "fury" for Furious, Trav. Or are you? Is there a larger cult that does this? Is it a time-saver or does it just sound cool to you?
     
  37. incutrav

    incutrav Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2007 Minnesota

    I'm a trendsetter, Al. However, this 'trend' hasnt moved much farther then my small group of friends who also refer to it as 'Fury'.

    For the exciting background story, I take you back. The year was 2006, Surly, along with Furious was fresh on the scene. I enjoyed the beer but disliked the effort required to articulate the three syllables needed to communicate my need for more 'Fur-io-us' at the bar. Simply staying 'Fury' eliminated one of those troublesome syllables. Combine that with a line from the fine cinema classic 'Road Trip', co-starring Tom Green. There was a semi-memorable line where Tom Greens character, Barry, is responsible for feeding his friends pet snake a mouse. When said snake would not eat the mouse, Barry yells at the snake *'Unleash the Fury!' That line came to mind everytime I cracked a Furious.

    *Exciting side note. In what I am sure is now a cult classic, the commercial I made for Surly in 2007(YouTube it, if you must) originally containted the 'Unleash the Fury' audio from the Road Trip movie. It ultimatley did not make the final edit for reasons I dont recall.
     
  38. jatut

    jatut Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2012 Minnesota
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    Dammit! I will not be able to crack another furious with shouting "unleash the fury!" Thanks for putting
    That in my head.
     
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  39. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    or "Ours is the fury." which is what I would think, but I am pretty into game of thrones.
     
  40. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Aspirant (235) Dec 17, 2008 Minnesota

    I talked to Omar last night at the Mild release at The Blue Nile. West Coast IPA will be similar to Bandwagon IPA but tweaked a little.
     
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