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RATINGS: 695   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Sure we’re abrasive. We were abrasive long before we were Surly. If you visit the brewery you can still see remnants of the industrial manufacturing factory Omar’s parents ran for 35 years within those same 4 walls. Bandsaw blades, grinding wheels, and sanding discs came long before ales and lagers. But let’s be honest, this is a lot more fun. Pale in color, this over-hopped, under-brewed Double IPA has almost twice the amount of hops & malt crammed in the can. Seasonal between March and April.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrnkMcDermott (2972) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2009
Draft at the Bavarian Lodge, Lisle. Cloudy, orangey IPA color, sudsy head of bubbles coating the sides of the glass. Smells like an apricot sundae—it’s-just-that-hoppy! Taste is bursting with with syrupy malts and the fruitier side of American hops. Despite the name, I found this to be quite smooth, until I started to feel a bitter burn on my soft palate. Now the more familiar hop character of grapefruit, pine and an otherwise undefinable snap, like, yanking a big strip off a roll of strapping tape.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maarten1993 (798) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2016
Drank during the american beer tasting at Marks place 23-4-2016. This was the last beer, after Struise’s double black. Do not remeber all of this beer. From notes that it was very good. Super rich, hoppy.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyWolfFloyd (987) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2016
Aroma - caramel, spruce, resin, floral, and vegetal. Appearance - the body is a cloudy amber, with good nucleation. The head is white and 2+", and hangs tight. Dappled lacing. Taste - has a caramel malt. The hops are strong spruce, pungent, floral, and a vegetal nature that could include basil and sage. Palate - medium body, texture is not oily, the carbonation is average, the finish has a some bitterness, but definitely not abrasive - nice balance.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (3886) - California, USA - APR 18, 2016
18 Apr 2016, can. yellow, clear, steady bubbles, some fine sediment. nose is beautiful grapefruit and some pine needles. med body and mildly fizzy. grassy, grapefruit, hints of peach, bitter throughout but not harsh like Surly Furious. Nice!

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pkbites (826) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2016
Average looking amber pour. Sticky pine cone resin on the nose. Double extra super bitter. This taste good but the drink-ability is low. Very rough on the palate. On Tap at Whole Foods ’Tosa Tavern.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (2009) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2016
5 days old mini-growler. Pours towards a clear amber with a white head. Aroma of big sticky citrus fruits, caramel malts, resin, pine and ripe orange. The taste is sticky and has lots of big hoppy notes and a decent amount of caramel malts behind that. ripe sweet citrus fruits and some resin and pine as well. Don’t know how much the growler has changed this but to me this is an old school american dipa. Good stuff indeed.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hfmejias (1225) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2016
16 Fl. Oz. Can. Poured cloudy, orange, decent size off white head, spotty lacing. Aroma is hoppy, pine and tropical fruit are predominant but there are some malts in there too. Taste is actually on my he sweet side from malts but there are also fruity and hoppy notes, this beer is extremely well balanced and certainly quite enjoyable. Great beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (1913) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller bar, Aarhus. Light hazy dark golden pour with a generous head. Notes of pine, lime zest, caramel, dank hops, resin, grapefruit and some stone fruit. Clean and fresh!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DerGantzel (261) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
From tap. Great fresh hoppy aroma with a nice citrus finish. Semi-clear golden appearance with a fine foam. Medium sweetness and medium-high bitterness. Well balanced. Average soft carbonation, full body. Very tasteful IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (1343) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar Aarhus. Pours clear orange with a small white head. Aroma is very tropical, malty, orange sweetness, piney, pineapple, hoppy. Taste is pretty darn bitter, hoppy fruitiness, light tropical fruit, sweet orange and a backend of malt. Nice!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerInHeaven (347) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 11, 2016
pours semi murky rich gold with a thick frothy off white head. Really nice aroma, sweet floral citrus. Juicy resinous mouth feel. Great lively citrus taste followed by a nice lingering bitter. big grapefruit, hint of tangerine. Long pleasant bitter finish. Great IIPA!!


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