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RATINGS: 1207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Like Hops? Youíll like this fire-hued beer. This is the beer I have always dreamed of making. This is the beer that would come to mind while spending the last two years tearing down walls, hanging sheetrock, moving kegs, power washing the ceilings, arguing with various agencies, and cutting the water main. Without Golden Promise malt, made by family-owned Simpsons Malt, Furious would just be pissed offed. From Scotland, this malt is still produced in the tradition of turning over the barley by hand, resulting in a malt that is unsurpassed in its quality. Golden Promise is also used extensively by premium whisky distilleries such as The Macallan. This malt provides the backbone for the intense hop character. Four American hop varieties are used at a rate of over three pounds per barrel. The result is a rich malt sweetness infused with bright hop flavor and aroma from beginning to end. Oh yeah, itís about 6% alcohol and around 100 IBUs.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoppygal (1) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 20, 2012
On tap. Beautiful amber color lacy head. Notes of citrus and hops. Nice hop bitterness in front followed by sweet malt. Very good balance

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4018) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle @ Joes. Clear amber to copper colour with a small off-white head. Smells hops, gasoline, fresh, nice little. Tastes bitter, hops, fresh, grassy, pine, fruity. Medium body, nice crisp carbo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (8224) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2014
Can @ home thanks to Mista. Clear dark orange to reddish color, medium to full sized off-white head. Aroma is malts, hops, fruit hops, grapefruit. Taste malts, hops, fruit hops, grapefruit, bitter, pine, resinous bitter. Medium body and carbonation. Very nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmerz (708) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Can about 5 weeks old. Pours darker gold with a nice soft head and decent lace. Aroma is rich dank, spicy, and cedar hops on earthy moist grain. Flavor is bitter, spicy, soapy, and even a bit of something that reminds me of smoke but isnít, the sweetness is lost almost but is there. Feel is lively but potent, almost medicinal. This is an odd one. Itís not what I like in an IPA but itís got a lot of character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5443) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2014
50cl can, American brew, thx alot to Thomas for bringing this over!, complex bitter brew, bitter/malty/fruity and slightly woody/sweet, very balanced, hazy, good head, very good brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5742) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Draft at the brewery. This is a big, ruddy red beer. The aroma and flavors are big as well ... chewy, caramel malt, piled on with a solid, hoppy twist. Not sure itís a "100", but itís damn good. (#5652, 8/28/2014)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - SEP 1, 2014
Sample at Haand Festival 2014. Medium brown body with a white head. Piny aroma with toffee and fruity hops, taste is light sweet, caramel malt and fruity hops. Intense bitterness, dry hoppy finish. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACHops (687) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2014
On tap @ Toronado Seattle. Pours bright orangish brown with thin lacy white head. Aroma is big caramel malt with light floral citrusy hops. Taste is roasty sweet caramel malt with balanced earthy citrusy hops. Quite malty for an IPA, but well balanced with plenty of hops to balance. Much less hop driven than a west coast IPA, but big and flavorful nonetheless. Super stoked to finally try a Surly beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
knickskicks (725) - - AUG 30, 2014
Orange-brown pour. Nose is onion, pineapple. Taste is onion, citrus, resin, pineapple. Dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (3875) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Aroma is floral hops, pine and a hint of candy/sugar. The flavor is citrus, relatively light grapefruit, malts, mild hop resin and a long and very bitter/dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RussianDragon (467) - - AUG 16, 2014
16 oz can, served from same on Fox Lake, IL. Aroma is hop bitterness with grapefruit and tropical fruit - pineapple and mango. Flavor is same with perfectly balanced tang of juice in the finish. Delicious, and a favorite.

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