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RATINGS: 449   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It’s been said; "It’s 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 you 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 fanboys grab it.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (4105) - California, USA - APR 19, 2016
19 Apr 2016, can. yellow, clear, occasional bubbles. nose is orange and grapefruit citrus. med body and mildly fizzy. orange rind, slightly sweet, mildl bitterness. I like it!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1020) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2016
Aroma - pine, floral, and herbal hops over caramel. Appearance - the body starts as a clean amber body - and changes to a haze later. There is a very good nucleation. The head is 2+" and off-white. Solid lacing. Taste - has abundant pine, herbal, and floral hops well balanced over a caramel malt. Palate - medium body, oily feel, lively carbonation, and a bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (2366) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller bar, Aarhus. Pour is light hazy light golden with a generous head. Notes of pine, peaches, light resin and some lemon juice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lightbias (446) - USA - MAR 26, 2016
Old, stale, malty. Unfortunately, this was given to me a little late, but the remnants are there. I can still drink it, but it’s almost not a fair rating. I wonder what it’s like at 30 days and not 110?

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewHaMeister (417) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Tap poured hazy dirt orange with a medium white head and nice lacing. Aromas of citrus hops, mellon, canned fruit, and juicy hops. Flavor is bitter. Yum.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2016
Où, Quand, Comment : Canette, courtoisie de Johnsense, dégustée le 7/15/2013.
Visuel : Couleur : dorée-orangée. Apparence : voilée.
Arôme : Houblon fruité (agrumes, fruits tropicaux), citrique, moyennement résineux et légèrement herbeux, notes malt sucré.
Goût : Entrée de bouche : Amère de houblon fruité (agrumes, fruits tropicaux), citrique, moyennement résineux et aux notes herbeuses, présent toute la gorgée. Un support malté de caramel est présent avec des notes épicées et de biscuits.
En bouche : Corps : moyen-mince. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : légèrement huileuse aux notes résineuses. Finale : longue et un peu sèche, composée d’une amertume de houblon fruité, citrique et légèrement résineux.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlf (271) - DENMARK - MAR 13, 2016
From Tap: unclear orange with small white head, weak hoppy aroma, medium bitterness and sweetness, light hoppy aroma with some tangy notes, oily mouthfeel, lively mouthfeel, simple and drinkable

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (3051) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Can. Pours out a nice mostly clear copper color with a moderate off white head. Aroma is of citrus peel, some floral notes, light tropical notes, some doughy bread and light biscuit. Taste is solid, nice fruity hops, juicy citrus, more acidic grapefruit notes delicate on the palate with a nice lingering bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1747) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar Aarhus. Pours clear orange with a small white head. Aromas of fresh hops, citrus, grapefruit, orange peel, malt. Taste is citrussy, orange peel, fresh hops,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (960) - New York, USA - MAR 1, 2016
can poured into a snifter..golden/yellow with a fluffy white head..aroma of grapefruit,pine,resin,florals..tastes like it smellls..above avg WC IPA.


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