kaser (2033) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Loving surly back in Chicago. Poured from a can at sheffields. Clear orange with sticky white head. Fresh fruit basket smell. Light on the hops and bitterness but makes up for it with the citrus floral yumminess. Good
kraddel (2344) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
Thnx to belgbeergeek ,
Pours amber , good white head .
Smells hoppy , aromatic
Taste is very bitter . Bit green , complex fruityness . Very nice
changeup45 (1700) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2014 I got a can of this from icehawk. Thank you! Pretty textbook here and another solid offering from Surly. Murky gold with a small white head. Nice and hoppy but not massively so and very drinkable. Light grass, semi-creamy malt body, with pine, lemon, and pineapple. Dry finish. Moderate bitterness. Good beer. Lighter going down than Furious, if I recall correctly.
gnoff (7330) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can thanks to Sgt. B (Brian), not on ratebeer. Sampled on January 23, 2014.
Hazy honey golden color, fluffy white head. Sweet, hoppy, citrus scent. Sweet, hoppy, citrus, bitter taste. Bitter, resin aftertaste. Medium to smooth mouthfeel, high bitterness.
Smells lovely, a bit to the high side of the bitterness in taste for me though.
Howlader (392) - - JAN 30, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
16oz can served in a pint glass. Good IPA, average Surly offering, but not as good as Furious or Abrasive.
icehawk (831) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JAN 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can, thanks Chase! Nice fresh citrus and pine aroma. Relatively full mouthfeel, drinks a bit like a DIPA. Nice flavors with a very slight bitterness in the finish.
Dogbrick (7123) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at the Ale Wine & Spirits beer tasting on 01/24/2014: Hazy orange-gold color with a medium bone white head that diminishes gradually. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Citrus, hops and malt in the nose. Medium-bodied with flavors of citrusy hops, toasted malt and pine. The finish is moderately bitter with a grassy hops and grapefruit aftertaste. Pretty good overall.
sherm1016 (1038) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
16oz can from Haskill’s. Pours a clear, light amber color with a white head and some lacing. Aroma is hoppy, pine, mango, a little garlic. Medium on the palate with creamy carbonation. Flavor is sweet, some bread, bitter hops, pine, pineapple, orange, grapefruit, with a dry bitter finish. A nice dry, hoppy IPA.
BBB63 (5701) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JAN 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can and served in snifter: Pours a clean golden hue with a lasting frothy head and good lace. Nice juicy and dank notes on the nose along with some mineral and metallic undertones as well. Very dry almost tannic like finish sort of is off putting and knocks down the Palate score. Whiny, citric, and slightly hop spiced character. It is drinking good.
teorn88 (1913) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can thanks to Leighton/Ryan. It pours a hazy light golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is floral and lemony, with hops and maltiness. Taste is nicely dry, with mild hoppiness. Citrusy and grassy. Medium body with good carbonation. Quite good