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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Itís been said; "Itís 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. "Surlyís 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, itís 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (354) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 10, 2014
Can. Lighter orange-amber pour with a nice white head, good lacing. Aromas of pine resin, citrus and pineapple. Nice hoppy bitterness, but sweetens as it warms, with a full bodied flavour, lots of citrus and some tropical fruit. Quite a nice IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hair6a11 (1348) - Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Can : Pour is cloudy , medium golden with a modest white head into this glass. The nose is light dank, biscuits, moving to orange rind and mango. The flavor profile is bittering light pine initial, with tangerine and orange rind presence, light breaded malts, with a somewhat sweet caramel note. Itís Ok.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sebilinz (471) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 4, 2014
Can cloudy amber body with nice off white lasting head. Aroma is some yeast some pines some fruits. Taste is dry with malts in the background and the aromahops. Aftertaste is bitter with some malts and herbs. Nice one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwm1034 (633) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Tall boy from Binnys....pours a foggy orange with moderate head. Some lacing. Interesting sweet but piney nose and initial taste....sweet fruit to match the pine. Lingers a little. Very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kambei70 (587) - - JUN 25, 2014
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. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thechasm442 (300) - Wilmington, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Can dated 6/3/14 poured into a pint glass. Appearance-The beer pours a somewhat hazy apricot with a finger of off white head that slowly shrinks and leaves plenty of lacing. Aroma-Sharp pine aromas mix with tropical fruit. Oranges, apricots, and sweet caramel meld together nicely. Taste-Pine resin hits the tongue immediately. It is joined by a orange, greapefruit, mix that finishes with a nice, somewhat sweet caramel malt. Palate-The beer is juicy up front and fairly dry in the finish. Almost perfectly executed for the style. Overall-Very good west coast style IPA. Not the best in the style, but damn close. Find it and buy it.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhiner41 (180) - La Grange, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Funky citrus aroma, golden color, thick white head. Lively mouth feel. Dry apricot notes slight cereal back, super dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (2689) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2014
Can from Mikkeller online shop; clear amber pour with a big fluffy off white head, big pine and citrus aroma, taste is quite resinous with big hit of fresh pine, grapefruit, mandarin, IBUís are on the money, only a hint of caramel. Crisp tasting and refreshing IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1147) - Herning, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2014
47 cl can @ home. Pours clear golden with some sediment and a white head that leaves quite a bit of lacing. Aroma and flavour are grapefruit, flowers, caramel, and pine - with a bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1086) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2014
Canned 03/03/14 . Pours a clear golden orange with a white head. The aroma just punch you in the face with citrusy tropical hops right away! More specifically I get orange, peach, mandarin, weak pineapple, weak floral and pine-needles. Taste of clean citrusy hops. Notes of orange, mandarin, peach, pine-needles, weak malts is present and weak herbal. This is indeed very good BUT FREAKING OVERRATED YALL!!!!


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