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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2014
Can 16fl.oz.

[ As Surly Overrated West Coast Style IPA ].
Clear light to medium yellow orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, orange, light grapefruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, herby hops, fruity hops, sweet malt, citrus - grapefruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130629]
7-3-8-3-15

Draught @ CBC 2014 [ Red Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Surly Overrated ].
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramle, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, orange - citrus, grass. Flavour is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, hoppy, tropical fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140503]
8-4-8-3-16

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2013
1 pint can. Pours hazy orange with a small with a small off white head. Aroma is pine and light herbal hoppy. Bitter, citrusy and grapefruity. Smooth fruity and mellow crisp hoppy into a smooth bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2013
Can. A golden beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes straw, hops, citrus fruits, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes malt, caramel, straw, and herbal hops, leading to a bitter finish. Thanks yespr, the number TWO rater, for rushing to the MIkkeller store in the middle of our tasting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20545) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2013
Can at Ungstrup. Clear golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops, citrus peel and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops, citrus peel, grass and grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16289) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2013
Can. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter flavor. has a fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
6th August 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Light haze on this gold - amber beer. Small pale cream coloured head. Softish palate, fine carbonation. Nice hops - rich floral orange and orange marmalade. Touches of lemon and grapefruit. Sweetish pine. Whisper of peach and hop spice. Finishes semi dry. Well integrated and very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Tap at the Copenhagen beer festival... Golden amber... Thin white lacing... Zezty passion fruit nose... Juicy fruits.. Soft floral dry hop

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2013
Can @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are caramel, malt, rich hops, flowers, pine, citrus and apricot. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13231) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2013
Can at Ungstrup’s - Thanks. Clear golden - white head. Nice bitterness, citrus, grape fruits, light sweetness, knækbrød, resin, dry bitter finish, not that fresh but nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (12333) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Tap @CBC2014
Clear golden color, small white head. Fruity, grassy hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Fruity, citrusy, nice snappy hoppyness. Nice fresh hoppy IPA. Very likeable and not overrated,


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