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RATINGS: 363   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lweiberg (117) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Kind of dry and sweet with a whiff of apricot to be had by the bold and fastidious.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pcshotsauce33 (61) - Columbus, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Pale cloudy citrusy well balanced smooth and crisp offering. Hops bite on the aftertaste and finish with a dry bitterness. Very drinkable and wouldn’t mind grabbing another in trade to toss down. Cheers!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadShaolin (58) - - MAR 4, 2015
Malted candy oranges and a little honey. Pleasant bitterness and the hop aroma is bright. A good dive into the pool ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Roonai (282) - - FEB 16, 2015
Tasty drinkable piney ipa. Deep Amber orange. Lots of pine resin bitterness but a tasty drinkable hoppy ipa

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4402) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Can: Hazy brown-amber with a small, off-white head. Orange, mango scent. Sweet tropical, orange-peel bitter taste. Slightly oily.... Very pleasant sweet to bitter mix.... Really good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (7372) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Can. Pours a clear yellow with a bit of gold with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has notes of earthy tropical fruits and grass with a light resin note and some sweet grains underlying. Flavor has more bitter citrus and a bit of pine with a hint of tropical fruits and a grain backbone.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2789) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 3, 2015
On tap at Mikkeller and Friends, Copenhagen,16.1.15. Clear amber gold. Citrus and green leaves aroma, bitter, citrusy taste. Light body, smooth, abrupt bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8244) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Can. Mango, tangerine, malt and orange peel aroma. Cloudy golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet orange/tangerine malt and moderately bitter grapefruit peel flavor. Good - like the fruit flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4235) - Frisco, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Can. The look is cloudy, white head, golden Orange in color. The smell is orange, fruit, peaches, hops, grassy. The taste is dry, clean, fruit, oranges, hops, and grass.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4017) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2015
16 oz can. Golden orange with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of grapefruit, florals, and light grass. Taste is of mango, ruby red, light grass.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (2135) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 25, 2015
On tap at Marias drought house in chicago with sara brian takes Kelly. ..nice awesome clean hoppy stuff....love it


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