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RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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.

tedovertu's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tedovertu (289) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2013
Fantastic aroma and thick lacing head. Not to the caliber of Furious but it is pretty close. They should have stuck to the unicorn label. Grapefruit and pine front end. Back end bitter and not as pleasant as the amazing aroma. A little to one dimensional but still an amazing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sloth (2687) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Medium sized off white head with fair retention and a nice lace. Hazy, copper/gold hued brew. Nicely fruity, citrusy, piney nose,lil dankyness. Med/full bodied, soft carbonation. Lightly sweet malts, resiny hops, grapefruit and bubble gum notes, Finish is lightly sweet, lil grainy and fruity, bitterness is subdued.16oz can from footbalm! Thanks much Eric, Nice hop juice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1704) - GREECE - NOV 17, 2015
From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. Light unclear golden color with white head. Hoppy and malty aroma, caramel, citrusy fruity, grapefruit, pine, grassy. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bobinlondon (1262) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2015
From a can, kindly gifted by Rian (Thirstybird) after his recent trip home across the pond. Slightly Hazy gold with lively but smooth carbonation. Nose is juicy US hops, pine and peach. Medium body, hiding the strength well. Flavour is full on multi US hoppage without much balancing malt, but works well nonetheless. Stunningly fresh and easy to drink. Very few ’new wave’ Brit beers can ever match this fresh drinkability at this sort of strength. Cheers Rian!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
574deadzone (1293) - North Central, Indiana, USA - NOV 3, 2015
Pours a darker gold to orange with a decent sized cream-colored head that settles leaving chunky splotches of lace. Nose involves apricot, pine, bubblegum, mint, toasted malt, pineapple, and dankness. Decently sweet, quite bitter. Medium bodied, active, pretty oily, with a drying leafy finish. Quite tasty, happy to have tried.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hfmejias (1113) - Dover, Delaware, USA - NOV 1, 2015
16 Fl. Oz. Can. Poured orange, clear, nice white head and lots of lacing. Aroma of grapefruit and other citrus fruits, certainly some hops and even some malts. Taste starts sweet and malty but is very well balanced with some hoppy notes, a little on the light side but overall solid. Very good, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (2309) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2015
From tall boy, pours a hay light honey color with a light tan head. The smell is toasted malt, honey, grapefruit, mango. The taste is big citrus, bitter grapefruit really coates the tongue and lasts and lasts. The body is light+ with a tick above average carbonation as to level and bubble courseness. Overall, unbalanced and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1691) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 20, 2015
16 oz. can from Rays Wine and Spirits, Wauwatosa, WI (canned August 11, 2015). Dark orange pour with a frothy off-white head. Aroma of tangerine, grapefruit, and fresh pine. Taste is very hop-forward with pine needles, grapefruit rind, and lemon zest at the forefront. A sturdy malt backbone keeps this from becoming too bitter. A nicely done IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3857) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Hazy orange color out of the can with a sticky white head. Big nose of hop resin and citrus. Lots of caramel sweetness and bread dough with a ton of candied grapefruit, pine, hop resin and marmalade on toast. Tasty if now standard big juicy hop beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jhamp9 (1381) - Corinth, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Lightly hazy yellow orange pour with a nice white head. Great lacing. Aroma is dank, grapefruit zest, some caramel, and lightly floral. Taste us pine, dank, grapefruit, and light caramel sweetness. Clean bitterness. Dry finish. Light-medium body. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
euniceradio (270) - Colton, California, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Can to cervoise glass. Pours clear gold, white frothy head. Aroma of candi, grapefruit, pine, flowery sweet bread dough and perfume. Taste is the same with lots of sweet trop fruit and good alcohol finish.

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