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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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Surly Brewing is celebrating its sixth year by releasing our strongest beer yet - SYX. The 15% ABV Strong American Ale, aged on six different types of wood and features some demonic artwork by Michael Berglund on the bottle.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21468) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Clear orange coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of dried fruits and flowers. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits. Sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2013
Sample @ CBC. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, flowers, hops, pine and malt, Full bodied and warming.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (4481) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013, cons 2013-05-04 Cophenhagen AR: old buttery, ripe tropical fruits AP: amber, wee beige head F: ripe tropical fruits, fizzy, salty

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vignale (2172) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2013
Fat på CBC 2013. Stor maffig humlearom. Men smaken känns väldigt obalanserad. Söt, syrlig, alkohol och märkligt nog lite tunn kropp för att bära all humle och alkohol.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mcberko (7046) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2013
On tap at CBC, pours a golden with a medium beige head. Aroma of stone fruits and booze -- quite a mess. Flavour brings out loads of stone fruits (peaches especially), a big boozy quality, and turpentine. Not well refined at all, with a hugely boozy palate, and too much turpentine / paint thinner. Sorry Surly, but this one is a failure to me. Not good at all.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7975) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2013
Sampled draught at CBC, blue session, Saturday afternoon May 4, 2013.
Clear golden color, white head. Malty, sweet scent, also Belgian sugars. Sweet, hoppy taste. Smooth mouthfeel, low bitterness. Some warming alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8908) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2013
Sampled @ CBC 2013. Clear rusty amber - orange color, small to medium sized, non lacing, mostly diminishing white to off-white head. Aroma is lightly malty, moderately hoppy, some flowers, oranges and pear. Taste malts, lightly sweet, light to moderately bitter, fruity, lightly hops and quite a lot of alcohol. Medium to full body, fizzy carbonation, moderate to heavy alcoholic finish of average duration.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5686) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2013
Tap at CBC 2013. Pours clear golden with an off white head. Aroma of caramel, fruits and alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Big alcohol burn in the finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ekstedt (5623) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. CLear amber, medium white head. Sugary, bready, alcoholic. Full bodied, medium carbonation. Semi sweet, alcoholic bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11421) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Golden beer with a small white head. Fruity hay aroma, a bit artificial, caramel, hay notes. Fruity caramel flavor, lots of alcohol, a bit too strong.


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