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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2013

Draught @ CBC 2013 [ Blue Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

Clear medium to dark orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, dried fruit, caramel, alcohol, sugary - candy orange, light wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity, alcohol, caramel, dried fruit, light to moderate wood. Body is medium, texture is oily but thin, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20130504]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
From tap. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and light toasted malty. Sweet fruity impression. Bitter and peachy to grapefruity. Peachy and bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2013
Draft. An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of hops, perfume, alcohol, caramel, and wood. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, wood, caramel, and malt.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (19639) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (15489) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2013
Draft @ CBC 2013. Pours a clear amber color with a white head. Has a sweetish malty woody caramel and vanilla aroma. Sweetish malty spicy hopy dry woody flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy woody caramel finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13455) - Hjbjerg, 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MiP (13046) - Snderborg, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2013
Draught, 15%. Vanilla aroma. Hazy amber colour. White head. Vanilla flavour, turns fruity. Late citric note with a lot of warming alcohol. Not boozy, but of course strong. Tastes all right, but why so much alcohol?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (12740) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Clear amber - white head. Sweetness, toasted, nutty notes, citrus, alcoholic, grape fruity, peachy, rather fruity, wooden, coconut, light peppery notes. A bit too boozy,

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (11884) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2013
Keg@CBC2013 Clear deep golden color, small white head. Whitewineish, apple fruity nose. Medium-bodied. Loads of alcohol, very fruity and strong. Booze knock-out. Duh.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (10767) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller and Friends, Cph. Pours hazy orange with a small, staying, creamy, white head. Aroma has clear candied oranges, strawberry, vinious, light overripe peach . A bit of oak. Low carbonation, fat and oily mouthfeel. Flavour has general heavy sweetness at first, oranges, peach, very heavy on alcohol. Far too much.


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