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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
To make Surly Wet we took 1,400 lbs of hops picked freshly in oregon and shipped to Minnesota immediately. We brewed this beer three days later. This is a hop forward beer, dry with subdued malt flavors.
2009 vintage: 50% Simcoe, 50% Citra hops
2010 vintage: 50% Simcoe, 50% Citra hops
2011 vintage: 100% Citra hops
2012 vintage: 100% Simcoe hops
2013 vintage: 75% Cascade, 25% Centennial hops
2014 vintage: No release
2015 vintage: 100% Simcoe hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thome50 (1285) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - OCT 24, 2011
Can via several MN doods, Matt, Mark and Tyler amongst others. Thanks. Week old can so it had to have dropped off and be not ideal. </joke> Aroma is fresh and citrus forward. Not any real dankiness like I’ve gotten out of other wet beers. The taste is very bitter and citrus/pine forward. The malt barely comes out at the end. The lack of any real sweetness is what differentiates this from a DIPA to me in this glass. Overall, very nice fresh hop beer and in the top three for this season for me personally.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
portableparty (2293) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Can to snifter. Pours clear dark clear amber with a soapy off white head that dissipates to a thin tight collar and some lacing. Aroma is floral, citrus hops. Taste is creamy bitter and clean with a resinous floral grapefruit and pine taste. Palate is medium and crisp resin bitterness with a gritty dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McGrupp612 (140) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2011
Can poured into a snifter. Clear dark gold. Nice small white head and good lacing. Faint grassy aroma. Nice bitterness and grassy flavor with some hop resin too. Dry with a medium body and perfect carbonation. I tried it straight from the can and it was much more flavorful. Overall, I was disappointed. I would have never guessed they used 100% citra hops in this. I expected more tropical and citrusy hop aromas and flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElGaucho (2393) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - OCT 22, 2011
Can. Nondescript aroma. Hazy brown. Has hints of furious. Harsh malt finish that overwhelm fresh hop. Not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theisti (3905) - Kansas, USA - OCT 20, 2011
16 oz pint can courtesy of tytoanderso. According to Ty, this was canned Monday! Pour is mostly clear golden with a nicely formed off white head that falls with heavy lacing. Tiny carbonation bubbles streaking to the surface. Aroma is floral grass, light lemon citrus, leafy resin. Some grapefruit in here as well. Taste is fresh resin hop, along with bright clear lemon citrus and finishing with the grassiness of the nose. There is also a pleasant sweetness to the lemon, giving it an almost pineapple taste. Additionally, lighter sweet cracker malt is present, also fresh and clean. This is really vibrant, hop freshness just pops. Palate is medium to light bodied, soft natural carbonation, with the dry resin finish. Really nice, thanks for getting this to me so quick Tyler.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (9426) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2011
16 oz. can shared by birchstick- thanks, Jon! Pours a clear, deep gold color with a small white head. Aroma of dank hops, spices, rye and sweet breads, grass, and pine. Flavor of herbal, earthy hops, straw, pale malts, grass, and cereal. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a really nice, smooth, quaffable quality. I could drink this all day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jzzbassman (1587) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Can courtesy of Atom. Wow, is this right in my hop wheelhouse! Pours amber with a sticky tan foam. HUGE aroma of citrus and tropical fruits. Wonderful malt sweetness balanced by the flavor of the big hops. Dry bitter finish that is very appetizing.

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