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100
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RATINGS: 712   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sure were abrasive. We were abrasive long before we were Surly. If you visit the brewery you can still see remnants of the industrial manufacturing factory Omars parents ran for 35 years within those same 4 walls. Bandsaw blades, grinding wheels, and sanding discs came long before ales and lagers. But lets be honest, this is a lot more fun. Pale in color, this over-hopped, under-brewed Double IPA has almost twice the amount of hops & malt crammed in the can. Seasonal between March and April.

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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (12570) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Can. Pours clear golden orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is fruity, floral, dank and herbal hops with biscuit and honey malt and peach esters. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness with light malt and fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (12341) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 28, 2011
Can from Andys Liquor in Rochester, MN. The beer is a copper-orange color with a medium fluffy white head that diminishes slowly. Small patches of sticky lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops and tropical fruits. Medium bodied and moderately bitter with a citrusy hops character as well as flavors of toasted malt and pine. The finish is hoppy with a lingering grapefruit aftertaste. Good all around.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (12300) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2013
Can, bought @ Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade. Pours clear golden with a large, staying, creamy, white head. Aroma has lovely peach, grapefruit, luscious oranges. Medium carbonation, very dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has mild maltiness, heavy bitter hops. Grapefruit, oranges, peach, light pine. Lingering heavy fresh fruity bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (12176) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2013
Tap at CBC 2013. Pours clear golden with an off white head. Aroma of grapefruit, citrus, grass, tropical fruits and orange. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and heavy bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (12002) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2011
473ml can. Canned on 12/01/11. The first thing you notice when you pour it is not the color but the smell, you kinda wanna sing to yourself a happy tune. It pours a copperish color with a frothy white head. The smell is awesome. Tons and tons of mango, persimmon, papaya all wrapped up in a nice sugar cane like sweetness. The flavor follows. Sweet and tropical with a nice piney bitterness on the back end. Perhaps a bit sweet but a nice tropical IPA, surely not abrasive, a bit cloying, but otherwise easy to drink.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (11984) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2009
Sampled from Growler. I never thought I would get a crack at this one! Poured a medium and cloudy amber color wtih a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of citrus (oranges and grapefruits), pine, floral, tangerines, and sticky. Tastes of the same citrus, pine, caramel, and the same stickiness. Nice and hoppy with a malt balance in the taste. Alcohol content hidden.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11982) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
cloudy golden, small white head. nice hoppy aroma, pine, grapefruit, fruit peel, faint oranges. malts quite weak. flavor is strong hoppy, pine, grapefruit,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sammy (11641) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2012
Fresh abrasive from John, brewed less than 2 weeks earlier. Wafts hops several feet. Light yellow with a big head. Big IBU. Good drinkability. Orange, tangerine, fantastic IPA, great hops. Crazy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (11634) - Sborg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013: Golden coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma: Herbs, flowers, citrus, tropical fruits. Flavour. Full of tropical notes, flowers, grape, herbs, some caramel. Medium to full bodied. Ends heravily floral bitter. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (11282) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
Draught @ CBC. Pours deep golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, biscuit, rich hops, grapefruit, pine. Flavor is malt, caramel, biscuit, rich bitter hops, grapefruit, pine, resin. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, lasting bitter finish. 030513


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