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RATINGS: 471   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Itís been said; "Itís 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. "Surlyís 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, itís 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.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lweiberg (139) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Kind of dry and sweet with a whiff of apricot to be had by the bold and fastidious.


3.9
Hopmaestro (1632) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2017
Aroma is light herbal piney with citrus peels and ripe fruits. Taste is sweet fruity and malty with floral notes whispering in the periphery. Mild and slowly growing bitterness in the end building up the taste to a very tasty level. Solid stuff as usual from Surly.

3.5
MavDunk (103) - - JUN 6, 2017
Out of a can. Pours golden tan with white head. Scent is very piney. Flavor is intensely hoppy. A crisp finish leaves a bitter aftertaste.

3.8
PorterPounder (7898) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 28, 2017
Minneapolis, Mn - on tap at Surly Brewing. Slight sparkle to the medium golden pour, bubbly white head. Pineapple, spruce, cat urine in the fragrant aroma. Flavor presents some citrus bitterness, a touch of pineapple fruitiness, hint of caramel. Thick rich luxurious mouthfeel.

3.7
BeerInHeaven (446) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - APR 21, 2017
pours a murky rich gold with a generous bubbly white head. citrus hop aroma. bright citrus hop taste. Not overly bitter. Pleasant bitter-sweetish linger. Good beer!

3.6
MaltOne (366) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 14, 2017
Pint Can - Pours butterscotch copper, soft, frothy head. Citrus, slightly sweet aroma, hint of vanilla. Taste - tropical fruit, vanilla, dry finish. Palate is the standout feature... creamy for an APA, balanced, substantial (not heavy), clean, clear, bright. Overall - doesnít astonish but the balance of tropical and dry, and great palate gets very comfortable, very fast

3.7
kyzr (1530) - Montana, USA - APR 9, 2017
Copper pour with decent white head. Nose of citrus and pine. Flavor is big on grapefruit and orange. Bitter to the end.

3.8
RRistow12 (851) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAR 19, 2017
Tasted from can. Pours a hazy orange with thick white head. Aroma is citrus forward with grapefruit, lemon also some pineapple and mango. Taste is moderate to heavily bitter. Some citrus flavor but more pine and resin along with some caramel. Overall a very nice bitter west coast style IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Percy0103 (766) - MEXICO - JAN 3, 2017
Can. A semi-cloudy golden beer with some sediments and a medium size frothy head. Aroma is of caramel, malt and some floral hints. Taste is medium bitter with some sweetness. Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation.

3.8
Sdaniel90 (1080) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JAN 3, 2017
Can. Sparkling golden with a large creamy tan head and visible sediment. Aromas of floral hops, grass, caramel, resin. Medium bodied, soft fizzy carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet, medium bitter. Juicy hoppy and strong malty flavors.

3.3
Ronritter (669) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2016
Not a bad beer by any other standard but is my least favorite surly a little over carbonated and slightly empty flavor profile


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