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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Pours a pale golden orange color. Nose is loaded with hops, nice citrus, grapefruit, and hints of melon. Taste is light in body, hint of sweetness, lots of hop flavor, quite resinous, tastes like cascade and simcoe. Very nice.

shigadeyo (3797) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

12/20/2010: Surly Wet "Ultra Fresh Hop Beer"... Aroma:
Pineapple with hint of mandarin orange. Appearance: Transparent,
nice golden color; fluffy beige head; speckle lacing. Flavor: Light
toffeee maltiness; soft red grapefruit and pineapple-colada hops;
tangerine sweetness; mild to moderate bitterness level. Palate:
Medium-light to medium; smooth and quite easy to drink. Overall:
VERY tasty!

16 fl. oz. can shared by alexsdad06. Thanks Brad! Rating #144 for
this beer.

arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2012
I got a four pack thanks to Lenny1203, thanks a lot man. Me and my friends each drank a can and we all agreed that this was a pretty good beer. I think this may be the best wet hop beer I have ever had. It really captures the hop oil in the aroma and the taste, its strong and distinctive. This is easily identified as wet hopped and I honestly can’t think of how to define teh flavor other than super hoppy and dank. Not much pine or citrus that I could detect, this was all humulus lupus, fresh nugs. I wish I could buy this.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 10-29-2010 03:49:45

TheHOFF43 (2052) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Old rating. Poured yellowish with nice hop aromas. A sticky, hoppy beer. Very nice wet beer.

JoeMcPhee (9590) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
Pale amber pour with a tight white head. The nose is softly hoppy and peppery with a bit of chewy peppery hoppiness. A little bit zesty and herbal with some lightly hoppy chewiness. Herbal and peppery with a lingering herbal spiciness.

Huhzubendah (3767) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Can shared by drabmuh. Thanks Matt!

A: Clear, light orange with a decent sized white head that leaves a fair amount of lacing on the glass.

S: Resinous hops, pine.

T: Very fresh and hop forward. Great tasting beer. Pine and hops, similar in some aspects to Surly Furious.

M: Alcohol hidden very well. Very nice feel on the palate.

D: Very drinkable and enjoyable. Definitely recommended.

Serving type: can

Reviewed on: 10-31-2010

xscottypx (104) - Missouri, USA - JUL 1, 2012
pours a clear crisp slightly orange and deep gold with a massive foamy pillow head. lacing all over and great retention. light dank hops with a slightly sweet malt profile. very resiny and earthy all around with a quite dank undertone going on. light citrus and pine lay beneath and combine with the sweet malty backbone. full body, moderate carbonation, sweetness. drinks pretty easy, very vivid and flavorful. Reviewed on: 10-31-2010

DaneRAtkinson (1) - Duluth, Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2012 does not count
Amazing. But over priced. Around $15 for a 4 pack.......................................

drunkenpolack (322) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Wet pours a clear light copper color. Huge fluffy crater filled white head is poured. 3 fingers. Retention is great with minimal lacing.

Right off the bat you are blasted with hops. Citrus and grassy hops here. It’s a clean and fresh aroma. While the beer is full of hops, there is a nice caramel backbone here. There’s also some noticeable alcohol here. Not enough to get in the way though.

Ok so these guys make some fantastic IPAs. But taste wise out of the 3 they make, this might be my least favorite. That doesn’t mean it’s not fantastic. Because it really is a good IPA. But Furious just blows me away every time I have it and Abrasive Ale, especially when I had it fresh right from the brewery, is frigging amazing. More grassy hops come through here with some pine. The citrus from the citra hops then comes through nicely. Bitterness adds up nicely over time. Then the nice caramel backbone. Like in the aroma, there is some alcohol here. I really thought their would be more of a hop attack here but instead it’s a nice drinkable IPA. I’d go as far as saying it’s very sessionable even at 7.50%.

Mouthfeel is smooth, medium bodied, and oily. Goes down very very nice.

kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Wet
Date: November 12, 2010
Mode: Can
Source: Tasting
Appearance: clear copper, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet crystal aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, crystal sweetness, touch of citrus
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

emeinz (224) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2011
I’ve been holding on to this review for awhile. Recently found my notes on this one and was inspired to reflect on it based on the 2011 version of Wet.
Can to glass. Aroma has notes of citrus (mostly grapefruit, maybe something a little sweeter as well) and some piney flavors that don’t exist in the 2011 version. There is also a a small presence of floral aroma. The pour is orange/light amber with a large white head. The 2010 version seemed to be more bitter than its newer counterpart. Nice medium mouth feel with the perfect amour of carbonation.

Overall, I liked the 2011 version better because of the all Citra hops. Bit this was a fine IPA and deserves its credit rightfully so.

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