Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2011
Can poured into glass. What a fantastic beer! The hops are subtle in the aroma but thats actually a plus for this beer. Has a great flavor that is a mix between dry, hoppy, earthy and citrusy. Outstanding and well balanced.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gruvola (2) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 28, 2011 does not count
Surly brews are strong on flavor and this Wet proves they dont skimp on the elements of beer--great bouquet of grapefruit citrus and floral hops. A rare beer of such substance you want to chew it while you are drinking it down by the gallons.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
musinj6 (506) - Dedham, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Pours from a glass a tall creamy head with dark golden color to it. Very strong floral and citrus aromas. Very telling that Citra hops are what is used. Slightly sticky mouthfeel, but pleasant. Not overly carbonated. Bitter taste up from getting more bitter as it finishes. Lingers very long on the palate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 25, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2012 Aroma of fresh hops explode out of the can, the taste is fresh and a perfect fading bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Can from Ryan at the Wine Merchant, Raleigh. Thanks for the swap, dude! Same lustrous pour and vibrant, floral nose as the past batches, and quite a welcome return at that. But the sharp Citra hops are, depending on your affinity for that particular hop, not quite enough to sustain the brew on their own. I for one really miss the Simcoe and felt that the combo was what made this such a superlative wet hop brew. Still quite good, but I do miss the balance quite a bit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
changeup45 (1731) - Lake Mary, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Can from mattyb83. Thanks! Copper color; a thick head that fades off to a very thin layer. Minimal lacing. The aroma is nice; has a bit of that West Coast smell to it; herbal and citrusy hops, grass, some floral notes, and a bit of toasted malt. The flavor follows and doesnt disappoint. Slick sweet malty body; toffee and maybe a bit of dough too, with a burst of pine, herbal, and lemony hops. Theres a zesty citrus tang to this thats pretty interesting. The finish is nice and dry ending up being a bit scratchy on the palate. Nice beer. Based on my limited experience with the two beers, I actuallly think I might like this more than Furious.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tennisjoel (1425) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Surly really upped their game with this beer. This might be their best hoppy beer, which is saying a lot. The aroma on this beer is to die for. Strong citrus with a puckering bitterness. Oh so good going down. Even better than Furious, which is my stand by IPA. The only negative is the sticker shock at around $18 per 4 pk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - DEC 18, 2011
16oz can. Rating #80. Clear dark orange pour with a clingy white head that left some nice lace. Big juicy citrus aroma with a bit of pine in the background. Medium bitterness, more citrus that coats the tongue for a bitter aftertaste. Very enjoyable and delicious. (2060)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vyvvy (6319) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - DEC 12, 2011
Sampled at a recent RB St. Louis gathering - Pours amber / orange with a light white head. The aroma has funky hops that have a lot of grapefruit notes and her is some caramel malt in the back. Very hop forward with seems like fresh juicy hoppiness. Medium body with a fairly soft body that makes it very smooth for the style. The flavor starts with grapefruit, pine, funk and fresh hop brightness. It seems very resiny and almost like grapefruit piths are in there. There is a some toasty malt to balance out, but that is certainly staying in the background. Great IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LtDan (1806) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Thanks CLevar
Appearance: Pours a translucent copper with a creamy white cap. Leaves crazy lacing.

Aroma: Orange. Dank medical sativa based bud, cotton candy, pineapple.

Taste. Orange, pine, dry malt, sour citrusy bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied.

Overall: Lives up to the hype! Has a real distinct flavor profile, and easily the best "wet hopped" beer Ive had.

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