Surly Brewing Company – #Merica

Surly Brewing Company - #Merica

Surly Brewing Company#Merica

Pre-Prohibition American Lager
Brewed in: Minneapolis, Minnesota
2015 BJCP Style: Pre-Prohibition Lager
ABV: 5%
Malts: CMC Pils, Acidulated, Flaked Corn
Hops: Warrior, Willamette
Yeast: German Lager
Canned on: 5/23/16
Tasting on: 6/19/16
Glass: Mason Jar

Aroma: Overtones of mild citrus and floral hops. Undertones of low spiciness. 8.5/10

Appearance: Deep straw with good clarity. Bright white head with good retention 8.5/10

Flavor: Moderate-low hop bitterness in the beginning, followed by minor graininess in the middle. Floral hops and a slight harshness in the end. The aftertaste is a bit stale. 17/20

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body with moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: Think of this beer as a craft version of an American Adjunct Lager. Nice hop profile. Slightly harsh, but otherwise light and refreshing. 43/50

Final Score: 85% = B-

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