I LOVE CUPCAKES! I am a total cupcake junkie, and one of my favorite places to get them is Nadia Cakes in Maple Grove. Yes, the Nadia Cakes that won Cupcake Wars on the Food Network. Also famous for the "vageode" cake! They are really good about sharing their latest creations on their Facebook page, and one of the newest ones the Maple Grove bakers made is a Surly Furious IPA cupcake! Surley beer is brewed right here in Minnesota, my college roommate even worked there! The Furious beer is described as,

An amber colored ale, aggressively hopped, citrusy hop character, chewy caramel malt backbone that balances bitterness.


So from the Surly Furious cupcake I would expect hints of citrus as well as a chewy caramel. Judging by the look of the topping on the cupcake, I'd say Nadia Cakes nailed it! The other beer -inspired flavors they whipped up include a SeaQuench Ale Session Sour, Summer Shandy, and Blue Moon. Looks like Nadia Cakes is ready for summer, a cool drink by the lake, and a six pack of cupcakes! These were a chefs special so they won't be available everyday, but you can always see the flavors of the day by visiting their website!


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