SURLY: The frustration we felt when we couldn't find a good beer, much less a great one, in Minnesota. So we made some.

Great beer is all that really matters. Well, that and pushing your limits a bit, looking out for your people, taking pride in where you’re from, and having as much damn fun as you can while doing it. 


It's what got us to where we are today. Each day, Surly relentlessly pursues craft beer perfection. Pushing boundaries. Refusing to brew to style. Except when we do.

Surly has been a proudly independent craft brewery for 13 years. We wouldn't have it any other way.

  • Serving eight states and one province.
  • A full roster of year-round beers, including Furious, Hell, Xtra-Citra, and Axe Man.
  • Our seasonal styles, small batches, and brand collaborations continue to innovate.
  • Darkness, our acclaimed Russian Imperial Stout, organically developed its own annual Darkness Day. (For real: Surly fans just showed up at our door the first time we bottled it, and they made a party around it.)

What’s next? It’s in the works. Until then: Don’t Settle. Get Surly.

Pints Produced In 2017

Festival Field Capacity

Years Of Darkness

New Beers Coming This Year

Brewed For The North

Everything we brew, we do for the people from the North. We make beer for the hearty folk with distinct sensibilities and accents to match. We take inspiration from dive bars and dark corners and craft beer that is distinctly, defiantly from here. We change laws, we experiment, and we continue to brew the very best beer as different as the people from the North.

Power Of The Pint

At Surly, we don’t really do things the easy way. We should probably consider it, but honestly it's just so damn boring. Instead, we do the work, we put in the hours, and we craft the absolute best beer we can. We stand for the beer community in the North and everything we do is about bringing more and better beer to the people.