Wake N’ Haze N’ Collaborate

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The story behind Wake N’ Haze, our collaboration with Champion Brewing, starts with Darkness Day. We invited a hell-ton of breweries to pour at our 2018 release party, and if they wanted to send some people along with their kegs, go ahead, we’d get an air mattress and some couches. One of the breweries who … Continued

Intelligent Design #4: Ca$h Me Out West

#Beer Hall, #BeerRelease, #GENERAL

Surly Brewing’s Dave McGrath wasn’t even born out west. “I was raised in Miami, Florida, then I went to Wisconsin for college.” The journalism major-turned-homebrewer-turned-professional brewer found himself working in Minot, North Dakota, during the height of the Bakken Oil Boom. The boomtown atmosphere reminded him of the mother of all booms: the California Gold … Continued

The Surly Summer of Sound

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In our ongoing and frankly heroic quest to make Tuesdays good, we’d like to tell you a little more about Surly’s Summer of Sound. Every Tuesday ‘til Labor Day, a local music luminary will take over our Beer Garden (weather-permitting, but you live here, you know that already) and share the sounds that define their … Continued

Holiday Hours

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Hey, remember a couple weeks ago when it was 75 and the falling leaves and warm autumn breeze were like an embrace from an old friend? Anyway, that’s done now. It’s winter and you don’t know where you put your gloves* and everyone forgot how to drive and the weather will try to straight up … Continued