Attitude at Altitude

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Next week, a select group of Surly employees is going to Colorado. Their mission, which they’ve chosen to accept: Drink Surly all over Denver. That’s not all they’re doing, obviously. Maybe they’ll hang out at the mall, go to Illegal Pete’s, pick up the things they forgot at the hotel during GABF. You don’t know. … Continued

A Cut Above

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BeerAdvocate is the largest online community of beer enthusiasts anywhere, and they love to rank beers. Not like. Love. As craft beer has exploded over the last decade, the sheer number of beers for that community to rank has also spiked. For example, there are over 34,000 American IPAs as of this writing. To put … Continued

Regarding BAOW

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Quality has always been a key priority at Surly Brewing Co. We strive for the highest quality in every corner of our business – from the experience and food we offer in the beer hall to the beer we package and send out to your favorite bars, restaurants, liquor stores, and your home. Our quality assurance … Continued

Intelligent Design #4: Ca$h Me Out West

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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

Win a Darkness Day Variant Package

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Want to win a Darkness Day Variant package? Here’s how: This one is for the Darkness Day vets. Have a great photo from past Darkness Days? A picture that represents the weird, wild spirit of the whole thing? Please send it to us via Instagram or Twitter (@surlybrewing) by Friday, July 13. Tag it with … Continued

Regarding Twelve

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As Surly looks at 12 years…   This year, Surly will mark 12 years in the independent craft brewing industry. It’s had me thinking about what a wild and non-stop ride it’s been since the first keg of Furious sold in 2006. Every year, the plan is to release an anniversary beer that’s extreme. The … Continued