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Choose Wisely

There’s a TED Talk out there about the paradox of choice. The crux of it is that, when you have limitless options, your ability to choose diminishes. If you’ve been to a liquor store or tap room with a bananas selection of craft beer, you understand this. How can you be expected to pick? You’re craving an IPA, but it’s also your personal coffee beer season. You want to try something new, but you also want a reliably perfect beer that never goes out of style. The Mixed Messages variety pack is Surly’s attempt to help you reach a decision by putting all four in the same box.

  • Grindcore. This milk stout pairs a slightly sweet body with intense coffee flavor from UP Coffee Roasters espresso beans for a roasty, velvety punch.
  • Galaxy Gate. Crossing the threshold of what a pale ale can be, Galaxy Gate slips the Surly bonds of earth, boldly going where double dry-hopping carries it. Lit by citrusy character, Galaxy Gate shines.
  • Castles in the Sky. A towering hop bill sends Castles in the Sky into an atmosphere all its own. This hazy IPA billows with juicy, tropical hop flavor, storming the horizon with body and substance.
  • Furious. You already know.

Mixed Messages is available now to all Surly markets. Choose wisely.

The particulars:

Castles in the Sky

  • Hops: Idaho 7, Simcoe, Amarillo, Talus, Strata
  • Malt: Two-Row, Golden Promise, Honey Malt, Oat Malt, Wheat Malt, Oats
  • Yeast: Hazy Ale
  • Pour: Hazy Gold
  • ABV: 7.0%
  • Bitterness: Low

Grindcore

  • Hops: Warrior
  • Malt: 2-Row, Roasted Barley, Chocolate, Carafa 3
  • Yeast: English Ale
  • Guests: Lactose, Espresso Beans
  • Pour: Black
  • ABV: 5.3%
  • Bitterness: Low

Galaxy Gate

  • Hops: Warrior, Talus, Centennial, Galaxy (dry hop 1 & 2)
  • Malt: 2-Row, Oats, Crystal, Carafoam, Acidulated
  • Yeast: English Ale
  • Pour: Gold
  • ABV: 5.5%
  • Bitterness: Medium

 

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