#BeerRelease

Kut Down Takes The Hill

We knew Glen Perkins was retired. We knew he liked to brew beer. And we knew we wanted to brew a beer that we could pour at Target Field (where Glen used to work) and the bars and restaurants in the area for Opening Day and beyond.

We asked him if he wanted to a brew a beer. He said yes. And Kut Down IPA is the result.

First of all, pretend that K is backwards, for the “struck out looking” symbol on your baseball scorecard. Our keyboards can’t handle this request. Second of all, we got that name from “God’s Gonna Cut You Down,” the late-period Johnny Cash banger that served as Perkins’ entrance music for the Twins.

As for the beer itself, it’s a traditional American IPA. The recipe is derived from Glen’s homebrew IPA, using Amarillo, Centennial, Simcoe, and a Citra dry-hop addition. Expect American hop aromatics—orange, pineapple, grapefruit, grass, and pine. Glen, Head Brewer Ben Smith, and the Surly team collaborated on the entire thing on one epic brew day last month, which also included a staggering array of smoked meats and a game of catch in the parking lot (seriously).

You can find it at Target Field for the Twins home opener against Seattle at the new draft beer area by Gate 34 called, sensibly, Drafts at 34. Here’s a handy map of all Surly locations at the yard:

Stats:

  • Hops: Amarillo, Centennial, Simcoe, and Citra (dry-hop)
  • Yeast: Burlington Ale
  • ABV: 7.2%
  • Bitterness: Moderate
  • Color: Dark Amber

 

 

 

More Recent News

Select All

#BeerRelease

Surly’s new year-round variety pack finds meaning in Chaos and Logic. If it results in a Mosh Pit, we wouldn’t be Furious about it. Surly Selects centers some of our … Continued

Back in the Pit

#BeerRelease

Let’s get loud and enjoy the triumphant return of One Man Mosh Pit Hazy IPA! Juicy and hazy with notes of orange, mango, and grapefruit, it’s the perfect soundtrack to … Continued

The 2023 Darkness Artist Search

#Art

The search for Surly’s 2023 Featured Darkness Artist is officially underway! Every year, we select one artist to create label art for our Darkness line of imperial stouts every year–the … Continued