#BeerRelease

Ready for Launch

Making an approachable beer that still gives you the hop character and juiciness of a hazy IPA isn’t rocket surgery. It’s Rocket Surgery.

This uncomplicated, easy-drinking ale has an abundance of Citra, Simcoe, and Amarillo hops and the juicy, citrusy flavor of a haze bomb twice its size. Debuting in our 2019 Hop Pack, Rocket Surgery was an out-of-the-box hit. In 2020, it gets added to our regular rotation of year-round beers. Available to all Surly markets, Rocket Surgery puts your money in the gift horse’s mouth. How about them apples and oranges?

  • ABV: 5.5%
  • Hops: Citra, Simcoe, Amarillo
  • Malt: 2-Row, Vienna, Unmalted Wheat, Oats
  • Aromatics: Mango, Papaya, Orange
  • Pour: Light Orange
  • Bitterness: Low

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Support the Guild, Change the Law

#GENERAL

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Regarding Darkness Day

#TheBlog

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Introducing Barbara Guttman, Your 2020 Darkness Artist

#Art

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