#GENERAL

Support the Guild, Change the Law

You may have seen that we’re putting Darkness Day on hiatus. Our reasons are here. Our goal is to resurrect it at our Minneapolis brewery when it’s legal to do so.

The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild is working to change our current laws and give consumers more choices. Currently, laws prohibit breweries that brew more than 20,000 barrels to sell things like growlers or 750 mL bottles of Darkness directly to consumers. The new bill would allow these sales, regardless of brewery size. We need to work with the Guild and our local legislators toward this end, hoping to give craft beer drinkers this option.

If you’re interested in helping (and judging from social media, you are), here’s how:

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you at the Capitol on March 3rd!

More Recent News

Go Places With Stunner. Not Literally.

#BeerRelease

The concept behind Stunner is simple: A hop bill that leans heavily on Amarillo, El Dorado, and Mosaic hops for tropical notes of mango, orange, and papaya. A hit of lactose to add some sweetness. And an overall easy-drinking profile that gives you a taste of the tropics in the comfort of your own home. … Continued

Hoppy and Helpful: The Return of the Hop Pack

#BeerRelease

Surly releases a variety pack every quarter. It introduces new beer to the market, highlights some of our flagships, and gives Surly Nation a good idea of where the brewery’s head is at. Like everyone, our collective head is in a vastly different place right now. One thing we’ve found to be true is that … Continued

Putting the Home in Home Opener

#TheBlog

We were really looking forward to Opening Day at Target Field. On the brewery side, we had more locations and beers at the ballpark, including the major league debut of Grapefruit Supreme. On a personal level, more than a few Surly employees were going to spend Thursday at the yard, soaking in the return of … Continued