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I’m Eighteen

Surly’s anniversary beers have always been about challenging ourselves. Technique, equipment, processes, capabilities. It’s a celebration of what we’ve learned over the years and sharing the results. Even with that…

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A Little Bit of Soul

Our latest Intelligent Design beer comes from brewer Kevin Garey, and it’s an ideal summer beer. Soul Desert is a farmhouse ale brewed with saison yeast and Lorien and Luminosa…

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Know Before You Go: Pixies & Modest Mouse w/Cat Power

Attending your first Surly concert? Or simply need a refresh on how show days go here? With Pixies, Modest Mouse, and Cat Power starting our season on Thursday, June 20th,…

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Fresh Hell

We started kicking around a new look for Surly Hell a while back. We didn’t want to mess with the liquid itself, as it remains a rare constant in the…

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Summer of Sound ’24

Summer of Sound returns to Surly’s Beer Garden this June! Thursday evenings will see a Lazerbeak-curated series of live music from local artists like Kiss the Tiger, Mark Mallman, and…

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Darkness Day 2024 Band Bios

God Came From Space   At the end of the last Millennium, Todd Petterson and Kevin Bigelow from Dumpster Juice were exploring new directions and outlets for their prolific output. Their…

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Darkness Day 2024 Music Lineup

This year’s Darkness Day music lineup is even more ferocious than usual. A full slate of punk, metal, and whatever category you want to put Impaler in, all free, all…

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Rage On

It's generally acknowledged that the only thing better than Furious is more Furious. We agree, and we've done something about it. Raging Furious Imperial IPA doubles down on the entire…

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Return to Bender

Surly Trivia: The first beer brewed at Surly was…Bender. (Furious was second.) This brown ale begins crisp and lightly hoppy, complemented by the velvety sleekness oats deliver. Robust malts usher…

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Awards Season

Minnesota’s craft beer industry demands excellence. Surly is surrounded by incredible breweries and we know the skill and dedication they put into every single drop. It pushes us to do…

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Stuff the Truck, Feed the Community

Stuff the Truck! On Saturday, March 23rd, the Community Emergency Assistance Programs (CEAP) will bring their truck to the Surly Beer Hall to collect donations of non-perishable food items from…

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Your 2024 Darkness Artist Is…

We’re pleased to announce that Surly’s 2024 Darkness Artist is Susan Evans of St. Paul! Susan says she spent most of her childhood “destroying homework assignments with drawings of mythical…

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Heavy Medal

Surly is releasing not one but two Great American Beer Fest medal winners this week. While they couldn’t be more different stylistically, the shared commitment to craft and quality is…

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