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First Look: Surly Darkness 2014

Surly Darkness 2014

The artwork for Surly Darkness changes every year. In keeping with the theme, each offering is dark, just like the much sought after beer.

The 2014 artwork is a creation of Erica Williams. The beer, that’s Surly’s Russian imperial stout, and in oak barrels. Wicked good indeed.

The legendary Harpy tortured unwary travelers by stealing their precious food and drink This year’s cruel creature defends her cauldron of Darkness with razor claws and a dead stare of malevolence. Don’t mess with her Darkness. She’s hoarding this massively opaque barrel aged Stout screaming with notes of chocolate. coffee. dried tart cherries, vanilla. rye whisky and raisins. The thick holy of this Russian Imperial Stout finishes sweet, with a piney resinous hop character. Dare if you will to open the bottle and steal from the imagination of our 2014 Darkness artist, Erica Williams.

Surly Darkness 2014 will be released in 22oz bombers at a brewery event on October 25th.

Style: Russian Imperial Stout (Barrel Aged)
Hops: Columbus, Amarillo, Simcoe
Malts: Pale Ale, Golden Promise, Crystal, Dark Crystal, Oats, Black, Chocolate, Roast

Availability: 22oz Bottles, Draft
Arrival: 10/25/14

9.8% ABV