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Darkness (2006 - 2013) - Surly Brewing Company

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Darkness (2006 - 2013)Darkness (2006 - 2013)

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,649 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,649
Reviews: 765
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 2,924
Gots: 1,030 | FT: 72
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Starting in 2014, Darkness will be aged in whiskey barrels.

Labels:

2007-Grim Reaper
2008-Devil
2009-Mummy
2010-Vampire
2011-Zombie
2012 - Werewolf
2013 - Brewcifer

(Beer added by: ryantupy on 10-08-2006)
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Oh baby, finally you and I meet. Had this on tap at a Surly get together at Stub and Herbs in Minneapolis.
Appearance is well, I don't think it can get much better. Blacker than coffee, nice head and a bit of lacing. Smell and Taste are pretty similar. Lots of dark fruit, fig is most prominent, but side notes of cherries, raisins and plums. Taste is a bit more pronounced and a bit of the hops come through on the back end. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy- like drinking a cappucino. Drinkability is really good for the style.

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Darkness (2006 - 2013) from Surly Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,649 ratings.