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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

2,650 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,650
Reviews: 765
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 2,924
Gots: 1,032 | 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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5/5  rDev +11.1%

HOLY COW. Had this on tap at Groveland Tap, and it was amazing. Pours a dark rich black with a nice creamy tan head, excellent lacing. Strong malt smell, amazing taste, thick and rich with a great bold body. Spectacular mouthfeel, thick and rich. Super drinkable. Really happy I picked up 2 bottles.

deadbody, Oct 29, 2010
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

bombadil, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

2012 bottle poured into a couple taster snifters....

Pitch black pour with a beautiful one finger head and perfect brown head with a sticky lace retention. So much chocolate and cherry in the aroma and taste. There's a beautiful coffee and caramel finish in the taste. Full body and low carbonation with a silky smooth finish. This beer is absolutely sublime. It's a chocolate coffee marshmallow dream. The 2 years created a perfect symmetry. Epic!

rjp217, Mar 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

One of the best in the world.

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

gawnphishin, Oct 22, 2012
Darkness (2006 - 2013) from Surly Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,650 ratings.