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Darkness - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,811 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,811
Reviews: 774
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 9.33%
Wants: 2,981
Gots: 1,085 | FT: 80
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Starting in 2014, bottled Darkness will be aged in whiskey barrels. This listing is ONLY for Darkness that is NOT barrel-aged. For 2014 Darkness go here:  http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/p ... 14/141724/ 

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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Darkness from Surly Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,811 ratings.