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Darkness - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,529 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,529
Reviews: 761
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 9.33%
Wants: 2,872
Gots: 1,000 | FT: 67
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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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woody471

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-12-2013 04:20:01 | More by woody471
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +11.1%

11-12-2013 02:20:28 | More by TubbyDullard
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev 0%

11-12-2013 02:04:07 | More by Dawkins
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ari32

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-11-2013 01:42:38 | More by ari32
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev 0%

11-11-2013 00:00:22 | More by LotsofLupulin
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev 0%

11-10-2013 22:51:50 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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BGsWo22

New York

4/5  rDev -11.1%

11-10-2013 20:50:02 | More by BGsWo22
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omniscientcause

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-10-2013 14:01:02 | More by omniscientcause
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Joey1566

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

11-10-2013 05:53:52 | More by Joey1566
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JohnSnowNW

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-10-2013 04:33:13 | More by JohnSnowNW
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dsellers22

Minnesota

4.56/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

We picked up a 2013 750ml: Brewcifer Lord of Darkness. Pours near black with just a half-finger of head. Smells delicious: smooth coffee smell with fruit undertones. The taste is a wonderful stout: really easy to drink with a fruity finish.

We were able to find ours in a hole-in-the-wall liquor store in St. Paul. Only sold one per customer. Feeling lucky that we could enjoy this delicious beer--if you're lucky enough to find it, you should definitely pick it up! Not quite a perfect score, but darn good.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 01:43:45 | More by dsellers22
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seangibbs60

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-09-2013 20:35:45 | More by seangibbs60
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jakea

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev 0%

11-08-2013 21:41:08 | More by jakea
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kodt

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

11-08-2013 13:26:41 | More by kodt
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mhksuccess

California

4.61/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 version aged for one year
poured from a bottle into a surly snifter
dark with a nice 1/2 inch head and little lacing on the way down
smell is dark roasty chocolate
and taste is similar very roasty chocolate toffee think most of the coffee flavor has faded
this was smooth and easy drinker very tasty and definite one of the top RIS i have had
would definitely get again

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 22:36:28 | More by mhksuccess
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skynyrdbyrd

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-07-2013 18:42:26 | More by skynyrdbyrd
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einman

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

11-07-2013 02:11:30 | More by einman
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maDUECEgunner

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev 0%

11-06-2013 15:13:22 | More by maDUECEgunner
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JDM44

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -16.7%

11-05-2013 11:22:34 | More by JDM44
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-04-2013 23:36:56 | More by MJSawyer
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev 0%

11-04-2013 20:55:48 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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dkw0063

Texas

4.5/5  rDev 0%

11-04-2013 16:45:04 | More by dkw0063
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Ncpogs

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-04-2013 16:22:01 | More by Ncpogs
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Kevinhcraig

Florida

4.5/5  rDev 0%

11-04-2013 14:37:22 | More by Kevinhcraig
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

11-04-2013 11:27:21 | More by BuckTuckian
Darkness from Surly Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,529 ratings.