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Darkness - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,636 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,636
Reviews: 764
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 2,916
Gots: 1,019 | 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:
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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natethamac

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev 0%

08-16-2014 06:12:52 | More by natethamac
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RedDon

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-15-2014 13:45:41 | More by RedDon
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earljones199

New Hampshire

4.35/5  rDev -3.3%

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yasky

New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

08-13-2014 21:54:37 | More by Mikeypnh
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JoeyStats707

California

4.5/5  rDev 0%

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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev 0%

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hookah97

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -11.1%

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Kramerwtmf

California

4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4nimal

California

4.5/5  rDev 0%

08-12-2014 22:22:43 | More by 4nimal
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California

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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Poupae

Thailand

4.5/5  rDev 0%

08-11-2014 16:51:20 | More by Poupae
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dar482

New York

4.69/5  rDev +4.2%

On a '13 bottle, the beer has a really wonderful complexity for a non-barrel aged stout. Chocolate, dark fruit, umami, woody and earthy hops. A good transitioning of flavor that makes it quite different from other imperial stouts because of its substantial, but restrained hopping.

Mouthfeel is medium plus.

I had the 2012 Vintage of this.

The beer in the front has roasted malt, chocolate, and slight coffee flavors. The mouthfeel throughout is actually only medium plus, without being as full as other imperial stouts. The beer also begins with a heavy amount of sweetness. On the finish, there is a heavy hoppiness. It's a bittering that is still tannic, earthy, and drying.

08-11-2014 15:45:12 | More by dar482
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Iowa

4.5/5  rDev 0%

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California

5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Georgia

5/5  rDev +11.1%

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GreenMind

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.1%

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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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BeerDazed

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev 0%

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -11.1%

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StoughtonGuy

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -55.6%

08-10-2014 01:56:57 | More by StoughtonGuy
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-09-2014 13:54:40 | More by Albertno5
Darkness from Surly Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,636 ratings.