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Darkness - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,679 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,679
Reviews: 766
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 9.33%
Wants: 2,917
Gots: 1,036 | FT: 77
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.

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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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

ethanmc12, Sep 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

creepinjeeper, Sep 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

A dark motor oil beast of a beer! wow! I really liked this beer. Poured a deep, dark, molasses black. Has a roasted, traditional stout aroma. The taste is just awesome. Dark fruit, molasses and coffee make this masterpiece a must seek, must find, must have beer. 2013 version acquired at Darkness Day, this beer lived up to the hype. I have had many good stouts and this one as of now is the best.

Bottom Line: 2013 Darkness is one heck of a beer!

themind, Sep 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

aapp, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev 0%

Darkness pours a bold black color with a big tan head. There is a weaker aroma, with sweet date aromas. Their are big creamy flavors, big sweet and dry fruit flavors, nice noticeable warmth from the alcohol. Big bold flavors. Overall its a big bold beer, lots of fruit flavors, on the sweeter side.

vette2006c5r, Sep 02, 2014
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1.24/5  rDev -72.4%

jl1394, Sep 02, 2014
Darkness from Surly Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,679 ratings.