Tag: Surly Brewing Company

The Chef in the Brewhouse: More Breweries Add Upscale Menus and Sit-Down Dining Feature by

Goodbye boring pub grub. As the role of the brewery has evolved over the last decade, so has the relationship between the beer being brewed and the food being served.

The Wait Unfiltered by

While nothing draws a crowd like a crowd, standing in line for beer is too often about following the masses rather than one’s own palate—or curiosity.

It’s Not Easy Being Surly Brick & Mortar by

When Surly Brewing Co. of Minnesota released renderings of the new, $20 million brewery it plans to build in an industrial area of Minneapolis, criticism of its “Brutalist” design aesthetic began pouring in.

Galangal Root Shandy Kindred Spirits by

A syrup made with honey and leftover galangal root from a homemade stir-fry night adds flavor to Hell, an unfiltered Helles lager from Surly Brewing Co.

Beer News News by

Ruckus Brewing bids to revive former Neuweiler brewery; Surly Brewing expansion plans nearly secured; New Hampshire debates raising beer tax; Boneyard brewery worker concocts Dawg Grog, a beer for dogs; and Michigan Brewing Company founder faces tax burden, angry investors.

The Happy Gnome in St. Paul, Minnesota Barkeep by

Opened in 2006 in the Minnesota capital’s Cathedral Hill neighborhood, The Happy Gnome’s drink selection now includes 300 whiskeys and 100 bottled beer selections.

Beer Cultism Unfiltered by

Cultism is giving beer a bad name and is driving a wedge between brewers, beer lovers and a certain class of scarcity-seeking tickers.

Omar Ansari, Founder, Surly Brewing Co. Last Call by

With help from the its fan base, the “Surly Nation,” new Minnesota laws allow Surly Brewing Company to sell beer at its own location. Now, plans are in the works for a $20 million, 6 acre destination brewpub.

Beer News News by

Illinois breweries fighting to keep right to distribute; Goose Island acquired by A-B InBev; Surly campaigns to change law and build brewery/restaurant; Mexican brewery unveils world’s first beers for the LGBT community; and Indiana state laws may stifle breweries’ growth.

Don’t Believe the Special Release Hype!? Beer Smack by

There’s a growing trend among brewers to craft a big beer, name it something demonic or outlandish, and create a big buzz around its release by using grassroots word-of-mouth marketing.

Todd Haug of Surly Brewing Company 9 Steps to Beerdom by

In less than a year and a half of brewing, Surly Brewing Company, a tiny Brooklyn Center, MN brewery, has already put the industry’s big boys on notice.

Nice Cans! How the Aluminum Can Is Making a Triumphant Return to Respectable Society Feature by

Ordering a can of beer has always been trouble. Call for one and you run the risk of being identified as an unsophisticated ignoramus and subjected to ridicule at the hands of even the most open-minded beer geeks.

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