Three Minnesota breweries among the top 50 in the U.S.

Three Minnesota breweries are on the Brewers Association’s annual lists of the top 50 producing craft brewing companies in the U.S. and the 50 top overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume. Summit Brewing Company, August Schell Brewing Company, and Surly Brewing Company came in at 24th, 25th, and 34th, respectively, … [ Read more]

Brewers & Doers Holiday Bazaar

On Dec. 2, 2018, join Surly Brewing Co. for the inaugural Brewers & Doers Holiday Bazaar. This Surly-wide event brings a ridiculous variety of local artisans, curators, makers, and activities together at the Destination Brewery. Spread from the Beer Garden to Scheid Hall, guests will be able to have their tarot cards read, smoke hand-rolled … [ Read more]

SurlyFest 2018

SurlyFest is back. And, this year’s event will feature the long-awaited return of The Hold Steady to the 612-area code at Surly’s Festival Field. They’re the exclamation point on our annual off-kilter spin on a traditional German Oktoberfest. The party starts at 10am in the Beer Hall and Beer Garden. You’ll find games, steins, music from Jake … [ Read more]

Untapped Potential

Imagine sampling local brews in a beautiful workshop space while enjoying live music, eating tasty food truck offerings, socializing with community members and challenging friends to lawn games—all to support youth right here in the Twin Cities! We invite you to join us for our annual fall fundraiser event, from which all proceeds help fund … [ Read more]

Darkness Day 2018

Surly has moved its annual Darkness Day over the border into Somerset, Wisconsin, approximately 45 minutes east of its previous Brooklyn Center location. Price of admission includes camping for Friday and Saturday night, if the attendee should choose to do so. Bottles of Darkness and several of its variants will be sold at the fest, … [ Read more]

I AM Rescued: National Dog Day at Surly Brewing Company

We are so excited to be hosting the I AM RESCUED event at Surly Brewing Company on Sunday, August 26th from noon-5pm. The day includes a fun day for you and your furry friend(s) including. Surly Gives A Damn will donate all proceeds to the event will go to Canine Inspired Change. Canine Inspired Change … [ Read more]

Surly Slay Day 2018

You now have two travel choices on Memorial Day weekend: Sit in traffic with the rest of the state trying to get out of town, or come to our place. Come celebrate the start of Minnesota summer in the Surly Beer Garden with the launch of our new summer beer, Heat Slayer, while paying homage … [ Read more]

Get Surly with Zonta

Join Zonta Minneapolis for a remarkable night of fine dining and craft beer as guests are guided through a delectable springtime-inspired dinner expertly paired with Surly beers. The reception will commence at 6pm, with the dinner to follow at 7pm at Surly’s Minneapolis location. Tickets are $125 per person, and proceeds from the event benefit The … [ Read more]

To Haze, Or Not to Haze?

New England IPAs are divisive. Some argue the style converts the hop-averse into enthusiastic proponents of hop flavor and aroma. Others point out their trademark haze can cause short shelf life, disguise bad brewing practices, and lead eager but uninformed consumers to value haze over quality. But at this point it’s hard to make the argument … [ Read more]

Surly’s Easter Brunch

An impossibly huge Easter buffet at Surly’s Destination Brewery in Minneapolis.   TICKETS: Adults $35 Kids 6-12 $15 Kids 5 & under are free There will be some availability for walk-ins throughout the day. BEER: They’ll have our full lineup of taps, plus some specialty infusions that they’ll be announcing over the next few weeks. … [ Read more]

Surly Pizza Upstairs opens this Friday

Starting this Friday, Surly will be serving up made-to-order New Haven-style “apizzas” in the second floor space of their Minneapolis brewery, with their aptly-named new restaurant, Surly Pizza Upstairs. Executive chef Ben Peine, general manager Dan DiNovis, and Surly founder Omar Ansari put their heads together when it came time to decide what should take … [ Read more]

Luminary Loppet

Light up your night at the Luminary Loppet, returning to the Lake of the Isles. Walk, snowshoe, or ski along candlelit trails, while also enjoying multiple hot chocolate pit stops along with way. Plus, thanks to a Minnesota State Arts Board grant, the Luminary Loppet will feature three new elements—an ice forest, traveling illuminated penguin … [ Read more]

The Mash-Up: Surly Wet, more Oktoberfests, and fall seasonals back on tap

With well over 100 breweries now pouring their beer in Minnesota, there’s always something new to try. To keep you up-to-date, we present The Mash-Up—our weekly rundown of new beers and seasonal releases in Minnesota from your favorite local and national breweries. Visit every Friday for the latest or sign up for a weekly … [ Read more]

Brewers Association releases Top 50 Craft Breweries of 2016 list

The Brewers Association released their annual Top 50 Craft Breweries list for 2016, which ranks America’s breweries by annual production. Three Minnesota craft breweries made the list in 2016. New Ulm’s August Schell Brewing, which opened its new Starkeller in early March, jumped three spots from 27 to 24. Summit Brewing, which celebrated its 30th anniversary … [ Read more]

Surly alums bringing new brewery to St. Paul’s Lowertown

A team of brewing industry veterans announced plans to open their own brewery in St. Paul’s Lowertown. Barrel Theory Beer Company is expected to open in early 2017 on the corner of 7th Street East and Wacouta in the bustling east end of St. Paul’s downtown. The brewery and taproom is a partnership between Surly Brewing Company’s … [ Read more]