Why is Surly Brewery closing? Surly shut down the Beer Hall and Garden on November 2, 2020, citing a precipitous 82% drop in revenue caused by the pandemic. In a statement, the brewery called the decision to close indefinitely “gut-wrenching.”
Did surly reopen? We’re reopening our Beer Hall for outdoor service on Tuesday, June 9th, 2020.
Is Surly beer related to Surly bikes? Despite sharing a similar name and being headquartered in the U.S. state of Minnesota, the brewing company and Surly Bikes are separate enterprises. An agreement between the two companies allows the bicycle manufacturer to display the single word “Surly” on its products.
Why are surly bikes so popular? They’re sturdy, useful, well-made steel frames at reasonable prices, which makes them especially popular for custom builds. Keep in mind that Surly bikes are only made of steel, and may run heavier than similarly-priced competitors.