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Imperial Stout



Imperial stouts are usually extremely dark brown to black in color with flavors that are intensely malty, deeply roasted and sometimes with accents of dark fruit (raisin, fig) and chocolate. The bitterness is typically low to moderate. Imperial stouts are strong and generally exceed 8% ABV.

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1Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch 
Toppling Goliath
Decorah, Iowa
 94  4.49 Find
2Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 226  4.41 Find
3Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight 
Toppling Goliath
Decorah, Iowa
 114  4.39 Find
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 364  4.38 Find
5AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 757  4.33 Find
6Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean) 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 363  4.33 Find
7Bells Black Note Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 800  4.32 Find
8Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 
Founders Brewing Company
Grand Rapids, Michigan
 688  4.3 Find
9AleSmith Speedway Stout 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 2559  4.3 Find
10Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout 
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 844  4.29 Find
11Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 1715  4.29 Find
12Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 
Founders Brewing Company
Grand Rapids, Michigan
 1950  4.29 Find
13Bells Expedition Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2813  4.28 Find
14AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 185  4.26 Find
15Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 2608  4.25 Find
16Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 
Perennial Artisan Ales
St. Louis, Missouri
 185  4.24 Find
17Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 863  4.23 Find
18Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel 
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 153  4.23 Find
19Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel 
Mikkeller
Copenhagen, Denmark
 1547  4.23 Find
20AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 245  4.22 Find
21AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 259  4.21 Find
22Firestone Walker Parabola 
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Paso Robles, California
 977  4.21 Find
23Surly Darkness 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 967  4.21 Find
24Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 
Stone Brewing Company
Escondido, California
 386  4.21 Find
25Deschutes The Abyss 
Deschutes Brewery
Bend, Oregon
 1491  4.2 Find



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