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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
 71  4.39 Find
2Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel Aged 
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 207  4.39 Find
3Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight 
Toppling Goliath
Decorah, Iowa
 112  4.35 Find
4AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 721  4.32 Find
5Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean) 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 347  4.32 Find
6Bells Black Note Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 769  4.31 Find
7AleSmith Speedway Stout 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 2473  4.3 Find
8Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) 
Founders Brewing Company
Grand Rapids, Michigan
 609  4.29 Find
9Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 
Founders Brewing Company
Grand Rapids, Michigan
 1849  4.29 Find
10Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 1683  4.29 Find
11Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout 
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 823  4.29 Find
12Bells Expedition Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2756  4.28 Find
13Cigar City Final Push Imperial Stout 
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 145  4.27 Find
14Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 2525  4.24 Find
15AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged with Kopi Luwak 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 177  4.24 Find
16Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - California Brandy Barrel Aged 
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 135  4.22 Find
17Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 824  4.22 Find
18Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel 
Mikkeller
Copenhagen, Denmark
 1485  4.22 Find
19Surly Darkness 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 949  4.21 Find
20Deschutes The Abyss 
Deschutes Brewery
Bend, Oregon
 1427  4.2 Find
21AleSmith Speedway Stout - Kopi Luwak 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 236  4.2 Find
22Firestone Walker Parabola 
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Paso Robles, California
 943  4.2 Find
23Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 
Perennial Artisan Ales
St. Louis, Missouri
 173  4.19 Find
24Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 
Stone Brewing Company
Escondido, California
 355  4.19 Find
25Stone Imperial Russian Stout 
Stone Brewing Company
Escondido, California
 2919  4.19 Find



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