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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 Mornin’ Delight 
Toppling Goliath
Decorah, Iowa
 171  4.41 Find
2Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 408  4.36 Find
3AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 820  4.33 Find
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Vanilla Bean) 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 414  4.33 Find
5Bells Black Note Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 870  4.32 Find
6AleSmith Speedway Stout 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 2819  4.29 Find
7Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout 
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 936  4.29 Find
8Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 
Founders Brewing Company
Grand Rapids, Michigan
 2351  4.28 Find
9Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 1810  4.28 Find
10Bells Expedition Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 3049  4.28 Find
11Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 2778  4.26 Find
12Cycle Pallet 1 
Cycle Brewing
Saint Petersburg, Florida
 66  4.25 Find
13Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 
Perennial Artisan Ales
St. Louis, Missouri
 203  4.25 Find
14Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 
Evil Twin Brewing
Brooklyn, New York
 140  4.24 Find
15Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel 
Mikkeller
Copenhagen, Denmark
 1719  4.23 Find
16Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 939  4.23 Find
17Firestone Walker Parabola 
Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)
Paso Robles, California
 1064  4.21 Find
18Side Project Derivation Blend #2 
Side Project Brewing
St. Louis, Missouri
 19  4.21 Find
19AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese Coffee 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 416  4.21 Find
20Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel 
Stone Brewing
Escondido, California
 431  4.21 Find
21Surly Darkness 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 1034  4.21 Find
22Artezan Samiec Alfa BA 
Browar Artezan
Błonie, Poland
 124  4.2 Find
23Deschutes The Abyss 
Deschutes Brewery
Bend, Oregon
 1608  4.2 Find
24Cycle Four Roses BA Rye Stout 
Cycle Brewing
Saint Petersburg, Florida
 20  4.19 Find
25Old Chimneys Good King Henry Special Reserve 
Old Chimneys
Diss, England
 426  4.19 Find



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