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A stout is made with dark roasted malts which results in a dark color and a roasted malt flavor. In mainland Europe they are usually termed "noir" (black). The word stout means strong, and was applied to strong Porter in the 18th century - most typically by Guinness, who were one of the few breweries to continue making such beers into the 20th century. Guinness is today the template for Irish or Dry Stout. Other stout variations are Imperial Stout, Foreign Stout, and Sweet or Milk Stout - as well as Porter, Imperial Porter, and Baltic Porter - and the related Mild and Schwarzbier.

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1Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast 
Copenhagen, Denmark
 2307  4.09 Find
2Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 1283  4.05 Find
3Hill Farmstead Earl 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 196  4.01 Find
4Bells Kalamazoo Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2276  4 Find
5Matuška Stout 
Pivovar Matuška
Broumy, Czech Republic
 29  3.96 Find
6Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 
Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)
Paso Robles, California
 437  3.96 Find
7Bells Cherry Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 357  3.94 Find
8St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout 
McAuslan Brewing (Brasseurs RJ)
Montreal, Quebec
 1485  3.93 Find
9Tree House Double Shot - Sumatra Mandheling 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 24  3.92 Find
10Odd Side Ales Bourbon Barrel Aged Mayan Mocha 
Odd Side Ales
Grand Haven, Michigan
 83  3.92 Find
11Tree House Double Shot - Burundi Bukeye 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 14  3.92 Find
12Rapp Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout 
Rapp Brewing Company
Seminole, Florida
 73  3.92 Find
13Arizona Wilderness Superstition Coffee Stout 
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company
Gilbert, Arizona
 45  3.91 Find
14Tree House Double Shot - 3rd Anniversary Blend 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 15  3.86 Find
15Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout 
Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon
 2366  3.85 Find
16Three Floyds Hell’s Black Intelligenser (HBI) Coffee Stout 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 83  3.84 Find
17Buxton Stronge Extra Stout 
Buxton, England
 229  3.84 Find
18Bells Java Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1556  3.84 Find
19Bells Special Double Cream Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1872  3.83 Find
20Pisgah Valdez 
Pisgah Brewing Company
Black Mountain, North Carolina
 202  3.83 Find
21Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 
Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
 1072  3.82 Find
22Pike XXXXX Stout 
Pike Brewing Company
Seattle, Washington
 597  3.81 Find
23Maine Beer Mean Old Tom 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 563  3.81 Find
24Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque Rhum 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 68  3.8 Find
25Deschutes Obsidian Stout 
Deschutes Brewery
Bend, Oregon
 1317  3.8 Find


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