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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
 2251  4.1 Find
2Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 1232  4.05 Find
3Tree House Double Shot 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 32  4.01 Find
4Bells Kalamazoo Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2227  4 Find
5Hill Farmstead Earl 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 157  3.99 Find
6Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 
Firestone Walker Brewing Co (Duvel Moortgat)
Paso Robles, California
 407  3.96 Find
7Matuška Stout 
Pivovar Matuška
Broumy, Czech Republic
 19  3.94 Find
8Bells Cherry Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 349  3.94 Find
9St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout 
McAuslan Brewing (Brasseurs RJ)
Montreal, Quebec
 1463  3.93 Find
10Rapp Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout 
Rapp Brewing Company
Seminole, Florida
 70  3.92 Find
11Tree House Double Shot - Sumatra Mandheling 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 22  3.92 Find
12Tree House Double Shot - Burundi Bukeye 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 13  3.92 Find
13Odd Side Ales Bourbon Barrel Aged Mayan Mocha 
Odd Side Ales
Grand Haven, Michigan
 79  3.92 Find
14Arizona Wilderness Superstition Coffee Stout 
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company
Gilbert, Arizona
 40  3.91 Find
15Amager / Goose Island RyeKing 
Amager Bryghus
Kastrup, Denmark
 202  3.89 Find
16Tree House Double Shot - 3rd Anniversary Blend 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 15  3.86 Find
17Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout 
Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon
 2337  3.86 Find
18Bear Republic Big Bear Black Stout 
Bear Republic Brewing Company
Healdsburg, California
 1442  3.85 Find
19Three Floyds Hell’s Black Intelligenser (HBI) Coffee Stout 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 83  3.84 Find
20Bells Java Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1517  3.84 Find
21Bells Special Double Cream Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1834  3.83 Find
22Buxton Stronge Extra Stout 
Buxton, England
 193  3.83 Find
23Pisgah Valdez 
Pisgah Brewing Company
Black Mountain, North Carolina
 200  3.83 Find
24Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 
Kiuchi Brewery
Ibaraki, Japan
 1023  3.82 Find
25Pike XXXXX Stout 
Pike Brewing Company
Seattle, Washington
 590  3.81 Find


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