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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
 2168  4.1 Find
2Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 1177  4.05 Find
3Tree House Double Shot 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 26  4.01 Find
4Bells Kalamazoo Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2165  4 Find
5Hill Farmstead Earl 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 146  3.98 Find
6Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Paso Robles, California
 375  3.96 Find
7St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout 
McAuslan Brewing
Montreal, Quebec
 1443  3.93 Find
8Bells Cherry Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 347  3.93 Find
9Odd Side Ales Bourbon Barrel Aged Mayan Mocha 
Odd Side Ales
Grand Haven, Michigan
 74  3.92 Find
10Amager / Goose Island RyeKing 
Amager Bryghus
Kastrup, Denmark
 182  3.88 Find
11Rapp Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout 
Rapp Brewing Company
Seminole, Florida
 65  3.88 Find
12Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout 
Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon
 2297  3.86 Find
13Bear Republic Big Bear Black Stout 
Bear Republic Brewing Company
Healdsburg, California
 1431  3.85 Find
14Three Floyds Hell’s Black Intelligenser (HBI) Coffee Stout 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 83  3.84 Find
15Bells Java Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1503  3.84 Find
16Bells Special Double Cream Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1821  3.83 Find
17Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 
Kiuchi Brewery
Ibaraki, Japan
 955  3.82 Find
18Pike XXXXX Stout 
Pike Brewing Company
Seattle, Washington
 580  3.81 Find
19Pisgah Valdez 
Pisgah Brewing Company
Black Mountain, North Carolina
 198  3.81 Find
20Arizona Wilderness Superstition Coffee Stout 
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company
Gilbert, Arizona
 30  3.8 Find
21Maine Beer Mean Old Tom 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 517  3.8 Find
22Deschutes Obsidian Stout 
Deschutes Brewery
Bend, Oregon
 1232  3.79 Find
23Pinta / O’Hara’s Lublin to Dublin 
Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, Ireland
 127  3.79 Find
24Partizan Stout (7.4%) 
London, England
 65  3.79 Find
25Pracownia Piwa 6 Joseph’s Street 
Pracownia Piwa
Modlniczka, Poland
 59  3.79 Find


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