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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
 2040  4.1 Find
2Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 1100  4.04 Find
3Bells Kalamazoo Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2107  4 Find
4Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Paso Robles, California
 301  3.93 Find
5Bells Cherry Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 341  3.93 Find
6St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout 
McAuslan Brewing
Montreal, Quebec
 1398  3.93 Find
7Hill Farmstead Earl 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 117  3.91 Find
8Rapp Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout 
Rapp Brewing Company
Seminole, Florida
 47  3.89 Find
9Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout 
Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon
 2223  3.86 Find
10Amager/Goose Island RyeKing 
Amager Bryghus
Kastrup, Denmark
 149  3.85 Find
11Odd Side Ales Bourbon Barrel Aged Mayan Mocha 
Odd Side Ales
Grand Haven, Michigan
 60  3.85 Find
12Tree House Double Shot 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 18  3.84 Find
13Three Floyds Hell’s Black Intelligenser (HBI) Coffee Stout 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 83  3.84 Find
14Bells Special Double Cream Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1764  3.84 Find
15Bells Java Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1435  3.83 Find
16Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 
Kiuchi Brewery
Ibaraki, Japan
 848  3.82 Find
17Pisgah Valdez 
Pisgah Brewing Company
Black Mountain, North Carolina
 194  3.81 Find
18Pike XXXXX Stout 
Pike Brewing Company
Seattle, Washington
 566  3.8 Find
19Deschutes Obsidian Stout 
Deschutes Brewery
Bend, Oregon
 1164  3.79 Find
20Maine Beer Mean Old Tom 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 478  3.79 Find
21Pracownia Piwa 6 Joseph’s Street 
Pracownia Piwa
Modlniczka, Poland
 40  3.77 Find
22Amager Fru Frederiksen 
Amager Bryghus
Kastrup, Denmark
 331  3.77 Find
23AleBrowar Ortodox Stout 
Lebork, Poland
 40  3.77 Find
24Dieu du Ciel Déesse Nocturne 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 188  3.77 Find
25Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout 
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Marshall, Michigan
 975  3.76 Find


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