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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
 2330  4.09 Find
2Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 1310  4.05 Find
3Hill Farmstead Earl 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 223  4.01 Find
4Bells Kalamazoo Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2346  4 Find
5Matuška Stout 
Pivovar Matuška
Broumy, Czech Republic
 37  3.99 Find
6Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 
Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)
Paso Robles, California
 465  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
 1496  3.93 Find
9Odd Side Ales Bourbon Barrel Aged Mayan Mocha 
Odd Side Ales
Grand Haven, Michigan
 83  3.92 Find
10Rapp Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout 
Rapp Brewing Company
Seminole, Florida
 73  3.92 Find
11Arizona Wilderness Superstition Coffee Stout 
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company
Gilbert, Arizona
 75  3.87 Find
12Buxton Stronge Extra Stout 
Buxton, England
 250  3.85 Find
13Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout 
Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon
 2404  3.85 Find
14Three Floyds Hell’s Black Intelligenser (HBI) 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 83  3.84 Find
15Bells Java Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1580  3.84 Find
16Bells Special Double Cream Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1901  3.83 Find
17Great Notion Double Stack Northwest Breakfast Stout 
Great Notion Brewing
Portland, Oregon
 28  3.83 Find
18Pisgah Valdez 
Pisgah Brewing Company
Black Mountain, North Carolina
 203  3.83 Find
19Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 
Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
 1113  3.82 Find
20Pike XXXXX Stout 
Pike Brewing Company
Seattle, Washington
 605  3.81 Find
21Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque Rhum 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 71  3.81 Find
22Auval Guerilla SSS Triple Stout 
Brasserie Auval Brewing Co.
Val d’Espoir, Quebec
 35  3.81 Find
23Maine Beer Mean Old Tom 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 578  3.8 Find
24Trillium Secret Stairs 
Trillium Brewing Company
Boston, Massachusetts
 40  3.8 Find
25Deschutes Obsidian Stout 
Deschutes Brewery
Bend, Oregon
 1343  3.8 Find


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