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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
 2313  4.09 Find
2Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 1286  4.05 Find
3Tree House Double Shot 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 47  4.04 Find
4Hill Farmstead Earl 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 203  4.01 Find
5Bells Kalamazoo Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2295  4 Find
6Matuška Stout 
Pivovar Matuška
Broumy, Czech Republic
 31  3.98 Find
7Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 
Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)
Paso Robles, California
 449  3.96 Find
8Bells Cherry Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 357  3.94 Find
9St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout 
McAuslan Brewing (Brasseurs RJ)
Montreal, Quebec
 1488  3.93 Find
10Tree House Double Shot - Sumatra Mandheling 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 24  3.92 Find
11Odd Side Ales Bourbon Barrel Aged Mayan Mocha 
Odd Side Ales
Grand Haven, Michigan
 83  3.92 Find
12Tree House Double Shot - Burundi Bukeye 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 14  3.92 Find
13Rapp Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout 
Rapp Brewing Company
Seminole, Florida
 73  3.92 Find
14Arizona Wilderness Superstition Coffee Stout 
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company
Gilbert, Arizona
 58  3.87 Find
15Tree House Double Shot - 3rd Anniversary Blend 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 15  3.86 Find
16Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout 
Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon
 2373  3.85 Find
17Buxton Stronge Extra Stout 
Buxton, England
 233  3.85 Find
18Three Floyds Hell’s Black Intelligenser (HBI) Coffee Stout 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 83  3.84 Find
19Bells Java Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1562  3.84 Find
20Bells Special Double Cream Stout 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 1881  3.83 Find
21Pisgah Valdez 
Pisgah Brewing Company
Black Mountain, North Carolina
 203  3.83 Find
22Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 
Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
 1080  3.82 Find
23Pike XXXXX Stout 
Pike Brewing Company
Seattle, Washington
 597  3.81 Find
24Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque Rhum 
Dieu du Ciel
Montreal, Quebec
 70  3.81 Find
25Maine Beer Mean Old Tom 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 568  3.81 Find


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