American Stout

This American beer is inspired by both the English Stout and the Irish Stout, but adds American hops and (often) American creativity.

The Stout style ranges in color from a dark brown to a pitch black, and can best be thought of as a stronger version of a Porter (in 19th century England, "stout" simply meant strong - it was possible to have pale as well as brown stouts). With roasted chocolate malts and roasted barley, the stout generally starts off with roasted coffee and dark chocolate notes, that lead into American hop flavors - often piney or light citrus. Bitterness from the dark roasted malt and hops varies over a wide range, but most are generally well balanced. Specialty Stouts are common, with added spices, fruits, chocolate or coffee, and some aged in whiskey or oak barrels.

A Stout is best served cool, at 46-54 degrees, and in a pint glass, a tumbler, or a beer mug.

Stout of the Union

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7.30% ABV

This stout hails from the land of sun, sand, and surf and proves that beach beer doesn’t have to be light colored and delicate. Stout of the Union is rich, roasty and full of deep malt flavor, creating a union of like-minded brewers together through beer. (Description provided by company)


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