Stouts! Who does not love a stout? They are full of rich malty flavor and can have some amazing flavors added to them. Like coffee, vanilla, bourbon, oak chips, and maple syrup just to name a few. Perfect for dinking during the cold winter months but if you are a true stout fan, like hard core, then you drink them all year round. It could be 100+ degrees out and your sitting by the pool drinking an 11% bourbon barrel aged stout, oh yeah. If you are a stout fan one way or the other, you must get these beers on your to brew list.
The variety of stouts are far and wide. You have milk stouts, porters, Irish stouts, chocolate stouts, imperial stouts and many more styles. The most well-known stout around the World is Guinness, which would be considered a dry or Irish stout. In the late 18th century Stouts and Porters were brewing brewed in England and Ireland. The dark color came from the use of black patent malt. Stout was a term originally for used for a strong beer, so you could have Stout Porter or Stout Ale. Overtime and as breweries evolved Stout become its own style with a lot of varieties under its belt.
If you are a new brewer, or only brewed a few times, we do suggest starting off with our Refills. They are a great way to lean the basics of brewing and get the routine down. If you’re a seasoned brewer, our refills are a great way to get a quick brew day in with amazing results.
Our Recipes are a combination of different ingredients to create a style of beer. We are always coming out with new recipes and we test everything before we launch it to make sure it’s an amazing brew. We selected some of our favorite stouts that showcase the versatility of stouts and how truly amazing they can be. We would recommend brewing the following 5 recipes in order to experience different flavors and step up your brew game. If you’ve got a few brews under your belt, then dive on in, and let’s get brewing.