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Ultimate Winter Stout Guide

Can we woo you over to the dark side? Known for their warming roasted flavours, there is nothing better than sipping on a stout during the colder months.

The word “Stout,” originally referred to a strong black beer, the term can be traced all the way back to 1677. 

There are many different styles of stout including;

  • Dry Stout, Irish Stout or Irish Dry Stout
  • Sweet Stout, Milk Stout, Cream Stout or Oyster Stout
  • Oatmeal Stout
  • Foreign Extra Stout, Tropical Stout or Extra Stout
  • American Stout
  • Russian Imperial Stout

Take a look at our ultimate winter stout guide!

Alesmith Speedway Stout (ABV: 12%)
Speedway Stout’s ominous, pitch-black appearance has become a hallmark of this modern-day classic. Chocolate and roasted malts dominate the flavour, supported by notes of dark fruit, toffee, and caramel.
Omnipollo Selassie (ABV: 11%)
10 specialty malts make up this majestic imperial stout conditioned on heaps of coffee and vanilla beans. Simple, yet complex. Omnipollo is an award winning Swedish beer producer.
Garage Project Aro Noir (ABV: 7%)
Friendly roasted malt characters can exhibit coffee and or chocolate notes supported by a balanced American hop presence.
BrewDog Dog F Imperial Stout (ABV: 17.5%)
Tenth Anniversary Imperial Stout brewed with Habanero chilies, cacao nibs and coffee, aged in Cognac barrels, Dog F is the latest incarnation of an anniversary beer style that started out with Abstrakt 04.
Big Shed Golden Stout Time (ABV: 5.4%)
This beer is a tribute to the classic Golden Gaytime ice cream. The body is silky smooth, like a decadent milkshake, and carries a flavoursome mixture of honeycomb, chocolate and caramel.
Dainton Cold Brew Baltic Imperial Stout (ABV: 10%)
Take an Ethiopian and Kenyan coffee, cold brew them for 48 hours and add them into an Imperial Stout. Ferment with a lager yeast at a cold temperature and you get ‘The Cold Brew’. Prepare to get buzzed and boozed in the one go!