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Stout

Style Family Snapshot

A beer style that was first introduced by Guinness as an extra-strong version of their porter. The stout was darker, hoppier and richer than porter, which it gradually overtook in popularity. A very dark, heavy, top-fermented beer made from pale malt, roasted unmalted barley, and often caramel malt. There are several types of stout that vary primarily in strength and bitterness.

Style Family Parameters


Original Gravity (OG):

1.036 - 1.093

Final Gravity (FG):

1.008 - 1.030

Strength (ABV):

3.1 - 10.0

Bitterness (IBU):

17 - 87

Color (SRM):

20 - 37


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Serving These Styles

Suggested serving temperature: 55 - 60 F

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Stout