Stone Brewing Goes Dark with Americano Stout

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Credit: Stone Brewing

This week Stone Brewing is releasing a bold and rich stout brewed with an abundant dose of whole espresso-roast coffee beans from San Diego-based roaster Ryan Bros. Coffee. A limited seasonal release, Stone Americano Stout is a modern-day throwback making its debut this week in 12-ounce six-packs at retailers and on draft to restaurants and bars where Stone beer is sold.

Coffee roasting has risen to become a true art form, and recently, craft brewers have embraced the depth, complexity and nuances created by this unconventional brewing ingredient. A nod to fan-favorite 2013 Stone ESPRESSO Imperial [Read more…]

Rogue Ales Pays Tribute to National Stout Month

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Credit: Rogue Ales

Several beer styles are recognized on a specific date on the calendar, but stouts are special. These dark brown ales notable for their roasted, coffee, chocolate, caramel, and other taste sensations receive a full month of recognition. That month happens to be February and Rogue Ales & Spirits is paying homage to National Stout Month by showcasing some of its greatest dark brews. Rogue has designated this 29 day period as Shout Out To Stouts, a month-long celebration of Rogue’s World Class Stout Family. Rogue’s fine lineup of stouts, including [Read more…]

Stone Releases Two Versions of its Imperial Russian Stout

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Credit: Stone Brewing

Each spring, craft beer enthusiasts actually look forward to encountering the IRS—Stone Imperial Russian Stout, that is. A rich, hearty beer that emphasizes the roasty, chocolaty essence of dark malts, it stands out from [Read more…]

Innis & Gunn Releases Irish Whiskey Aged Stout Well Ahead of Saint Patrick’s Day

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Credit: Innis & Gunn

Innis & Gunn, the multi-award winning independent Edinburgh brewer of oak-aged beers, announces the US release of its Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Aged beer. Since the company’s launch in 2012, this seasonal Irish whiskey stout (7.4% abv) has become a global sensation, selling out in every market within weeks of hitting the shelves. And while the saying goes that ‘everyone is a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day’, this Scottish brewer has decided to launch [Read more…]

Founders Brewing Announces 2nd Annual KBS Week

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Credit: Founders Brewing

Founders Brewing Co. is happy to announce the second annual KBS Week, in honor of the release of Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) this year. The beer will be available starting March 30 across the brewery’s distribution footprint, but visitors to and residents of Grand Rapids will be able to enjoy it [Read more…]