We tasted 23 of the strongest, darkest beers we could find and discovered that quite a few imperial stouts deserve to be on our list of favorite beers. Are they worth traveling across the country for? Could be.
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Ah, St. Patrick's Day—the color green, pinches, and parades. But what on earth is a chocolate blogger to do on this, the drinkiest of holidays? Why, talk about chocolate stout, of course! I decided to ask Garrett Oliver, brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery, to fill me in. And if for some reason you don't drink it all, try it in this Chocolate Stout Irish Stew recipe.
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Oatmeal? Check. Lactose? Yep. Espresso? Why not? You can add all kinds of ingredients to a stout. This week, your Serious Beer team tasted a wide variety of stouts from American and Canadian craft brewers so we could let you know which ones are delicious.