Imperial Stout near Raleigh, NC

Founders Breakfast Stout

Founders Breakfast Stout

Imperial Stout8.3% ABV60 IBU

Founders Brewing CompanyGrand Rapids, MI

Available at very few places nearby

Brewed with an abundance of flaked oats, bitter and imported chocolates, and Sumatra and Kona coffee, this stout has an intense fresh-roasted java nose topped with a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.

North Coast Old Rasputin

North Coast Old Rasputin

Russian Imperial Stout9.0% ABV75 IBU

North Coast Brewing Co.Fort Bragg, CA

Produced in the tradition of 18th Century English brewers who supplied the court of Russia's Catherine the Great, Old Rasputin seems to develop a cult following wherever it goes.

New Holland Dragon's Milk

New Holland Dragon's Milk

Bourbon Barrel Stout11.0% ABV31 IBU

New Holland BreweryHolland, MI

A stout with roasty malt qualities intermingled with vanilla tones, all dancing in an oak bath, which contribute to its complex characaters

AleSmith Speedway Stout

AleSmith Speedway Stout

Imperial Stout12.0% ABV60 IBU

AleSmith Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Chocolate and roasted malts dominate the flavor, supported by notes of dark fruit, toffee, and caramel.

Oskar Blues Ten FIDY

Oskar Blues Ten FIDY

Imperial Stout10.5% ABV98 IBU

Oskar Blues BreweryLyons, CO

This titanic, immensely viscous stout is loaded with inimitable flavors of chocolate-covered caramel and coffee and hide a hefty 98 IBUs underneath the smooth blanket of malt.

Prairie Bomb!

Prairie Bomb!

Imperial Stout13.0% ABV65 IBU

Prairie Artisan AlesTulsa, OK

Bomb! is an imperial stout aged on espresso beans, chocolate, vanilla beans, and ancho chile peppers.

Great Divide Yeti

Great Divide Yeti

Imperial Stout9.5% ABV75 IBU

Great Divide BreweryDenver, CO

Oak aging gives a subtle vanilla character, rounding out Yeti’s intense roastiness and huge hoppy nature.

Southern Tier Warlock

Southern Tier Warlock

Imperial Stout8.6% ABV20 IBU

Southern Tier Brewing CompanyLakewood, NY

Dark and mysterious, the Black Water series is serious about high gravity beer. Reanimate your senses with Warlock's huge roasted malt character, moderate carbonation and spicy pumpkin pie aroma.

Dogfish Head Oak Aged Vanilla World Wide Stout

Dogfish Head Oak Aged Vanilla World Wide Stout

Imperial Stout17.5% ABV70 IBU

Dogfish Head Craft BreweryMilton, DE

Founders Lizard Of Koz

Founders Lizard Of Koz

Imperial Stout10.5% ABV40 IBU

Founders Brewing CompanyGrand Rapids, MI

Fresh Michigan blueberries, rich chocolate and vanilla aged in bourbon barrels to round out those beautiful flavors.

North Coast Old Rasputin On Nitro

North Coast Old Rasputin On Nitro

Imperial Stout9.0% ABV75 IBU

North Coast Brewing Co.Fort Bragg, CA

Produced in the tradition of 18th Century English brewers who supplied the court of Russia’s Catherine the Great, Old Rasputin seems to develop a cult following wherever it goes. It’s a rich, intense brew with big complex flavors and a warming finish.

Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break

Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break

Imperial Stout11.5% ABV

Evil Twin BrewingBrooklyn, NY

This beer contains the secret Imperial ingredient - keep it cool, clean, confident, arrogant, and flamboyant. Forza Imperiale!

Lakewood The Temptress

Lakewood The Temptress

Imperial Milk Stout9.1% ABV56 IBU

Lakewood Brewing CompanyGarland, TX

Va-va-voom! Our Temptress is seduction in a glass. Curvy in all the right places, this Imperial Milk Stout pours with a thick, milk chocolate head, sweet caramel notes and a warm complexity that grows deeper with every sip. Take your time with her and she’ll reward you.

Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout

Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout10.2% ABV60 IBU

Sierra Nevada Brewing CompanyChico, CA

his malt-forward monster is bold – with notes of baker’s cocoa, molasses, and dark roasted coffee. This massive imperial stout is incredibly complex, rich, and intense.

Prairie Artisan Ales Birthday Bomb!

Prairie Artisan Ales Birthday Bomb!

Imperial Stout13.0% ABV65 IBU

Prairie Artisan AlesTulsa, OK

Aged on coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla beans, and ancho chili peppers. The peppers add just the right amount of heat.

Victory Storm King Stout

Victory Storm King Stout

Russian Imperial Stout9.0% ABV65 IBU

Victory Brewing CompanyDowningtown, PA

Rolling in like a hurricane of flavor, Storm King is dense and full-bodied, with deep, dark chocolate flavors of roasted malts under a massive hop aroma.

Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout

Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout

Imperial Stout8.0% ABV25 IBU

AlltechLexington, KY

Carefully crafted by Alltech’s master brewers, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout® builds on the success of its barrel-aged brother, the beloved Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale®. Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout is brewed and aged with Alltech® Café Citadelle Haitian coffee and aged in world-famous Kentucky bourbon barrels. The result is a complex stout with dark-roasted malts, hints of caramel and vanilla and a lightly roasted coffee finish.

Cigar City Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout

Cigar City Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout11.5% ABV28 IBU

Cigar City BrewingTampa, FL

Opaque black in color, with notes of espresso, chocolate, dark toffee and hints of blackstrap molasses. The English hop varietals provide a

Clown Shoes Chocolate Sombrero

Clown Shoes Chocolate Sombrero

Imperial Stout9.0% ABV13 IBU

Clown Shoes BeerIpswich, MA

Roasted dark malts plus extra chocolate malts plus ancho chile plus cinnamon plus vanilla extract plus a chocolate loving, beer drinking, Clown Shoes wearing, multi-limbed, gorgeous and glorious Mexican wrestler on the label. That’s the recipe for a Chocolate Sombrero!

Samuel Smith's Old Imperial Stout

Samuel Smith's Old Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout7.0% ABV35 IBU

Samuel Smith's Old BreweryYorkshire, United Kingdom

A rich flavorful brew; deep chocolate in color with a roasted barley nose and flavor that is a complexity of malt, hops, alcohol and yeast. Fermented in ‘stone Yorkshire squares’.

Bell's Expedition Imperial Stout

Bell's Expedition Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout10.5% ABV

Bell's BreweryKalamazoo, MI

A huge malt body is matched to a heady blend of chocolate, dark fruits, and other aromas. Intensely bitter in its early months, the flavors will slowly meld and grow in depth as the beer ages.

Founders KBS 2017

Founders KBS 2017

Imperial Stout12.4% ABV70 IBU

Founders Brewing CompanyGrand Rapids, MI

What we’ve got here is an imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolates, then cave-aged in oak bourbon barrels.

Stone Neopolitan Dynamite

Stone Neopolitan Dynamite

Imperial Stout8.5% ABV

Stone Brewing Co.Escondido, CA

The winners of this year’s American Homebrewers Association-sanctioned Stone Homebrew Competition: Paul Bischeri & Patrick Martinez and their champion creation, Neapolitan Dynamite. For our additional collaborator, we enlisted noted Stout Master Derek Gallanosa from Abnormal Beer Company to bring this ice cream sundae of a beer to life in full scale. The result is a rich, decadent beer, with the sweetness of the strawberry and vanilla balanced out by dark chocolate and coffee.

Prairie Artisan Ales Paradise

Prairie Artisan Ales Paradise

Imperial Stout13.0% ABV

Prairie Artisan AlesTulsa, OK

We took a stout, gave it a hint of vanilla and a good deal of toasted coconut and created one season defying, genre bending brew.

Elysian Dragonstooth Stout

Elysian Dragonstooth Stout

Imperial Stout8.2% ABV60 IBU

Elysian Brewing CompanySeattle, WA

Stone Neapolitan Dynamite

Stone Neapolitan Dynamite

Imperial Stout8.5% ABV

Stone Brewing Co.Escondido, CA

Imperial Stout Brewed With Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, and Coffee. Vote For Pedro.

Stone Woot Stout 5.0 2017

Stone Woot Stout 5.0 2017

Imperial Stout13.0% ABV65 IBU

Stone Brewing Co.Escondido, CA

This specialty imperial stout draws its huge flavor from wheat (that’s Wil, natch), pecans and bourbon barrels

Avery Uncle Jacobs Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout

Avery Uncle Jacobs Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout

Imperial Stout17.0% ABV10 IBU

Avery BrewingBoulder, CO

Jacob Spears, 6th Great Grand Uncle, is credited as the first distiller to label his whiskey “Bourbon.” He built his distillery in Bourbon County Kentucky in 1790 — 203 years before we began brewing. In his honor, they present this robust, silky smooth, full-bodied and altogether extremely American rendition of an Imperial Stout aged for 6 months in the very finest Bourbon barrels.

Boulevard Dark Truth Stout

Boulevard Dark Truth Stout

Russian Imperial Stout9.7% ABV60 IBU

Boulevard Brewing CompanyKansas City, MO

Layers of complex flavors slowly emerge from the glass: espresso, roasted fig, creme brulee. Belgian yeast provides a plum-like fruitiness, noble German hops reveal spicy, herbal notes, while the rich, velvety mouthfeel mellows to a dry, smoky finish.

Deschutes The Abyss 2016

Deschutes The Abyss 2016

Imperial Stout11.1% ABV80 IBU

Deschutes BreweryBend, OR

A deep, dark Imperial Stout, The Abyss has almost immeasurable depth and complexity. Hints of molasses, licorice and other alluring flavors.

Lagunitas Imperial Stout

Lagunitas Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout9.9% ABV45 IBU

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Big, black, bourgeois, bolshoy, belligerent, buxom, and scary - this is our version of the chaotic end of an era in a bottle.

Southern Tier Salted Caramel

Southern Tier Salted Caramel

Imperial Stout10.0% ABV

Southern Tier Brewing CompanyLakewood, NY

Salted Caramel stout is the perfect balance of sweet decadence and savory salt

Stone Wootstout 4.0 2016

Stone Wootstout 4.0 2016

Imperial Stout13.0% ABV65 IBU

Stone Brewing Co.Escondido, CA

Available at very few places nearby

IMPERIAL STOUT ~ Pecans, wheat, flaked rye & bourbon-soaked wood provide complex superhero version of an imperial stout. +$

Epic Big Bad Baptist

Epic Big Bad Baptist

Imperial Stout12.0% ABV65 IBU

Epic Brewing CompanyDenver, CO

It’s Big, it’s Bad, Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, with Coffee and Cocoa Nibs

Founders Imperial Stout

Founders Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout10.5% ABV75 IBU

Founders Brewing CompanyGrand Rapids, MI

Brewed with ten varieties of malted barley, this stout is smooth as silk, yet complex and rich in body. Serve this guy at cellar temperature.

Southern Tier Choklat

Southern Tier Choklat

Imperial Stout10.0% ABV65 IBU

Southern Tier Brewing CompanyLakewood, NY

The complexity of the darkest, bitter-sweet candy together with the original frothy cold beverage of the ancient Maya

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout 2015

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout 2015

Imperial Stout13.8% ABV60 IBU

Goose Island Beer Co.Chicago, IL

Brewed in honor of the 1000th batch at our original Clybourn brewpub. A liquid as dark and dense as a black hole with thick foam the color of a bourbon barrel. The nose is an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke. One sip has more flavor than your average case of beer.

Lost Coast 8 Ball Oatmeal Stout

Lost Coast 8 Ball Oatmeal Stout

American Stout5.9% ABV

Lost Coast BreweryEureka, CA

Santa Fe Java Stout

Santa Fe Java Stout

Imperial Stout8.0% ABV50 IBU

Santa Fe Brewing CompanySanta Fe, NM

A complimentary and complex array of bitter notes comes form potent American hops, earthy British hops, black-roasted malts and, of course, coffee.

Dogfish Head World Wide Stout

Dogfish Head World Wide Stout

Imperial Stout18.0% ABV70 IBU

Dogfish Head Craft BreweryMilton, DE

Brewed with a ridiculous amount of barley, World Wide Stout is dark, rich, roasty and complex