Stouts near Chicago, IL

Great Lakes Blackout Stout

Great Lakes Blackout Stout

Imperial Stout9.0% ABV50 IBU

Great Lakes Brewing CompanyCleveland, OH

Available at very few places nearby

A Russian Imperial Stout with a hearty malt body and bold hop flavor. Named after the infamous "Blackout of 2003" that left the northeastern United States in complete darkness, but resulted in old-fashioned neighborhood porch parties and fun.

Goose Island 2017 Bourbon County Brand Stout

Goose Island 2017 Bourbon County Brand Stout

Imperial Stout14.1% ABV60 IBU

Goose Island Beer Co.Chicago, IL

Available at a few places nearby

The Original Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout. Intense aromas of charred oak, vanilla, caramel, smoke.

Left Hand Milk Stout (Nitro)

Left Hand Milk Stout (Nitro)

Sweet Stout6.0% ABV25 IBU

Left Hand Brewing CompanyLongmont, CO

Widely available nearby

Milk Stout cascades beautifully with a tight, thick head like whipped cream! Aromas of brown sugar and vanilla with hints of roasted coffee.

Guinness Draught

Guinness Draught

Irish Stout4.2% ABV40 IBU

St. James Gate (Guinness)Dublin, Ireland

Widely available nearby

Is made from water, barley, roast malt extract, hops, and brewer’s yeast. An old and firm favourite.

Founders Breakfast Stout

Founders Breakfast Stout

American Stout8.3% ABV60 IBU

Founders Brewing CompanyGrand Rapids, MI

Available at a number of 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.

Boulder Nitro Irish Blessing Oak Aged Irish Coffee Stout

Boulder Nitro Irish Blessing Oak Aged Irish Coffee Stout

Irish Stout6.8% ABV40 IBU

Boulder Beer CompanyBoulder, CO

Available at very few places nearby

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Northwoods Stout

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Northwoods Stout

Imperial Stout12.6% ABV60 IBU

Goose Island Beer Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

The immediate standout in this year's lineup and the obvious hedonist in the bunch. Blueberry coffee cake with almond creme frosting. Amaretto. That isn't to say the almond or blueberry seem artificial or overly sweet - its all up-front fresh blueberry and candied almond in a delightfully fun package.

Wiseacre Gotta Get Up To Get Down

Wiseacre Gotta Get Up To Get Down

Coffee Milk Stout5.0% ABV15 IBU

Wiseacre BrewingMemphis, TN

Available at a few places nearby

Metropolis Yrgichaffe Coffee x Wiseacre styling = smooth coffee milk stout that leaves you wanting more

Lagunitas Willettized Coffee Stout 2017

Lagunitas Willettized Coffee Stout 2017

American Stout12.6% ABV60 IBU

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Our friends over at Kentucky’s own Willett Distillery have one kind of barrel: wood. And they put two things in them: Bourbon and Rye. We were fortunate enough to get some of their Rye barrels, and we put our Imperial Stout in them. It’s a chocolatey, coffee-y, smoky, Bourbon-y beast of a barrel-aged thing. Word.

Lagunitas Fudge And Sickle

Lagunitas Fudge And Sickle

Imperial Stout10.1% ABV

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Available at very few places nearby

A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.

Lagunitas Imperial Stout

Lagunitas Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout9.9% ABV45 IBU

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Available at very few places nearby

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

Central Waters Satin Solitude

Central Waters Satin Solitude

Imperial Stout8.5% ABV

Central Waters Brewing CompanyAmherst, WI

Available at very few places nearby

This smooth, creamy stout and a crackling fireplace are the perfect answer to a wintry evening in Wisconsin. The rich coffee flavor compliments the "warm, fuzzy feeling" you get from the abundant alcohol. Formerly a winter seasonal, named Satin Solstice.

Two Brothers Prairie Path Gluten Reduced

Two Brothers Prairie Path Gluten Reduced

Sweet Stout5.1% ABV

Two Brothers Brewing CompanyWarrenville, IL

Available at a few places nearby

Greenbush American Stoutmare

Greenbush American Stoutmare

American Stout6.5% ABV

Greenbush Brewing CompanySawyer, MI

Available at very few places nearby

Left Hand Milk Stout

Left Hand Milk Stout

Sweet Stout6.0% ABV25 IBU

Left Hand Brewing CompanyLongmont, CO

Available at a few places nearby

Milk Stout cascades beautifully with a tight, thick head like whipped cream! Aromas of brown sugar and vanilla with hints of roasted coffee.

Saugatuck Neapolitan Milk Stout (Nitro)

Saugatuck Neapolitan Milk Stout (Nitro)

Sweet Stout6.0% ABV37 IBU

Saugatuck Brewing CompanyDouglas, MI

Available at very few places nearby

Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout 2016

Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout 2016

Imperial Stout9.1% ABV30 IBU

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Brewed with boatloads of roasted coffee in each batch for that extra Krunk.

Mcauslan St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout

Mcauslan St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout

Oatmeal Stout5.0% ABV45 IBU

McauslanCanada

Available at very few places nearby

St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout consistently beats out international stouts in blind tastings and competitions. This intensely black ale carries strong hints of espresso and chocolate. The oatmeal contributes body and ensures a long-lasting mocha-coloured head. If you like stout, you will love St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout.

New Holland Dragon's Milk

New Holland Dragon's Milk

Bourbon Barrel Stout11.0% ABV31 IBU

New Holland BreweryHolland, MI

Available at a number of places nearby

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

Guinness Draught Nitro

Guinness Draught Nitro

Irish Stout4.2% ABV40 IBU

St. James Gate (Guinness)Dublin, Ireland

Available at very few places nearby

Sip after sip, sweet counters bitter as the malt arrives on cue to compliment a base of roasted barley.

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Proprietors Stout (Maple Syrup, Chiptle Peppers, Cocoa Nibs) 2016

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Proprietors Stout (Maple Syrup, Chiptle Peppers, Cocoa Nibs) 2016

Imperial Stout13.1% ABV

Goose Island Beer Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Bourbon county Stout aged in maple bourbon barrels with chipotle peppers and cocoa nibs.

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout 2016

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout 2016

Imperial Stout13.8% ABV60 IBU

Goose Island Beer Co.Chicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

Charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke.

North Coast Old Rasputin On Nitro

North Coast Old Rasputin On Nitro

Imperial Stout9.0% ABV75 IBU

North Coast Brewing Co.Fort Bragg, CA

Available at very few places nearby

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.

Revolution Cafe Deth

Revolution Cafe Deth

Imperial Stout11.4% ABV

Revolution Brewing CompanyChicago, IL

Available at very few places nearby

After being aged for many moons in bourbon barrels, Cellarman Marty cold steeped this Imperial Stout with El Salvadorian coffee beans.

Saugatuck Blueberry Maple Stout

Saugatuck Blueberry Maple Stout

Sweet Stout6.0% ABV26 IBU

Saugatuck Brewing CompanyDouglas, MI

Available at very few places nearby

A sweet milk stout with all the malt characteristics you love but with a bold, unique twist - blueberries and maple syrup.

Left Hand Wake Up Dead Nitro

Left Hand Wake Up Dead Nitro

Imperial Stout10.2% ABV45 IBU

Left Hand Brewing CompanyLongmont, CO

Available at very few places nearby

Hints of raisins, black licorice, coffee and dark chocolate are followed by earthy, herbal hop notes.