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Craft Beer Poll! What Will You Be Drinking To Celebrate International Stout Day?

First we had #IPADay, now we have International Stout Day. What is International Stout Day? Here’s what it’s all about:

International Stout Day is a worldwide celebration of the iconic beer style, Stout. Taking place in homes, pubs, breweries and restaurants; it’s all about celebrating the craft beer revolution, relishing in this beloved beer style, sharing your photos, tasting notes and events with the world.

As of this writing, I have two options (i.e. beer in my fridge) to celebrate this international event: Green Flash Double Stout or North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout. I will make my final decision this evening.

How will you be celebrating International Stout Day? Let us know by taking our latest Craft Beer Poll which features several popular and highly rated Stouts from the US, England, and Ireland. And if you have any other plans to celebrate this event, let us know in the comments below. Cheers!

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  1. Please, what WON’T I be drinking today? I’ve got two different events to go to that I am obligated to drink at (well, I have to review them somehow…) in a 4 hour span. These are just some of the beers I get to choose from:

    Deschutes Black Butte XXIII
    Port Older Viscosity
    Port Santa’s Little Helper
    Lost Abbey Angel’s Share (Brandy Barrel)
    Lost Abbey Serpent’s Stout (Blend with Angel’s Share to get Deliverance)
    Stone Chocolate Cherry Stout
    Stone Imperial Russian Stout
    Green Flash Double Stout
    Full Sail Black Gold Imperial
    North Coast (Nitro) Old Rasputin
    Alaskan Perseverance
    Sonoran Inebriator (Cask)
    Avery Czar Russian Style Imperial
    Great Divide Belgo Yeti
    Sierra/Dogfish Life & Limb
    Firestone/Nectar Black Xantus
    Four Peaks Oatmeal Stout


      • I don’t think I can “one-up” that list. The sad fact is that the only stout in my brew fridge are two Sam Adams Imperial Stouts that LimpD has left here in protective custody …. I dare not consume a brew that has been left in my protection.

        Wake me up when IPA day comes around again. I am loaded with over-hopped IPA goodness (especially rye IPAs).


  2. Happy belated Int. Stout Day! Was torn between Brooklyn Chocolate Stout and Bluegrass Brewing Company Bourbon Barrel Stout. Went for the bourbon….twas a good choice!


  3. I didn’t have it on Stout Day, but last week I split a giant bottle of the Schlafly Raspberry Coffee Stout. I’m impressed with it. The raspberry is there but it doesn’t overpower anything. Make no mistake, it’s still very much a coffee stout.


  4. Had no idea it was Stout Day, but I accidentally celebrated with a bottle of Goose Island Night Stalker. Excellent fresh (brewed Feb 2011), but I’d love to try cellaring it.


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