What Makes Beer a Stout?

When most people think of stouts, they think of creamy, strong and dark beers. Usually, a Guinness comes to mind. Yet, though many types of stout do have these attributes, there are different varieties that don’t have any of them. In fact, Guinness doesn’t even have a high alcohol content. It’s the same as Bud … Read more

Stout vs Porter : What Is The Difference & Which is Darker?

While there are many varieties of so-called ‘dark beer’ such as schwarzbier, Scotch ale, dark American lager etcetera, the broad categories of stout and porter are probably the most well known. As you go up the style chain, beers generally increase in flavor, body, and intensity (though there are some exceptions). If you think about … Read more