Happy International Stout Day, everyone! As the weather gets a little colder around here, there’s nothing quite like sitting down with a rich, flavorful stout to warm you up, especially if it’s a nitro-poured one. At Summit Brewing, we’re proud to have brewed a variety of stouts over the years that showcase the unique characteristics of this beloved beer style.
Stouts are known for their dark color and full-bodied flavor, which comes from roasted malts. The addition of these malts adds a distinct chocolate or coffee flavor to the beer, which is a hallmark of the stout style. Stouts can also be brewed with several ingredients, such as chocolate, lactose, oak chips, bourbon, vanilla, and coffee.
Of the number of Stouts we’ve brewed here at Summit, none are as iconic as our Summit Oatmeal Stout. This long-time Summit staple is brewed with oats, which gives it a smooth and silky mouthfeel that perfectly complements its rich flavor. Typically, you can find this beer in the wild in bottles and now cans! However, if you’re asking us which way is the best way to enjoy this beer, then you can’t go wrong with finding our Oatmeal Stout Nitro on draft at your local pub or, even better, right here in our Summit Ratskeller. The Summit Great Northern Porter is another popular choice that offers a robust and complex flavor profile that is perfect for sipping on a cold winter evening. Be sure to use our Summit Beer Finder to find an Oatmeal Stout near you!
At Summit Brewing, we take pride in all of the stouts we’ve brewed. From our Oatmeal Stout to the past styles like our Dark Infusion Coffee Stout, and we’re always looking for new ways to innovate and push the boundaries of this classic beer style. Whether you’re a seasoned stout lover or just trying one for the first time, we invite you to celebrate International Stout Day with us and enjoy one today! Cheers!