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BJCP 2008 Guideline

Stout - American Stout

BJCP 13E

BJCP 2008 13E American Stout style example
13E - Stout / American Stout

 

IMPRESSION

A hoppy, bitter, strongly roasted Foreign-style Stout (of the export variety).

COMMENTS

Breweries express individuality through varying the roasted malt profile, malt sweetness and flavor, and the amount of finishing hops used. Generally has bolder roasted malt flavors and hopping than other traditional stouts (except Imperial Stouts).

EXAMPLES

Rogue Shakespeare Stout, Deschutes Obsidian Stout, Sierra Nevada Stout, North Coast Old No. 38, Bar Harbor Cadillac Mountain Stout, Avery Out of Bounds Stout, Lost Coast 8 Ball Stout, Mad River Steelhead Extra Stout

You can view the complete style details on the BJCP website. The 2008 style guide is obsolete but there is a similar 2015 style that you can view below...

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VITAL

OG: 1.050-1.075
FG: 1.010-1.022
IBU: 35-75
SRM: 30.0-40.0
ABV: 5.0-7.0%

BJCP 2008 13E American Stout style example
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