Hoppy, bitter, roasted Foreign Style Stout. Often has a roast coffee or dark chocolate character. May vary slightly in hops, malt profile, sweetness and flavor, but with a bold roast and hoppy flavor.
Med to full body. may be creamy. Coffee roasted flavor. Low to med sweetness. Chocolate or caramel flavor. Med to high bitterness. Med to dry finish. Medium to high carbonation.
American base malts, hops and yeasts. Variety of caramel malts, dark and roasted malts. Oatmeal, flaked barley or similar adjuncts as appropriate.
Sierra Nevada Stout, Mad River Steelhead Extra Stout, Bell's Kalamazoo Stout, Mendocino Black Hawk Stout