Highest rated stouts in Kentucky

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November 2, 2022
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Highest rated stouts in Kentucky

The stout is known for being especially full-bodied, dark, strong, lightly sweet, and sometimes creamy. It often features flavor notes of roasted coffee, chocolate, and malt. However, the versatility of a stout lends itself to more experimentation than one might assume.

Yes, there are the more well-known Irish and English stouts, American stouts (and double stouts), Russian imperial stouts, but there are also oatmeal stouts, milk stouts, oyster stouts, blonde stouts, barrel-aged pastry stouts, and more—and they all have varying flavor profiles, colors, and alcohol strengths.

Stacker compiled a list of the best stouts from Kentucky using data from BeerAdvocate. A maximum of 5 stouts per brewery were included. Accompanying each stout is its brewery, its rating on BeerAdvocate, the stout type, and its ABV. Are you interested in expanding your horizons past the most mainstream of the stouts? Check out the best stouts brewed in your very own state.

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BeerAdvocate

#16. Graeter's Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Milk Stout

- Rating: 3.75 (68 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Braxton Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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BeerAdvocate

#15. Kentucky Coffee Barrel Stout

- Rating: 3.82 (140 ratings)
- Type: English Stout
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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BeerAdvocate

#14. Kentucky Peanut Butter Stout

- Rating: 3.81 (25 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 8.20%
- Brewery: Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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BeerAdvocate

#13. Reformation

- Rating: 3.88 (19 ratings)
- Type: Foreign / Export Stout
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Wooden Cask Brewing Company
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BeerAdvocate

#12. Dead Blow

- Rating: 3.9 (48 ratings)
- Type: Foreign / Export Stout
- ABV: 7.20%
- Brewery: Braxton Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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BeerAdvocate

#11. Hazelnut Stout

- Rating: 3.96 (12 ratings)
- Type: American Stout
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Country Boy Brewing
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BeerAdvocate

#10. Dark Charge - Bourbon Barrel-Aged

- Rating: 3.95 (32 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 13.00%
- Brewery: Braxton Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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BeerAdvocate

#9. 35K

- Rating: 3.95 (740 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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BeerAdvocate

#8. McPoyle

- Rating: 3.98 (26 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Mile Wide Beer Co.
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BeerAdvocate

#7. Kentucky Maple Barrel Stout

- Rating: 4.02 (26 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 12.00%
- Brewery: Alltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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BeerAdvocate

#6. Dark Charge - Bourbon Barrel-Aged - Vanilla

- Rating: 4.13 (21 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 13.00%
- Brewery: Braxton Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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BeerAdvocate

#5. Snake Eyes Imperial Stout

- Rating: 4.09 (89 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.00%
- Brewery: West Sixth Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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BeerAdvocate

#4. Uncle Disheveled

- Rating: 4.34 (20 ratings)
- Type: American Stout
- ABV: 5.50%
- Brewery: Mile Wide Beer Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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BeerAdvocate

#3. Snakes In A Barrel

- Rating: 4.28 (51 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.00%
- Brewery: West Sixth Brewing Company
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BeerAdvocate

#2. James E. Pepper 1776 Stout

- Rating: 4.59 (10 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 12.50%
- Brewery: Georgetown Trading Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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BeerAdvocate

#1. Bo & Luke

- Rating: 4.25 (1,006 ratings)
- Type: Russian Imperial Stout
- ABV: 13.00%
- Brewery: Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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