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A dark ale brewed with roasted malt, originating in London in the early 1720s, which was derived from the porter.

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In the United States, is a beer required to state ABV on the bottle/label?

I recently purchased a Dogfish Head World Wide Stout. I bought it on a whim because 1. I was looking for a stout, and 2. I typically enjoy Dogfish Head. Only after I got home and looked it up did I ...
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Does chocolate stout contain real chocolate?

Various microbreweries make chocolate stout that does indeed, to varying degrees, taste of chocolate. Does it really contain chocolate, and how is chocolate used in the brewing process?
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Why does Guinness have a special pouring process / bottle, while other stouts do not?

Guinness is sold in bottles and cans with special nitrogen widgets; the taps are specially rigged to have a two-step pouring process; heck, there's even a certificate given to people who learn how to "...
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