8. Fort Collins Brewing Chocolate Stout
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Brewed in the beer mecca of Fort Collins, Colo., alongside other great craft breweries including
, Fort Collins' Chocolate Stout is less confectionery sweet than the stouts listed before it. It's a purists' stout that relies heavily on its chocolate malt and roasted barley to produce its dark hue and roasty flavor. Fans of more traditional sweet stouts should be pleased, but folks looking for a little more kick or some actual sweetness might be better served skipping the standard-issue Chocolate Stout and going right for Fort Collins' 8.1% ABV
Double Chocolate Stout
or tracking down one of the few remaining bottles of its morning java-tinged
Double Chocolate Coffee Stout
released in October. While you're checking out Fort Collins, it may be worth your while to pay a call to its neighbor ...