Beer Pairings: Stout

With tones of chocolate, coffee, and malt, dark stout beers go beautifully with rich foods.

Barbecued Baked Beans

Pour a stout to go alongside these beefy, tomatoey beans. See the recipe for Barbecued Baked Beans » Back to 10 Recipes to Pair with Stouts »Todd Coleman

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

The sharp cheddar here belongs with a smooth oatmeal stout with a hint of hoppy bitterness. See the recipe for Baked Macaroni and Cheese » Back to 10 Recipes to Pair with Stouts »Ben Fink

Pork with Mole Negro Sauce

The sharp cheddar here belongs with a smooth oatmeal stout with a hint of hoppy bitterness. See the recipe for Pork with Mole Negro Sauce » Back to 10 Recipes to Pair with Stouts »Andr¿ Baranowski

Beef and Guinness Pie

Just like you'd pair the same wine you used in a braise with the end result, pour a good Irish stout and dig into this rich meat pie. See the recipe for Beef and Guinness Pie » Back to 10 Recipes to Pair with Stouts »Christopher Hirsheimer

Kansas City-Style Spareribs with Barbecue Sauce

At Smokestack in Kansas City, spare-ribs, a particularly flavorful cut, are served with a sweet and spicy sauce.Todd Coleman

Rossini Burger

This over-the-top burger, adorned with truffles and foie gras and drenched in demi-glace, deserves a dry stout with a hefty, silky body but a crisp finish. See the recipe for Rossini Burger » Back to 10 Recipes to Pair with Stouts »André Baranowski

Chocolate Truffles

Almost any variation of stout works well with chocolate, but the espresso in these truffles will make a complex but light-bodied stout sing. Also, try a stout brewed with espresso or coffee for extra kick. See the recipe for Chocolate Truffles » Back to 10 Recipes to Pair with Stouts »Todd Coleman

Meringues Topped with Coffee Ice Cream and Praline Sauce

Enhance the coffee flavors and the buttery brown sugar praline sauce with a dry, light-bodied version of the beer style. See the recipe for Meringues Topped with Coffee Ice Cream and Praline Sauce » Back to 10 Recipes to Pair with Stouts »Christopher Hirsheimer
Sicilian Vanilla Ice Cream

Sicilian Vanilla Ice Cream

Plop a scoop of this ice cream into a pint glass and slowly fill with your favorite stout for a stellar beer float.Christopher Hirsheimer

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

This cake's sweetness, from cinnamon and brown sugar, brings out the dark coffee notes in a stout. See the recipe for Cinnamon Coffee Cake » Back to 10 Recipes to Pair with Stouts »Todd Coleman