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An imperial stout - a classic style so rich and flavorful that it was once the private beverage of Russian Czars. The profile is malty sweet, hop bitter roasted, full-bodied, alcoholic and deliciously complex. Beer doesn't get much more intense than this! 

Imperial Stout

Rich, Malty, Sweet, Hoppy, Complex

  • Alcohol (by volume)8.50%
  • Bitterness (IBU)50

2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary. Additional nutrition information available upon request.

Most recent award: 2009 North American Beer Awards, Bronze - American Stout

Did you Know?

Tatonka is poured with nitrogren that helps to soften all the big flavors that this beer packs! 


BJ's Tatonka Stout

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Try the Powerful and Flavorful BJ's Tatonka® Stout

At BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse, we have a beer for everyone. For those who love the intense and powerful flavors and high alcohol content of an Imperial Stout, we proudly offer BJ's Tatonka® Stout! The flavor profile of this Imperial Stout is impressively complex and includes a sweet flavor with notes of molasses, chocolate and coffee. Meanwhile, there are enough roasted hops to give it a delightful tang. BJ's Tatonka® Stout has 8.5% alcohol by volume, giving this intense beer a pleasant bite without being harsh. It's poured with nitrogen, which gives BJ's Tatonka® Stout a velvety smooth mouthfeel that helps soften all the big flavors inside this beer.

BJ's Tatonka® Stout Awards

Of course, we love BJ's Tatonka® Stout - and we're not the only ones! This Imperial Stout has been winning awards since 2000, when it took home the Silver Medal for Cask Foreign or Imperial Stout from the Real Ale Festival. Most recently, BJ's Tatonka® Stout won the Bronze Medal for the American Stout category in the 2009 North American Beer Awards.

What Food Does BJ's Tatonka® Stout Pair Well With?

BJ's Tatonka® Stout is an intense beer with powerful flavors. As such, it pairs well with food that also has bold, strong flavor. Try a BJ's Tatonka® Stout with our Hickory Brisket and Bacon Burger, which comes with strong flavors like sweet and tangy barbeque sauce, smoked brisket and applewood smoked bacon. BJ's Tatonka® Stout is also great with all kinds of chocolate - the darker, the better! Enjoy our Triple Chocolate Made with Ghirardelli® Pizookie® paired with BJ's Tatonka® Stout for a deliciously smooth, sweet treat.

Did You Know?

As an Imperial Stout, BJ's Tatonka® Stout stands in a proud tradition. Stouts of this style are so rich and flavorful that they were once reserved as the private beverage of Russian Tsars. In fact, the first Imperial Stout dates all the way back to the reign of Catherine the Great!


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