You read that right! There’s a little bit of boozy bonanza in these Stout Brownies. That’s what makes these fudgy, moist squares of brewed up brownies just so beloved! Adding some of your favorite milk stout beer brings more flavor and fun to every bite. Cheers to Stout Brownies! They’re a really good time!


  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup milk stout beer
  • 1 large egg, plus 2 large egg yolks, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Place the chocolate in a large bowl.

Step 3 –In a 10-inch cast iron skillet, combine the butter and the stout and bring to a boil.

Step 4 –Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring constantly, about 10 minutes.

Step 5 –In the large bowl, pour the stout mixture over the chocolate and stir with a whisk until it is smooth.

Step 6 –In a second large bowl, add the egg, the egg yolks, the sugar, and the brown sugar and beat with an electric hand mixer until it is combined.

Step 7 –Add the chocolate mixture to the egg mixture and stir until it is combined.

Step 8 –In a third large bowl, add the flour, the baking cocoa, and the salt, and mix, while gradually adding the chocolate mixture, until it is well-combined.

Step 9 –Pour the batter into the same cast-iron skillet and bake, about 25-30 minutes.

Step 10 –Place the cast-iron skillet on a wire rack and allow the brownies to cool completely, about 1 hour.

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Step 11 –Cut the brownies into squares and serve.