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Lagunitas Imperial Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Imperial Stout

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1,294 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,294
Reviews: 548
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.14%
Wants: 39
Gots: 122 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.90% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
2010 8.2% abv

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-31-2001)
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4000qtrap

Missouri

3.36/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Source/Serving: 22 oz. bottle, fresh

S: Cocoa nib, earthy chocolate, twig from a field, with a light touch of acidity. Not too heavy or light.

T: Disappointingly acidic, while only moderate, I think the mark of a great imperial stouts is smoothness gained by balancing grain acidity. Earthy chocolate from the nose is prominent up front with coffee bean and dry, unsweetened dark cocoa character. Hints of woody, herbal hops. Moderate acidity punches through briefly in he middle which gives a cola character and the hop flavor elevates to moderate. Body is medium-high for style, but not thick. Alcohol is clean and smooth, doesn't add much character. Finish slightly regains balance in the acidity and has pleasant a dry nutty, toasty cocoa nib character with a hint of a roasty charcoal note that is nice.

Notes: Decent beer, just wish they balanced the acidity. For $4 a 22oz, its still a sweet deal for a solid Imp. Stout though.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2013 22:32:27 | More by 4000qtrap
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice Imperial stout from Lagunitas. Pours pitch black with light tan head that dies down to lightly clinging lacing. Nose of fudge, coffee, and deeply roasted grains. Taste is excellent. Smooth chocolate fudge like flavor without being overly sweet, coffee and dark chocolate on the aftertaste with a light hop background. Alcohol warmth on the aftertaste gives this one a big boost without overtaking the other parts of the beer. VERY nice. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 21:42:18 | More by Brutaltruth
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3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
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Black as night, with a surprisingly light beige head that lingers. Aroma is roasty, with tar and dark cocoa chiming in. Flavor reveals a roast malt base, with hints of chocolate and a slightly metallic finish. It's a little light in malt complexity for an imperial stout.

Serving type: bottle

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Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,294 ratings.