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Lagunitas Imperial Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Imperial Stout

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1,257 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,257
Reviews: 546
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.14%
Wants: 39
Gots: 111 | FT: 3
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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BB1313

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I was not let down with this one. I suppose my expectations weren't the highest for whatever reason so maybe that made it all the better! Pours a dark dark brown w/ little head and decent lace. It didn't have the thickness I expect, more on the lighter side. Lots of burnt chocolate, expresso,and black licorice. The drinkability is very nice and so is the taste. It's not as hoppy as I expected.

I would definitely seek this one out again or recommend, not a top of the line RIS, but it's extremely easy drinking and should be respected.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2009 01:55:09 | More by BB1313
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Smell:
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Type: 22-oz. bottle
Glass: 0.5L mug
From: BevMo in Mission Valley (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $4.25 (special 2-for-$8.50 w/ BevMo card)
Purchased: June 26, 2014
Consumed: June 28, 2014
Misc.: N/A

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Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,257 ratings.