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Lagunitas Imperial Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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1,293 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,293
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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Reviews by idResponse:
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idResponse

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I love you, Russian Imperial Stout.

By the way, this is a really good one!

See, I never thought Lagunitas could do anything other than big ales and big IPA's and big ... uh... beers...

but a big stout? can lagunitas really do that?

YES THEY CAN!

and with great fervor and happiness I would like to say this thing looks great! I'm drinking motor oil! Yes!

The smell doesn't get me off, I don't really notice much smell. I think my nose is broken from years of smoking cigarettes, but i'm reformed these days.

This thing tastes pretty damned fine. It's a little on the sweet side and at 8.2% i was suprised to see it come anywhere near sweet. Sometimes it overwhelms with sweet but it's offset by a really nice rich dark hop.

The mouthfeel is smooth and beautiful. I can hold this in my mouth for years.

This is easily a highly drinkable and easily consumed beer. I commend Lagunitas for having created something as wonderfully tasty as this. Thanks!

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2006 18:36:58 | More by idResponse
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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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

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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.

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Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,293 ratings.