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Lagunitas Imperial Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,388 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,388
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12.8%
Wants: 45
Gots: 148 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Pours a little bit like motor oil with a decadent mahogany head. Got that big roasty and toasty smell. Smells more cocoa than espresso. You know its got all the signs going for it. Tastes rich and dark. bittersweet chocolate. caramel. maybe a touch of espresso. clean and creamy mouthfeel. touch of booze in a good way. Nothing crazy out of the box, just a well done imperial stout.
9.9% abv, $4 all day for a bomber? Sold! Perhaps I'm bumping my score up a bit because of this, but it's hard not to take into consideration.

LovingCup, Aug 25, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.26/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.88/5  rDev +3.5%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.16/5  rDev +10.9%

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5/5  rDev +33.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

walterk, Sep 08, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +14.1%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4.32/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.84/5  rDev +2.4%

Wrex68, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on September 5, 2014.

Mostly black pour with mahogany brown highlights around the edges of the glass. Big, long lasting tan head.

Aroma of roasted, sweet, dark malts, a dusty cellar, and moderate bitterness.

Medium but quite smooth body.

The taste begins like aged malts but then the bitterness is more pungent than my nose expected. Low to no booze.

puboflyons, Sep 05, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +2.4%

sirhc3034, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

On sale for $4.29 at Hop City, Atlanta. One of the best beer bargains around.

A: Black with a tan one finger head that dissipates fast. Some lacing.

S: Anise, leather, dark fruit (plums, dates).

T: Wow! Chocolate and licorice do a jig on my tongue. Dark fruit cuts in, too. Caramel and a bit of coffee round out the taste. Hearty as hell. Robust. Just a stellar brew.

M: Medium to heavy with medium carbonation. Thick. Dry. Full volume.

O: A surprisingly good RIS; one I would easily recommend. I'd pay twice as much for this terrific brew. Well done, Lagunitas.

brewskifan55, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,388 ratings.