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Lagunitas Imperial Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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1,368 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,368
Reviews: 558
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 42
Gots: 141 | 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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Ratings: 1,368 | Reviews: 558 | Display Reviews Only:
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LovingCup

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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.

08-25-2014 01:54:36 | More by LovingCup
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Imperial


3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-02-2014 17:07:24 | More by Imperial
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-01-2014 02:11:55 | More by Doomcifer
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bundy462

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-30-2014 02:42:05 | More by bundy462
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drbenderdo

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7%

08-29-2014 23:51:04 | More by drbenderdo
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disconat

Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

08-29-2014 00:48:44 | More by disconat
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epitaph_tmaz

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

08-27-2014 23:22:17 | More by epitaph_tmaz
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Hoptimus-Prime

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-26-2014 04:35:58 | More by Hoptimus-Prime
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Tricerahops

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-25-2014 23:38:04 | More by Tricerahops
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Braz

Washington

3.9/5  rDev +4.3%

Good there's just a touch of alcohol bite in this that keeps it from being top shelf to me. Body and appearance are great. Mild sweetness and a bit heavier on coffee notes than others I've had.

08-25-2014 02:51:30 | More by Braz
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RMelyon

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

08-24-2014 23:29:18 | More by RMelyon
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Modernrickk

California

3.7/5  rDev -1.1%

08-24-2014 16:59:07 | More by Modernrickk
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Double_O

California

4.04/5  rDev +8%

08-24-2014 04:51:27 | More by Double_O
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abnerperez


4.4/5  rDev +17.6%

08-24-2014 03:11:02 | More by abnerperez
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Bradaplast

North Carolina

3.77/5  rDev +0.8%

08-23-2014 14:56:06 | More by Bradaplast
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thetomb

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

08-23-2014 04:02:22 | More by thetomb
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augustwest

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-22-2014 21:58:36 | More by augustwest
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ToddThompson

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-22-2014 17:52:49 | More by ToddThompson
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Dave2234

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-22-2014 04:39:37 | More by Dave2234
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aoampm

California

4/5  rDev +7%

08-20-2014 19:56:10 | More by aoampm
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Nbdreher


3/5  rDev -19.8%

08-19-2014 17:16:57 | More by Nbdreher
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thufflife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-19-2014 15:16:52 | More by thufflife
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Hophazzard

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-19-2014 13:02:34 | More by Hophazzard
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.71/5  rDev -0.8%

Impressively thick and solid dark brown head; retention is excellent, settling to a creamy residue and leaving behind tons of lacing. Brew is black. 4.25

Roasted barley and cacao on the aroma. A little dark fruit, but not the sour, overripe presence from many stouts. 3.75

Pretty straightforward stout, featuring a surprising amount of chocolate, lots of roasted barley, barely tart dark fruit, banana yeast profile, light tobacco leaf, and a little coffee and cream. 3.5

Creamy mouthfeel, with a little sting for the style, and mild alcohol burn. Long wet finish. Very impressive feel. 4.25

For the price, this is a great imperial stout. It doesn't really stand up against the big boys IMO, but at $5 a bomber, it may well be the best bargain in its class. 3.75

08-18-2014 12:39:18 | More by Roguer
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7%

08-17-2014 20:34:44 | More by DrStiffington
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Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,368 ratings.