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Lagunitas Imperial Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,396 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,396
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12.8%
Wants: 46
Gots: 149 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.84/5  rDev +2.4%

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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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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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3.9/5  rDev +4%

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.

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Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,396 ratings.