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Lagunitas Imperial Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Imperial Stout

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1,350 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,350
Reviews: 556
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 42
Gots: 131 | 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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Jartw19

California

4/5  rDev +7%

08-11-2014 16:42:07 | More by Jartw19
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KnowYourCraft

California

4/5  rDev +7%

08-10-2014 22:22:59 | More by KnowYourCraft
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morimech

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev -2.4%

Did not try and break the date code on the bottle but I am assuming this beer is at least a year old as I pulled it off the clearance shelf. An imperial stout so a little age probably did it some good. Pours dark brown that is deep black in the glass. A massive head forms and then settles to a thick cap. Lacing does not seem to want to stick to the glass but some spotty lacing is left down the glass.

Aroma of roasted malt with hints of smoke, coffee, and tobacco. Some earthiness as well. Does not smell that deep or robust however.

Good big stout flavors from the malt but did not seem like the brewer got too creative. A touch of burnt bitterness to go along with a hint of smoke and tobacco. Also some subtle hint of chocolate and coffee to go along with a bit of earthiness.

Feels a bit thin for a big stout. Nice carbonation however.

A good affordable big stout that does not really do anything exciting by todays standards. Just wish for a fuller body as that was the big disappointment.

08-10-2014 19:32:24 | More by morimech
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countrybat

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

08-10-2014 15:14:12 | More by countrybat
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MidloRapid

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

08-10-2014 03:43:31 | More by MidloRapid
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-10-2014 01:27:28 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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Benmitch5

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-09-2014 01:11:51 | More by Benmitch5
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Mikexw

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-08-2014 17:02:03 | More by Mikexw
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spark3148857

California

4/5  rDev +7%

08-08-2014 03:10:24 | More by spark3148857
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amalburg

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7%

08-08-2014 02:25:26 | More by amalburg
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BigRedDog

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-08-2014 02:09:54 | More by BigRedDog
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Mackbekeza

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +27%

08-08-2014 01:48:49 | More by Mackbekeza
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

4.88/5  rDev +30.5%

22oz bottle revealed a nice dark-brown, almost dark-black stout with small khaki-tan head. Smell is mostly of coffee with a hint of chocolate coming through as well as roasted malts, and a marshmallow sweetness. Taste pretty much matches the aromas with the roasted coffee being upfront and most noticeable on the palate. Slight sign of carbonation and pretty solid medium bodied brew with a smooth/slick mouthfeel. I found this Imperial Stout to be better than expected. Well done Lagunitas!

08-08-2014 00:48:28 | More by dpgoblejr
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loverofthecraft

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

08-07-2014 05:45:36 | More by loverofthecraft
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AGust82

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-05-2014 22:45:18 | More by AGust82
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Tuck_leepulin

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

08-05-2014 00:20:17 | More by Tuck_leepulin
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-05-2014 00:14:41 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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Viking714

Arizona

4/5  rDev +7%

08-04-2014 05:23:08 | More by Viking714
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Btip1969

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-04-2014 02:25:38 | More by Btip1969
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7%

The pour gave an illusion of thickness with a deeply black hue and a rich cream like head.

The nose was basic but very nice. Dry chocolate with marshmallow, light coffee, roast and caramel.

The front is a strong dry chocolate with a coffee finish. Throughout the taste I get roast, ember and toffee.

This is a 10 pct Beast with no booze or heat and it drinks rather easy.

This is a lighter Imperial Stout, that doesn't assert itself enough, but it's still delicious and $5 a bomber.

08-04-2014 00:54:19 | More by KYGunner
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sabitu

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

08-03-2014 22:41:12 | More by sabitu
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JoelClark

Idaho

4/5  rDev +7%

08-03-2014 18:34:12 | More by JoelClark
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suckaj

Florida

3/5  rDev -19.8%

08-03-2014 18:07:07 | More by suckaj
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ItsYourBoyBlue

California

4/5  rDev +7%

08-03-2014 09:43:32 | More by ItsYourBoyBlue
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Danny1217

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

08-03-2014 01:56:41 | More by Danny1217
Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,350 ratings.