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Lagunitas Imperial Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Imperial Stout

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1,259 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,259
Reviews: 546
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.14%
Wants: 39
Gots: 113 | 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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Ratings: 1,259 | Reviews: 546 | Display Reviews Only:
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beer64nut

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

05-28-2014 01:04:42 | More by beer64nut
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Ajlvt

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-24-2014 07:07:54 | More by Ajlvt
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Sarmartay

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-24-2014 02:38:06 | More by Sarmartay
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-21-2014 23:33:58 | More by thatoneguymike
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pschie1

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

05-20-2014 01:35:18 | More by pschie1
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-19-2014 23:50:11 | More by 22Blue
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datalager

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

05-19-2014 01:44:56 | More by datalager
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.2%

05-18-2014 02:24:40 | More by beergorrilla
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BoJengs

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-17-2014 23:29:11 | More by BoJengs
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-14-2014 12:34:28 | More by Bunuelian
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thugherman

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-13-2014 00:34:19 | More by thugherman
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Raziel313

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-12-2014 05:44:49 | More by Raziel313
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-10-2014 14:23:19 | More by Danielr26
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Gator_Nation

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

05-10-2014 04:35:30 | More by Gator_Nation
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Morakaton

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

05-09-2014 03:15:52 | More by Morakaton
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.2%

05-09-2014 01:26:27 | More by KeeganRohovich
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IRONRakkasan

California

3/5  rDev -19.6%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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godlessape

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Black gold, California tea. Poured this into a 20 oz nonic. The body is a midnight, impenetrable, take no prisoners black with a creamy brown head.
Coco coffee nose gives way to roasted barley with maybe, just maybe a hint of licorice.
Everything the nose picks up is right there on the palate. There is a slight booziness to it and that's fine with me.
The mouthfeel is soft and smooth--medium bodied.
Overall a great Imperial Stout.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2014 03:30:00 | More by godlessape
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mnredsoxfan69

Minnesota

4.36/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Just noticed this for the first time at the local store and figured that I'd give it a try.

A: Dark, dark mahogany with no light passing through. A one finger tall, light brown, fine head with moderately short retention, living only a slight ring around the top on the drink down.

S: Not much, but enticing nonetheless. Dark, malty aromas with a delectable sweetness just hidden behind it. A little chocolate and coffee as well.

T: Oh, my dear lord in (afterlife of your choice)! If more stouts tasted like this I'd never drink anything else. Deep and rich roasted malt with a bitterness that owes less to hops than the roasting. Very well balanced with sweet, dark caramel flavors. Not cloying, not "in your face" hoppy.

M: Viscous and full bodied with a definite tingle on the tongue from the carbonation. "Clean and crisp" be damned, this is what I want my mouth to feel like as I enjoy a post-prandial malt libation.

O: I LOVE this stout, almost as much as the 2011 Abyss I had a week or so ago. Plus at $5 per 22 oz. bottle I can actually afford it. I wonder if it cellars well?

Well balanced, luscious and substantial. After finishing the first bottle, I went out and bought two more.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2014 02:25:38 | More by mnredsoxfan69
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Dr_Bahmbay13

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-02-2014 02:18:12 | More by Dr_Bahmbay13
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California

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

04-29-2014 20:28:47 | More by MattXT
Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,259 ratings.