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Russian Imperial Stout

Inspired by brewers back in the 1800's to win over the Russian Czar, this is the king of stouts, boasting high alcohol by volumes and plenty of malt character. Low to moderate levels of carbonation with huge roasted, chocolate and burnt malt flavours. Often dry. Suggestions of dark fruit and flavors of higher alcohols are quite evident. Hop character can vary from none, to balanced to aggressive.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 8.0-12.00%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Co.9.004.310,35598
Ten FIDYOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.504.387,986100
Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Co.10.604.347,28793
Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company10.504.366,108-
Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery10.004.155,85792
Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery, Inc.10.504.245,048-
ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.13.004.614,96898
Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company9.504.214,48289
Narwhal Imperial StoutSierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.204.153,990-
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company9.504.263,97296
Dark Lord Imperial StoutThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub15.004.283,51790
Samuel Smith's Imperial StoutSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)7.004.173,25699
Plead The 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company11.004.313,102-
DarknessSurly Brewing Company10.304.52,886100
Great Lakes Blackout StoutGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.004.222,79290
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial StoutHoppin' Frog Brewery9.404.242,42694
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5thDark Horse Brewing Company11.004.562,17398
Marshal Zhukov's Imperial StoutCigar City Brewing11.004.372,133-
Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial StoutHoppin' Frog Brewery9.404.32,096-
HeresyWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.931,98589
Brooklyn Black OPSBrooklyn Brewery10.504.131,965-
The CzarAvery Brewing Company10.573.941,73090
Black AlbertDe Struise Brouwers13.004.251,57690
Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Brewing Company9.903.771,565-
Siberian Night Imperial StoutThirsty Dog Brewing Company9.704.141,56381
Old Heathen Imperial StoutWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.921,54597
Samuel Adams Imperial StoutBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.203.81,45280
Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout StoutGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.504.371,426-
Blaecorn UnidragonClown Shoes12.504.081,234-
Imperial StoutRogue Ales11.004.031,21972
Santa's Little HelperPort Brewing10.504.011,211-
Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial StoutHeavy Seas Beer8.003.651,209-
Big Eddy Russian Imperial StoutJacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company9.503.811,14575
D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial StoutHoppin' Frog Brewery10.504.211,095-
Imperial Stout TrooperNew England Brewing Co.8.504.211,080-
Sexual ChocolateFoothills Brewing Company9.754.121,052-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Vanilla Bean Dark LordThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub15.004.711,028-
Smuttynose Imperial Stout (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Brewing Company9.804.091,01886
Barrel Aged Sexual ChocolateFoothills Brewing Company9.754.37931-
Wake Up DeadLeft Hand Brewing Company10.203.86863-
Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedStone Brewing Co.11.504.48811-
Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial StoutThe Schlafly Tap Room10.504.0880985
Imperial StoutNøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S9.004.1279090
Duck-Rabbit Rabid DuckThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery10.003.92786-
Northwind Imperial StoutTwo Brothers Brewing Company9.103.8782-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Siberian Night Imperial StoutThirsty Dog Brewing Company10.904.24733-
Courage Imperial Russian StoutWells & Young's Ltd10.004.2469799
Narwhal Imperial Stout - Barrel AgedSierra Nevada Brewing Co.12.904.3768895
Black Metal Farmhouse Imperial StoutJester King Brewery9.303.99669-
Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout - Barrel-AgedBig Sky Brewing Company10.004.27667-
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