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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.9.004.310,88997
Ten FIDYOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.504.388,596100
Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Co.10.604.347,54893
Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company10.504.376,771-
Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery10.004.156,16491
Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery, Inc.10.504.245,40598
ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.13.004.615,29997
Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company9.504.214,71989
Narwhal Imperial StoutSierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.204.164,377-
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company9.504.264,16895
Dark Lord Imperial Stout3 Floyds Brewing Co.15.004.283,68890
Plead The 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company11.004.313,392-
Samuel Smith's Imperial StoutSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)7.004.173,38098
DarknessSurly Brewing Company10.304.493,111100
Great Lakes Blackout StoutGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.004.213,06089
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5thDark Horse Brewing Company11.004.552,50797
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial StoutHoppin' Frog Brewery9.404.232,50593
Marshal Zhukov's Imperial StoutCigar City Brewing11.004.372,301-
Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial StoutHoppin' Frog Brewery9.404.32,162-
Brooklyn Black OPSBrooklyn Brewery10.504.132,130-
HeresyWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.932,10989
The CzarAvery Brewing Company10.573.941,85990
Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Brewing Company9.903.781,742-
Siberian Night Imperial StoutThirsty Dog Brewing Company9.704.131,64681
Black AlbertDe Struise Brouwers13.004.251,62090
Old Heathen Imperial StoutWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.921,59896
Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout StoutGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.504.371,556-
Samuel Adams Imperial StoutBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.203.81,46980
Blaecorn UnidragonClown Shoes12.504.081,348-
Santa's Little HelperPort Brewing10.504.021,337-
Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial StoutHeavy Seas Beer8.003.651,258-
Imperial StoutRogue Ales11.004.031,23471
Narwhal Imperial Stout - Barrel AgedSierra Nevada Brewing Co.12.904.341,22995
Big Eddy Russian Imperial StoutJacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company9.503.811,18975
Imperial Stout TrooperNew England Brewing Co.8.504.211,160-
Sexual ChocolateFoothills Brewing Company9.754.121,160-
D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial StoutHoppin' Frog Brewery10.504.221,144-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Vanilla Bean Dark Lord3 Floyds Brewing Co.15.004.711,115-
Smuttynose Imperial Stout (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Brewing Company10.504.081,10985
Barrel Aged Sexual ChocolateFoothills Brewing Company9.754.361,017-
Wake Up DeadLeft Hand Brewing Company10.203.86911-
Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedStone Brewing Co.11.504.48884-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Siberian Night Imperial StoutThirsty Dog Brewing Company10.904.2588190
Northwind Imperial StoutTwo Brothers Brewing Company9.103.8849-
Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial StoutThe Schlafly Tap Room10.504.0884084
Imperial StoutNøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S9.004.1381590
Duck-Rabbit Rabid DuckThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery10.003.93800-
Courage Imperial Russian StoutWells & Young's Ltd10.004.2476799
Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout - Barrel-AgedBig Sky Brewing Company10.004.27708-
Black HoleMikkeller ApS13.103.82699-
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