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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.9.004.310,96597
Ten FIDYOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.504.398,666100
Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Co.10.604.347,63793
Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company10.504.376,826-
Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery10.004.156,18691
Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery, Inc.10.504.245,43698
ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.13.004.615,37697
Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company9.504.214,76589
Narwhal Imperial StoutSierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.204.164,397-
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company9.504.264,19595
Dark Lord Imperial Stout3 Floyds Brewing Co.15.004.283,75490
Plead The 5th Imperial StoutDark Horse Brewing Company11.004.313,433-
Samuel Smith's Imperial StoutSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)7.004.173,40598
DarknessSurly Brewing Company10.304.493,151100
Great Lakes Blackout StoutGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.004.213,07789
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5thDark Horse Brewing Company11.004.552,55897
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial StoutHoppin' Frog Brewery9.404.232,50893
Marshal Zhukov's Imperial StoutCigar City Brewing11.004.372,327-
Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial StoutHoppin' Frog Brewery9.404.32,177-
Brooklyn Black OPSBrooklyn Brewery10.504.132,146-
HeresyWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.932,13889
The CzarAvery Brewing Company10.573.941,87390
Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Brewing Company9.903.791,764-
Siberian Night Imperial StoutThirsty Dog Brewing Company9.704.131,66581
Black AlbertDe Struise Brouwers13.004.251,62590
Old Heathen Imperial StoutWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.921,60796
Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout StoutGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.504.361,593-
Samuel Adams Imperial StoutBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.203.81,47180
Blaecorn UnidragonClown Shoes12.504.081,367-
Santa's Little HelperPort Brewing10.504.021,341-
Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial StoutHeavy Seas Beer8.003.651,266-
Narwhal Imperial Stout - Barrel AgedSierra Nevada Brewing Co.12.904.341,26395
Imperial StoutRogue Ales11.004.031,23871
Big Eddy Russian Imperial StoutJacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company9.503.811,19475
Imperial Stout TrooperNew England Brewing Co.8.504.211,169-
Sexual ChocolateFoothills Brewing Company9.754.121,169-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Vanilla Bean Dark Lord3 Floyds Brewing Co.15.004.711,157-
D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial StoutHoppin' Frog Brewery10.504.221,152-
Smuttynose Imperial Stout (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Brewing Company10.504.081,12285
Barrel Aged Sexual ChocolateFoothills Brewing Company9.754.361,024-
Wake Up DeadLeft Hand Brewing Company10.203.86918-
Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel AgedStone Brewing Co.11.504.48911-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Siberian Night Imperial StoutThirsty Dog Brewing Company10.904.2589590
Northwind Imperial StoutTwo Brothers Brewing Company9.103.8856-
Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial StoutThe Schlafly Tap Room10.504.0884584
Imperial StoutNøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S9.004.1382090
Duck-Rabbit Rabid DuckThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery10.003.93808-
Courage Imperial Russian StoutWells & Young's Ltd10.004.2577299
Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout - Barrel-AgedBig Sky Brewing Company10.004.27717-
Bo & LukeAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse13.004.2671198
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