Lagunitas Imperial Stout | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.90%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
2010 8.2% abv

Added by kbub6f on 08-31-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,114
Reviews:
699
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
461
For Trade:
5
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Photo of Yogi_Sanandy
4.43/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NickFry9
2.43/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Kahlerbock
3.7/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mltobin
3.72/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shanty76
3.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stebbi7833
4.02/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Raoul_Dork
2.9/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bshefftz
3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lahey
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This imperial stout jas a jet black appearance with a tan head as thick as you wish. I tried for an inch head and got 3 with an overflow, so be careful.
The smell is light coffee, standard smell for a stout.
The taste is decent. Coffee and maybe chocolate are the only flavors i get other than booze.
Feel isnt too thick or thin. Just right for what you expect from this beer.
Overall a solid imperial stout. For 5 bucks a bomber, its worth a try. I've been spoiled with kbs and big bad baptist lately, so it's hard to fairly rate this beer.

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Photo of Kmat10
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andrewh995
4.18/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark black with a semi brown head. Tastes of semi sweet chocolate and coffee. Thick and creamy mouthfeel. This is actually an incredible and very drinkable imperial stout.

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Photo of hopsonhopsonhops
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of sweemzander
3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of G_Shoe
4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SmangTown
3.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gaddabble
3.51/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ShortyTahoe
3.41/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Motive707
4.8/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of chris826
4.13/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of poopsmythe
4.72/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ristaccia
4.03/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.75/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Yeah! An awesome, affordable, high gravity, imperial stout by one of my favorite breweries in America!

MIDNIGHT black pour with a brown tan head which thins over the course of a few minutes to a light line. If looks could kill man. Can tell it's gonna be super fire.

Smell is a chocolate malty smell, a little bit of grain wafting up but clearly retaining the inky characteristics of the dark beer. Enjoyable caramel also is detectable. Also some light coffee.

Chunk all that and then some into the flavor and you have one hell of a drink. Nice caramel, smooth velvety malt with a chocolate twist. And I don't even like chocolate. A darker coffee taste goes down warm and smooth, perfectly balanced by the booze and mash of flavors.

This has got to be one of the most affordable, effective, high end stouts that I have at my finger tips. I can see how someone who constantly has the finest on tap could ignore this beer but I personally don't have anything even relatively at the quality/price point that Lagunitas is providing here.

Goes down super smooth, my girlfriend likes the carbonation and says it adds a tingle or tang, whichever you prefer, haha.

Indeed this is goddone good!
9.9%
72.45 IBU
O.G. 1.092

Much love to one of my favs in Cali! Many thanks also for shipping all the way out here to the Lone Star

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Photo of Birdlegs
3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.73 out of 5 based on 2,114 ratings.
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