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:
2,092
Reviews:
692
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
82
Gots:
451
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 2,092 |  Reviews: 692
Photo of CypherAnt
4.24/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours deep brown/black with a beautiful tan head. Not sweet enough for my exact tastes in an imperial stout, but for $5 a bomber and frequent availability it's a fine brew. Will keep a couple on hand to avoid dipping into my dark lord and Bourbon County stash.

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Photo of Djtrends
3.66/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.67/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewMaven
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of flaskman
4.35/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a bomber into a tulip glass. Color is where it should be. Dark brown head that looks great. Wonderful lacing. Mouthfeel spot on. Not too bitter. Not too sweet. I feel that they nailed it. Plus the price point was great. 2 bucks less than most. I love it. And I will point out that I love my stouts. Great job. Now we need a barrel aged version that cost under ten bucks.

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Photo of TrueOregonian
3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very decent imperial stout.
Nothing really stands out to me.. I get a well balanced stout that is smooth though.

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Photo of EMH73
3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a deep, dark brown with a one inch head that left some lacing. Smells of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Taste is semi sweet chocolate, roasted malts, molasses, coffee and finishes slightly bitter. Smooth and creamy mouth feel, lightly carbonated. Excellent stout at it's price point, very good stout overall.

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

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

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

Pours an opaque dark brown color with khaki colored head. Chocolate, dark chocolate, earth tones, and some roasty notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied and thick. Finishes with cocoa and roast.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rpm0003
4.59/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aurorabeerealis
3.43/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JakerLou
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dum3z
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sexmortus
2.92/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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

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

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.32/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of waltari
4.56/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of stevoj
3.63/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Nice, dark and rich. Thick creamy beige head with some clumpy lacing. Aroma is chocolate and roast grains. Taste leans more toward the chocolate side of the spectrum, with some coffee/roast grain bitterness at the tail end. No sign of the alcohol....

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Photo of cwalter
3.92/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer is jet black in color with a light tan head with a 1 1/2 finger depth. The aroma is dark chocolate, espresso, dark fruits and molasses. In the taste you get a lot of milk chocolate, dark fruit and hints of molasses and vanilla. Then comes a slight roasted coffee bitterness that fades out and is overcome by a lingering sweetness. This beer has a medium body and is not very complex. This is a very good tasting beer, but not a lot of depth.

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Photo of drstalker
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.73 out of 5 based on 2,092 ratings.
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