Lagunitas Imperial Stout | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
3.82/5
2,123 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#12,205
Reviews:
702
Ratings:
2,123
pDev:
12.04%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
461
Trade:
5
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,123 |  Reviews: 702
Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Buzz3d
4.29/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nose is black olives, look is opaque black. Taste is brown sugar and toffee. Overall a pretty yummy stout.

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Photo of sdm9465
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Goodspeed83
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bowers-Brew
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dangriff
3.29/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of srletend
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of csrbv
4.54/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

wow, love this stout! Only $4.99 at Wegmans in PA. An incredible beer at an incredible deal!

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Photo of Eman17
4.29/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MSandahl23
4.29/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rfreed
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CraftBeerGuild
3.09/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zekenyce
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of John101475
3.64/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rderedin
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pfsron
3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Winston3737
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NonicPanic
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of parkwood
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 57md
4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Dark brown with honey edges. Nose has the prototypical roasted notes. The body is standard and the roast profile is definitely above average for the style. There is a nice roasted bitter finish to this offering.

Honestly, I picked this up as a afterthought because the price was pretty reasonable for an RIS. It proved to be a solid straight-forward stout that is not a wallet buster.

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Photo of fscottkey
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A: [4.75] Pours straight black. The head is 2-3 finger and is dense khaki bubbles. The head is receding very slowly leaving a thick, milkshake like, coating on the glass. The appearance is spot on for this style. The really hard to read date code says that this was bottled exactly 3 months ago. The ABV is listed at 9.9%.

S: [3.25] While the beer is cold I am getting mostly dark fruit. There are also charred malt aromas. As the beer warms I am getting more bbq smells and some wafts of the alcohol.

T: [3.75] The taste is on the sweet side. Blindfolded I would guess it was a milk stout. The taste is sugary chocolate or sweetened dark fruits. It is nice overall. No taste of the alcohol.

M: [4.50] The mouthfeel is great. There is no sense of real carbonation - feels like a nitro with fine bubbles. The feel is silky and smooth but chewy.

O: [3.75] Overall this is a decent beer. I think there are 12 oz. bottles that I would go to first - but this is a good one to share or sip over a long period. The nose is a little off for me - but there is nothing offensive on the palate and the mouthfeel is in the really good range.

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Photo of KeyWestGator
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 2,123 ratings
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