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Lagunitas Imperial Stout | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas Imperial StoutLagunitas Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle

Pours a creamy head, slightly lacing lingers on glass.

Smells like fudge.

Roasty, sweet, then a metallic bitterness. A bit of ash. Would go well with a campfire and a smore. Warming and boozy, but not out of balance.

Full bodied, creamy texture. High carbonation, especially for stout which was originally more flat.

I like it! Nothing spectacular, but a solid and enjoyable beer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Type: 22-oz. bottle
Glass: 0.5L mug
From: BevMo in Mission Valley (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $4.25 (special 2-for-$8.50 w/ BevMo card)
Purchased: June 26, 2014
Consumed: June 28, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Poured a pitch black color with 2-to-3 fingers of rocky tan head. Above average-to-good amount of spider web lacing on the sides of the glass. Above average-to-average retention on the top.

Very nice on the nose. Got cappuccino, toffee, caramel, chocolate, hot fudge, chocolate milk, some bitter coffee beans and faint black crayon.

Tasted pretty close to the smell, although more bitterness. Bitter cappuccino, toffee, caramel, bitter crayon, dark chocolate, some booziness late and some bitter roasty malts.

Full body. Slick texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Long, bitter, rather warming finish.

A decent imperial stout, but not as good as I’d hoped.

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Lagunitas Imperial Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 2,133 ratings
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