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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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 1960) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Bona Fide Imperial Stout4 Hands Brewing Co.8.503.97346-
Blackbeerd Imperial StoutCOAST Brewing Company9.304.0134080
Huge ArkerAnderson Valley Brewing Company13.504.12329-
War And PeaceFulton Beer9.504.22326-
Raven's Eye Imperial StoutEel River Brewing Co.9.503.75325-
Big RICCTallgrass Brewing Company10.504.16310-
St-Ambroise Stout Impériale RusseMcAuslan Brewing9.104.21306-
Westbrook / Evil Twin Mini Growler Imperial StoutWestbrook Brewing Co.10.504.13300-
KGB Imperial StoutWidmer Brothers Brewing Company9.303.6129484
GeorgeMikkeller ApS12.124.13290-
IStout8 Wired Brewing Co.10.004.02286-
Brewmaster's Premium Reserve Russian Imperial StoutSprecher Brewing Company7.903.67286-
Hr. FrederiksenAmager Bryghus10.504.1286-
[BANISHED] Tough LoveCrux Fermentation Project11.504.25285-
MoscowMidnight Sun Brewing Co.11.004.11279-
Verdi Imperial StoutBirrificio Del Ducato8.204278-
YouEnjoyMyStoutCambridge Brewing Company10.504.1277-
Darkstar NovemberBottle Logic Brewing13.704.48275-
System Of A StoutBeachwood BBQ & Brewing11.304.32271-
Vortex IIPisgah Brewing Co.11.703.9826894
DragoOnion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.10.004.2265-
Nikolai Vorlauf Imperial StoutFunky Buddha Brewery9.504.07262-
Russian Imperial StoutIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant9.504.17261-
LegionCommunity Beer Company10.004.02258-
Emelisse Imperial Russian StoutBierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse11.003.9124984
Damon (Port Barrel Aged)Hill Farmstead Brewery ? 4.27245-
Podge Belgian Imperial StoutPicobrouwerij Alvinne10.503.48241-
Black Damnation I - Black Berry AlbertDe Struise Brouwers13.004.18226-
TovarishBeachwood BBQ & Brewing11.204.2622587
Cafe BORISHoppin' Frog Brewery9.404.11224-
Dark Horse Plead The 5th - BourbRum Double Barrel AgedDark Horse Brewing Company12.004.15220-
Atwater VJ BlackAtwater Brewery11.003.81219-
Imperial Blud18th Street Brewery10.504.2218-
Arcadia Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial StoutArcadia Brewing Company12.003.74217-
Boris The SpiderSpider Bite Beer Company10.003.94209-
Tatonka StoutBJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.8.503.73209-
Bitches' Bank18th Street Brewery12.004.5208-
Old Growth Imperial StoutCaldera Brewing Company8.804.09201-
Pugachev RoyaleHangar 24 Brewery14.804.66199-
Your Black Heart Russian Imperial StoutO'Dempsey's8.003.94196-
Kuhnhenn Solar EclipseKuhnhenn Brewing Company18.003.93196-
Leon Russian Imperial StoutNeshaminy Creek Brewing Company11.503.83196-
Saint Petersburg Imperial StoutThornbridge Brewery7.403.95194-
Hemel & AardeBrouwerij De Molen10.004.04192-
Enlightened DespotLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery11.304.1819194
Imperial Russian StoutWellington County Brewery8.003.89191-
Unorthodox Russian Imperial StoutTwo Roads Brewing Company9.203.84191-
Boaks Monster Mash Imperial StoutBoak Beverage10.003.57189-
Pothole Filler Imperial StoutHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company9.004.05185-
Jolly RussianOdell Brewing Company13.304.3184-
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