Russian Imperial Stout near San Diego, CA

North Coast Old Rasputin

North Coast Old Rasputin

Russian Imperial Stout9.0% ABV75 IBU

North Coast Brewing Co.Fort Bragg, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Produced in the tradition of 18th Century English brewers who supplied the court of Russia's Catherine the Great, Old Rasputin seems to develop a cult following wherever it goes.

Oskar Blues Ten FIDY

Oskar Blues Ten FIDY

Imperial Stout10.5% ABV65 IBU

Oskar Blues BreweryLyons, CO

This titanic, immensely viscous stout is loaded with inimitable flavors of chocolate-covered caramel and coffee and hide a hefty 98 IBUs underneath the smooth blanket of malt.

Bell's Expedition Imperial Stout

Bell's Expedition Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout10.5% ABV

Bell's BreweryComstock , MI

Imperial Stout with complex chocolate, dark fruit malt character.

Lagunitas Imperial Stout

Lagunitas Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout9.9% ABV45 IBU

Lagunitas Brewing CompanyPetaluma, CA

Big, black, bourgeois, bolshoy, belligerent, buxom, and scary - this is our version of the chaotic end of an era in a bottle.

Victory Storm King Stout

Victory Storm King Stout

Russian Imperial Stout9.0% ABV65 IBU

Victory Brewing CompanyDowningtown, PA

Rolling in like a hurricane of flavor, Storm King is dense and full-bodied, with deep, dark chocolate flavors of roasted malts under a massive hop aroma.

Samuel Smith's Old Imperial Stout

Samuel Smith's Old Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout7.0% ABV35 IBU

Samuel Smith's Old BreweryYorkshire, United Kingdom

A rich flavorful brew; deep chocolate in color with a roasted barley nose and flavor that is a complexity of malt, hops, alcohol and yeast. Fermented in ‘stone Yorkshire squares’.

Boulevard Dark Truth Stout

Boulevard Dark Truth Stout

Russian Imperial Stout9.7% ABV60 IBU

Boulevard Brewing CompanyKansas City, MO

Layers of complex flavors slowly emerge from the glass: espresso, roasted fig, creme brulee. Belgian yeast provides a plum-like fruitiness, noble German hops reveal spicy, herbal notes, while the rich, velvety mouthfeel mellows to a dry, smoky finish.

Dogfish Head Siracusa Nera

Dogfish Head Siracusa Nera

Russian Imperial Stout10.0% ABV60 IBU

Dogfish Head Craft BreweryMilton, DE

Combining a roasty Imperial Stout with a jammy Syrah wine, this beer is bold and complex

Hangar 24 Pugachev's Cobra (2017)

Hangar 24 Pugachev's Cobra (2017)

Russian Imperial Stout15.0% ABV85 IBU

Hangar 24 BreweryRedlands, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Clown Shoes Blaecorn Unidragon

Clown Shoes Blaecorn Unidragon

Russian Imperial Stout12.5% ABV75 IBU

Clown Shoes BeerIpswich, MA

roasty, fruity, bitter

Deschutes The Abyss Tequila 2017

Deschutes The Abyss Tequila 2017

Russian Imperial Stout11.8% ABV80 IBU

Deschutes BreweryBend, OR

Sun Up White Russian

Sun Up White Russian

Imperial Stout9.4% ABV65 IBU

Sun Up Brewing Co.Phoenix, AZ

thick dark brown in color- this Imperial Russian Stout is infused with white Russian coffee.

Societe The Butcher

Societe The Butcher

Imperial Stout9.7% ABV

Societe Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Tons of roasted/charred malt, bittersweet chocolate, espresso bean and wet earth notes. Ends in's burnt chocolate/ dark roast coffee note. Mouthfeel is smooth and velvety without ever really showing the ABV. Really nicely done. Make sure you like them really dark before you touch this one.

North Coast Barrel Aged Old Rasputin XX

North Coast Barrel Aged Old Rasputin XX

Russian Imperial Stout11.1% ABV38 IBU

North Coast Brewing Co.Fort Bragg, CA

Bourbon barrel aged Russian Imperial Stout. Deep, intense, complex flavor profile.

Stone Imperial Russian Stout

Stone Imperial Russian Stout

Russian Imperial Stout10.8% ABV65 IBU

Stone Brewing CoEscondido , CA

Available at very few places nearby

Brewed in the authentic historical style of an Imperial Russian Stout, this beer is massive. Intensely aromatic (notes of anise, black currants, coffee, roastiness and alcohol) and heavy on the palate, this brew goes where few can - and fewer dare try.

Firestone Walker Parabola 2017

Firestone Walker Parabola 2017

Russian Imperial Stout14.5% ABV69 IBU

Firestone Walker Brewing CompanyPaso Robles, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Aged for a full year in Heaven Hill barrels, developing flavors of rich, chewy roasted malts, charred oak and bourbony vanilla.

Iron Fist Velvet Glove

Iron Fist Velvet Glove

Imperial Oatmeal Stout9.0% ABV45 IBU

Iron Fist Brewing CoVista, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Moa Imperial Stout

Moa Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout10.2% ABV100 IBU

Moa Beer CompanyBlenheim, New Zealand

Moa Imperial Stout is a very strong, upfront and rich beer hopped to over 100 IBUs. Aged with French oak, this beer not only displays coffee, mocha and smoked cedar characters but also some sweet and savoury notes unique to Moa Imperial Stout. A great beer to cellar and age.

Avery The Czar

Avery The Czar

Russian Imperial Stout10.6% ABV55 IBU

Avery BrewingBoulder, CO

Available at very few places nearby

Savor the flavors redolent of English toffee, rich mocha, sweet molasses, candied currants and a hint of anise.

Clown Shoes Breakfast Beast

Clown Shoes Breakfast Beast

Russian Imperial Stout10.5% ABV

Clown Shoes BeerIpswich, MA

Fyodor's Classic

Fyodor's Classic

Russian Imperial Stout13.9% ABV80 IBU

Stone Brewing CoEscondido , CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hangar 24 Barrel Roll Series #3 - Pugachev's Cobra

Hangar 24 Barrel Roll Series #3 - Pugachev's Cobra

Russian Imperial Stout13.5% ABV85 IBU

Hangar 24 BreweryRedlands, CA

Ballast Point Sea Monster Imperial Stout

Ballast Point Sea Monster Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout10.0% ABV65 IBU

Ballast Point Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Our Sea Monster Imperial Stout explores the darkest reaches of the traditional oatmeal stout. This bold, rich brew first lures you in with roasted coffee notes, then grabs hold with hints of bittersweet chocolate and currant. Backed with a perfect hop balance, you’ll soon discover this is one monster of mythic proportions.

Firestone Walker Parabola (2016)

Firestone Walker Parabola (2016)

Russian Imperial Stout13.1% ABV79 IBU

Firestone Walker Brewing CompanyPaso Robles, CA

This beer features bold bourbon and tobacco aromas and a rich dark chocolate, charred oak flavor.

Hi-Wire Pulcinella

Hi-Wire Pulcinella

Russian Imperial Stout9.0% ABV60 IBU

Hi-Wire BrewingAsheville, NC

Our Russian Imperial Stout was aged for 10 months on a variety of hand-selected Napa Valley Zinfandel, Kentucky bourbon, and Crucian dark rum barrels before being blended to build complexity in this illustrious stout. This perfect blend of barrels impart big roast and molasses character paired with notes of chocolate and vanilla to create a creamy beer with huge flavors.

Nebraska Brewing Little Betty

Nebraska Brewing Little Betty

Russian Imperial Stout9.0% ABV66 IBU

Nebraska Brewing CompanyPapillion, NE

Our Russian Imperial Stout. Draft only, non-barrel aged version of our Black Betty. 2009 US Open Beer Championship Silver Medal - Imperial Stout

Nectar Ales Black Xantus

Nectar Ales Black Xantus

Russian Imperial Stout11.0% ABV50 IBU

Nectar AlesPaso Robles, CA

North Coast Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin XVIII

North Coast Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin XVIII

Russian Imperial Stout11.3% ABV

North Coast Brewing Co.Fort Bragg, CA

Port Santa's Little Helper

Port Santa's Little Helper

Russian Imperial Stout10.0% ABV

Port Brewing CompanySan Marcos, CA

Stone Fyodor Imperial Russian (Bourbon Barrel Aged)

Stone Fyodor Imperial Russian (Bourbon Barrel Aged)

Russian Imperial Stout13.9% ABV

Stone Brewing CoEscondido , CA

Stone Imperial Russian Stout Belgo 2010

Stone Imperial Russian Stout Belgo 2010

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.5% ABV65 IBU

Stone Brewing CoEscondido , CA

Again, the beer is mostly about roasted malts. Bittersweet cocoa and coffee flavors are the major players, along with fruitiness, hints of anise, and yeastiness, followed by a smooth, balanced, not sweet finish.

Belching Beaver O.D.B.

Belching Beaver O.D.B.

Russian Imperial Stout10.3% ABV

Belching Beaver BreweryCA, United States

Big Sky Ivan The Terrible

Big Sky Ivan The Terrible

Russian Imperial Stout9.5% ABV39 IBU

Big Sky Brewing CompanyMissoula, MT

Birdsong Prehistoric Dog

Birdsong Prehistoric Dog

Russian Imperial Stout10.4% ABV

Birdsong Brewing CompanyCharlotte, NC

De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis

De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis

Russian Imperial Stout11.0% ABV99 IBU

Brouwerij De MolenBodegraven, Netherlands

Mikkeller Black Hole

Mikkeller Black Hole

Russian Imperial Stout13.1% ABV

Mikkeller San DiegoSan Diego, CA

Finally??! Black Hole is what Mikkeller is all about. Daring, vulgar and extreme. From the very beginning Mikkellers goal has been to push the limit and with this warming, intense imperial stout, a new chapter in the Danish beer history has been written. The high bitterness from the hops and the sweetness from the malt and alcohol, creates a good balance which makes Black Hole an explosion of nuances, but also leaves a feeling of a perfect and complex beer ? in the heavyweight category.

North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout9.0% ABV75 IBU

North Coast Brewing Co.Fort Bragg, CA

2015 Stone CHAI-SPICED Imperial Russian Stout

2015 Stone CHAI-SPICED Imperial Russian Stout

Russian Imperial Stout10.6% ABV65 IBU

Stone Brewing CoEscondido , CA

This one-time-only beer, a fascinating addition to our “Odd Beers for Odd Years” series, incorporates cinnamon, cardamom, clove, ginger, a dash of black pepper and a dose of black tea to emulate the aroma and taste of authentic chai tea. Combine these strikingly piquant ingredients with the classic version of Stone Imperial Russian Stout―with its incumbent flavors of chocolate, black currants, coffee and roastiness―and an already profoundly rewarding beer ascends to new, flavorful dimensions.

BarrelHouse Curly Wolf [2017.5] - Maple Vanilla Bourbon Imperial Stout

BarrelHouse Curly Wolf [2017.5] - Maple Vanilla Bourbon Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout10.3% ABV35 IBU

BarrelHouse Brewing CompanyPaso Robles, CA

Creamy and complex, this Russian Imperial Stout is aged in bourbon barrels until it discovers its inner wolf. Fresh maple syrup is added to the boil and whole vanilla beans to each barrel to create unique flavors and sought after complexity. This beer is dangerously smooth and incredibly delicious. Cheers!

BarrelHouse Teen Wolf [Nitro] / Imperial Coffee Stout

BarrelHouse Teen Wolf [Nitro] / Imperial Coffee Stout

Russian Imperial Stout9.9% ABV35 IBU

BarrelHouse Brewing CompanyPaso Robles, CA