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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutOld Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

9,207 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,207
Reviews: 3,325
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 252
Gots: 1,016 | FT: 32
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-18-2001)
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B33R501

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

always good to revisit an old favorite, last week was troegenator, week before siberian night, these are all 3 outstanding beers at great value.

standard opaque black, huge, thick head, lots of bubbles and gorgeous chocolate mocha color. absolutely the best head ive seen on any beer.

aroma just ok, roast and a little smoke, but nice and rich. the head tastes like chocolate marshmallow, leading to nice dark roast, lots of hops mid palate and in the finish that lingers for quite some time. nicely bitter and the hops complement rather than overpower the beer. the mouthfeel gets a little oily and slick, and my impression last night was the first 12 oz were better than the second 12, but couple years ago i would think nothing of going thru a 4 pak in one night. now i settle for two, and thankfully pass on the hangover.

overall very good, very satisfying, but i like siberian night a little better.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2012 14:51:57 | More by B33R501
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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,207 ratings.