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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

9,036 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,036
Reviews: 3,317
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 244
Gots: 954 | FT: 31
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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Florida9

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Virtually black with lots of foamy light brown head. Head eventually dies down to a 1/8" of thick espresso-like crema.

S: Chocolate, malt, pine, and a good bit of alcohol

T: Creamy at first. Then dark, burnt coffee beans. Alcohol is present, but subdued.

M: Heavy bodied with low carbonation. Somewhat thick, but not overly viscous.

D: A very pleasant and rich stout, but much heavier than what I normally imbibe. Couldn't see drinking more than a couple of these.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2009 20:42:42 | More by Florida9
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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,036 ratings.