Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.
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4.05/5 rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Poured from a bottle, out of a 4-pack. The stout produces a significant 1/4-1/2" head, thin but prominent. Very opaque and dark beer to go along with creamy-tan head. Initial smell yields aromas of oak/nutty undertones, with a kind of musty coffee and chocolate theme. There was minimal forward taste, and the beer has a quick, sharp aftertaste. There is a smooth coffee flavor, that has a balanced bitterness throughout the beer, but the flavor is short-lived. It truly seems to skip from the initial flavor straight to aftertaste. It does leave a strong, thick residue on the glass, which goes well with the strength of a stout. Overall, a very drinkable beer.
Serving type: bottle
11-20-2010 06:47:07 | More by GarthDanielson
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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
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