Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 9,138 | Reviews: 3,321 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by KI9A:
4.33/5 rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
A: Cola black, thin head, some lace.
S: Mocha, malty.
T: Nothing up front, just a great balance of chocolate malts, coffee, some dark fruit even. Also detect some hoppyness at the back.
M: Medium to slightly heavy. Pleasing.
D: ABV hidden well. Could not tell if it was 6% or 10%. Thats scary. I wouldn't call it a session beer, but, 2 of these slid pretty easy.
Serving type: on-tap
04-03-2010 14:49:07 | More by KI9A
More User Reviews:
4.51/5 rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Heard a lot of good things about this beer, and it did not disappoint. The appearance is near-perfect. The beer is night-black with an off-white head of about two-finger widths. It leaves a nice lacing down the side of the glass. The aroma is robust, full of chocolate and roasted barely. The taste is equally robust. At first sip, the overwhelming taste was of dark chocolate, but as I drank it, roasted coffee came to the forefront. There is just a hint of alcohol, but nothing that would suggest the 9% abv. There was also a certain sweetness that I lingered on the tongue along with a mild hop bitterness. The mouthfeel was rich and creamy with a modest carbonation. Overall, this beer is outstanding on every level.
Serving type: bottle
07-22-2014 04:33:16 | More by thomda11
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,138 ratings.