Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 9,009 | Reviews: 3,316 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by drewmprs:
3.33/5 rDev -22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
First whiff was of chocolate coffee and alcohol. This was definitely a thinking man's beer, not one meant for chugging. I had it after a few erdinger's and it brought a welcome change to my palate. This beer is a bit too strong for me, I like my stouts a little smoother like rogue's shakespeare. Rasputin had a bit of a gamey taste to it, like uncooked rabbit and veal. It was a pleasure to drink this beer on tap, i like watching the bartender do the double pour. Bartender also told me this beer goes well as a half and half or black and tan mixer. I don't know about that, the complexity of this beer is unmatched, and i wouldn't want to sully it with Harp's or Bass.
Serving type: on-tap
12-16-2005 20:24:30 | More by drewmprs
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4.51/5 rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Wow, very nice beer. Malty and heavy with an alcohol after taste.
Good buzz while sipping slowly.
great before meal beer.
I am beginning to really appreciate this more unique and complex tasting beers.
I need to invest in a few nice glasses or goblets for these nights I try each one out to get a better smell and appearance review.
Serving type: bottle
07-09-2014 00:46:51 | More by Jwrightsman
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,009 ratings.