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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.

Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutOld Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,384 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8384
Reviews: 3289
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%


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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ghetto90007

California

4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into my Gulden Draak gold-rimmed tulip. The gold rim and golden dragon emblem look spectacular against the blackness of this beer.

Pours as black as can be, but notably this brew does not take on the viscous quality some beers this dark have. Light brown head.

Smell of substantial roasted malt, hint of sweetness and chocolate.

This is a tasty delicious beer. Burnt malt flavors, dark chocolate, espresso. Finish is intense coffee, drifting into a melded hop bitterness and some chocolate sweetness. Just tasty and the right balance between straightforwardness and complexity, making it very drinkable while also having a substantial mettle.

More or less full-bodied beer with decent level of carbonation that keeps things from weighing down.

A nice beer that I frequently go to when I'm in the mood for a nice, chocolatey stout.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2011 02:16:34 | More by ghetto90007
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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,384 ratings.