Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.
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Reviews by gpogo:
4.3/5 rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A- Black body with a dark cream colored head. Large head after pour dissipates to a small foamy covering and leaves a small lacing.
A- Very complex aroma. Fruity esters along with a perfume like aroma mixing the fruitiness and hops. Malt aroma behind this fruitiness brings forward a roasty chocolate aroma. I get almost a slight mintiness.
T- Quite a bitter monster of a beer. Incredible spicy bitterness that is definitely felt in my mouth. Lots of roasted malt flavors and chocolate coffee flavors that stick around into the aftertaste.
M- Full bodied beer, but it's incredibly smooth despite the bitterness. Moderate carbonation.
D- This is quite an aggressive stout, almost a meal in a bottle. I highly recommend trying this beer out.
Serving type: bottle
01-20-2009 23:04:57 | More by gpogo
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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
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 9,156 ratings.