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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutOld Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

9,183 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,183
Reviews: 3,324
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 251
Gots: 1,010 | FT: 32
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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thesarahfuller

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-25-2014 00:37:55 | More by thesarahfuller
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AlvinLin

New York

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-28-2014 20:38:35 | More by AlvinLin
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TheFizzinator

Minnesota

4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful dark black with brown highlights. Hefty head of mocha chocolate color, can't wait to drink it. The smell is of a heavy roast from the malt, a touch of chocolate, some dark fruits, and a bit of char. You get all this chocolate, the heavy roast switches to blackened charred and smoked meats, raisins, and ends with a sweet wash almost like maple syrup or brown sugar. Great super medium mouthfeel. Letting it just lay on your palate giving off the flavors and your ready to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 17:55:54 | More by TheFizzinator
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the-gobbler

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

07-28-2014 16:32:25 | More by the-gobbler
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CraftyChuck

New Mexico

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-28-2014 02:19:31 | More by CraftyChuck
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Jones153

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-28-2014 01:26:40 | More by Jones153
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hall_matthew_bruce


3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-27-2014 22:39:53 | More by hall_matthew_bruce
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j205724

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-27-2014 20:26:19 | More by j205724
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Gki36

Alabama

1/5  rDev -76.7%

07-27-2014 19:29:10 | More by Gki36
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rodkin

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-27-2014 16:09:40 | More by rodkin
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Mccpa1000

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-27-2014 15:04:40 | More by Mccpa1000
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Nm4452


5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-27-2014 15:04:05 | More by Nm4452
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SitkaSteve

Alaska

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Okay, here goes.
I poured this into a pint glass.
The appearance was a jet black color with a thin half finger of off white to slight tan foamy head. There was a gentle spider web lacing sticking but ending up sliding a bit into the beer.
The smell had some nice roasty to sweet chocolates with a decent amount of light roasty coffee.
The taste was mainly sweet with a nice roasty chocolate quality to it. There is also a nice long dry chocolate aftertaste with a very satisfying sweet finish.
The mouthfeel seems to be fairly creamy and sweet.
Overall, so glad to have this again tonight for a nice touch of a revisit and that I have three more of these to cherish.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 04:33:40 | More by SitkaSteve
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Drew_Holman


5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-27-2014 04:20:37 | More by Drew_Holman
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dcc449

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-27-2014 03:45:27 | More by dcc449
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Lofreqwave

California

4/5  rDev -7%

07-27-2014 01:48:03 | More by Lofreqwave
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G_Est

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

07-26-2014 23:18:26 | More by G_Est
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Wils500


5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-26-2014 20:16:48 | More by Wils500
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

07-26-2014 17:53:28 | More by Davepoolesque
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Tenor

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-26-2014 15:59:57 | More by Tenor
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auee92

Georgia

4.11/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aroma: Sweet, bitter, dark chocolate with hints of licorice and alcohol

Appearance: Pours rich black with enormous head that settles into a nice, tan finger of frothy luxury

Taste: Medium sweetness up front giving way to a lightly bitter aftertaste

Palate: Light bodied with a thin oily texture, finishing with a long bitter finale.

Overall: A very good imperial stout

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2014 03:59:30 | More by auee92
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DrunkyBuddha

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-26-2014 03:11:34 | More by DrunkyBuddha
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Hosehead01

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

07-26-2014 00:26:41 | More by Hosehead01
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xhuang61

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-25-2014 22:04:53 | More by xhuang61
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ronricorossi

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-25-2014 19:05:30 | More by ronricorossi
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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,183 ratings.