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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

9,020 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,020
Reviews: 3,317
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 243
Gots: 950 | FT: 31
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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tito42

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4.11/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle to an imperial pint.

A: Rich espresso with a cocoa colored head. The head is thick and foamy. Slight particulate and carbonation visible.

S: Plum, grape, toffee, black pepper, tobacco, espresso.

T: Tobacco, peat, earthy hops, toffee, roasted espresso, lots of alcohol.

M: Medium bodied with a dry finish and lots of warmth from the alcohol.

O: Wonderful appearance and inviting aroma. Taste is just a little harsh on the palate at first but smooths as the beer warms. The alcohol isn't masked much. Still, a nice palette of flavors makes for a complex beer. Great RIS for the price point.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2013 02:36:55 | More by tito42
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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,020 ratings.