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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

9,149 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,149
Reviews: 3,321
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 247
Gots: 996 | 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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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Pint glass from a bottle.

Smells a bit like chocolate cake and dark german bread.

Taste is malty, sweet, following by an awesome spicy bitterness. Nice creaminess toward the end.

The head is awesome. This brew looks pretty great.

The finish is very light, with just a mild cream and maybe a bit of bread.

This is just amazing, one of the best beers I have ever had.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2010 02:00:52 | More by Hypersomnia
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wrath98

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-05-2012 15:21:20 | More by wrath98
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ronbo5421

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-16-2014 10:53:02 | More by ronbo5421
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Googs

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-08-2012 17:31:55 | More by Googs
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BrewLancer40k

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-26-2013 07:18:18 | More by BrewLancer40k
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SuyoonShin

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-03-2013 01:40:46 | More by SuyoonShin
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jnich2424

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-04-2014 08:35:18 | More by jnich2424
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jmbot4371

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-14-2014 21:11:10 | More by jmbot4371
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GringoKid

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-02-2012 22:59:37 | More by GringoKid
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tsailor


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-25-2012 22:20:13 | More by tsailor
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Scooter131313

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-03-2014 03:36:53 | More by Scooter131313
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friedpotatoes

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-20-2012 07:33:30 | More by friedpotatoes
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beerdhabelly

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-18-2012 06:58:34 | More by beerdhabelly
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Bstrickler

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-21-2014 02:44:38 | More by Bstrickler
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camartin27

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-24-2013 04:08:29 | More by camartin27
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leokbelo

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dense pitch black into a snifter. 2 inch mocha colored foamy head that stays on for a while.
Rich dark chocolate on the nose, yeast and hops!
A punch in the palate with hops, sweet malts, dark chocolate and hints of coffee! Alcohol is present at 9%, but it doesn't overwhelm.
An amazing Imperial Stout and a perfect addition to this cold evening! Hoppy to the core!
Highly recommended!

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 01:07:34 | More by leokbelo
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loupap

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-08-2014 01:18:58 | More by loupap
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moochmonster

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-19-2014 22:44:30 | More by moochmonster
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-14-2014 20:09:09 | More by Hohnbaum
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Chris00710

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

09-09-2013 20:56:31 | More by Chris00710
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C_S

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-22-2013 01:08:48 | More by C_S
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BTHU

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-27-2012 20:07:39 | More by BTHU
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poolemhore

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-20-2014 18:27:50 | More by poolemhore
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unclejimbay

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
North Coast Brewing Co.
Style: Russian Imperial Stout
ABV: 9.00 %
bottle>pint glass @ E Street week of 9/23/09

Appearance is almost identical to Old #38 in color, very dark brown/black with a nice creamy tan head.
Smell/Aroma is dark roasted malty-ness with coffee and cocoa notes in a fine symphony for the nose.
Tastes as it smells and then some, with a full bodied roasty finish.
Mouthfeel is full body with low carbonation as expected.

Cocoa is a forward flavor in this stout balanced by a harmony of citus hop notes. Just the way I like an RIS.
Exceptional drinkability for a RIS, not 100% sessionable, but complex enough to make it a 5.0 if you pace yourself and respect this big bold brew!

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2009 19:18:21 | More by unclejimbay
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NSLPublishing

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-19-2012 03:47:55 | More by NSLPublishing
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,149 ratings.