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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

9,490 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,490
Reviews: 3,338
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 272
Gots: 1,155 | FT: 34
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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A - Black as night and gives no light when held to a source. His head is thick at more than an inch and a heavy tan color.

S - Chocolate and coffee aromas abound.

T - Thick dark coffee flavor on top of a deep chocolate that comes through each pull at different stages.

M - The feel is slightly coarse and light in my opimion. Especially for a high gravity stout such as this one. I really like a good chewy stout, especially when the flavors here are so exceptional. There is a stickiness in the finish on my lips which I do enjoy.

~ Overall this is a very good beer. There are few stouts that can brag such a robust palate. If you haven't tried this stout, you need to.

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Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a snifter

A- Pours black with a vicious dark tan head. Thick, fluffy head which resembles a pillowy sky. Nice sticky lacing and great head retention.

S- Smells of chocolate and molasses. Balances out with a floral hop presence. Plenty of sweet, chocolaty malt. I can taste the richness through the smell.

T- Full blast of roasted malt and chocolate with a bitter hop finish. The chocolate and toffee sweetness is followed by a floral hop finish. Amazing balance. Not too one sided or overpowering.

M- Creamy, smooth and perfectly balanced. Reminiscent of a piece of velvet chocolate cake. Leaves a rich, thick coat on the palate. Carbonation is in tune with the style.

D- Because of how smooth it is for an RIS, this one can easily be enjoyed one delicious sip at a time. Exquisite creaminess. One of the richest and boldest RIS's one can find. It still amazes and pleases me that this is available year round.

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Big and bold. The taste lingers on. A favorite of mine. Introduce your friends to Rasputin. The alcohol doesn't over power the flavor!

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,490 ratings.