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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

10,537 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 10,537
Reviews: 3,444
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 379
Gots: 1,717 | FT: 47
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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-18-2001

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

On tap at the cask republic with The Larse. Norman brought us over the label from the keg. It said "30 percent nitro and 70 percent C02". Guiness is 40 percent nitro. Very interesting. I had never had the old rasputin on nitro before. It was very tasty. It was still delicious as usual and the nitro provided a little extra smoothness.

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

Old Rasputin...In my circle the name says it all. Nice thick, black/brown body with about every shade of brown visible in the head. A large head emerges after the pour smelling of roasted malt, espresso, milk chocolate and dark chocolate and vanilla bean. As the head fizzles slowly, thick chunks of milk chocolate mousse lace appear at the sides of the glass and craters are formed at the zenith. The taste is magnificent: graham cracker, molasses, espresso, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, hot fudge syrup and light toffee. All flavors complement the roasty black malt backbone. Very thick and chewy as a top notch RIS should be. Luxurious mouthfeel. Very invigorating as it fulfills all expectations. Simply put, still the RIS all others are judged by.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Typical dark black stout color with a huge creamy coco head that lasted a long time and left lacing all the way down.Aroma is of coco,coffee,a hint of tobacco and by golly a whiff of hops.The flavor of this brew blew me away.Just the right amounts of all the goodies,alcohol,coffee,coco,hops,and I keep getting a hint of fresh tobacco either in the aroma or flavor but in a good way mind you,very balanced.Creamy mouthfeel,with tiny amount of carbonation and a little hop kiss at the end.

I drank two of these bad boys from a mug while doing the last of my yard work for the year in the falling snow. My mission is to find more of this and soon. I deem this "DA BOMB"

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 10,537 ratings.