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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

9,147 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,147
Reviews: 3,321
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 247
Gots: 994 | 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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amejia79

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-03-2012 20:53:41 | More by amejia79
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mjmadsen21

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-13-2012 05:50:53 | More by mjmadsen21
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-01-2012 22:46:23 | More by agreenman19
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PacNWDad

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-02-2012 18:27:09 | More by PacNWDad
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Matthew607

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-08-2014 03:29:29 | More by Matthew607
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-09-2013 22:15:01 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-14-2012 13:47:35 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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trotnixon

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-30-2013 01:08:38 | More by trotnixon
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-03-2013 03:37:03 | More by redfox405
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-24-2014 20:21:09 | More by pjbfromkc
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itsscience

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

10-29-2013 04:18:44 | More by itsscience
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ChesterHop

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

10-25-2013 04:28:29 | More by ChesterHop
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Proclarush

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-02-2013 12:44:35 | More by Proclarush
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Bnoise11

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-26-2012 17:05:04 | More by Bnoise11
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BeerRun13

California

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

Old Rasputin pours a dark almost black color that allows no light through in pint glass. A nice thick head forms, tan in color with a dark outer ring. The head falls a bit, but stays a little creamy on top.
Coffe and dark chocolate aromas are evident first. There is also a hint of cherry. Smells good.
Defineitely coffe and roasted chocolate flavors. There is a wonderfull fruity flavor behind it all... at first I thought maybe cherry but it is defineitely more of a berry flavor... maybe blackberrys, either way it tends to show more as it warms. A bit of hop spice shows through and there is a bit of hop bitterness. Still most of the bitterness comes from the roasted barley.
This Russian Imperial Stout is medium to full bodied. Very well balanced flavors make this beer a real treat.
I was dissapointed that they were only available in a 4-pack, and that was before I even got to try one... I'm headed back to the store.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2006 01:29:08 | More by BeerRun13
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MattXT

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-12-2013 18:38:11 | More by MattXT
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-03-2012 02:08:21 | More by steamboatbrewer
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AdamElb

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-08-2013 03:09:30 | More by AdamElb
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saiconotto

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-09-2013 21:34:11 | More by saiconotto
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clausm76

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-26-2013 01:01:28 | More by clausm76
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decay_of_mind


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-13-2012 11:23:02 | More by decay_of_mind
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jasewaaang

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

09-16-2012 07:52:47 | More by jasewaaang
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goschool

California

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

Appearance: The pour is dark chocolate with red hues. The light brown head starts off massive before rescinding to a thin layer covering more than half of the beer.

Smell: There are big roasted malt aromas in the nose, namely chocolate, coffee, as well as a touch of alcohol.

Taste: The taste fallows the nose to a tee. Roasted malts bring semi-sweet chocolate, coffee (a darkish, roast with low acidity like Sumatra), fruity hops in the background, and warming alcohol at finish.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, smooth, and creamy, yet somewhat sticky at the same time.

Drinkable: There's lots of alcohol and the flavor profile is intense, but this is much more quaffable than it has any right to be.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2006 07:23:38 | More by goschool
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dragoondingus

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-31-2012 03:44:23 | More by dragoondingus
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Armando_Perez

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

10-02-2013 01:04:57 | More by Armando_Perez
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,147 ratings.