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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

9,479 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,479
Reviews: 3,336
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 273
Gots: 1,147 | 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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drobiarch

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-12-2013 01:43:23 | More by drobiarch
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roodie

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-12-2013 00:30:40 | More by roodie
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MudDrinker

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7%

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planbee

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

07-11-2013 20:31:22 | More by planbee
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FortKnox15

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-11-2013 17:13:14 | More by FortKnox15
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LincolnHawk

Djibouti

4/5  rDev -7%

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BillRoth

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-11-2013 02:57:09 | More by BillRoth
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NickyBox

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-11-2013 00:46:03 | More by NickyBox
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BrewBear

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

07-10-2013 15:08:16 | More by BrewBear
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radiofish

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-10-2013 04:28:07 | More by radiofish
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blklabel

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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abernethyj

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-10-2013 01:20:46 | More by abernethyj
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hishoosh

Washington

4/5  rDev -7%

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JesseLara

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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EdwardFortyHands

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-09-2013 05:54:21 | More by EdwardFortyHands
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Rognvaldr

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Zbeetleman

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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schnauzeborne

Florida

4.06/5  rDev -5.6%

Old Rasputin used to be my favorite beer. One day, I bought a four-pack of OR and a 24 oz. bottle of Guinness Extra Stout, then settled in for the night with what I felt was an adequate amount of good beer. Looking back, I was quite surprised with the similarities between the two beers. In retrospect, Old Rasputin is basically Guinness without the acidic, bitter aftertaste. I know that some people drink Guinness specifically for that vinegary taste, which comes from the brewery reusing samples of their products from previous centuries, so it would be completely understandable if some people prefer Guinness to North Coast Old Rasputin. In my opinion, OR's smoothness and unadulterated chocolate after-taste is highly desirable, and outdoes Guinness by a long-shot. Still, it helped me to realize that there are better options out there. I would recommend Samuel Smith's Oatmeal stout for anyone looking for the next level of delicious stout. For anyone that loves Old Rasputin's taste specifically because of its ability to be delicious while hiding a high alcohol content, I would suggest Weyerbacher's "old Heretic" or "Heresy" stouts, because even though they do not match the sheer tastiness of Old Rasputin, they definitely hide their ABV better than any other beer I have come across, and are in some ways reminiscent of OR's flavor profile.

Old Rasputin, herself, though . . . I highly recommend her. Pick this up whenever you get the chance.

07-09-2013 04:45:07 | More by schnauzeborne
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JasonTaverner

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7%

07-09-2013 02:29:16 | More by JasonTaverner
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Travis_Faught

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-08-2013 17:24:05 | More by Travis_Faught
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Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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trentbrown89

California

4/5  rDev -7%

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AdamElb

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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TheRealtor

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-08-2013 01:50:46 | More by TheRealtor
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,479 ratings.