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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

9,017 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 9,017
Reviews: 3,317
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 242
Gots: 948 | FT: 31
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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scubahood

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-03-2012 14:22:01 | More by scubahood
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atinman

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-17-2013 23:27:33 | More by atinman
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Ash

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-25-2012 20:14:09 | More by Ash
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beaverapproved

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-12-2013 02:02:42 | More by beaverapproved
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hockeypuck

Maine

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2013 13:14:43 | More by hockeypuck
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jegross2

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-08-2013 04:29:00 | More by jegross2
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Mosley1212

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Jet black with brown head that sticks with the beer and has great retention

S - Bitter coffee, dark chocolate, some malt, maybe a hit of berries

T - Tastes like coffee with a hint of chocolate aftertaste, pleasant, one of the best stouts on the market

M - Bitter taste with a semi-sweet taste when swallowed, I think it comes from the chocolate

D - This is a very smooth, drinkable beer, but you could not have many before it catches up to you.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2010 17:28:25 | More by Mosley1212
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Bpierso1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-22-2013 04:18:34 | More by Bpierso1
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JKIPA05

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-30-2014 18:17:06 | More by JKIPA05
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matjack85

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-26-2013 16:09:07 | More by matjack85
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Mike

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-03-2014 18:40:40 | More by Mike
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dbaker61

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-23-2013 15:07:31 | More by dbaker61
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Lorianneb

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-12-2013 20:56:20 | More by Lorianneb
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-04-2012 05:00:18 | More by vrbulldog22
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Hopsiam14

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-27-2013 15:33:01 | More by Hopsiam14
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mtbdonn

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-24-2014 04:59:53 | More by mtbdonn
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scooter231

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark dark brown with tan head, very dark and mysterious. Smells deliiicious with chocolate filling my nostrils begging me to sip! And sip I do, and it is, in fact, also, delicious. Chocolately and caramely and espresso-y. A bitter finish completes the taste cycle. Mouthfeel is bubbly and fluffy, very clean and smooth. Very drinkable, though too sweet after a while. And did I mention how sneaky this is? At almost 9 percent, it's definitely sneaky.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2006 08:39:14 | More by scooter231
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E_wood

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

10-16-2013 00:12:27 | More by E_wood
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SierraJosh

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-07-2013 04:21:32 | More by SierraJosh
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AlephNull

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours black as the darkest night. There's no light that gets through this one held up to the brightest of lights. The head takes a while to grow, and disappears to a thin ring around the glass quickly as well. It leaves a heavy lacing that drips back down the glass.

S- Toasted malts dominate with a chocolaty flavor over all others. There's a nice burnt grain that follows closing with a hint of sweet cherry.

T- Mmm... toasty goodness opens with roasted grains, quite a variety to these grain flavors that develop briefly into a bit of a coffee flavor.

M- Always an issue with strong stouts, this comes of as a bit chalky, but this has a bit of an oily basis behind it. Less chalky than many other high alcohol stouts, it's not too bad on the palate, but very dry.

D- While I really enjoy this, it's primarily on an intellectual level. Not an everyday beer. The dryness of this beer is perhaps a little overwhelming.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2007 03:20:09 | More by AlephNull
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d_brommer_nh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-03-2013 19:48:36 | More by d_brommer_nh
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guytyping

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-28-2013 02:33:49 | More by guytyping
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Prager62

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-11-2014 07:47:34 | More by Prager62
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Absolut

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-13-2013 18:45:59 | More by Absolut
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beerdave

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-25-2012 03:36:53 | More by beerdave
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,017 ratings.