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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

9,194 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,194
Reviews: 3,324
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 253
Gots: 1,011 | 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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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
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-25-2013 23:59:45 | More by Chugs13
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DerrickW

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-03-2013 17:36:33 | More by DerrickW
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Will_F

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-01-2014 20:43:11 | More by Will_F
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mreek

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-22-2013 02:47:10 | More by mreek
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madEthelFlint


4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-09-2012 15:29:29 | More by madEthelFlint
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scantonio

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

10-06-2012 06:32:50 | More by scantonio
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Treb0R

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-13-2012 16:56:01 | More by Treb0R
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mikediesel124

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-15-2012 21:04:33 | More by mikediesel124
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Matt_Felix

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-22-2014 00:00:16 | More by Matt_Felix
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markmiller

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-03-2012 01:01:53 | More by markmiller
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JDice20

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-05-2013 18:54:20 | More by JDice20
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rlee1390

Indiana

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

A 12oz bottle poured into a snifter in celebration of signing a lease on an apartment my friends (one of them's a BA) are living in next year.

A-Deep dark black has about a one and a half finger dark brown foam head that lingers and leaves behind a decent lacing.

S-Coffee, roasted malts, chocolate. A sweet smelling brew.

T-Smells sweet, tastes sweet. Exact same flavors come through. Well balanced and mouth watering.

M-Medium bodied, creamy.

D-Alcohol is masked well, makes for easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2011 19:38:13 | More by rlee1390
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SpartyJoe

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-20-2014 12:01:53 | More by SpartyJoe
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,194 ratings.