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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

10,162 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 10,162
Reviews: 3,381
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 329
Gots: 1,443 | FT: 44
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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This beer pours a super-dark black color with a chocolate coloured head. The head doesn't retain all that well, but lacing is nice. Coffee and chocolate dominate the nose. The taste is also very nice. At first, the coffee and chocolate come in, dominating any other flavors. Then, some roasty malts start to come out, and as all those flavors fade, some bitter hops cruise on in to finish out the taste.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 10,162 ratings.