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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

9,027 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,027
Reviews: 3,317
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 243
Gots: 954 | 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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Geoff413

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

07-02-2014 14:08:27 | More by Geoff413
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PassMeAZima

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-02-2014 12:35:44 | More by PassMeAZima
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TheBeerbarian

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-02-2014 04:13:18 | More by TheBeerbarian
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Nitty703

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-02-2014 01:35:51 | More by Nitty703
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Petegrieco

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-02-2014 00:14:57 | More by Petegrieco
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Atom_Bomb

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-01-2014 20:16:37 | More by Atom_Bomb
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greg138

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-01-2014 19:14:26 | More by greg138
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andrewjdc

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-01-2014 16:29:11 | More by andrewjdc
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HawaiianSteel

Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-01-2014 15:20:05 | More by HawaiianSteel
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suckaj


3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

07-01-2014 12:10:31 | More by suckaj
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StayWhatYouAre2

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-01-2014 11:37:15 | More by StayWhatYouAre2
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Liam4123


4/5  rDev -7%

07-01-2014 08:06:16 | More by Liam4123
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Ajmorriso1


3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-30-2014 23:46:09 | More by Ajmorriso1
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cervezango

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-30-2014 23:40:12 | More by cervezango
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MWolverines66

New York

4/5  rDev -7%

06-30-2014 21:53:46 | More by MWolverines66
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B33randen

Pennsylvania

4.49/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

In my opinion, this is the defining beer for its style: the imperial stout. This is not to say that this is the smoothest stout out there - forget drinking it anything other than COLD. I have never had the privilege of having this on tap, but for me this rivals some of the best stouts in the game.

A lot of beer drinkers condemn stouts for their usual strong presence of a coffee flavor, and while this does not have a strong coffee flavor, its "stout" flavor is omnipresent. It certainly has the creaminess of a stout, but I would say the mouthfeel is not as delightfully smooth as most stouts (I am unfairly comparing it to my last stout, deschutes obsidian on nitro), but this must certainly be because of the abv this bad boy packs.

Wouldn't recommend this for the faint,
Wouldn't recommend this for the anti-coffee type,

If you're not in either of these categories, trying this is a must

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 20:14:37 | More by B33randen
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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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Gear54

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-30-2014 16:04:13 | More by Gear54
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crnhusker

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -36%

06-30-2014 15:04:02 | More by crnhusker
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PastorMeat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-30-2014 04:16:51 | More by PastorMeat
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dkboston

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-30-2014 03:52:10 | More by dkboston
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cassieblake


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-30-2014 02:55:53 | More by cassieblake
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A-Sox

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-30-2014 01:37:20 | More by A-Sox
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dmgallag

Illinois

4.95/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Wow....

A - dark and sexy...just like a stout should be.

S - coffee and chocolate hints touch the nose... Probably more coffee than anything.

T - outstanding... Hits you upfront with a coffee shot and then settles into a chocolate background. Delicious and heavy this is a stout you pay attention to.

M - for as bold as the taste is....mouthfeel is a little bit watery. Not bad, just unexpected.

O - Do yourself a favor and pick this up. Not a session beer... Too heavy... But incredibly enjoyable in small doses. Enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 00:44:20 | More by dmgallag
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Geobus

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

06-30-2014 00:13:09 | More by Geobus
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,027 ratings.