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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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10,518 Ratings

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Ratings: 10,518
Reviews: 3,438
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 382
Gots: 1,700 | FT: 47
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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-18-2001

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.28/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at South Park Tavern. Very deep brown, nearly black. Thin mocha head looks inviting. Eventually a thin collar forms, and some spots of lace.

Roasty notes, espresso and dark chocolate. Caramel, dark fruit and some earthy, almost ashy notes.

Roasted malts and fairly dry up front. Espresso notes, bittersweet dark chocolate and some caramel. Not much dark fruit. Bitter roasty notes linger for a while, just like a nice espresso at the end of a meal.

Great body, with a lower amount of carbonation. Alcohol is hidden very well in this. I really like the dark chocolate/espresso character in this. Well made.

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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured from a 12 oz bottle resulting in a huge creamy mocha head that reminded me of a root beer float. Thick, very dark and opaque. Excellent lacing all the way through.

S- Dark roast coffee, chocolate, raisins.

T- Sweet and malty up front giving way to some mild bitterness and carbon astringency. Faint hops flavor with some coffee notes as well. For something with 9% ABV, the alcohol stays in the background.

M- Rich and smooth, full bodied and gently carbonated.

O- Years ago this was the first Imperial Russian Stout I tried. It was a revelation after only having Guiness as a representative of the Stout style. HIghly recommended. Never say die!

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 10,518 ratings.