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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

9,204 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,204
Reviews: 3,325
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 252
Gots: 1,012 | 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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Kirby


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-02-2012 15:29:25 | More by Kirby
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RebornStussy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-02-2012 13:00:16 | More by RebornStussy
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

03-02-2012 05:23:37 | More by Zachtheporter
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

03-02-2012 04:40:14 | More by jwat
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zachgroves

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

03-02-2012 03:54:31 | More by zachgroves
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dsuedbeck

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-02-2012 03:28:29 | More by dsuedbeck
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MrHolland10

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-02-2012 00:56:51 | More by MrHolland10
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bkrbdan

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-01-2012 19:11:23 | More by bkrbdan
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bplzip

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-01-2012 09:31:37 | More by bplzip
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ortie

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -7%

03-01-2012 03:22:13 | More by ortie
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ddevine


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-29-2012 22:13:15 | More by ddevine
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alwaysintense


5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-29-2012 21:41:04 | More by alwaysintense
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partypak

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-29-2012 20:39:59 | More by partypak
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efb123

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-29-2012 02:36:52 | More by efb123
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DCon

Missouri

4.55/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Enjoyed on-NITRO-tap @ the Royale - Food & Spirits in St. Louis, MO for $4.50. Tapped from the Black/Gold Tap handle w/ Mr Rasputin on it into a 12oz Stemmed Goblet Glass.

Aroma- Tons of cocoa and a nice, clean roasted aroma comes across in this one. You can even smell the creaminess here! Very nice and smooth to the nose.

Appearance- Pours a 1.5, creamy head that has long lasting retention. Has the most opaque brown colored body possible.

Flavor- Roast, deep chocolate, smooth coffee richness, and well balanced beer are all characteristics of this one. Malt made this one up. Medium bitterness finishes up this quite enjoyable brew.

Mouthfeel- Medium-Full Bodied due to unreal creaminess, Light Carbonation, SMOOTH, and has tons of malt that stay forever on the palate.

Overall Impression- Wow! While having enjoyed this one many times in bottle form, I never had nitro until the other night. Huge creaminess and enjoyed every sip. Definitely recommend finding this on nitro and enjoying one or two.

Serving type: nitro-tap

02-29-2012 01:24:37 | More by DCon
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BarrelAgedBarry

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-29-2012 00:20:37 | More by BarrelAgedBarry
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jjohnston87

California

4/5  rDev -7%

02-28-2012 21:00:38 | More by jjohnston87
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Tumble

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-28-2012 20:19:02 | More by Tumble
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BillH200174

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thick creamy head to it’s oily core it’s a joy to drink. A nice burnt chocolate/coffee flavor greets the nose. Rich, oily mouthful like a chaw of chewing tobaccoo but such a nice tangy flavor. The beer finishes rich and malty with a wonderful mix of hoppy goodness.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 20:11:17 | More by BillH200174
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fountainofyouth

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-28-2012 06:37:09 | More by fountainofyouth
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Xudoo


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-28-2012 05:22:59 | More by Xudoo
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chanokokoro

Illinois

4.63/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into a snifter from a 12 oz bottle.

A: Black as night. Beautiful tan head, great retention

S: Robust roasted malt mixed with chocolate, coffee and a hint of vanilla.

T: Huge roasted malt that finishes in a tantalizing bitterness.

M: Perfect body. Coats the mouth like a hand in a glove. Wonderful!

O: Old Rasputin is a true classic, a truly amazing Russian Imperial Stout.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 03:56:29 | More by chanokokoro
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BrianGaynor


4.63/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My first official review, so bear with me.

Appearance: pours completely jet black with a two finger tan head. Very thick pour. I personally love a thick beer so this has a lot of appeal to me.

Smell: Roasted malts, chocolate, a bit of vanilla maybe?

Taste: this doesn't hit like some of the 9.0% beers I've had in the past. Really pleasing taste of roasted malts and hints of vanilla.

Mouthfeel: as said earlier, this beer is thick. You can really feel the thickness, but it still goes down smooth.

Overall: this beer is pretty good, I am going to enjoy drinking the other three in the pack.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 03:51:34 | More by BrianGaynor
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ChanceK

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

02-28-2012 02:46:47 | More by ChanceK
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stevefinny

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7%

02-28-2012 01:34:54 | More by stevefinny
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,204 ratings.