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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

10,699 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 10,699
Reviews: 3,488
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 401
Gots: 1,847 | FT: 49
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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Photo of LuthersMug
4.16/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A - Silky smooth dark black pour. Rich and creamy chocolate head. Wonderful lacing.

S - Fresh bitter chocolate with a bit of toasted malt.

T - Toasted malts, a bit of cocoa.

M - This beer is very smooth and fresh, feels like liquid chocolate. Very filling.

O - A very tasty stout, very enjoyable.

Photo of projektyle
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of BigJarv79
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of jrenn
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of seanmugs
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of craftbeer31
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of bill_rue
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of CLanda
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of ElizabethEleanor
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of NormLobstah
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Mikeszab
4.78/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Charliechu
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Ian_Hammons
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of MattyIce21
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Bonifeks
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Dougish
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Copernicus
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of zak333
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JKIPA05
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of hiker1701a
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of yarnbomb
4/5  rDev -7%

It's very good, to be sure. It's just not my favorite. Maybe I just can't forget that first awful, spoiled one I had all those years ago before I learned to love a good Imperial beer.

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

Photo of jvajda
4.87/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Dark black body. A vigorous pour resulted in a one finger head that is tan. Ecellent look.
Smell: Alcohol and big roasted smells. Also a good load of malt freshness like a dunkel.
Taste: Wow. Milky and creamy, then bitter coffee roast flavors, a good bit of alcohol too. The sweetness balances excellently with bitterness. There is a lot to taste here. I've never had a more balanced stout. This is a superior beer.
Mouthfeel: Creamy and velvety like no other.
Drinkabilty: Imperial Stouts are not as drinkable as your typical session beer, but within this style this is the most drinkable. Relatively low ABV and very high complexity beg me to come back.

Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 10,699 ratings.