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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

9,909 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,909
Reviews: 3,362
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 302
Gots: 1,328 | FT: 43
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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Serving: 12 ounce bottle poured into an Old Rasputin 10 ounce nonic glass

Appearance: Jet black with a tan colored head, lots of lacing, sticks throughout the glass while I enjoy this brew.

Smell: The bottle I am rating is fresh, getting some hops on the front of the aroma, getting some coffee, malted roast aromas in the middle and end.

Taste: Hops on the front, coffee, chocolate roast in the middle, with bitterness at the end. The roasted chocolate malts linger with the bitterness, very nice. Dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Thick, covers the palate, great mouthfeel, not watery at all, but not too thick. Very dry on the palate. Lots of carbonation, tiny bubbles.

Overall: This beer is world class, fresh it has a lot of hops for an imperial stout, with some age, the hops reside and more of the roasted chocolate elements of the beer come forward. Love this beer, one of my all time favorites, and a prime example of a Russian Imperial Stout, a must try!

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,909 ratings.