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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

9,149 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,149
Reviews: 3,321
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 247
Gots: 996 | 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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rchristensen

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-15-2014 01:38:59 | More by rchristensen
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octoflex

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-15-2014 01:00:07 | More by octoflex
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coxxx616

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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cdog707yo

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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MrWilliams

Florida

4/5  rDev -7%

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_morandi_

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-14-2014 22:35:27 | More by _morandi_
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farnold

New York

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

07-14-2014 21:00:44 | More by farnold
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tendercomrade

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-14-2014 20:26:58 | More by tendercomrade
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

07-14-2014 19:45:54 | More by Sarge3130
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Hop-Droppen-Roll

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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stevebrown

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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WI-Beer-Man

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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enjambed

Minnesota

4.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

My first review!

Served slightly chilled from bottle into stem glass.

appearance: Being a stout, you're not going to see anything surprising here, but it still looks very appetizing, like a fresh espresso. Black as night, a moderate pour produces an average sized, bubbly khaki/light brown head that settles down to a layer of foam.

smell: Roasted malts, coffee, maybe a bit of alcohol, very nice

taste: Chocolate, black licorice, and (my favorite) dark fruits or raisins come through here along with the coffee, ending with some good warmth from the alcohol. I gotta have some of this in the winter! It's a big stout for sure, but I don't find the flavor overpowering.

mouthfeel: Not as thick as I was expecting, more on the medium side, but it doesn't get in the way

overall: Old Rasputin is a nice, big imperial stout. I usually don't drink beers this big, and was surprised by how long it took to finish a bottle. The flavors are well balanced and it's not gonna wreck your palate, but having two in a short time period will definitely knock you off your donkey. Not exactly a beer you'd have at a party, but it's good sipping during a movie or reading a book (it will take half the movie to finish).

Serving type: bottle

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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7%

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Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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kehlah

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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vwbus7

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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Oregon

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California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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mhenson42

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,149 ratings.