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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

10,701 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 10,701
Reviews: 3,488
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 400
Gots: 1,848 | 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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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - This thing is dark as tar, black as night, darker than a car getting an oil change. Wow this is black. Looks syrupy, but a sip will tell you other wise. Nice tan, latte colored head. Thick, thick, 3 finger head.

S - Very robust malt, roasted coffee notes. sweet, and ends with a bitter.

T - Very creamy, a bitterness from the roast, bit of sweet, vanilla, chocolate, bitter at the end.

M - Heavy body, there's no way around it. Thick, silky, creamy, little carbonation.

O - This is a great brew. It's spot on and I can say this is the standard of how I judge RIS now. Definitely will keep this in the rotation. They should release a holiday brew of this? Vanilla beans?

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pure black with two fingers of milky tan head, big thick lacing all around the sides.
S - Dark roasted chocolates, hazelnut, a tad skunky, some milk chocolate, sweet roasted malt.
T - Lush creamy milky chocolate tones bitter roasts that make for a nice balance.
M - Velvet creamy milky, amazing.
O - One of the best RIS you can get its super silky smooth full chocolate flavor.

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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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 10,701 ratings.