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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

9,505 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,505
Reviews: 3,339
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 272
Gots: 1,162 | FT: 34
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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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-15-2012 15:00:40 | More by RMoeNay
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MudHobbit

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-15-2012 14:37:32 | More by MudHobbit
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Btr73


4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-15-2012 01:23:11 | More by Btr73
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BTFU

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-14-2012 21:21:24 | More by BTFU
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Futsey


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-14-2012 15:10:58 | More by Futsey
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Ssaknurd


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-14-2012 02:52:36 | More by Ssaknurd
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jereb33

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-13-2012 21:34:03 | More by jereb33
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22Catch22

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-12-2012 03:01:53 | More by 22Catch22
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docrates

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-12-2012 00:40:06 | More by docrates
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Lordquackingstic

New York

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Deep, dark black with a sticky brown head. Lacing is exceptional.

S: Chocolate and bitter coffee, slightly milky.

T: Bitter chocolate and vanilla with notes of coffee. There's also a little bit of a woody taste to it. Warming alcohol punch. Very nice.

M: Slightly bitter with low carbonation. Little bit of alcohol heat.

O: Fantastic stout. This really hits the spot for when I'm in a stout mood. Would love to try the bourbon barrel aged version.

07-11-2012 23:39:48 | More by Lordquackingstic
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hanlonrn


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-11-2012 19:33:07 | More by hanlonrn
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TheCondor

Missouri

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%

Ok so I had a filling done the other day, and the anesthetic had worn off later in the night. My tooth was slamming, and of course I had a fridge full of beers waiting to be drank. So I decided to drink the one with the highest ABV in there (minus the barley wine I am aging), which was old Rasputin. This review may be a little more brief than most of mine, but that's because i am doing on my iPad sitting in an airport from tape recorded notes.

Side poured with standard vigor from a bottle into a tulip glass.

Appearance - cool looking bottle, love the packaging. Pours a jet black with zero transparency, having a nice two finger mocha head that hangs around for some time and leaves excellent lacing almost through the entire drink.

Smell - Roasted and charred malts are the big boys, but it has dark fruits, coffee, and some chocolate hints as well. A little oak smell in there, and a nice accompaniment of booze to round it out!

Taste - matches the aroma almost exactly. The big roasted, charred malts get you and hold your palate, while the other favors and scents mingle in with them. Chocolate, oak, dark fruits, and booze all make an appearance. Excellent taste

Mouthfeel - Finishes creamy and thick, with a nice warming finish because of the booze level. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Highly recommended. I will absolutely buy and drink this again. I have already recommended it to people who have not had it yet. Very very good beer, I strongly suggest you go get some. Good value too.

07-11-2012 15:18:05 | More by TheCondor
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Maegodfrey14


3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-11-2012 01:10:57 | More by Maegodfrey14
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Jason_Quad


4/5  rDev -7%

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Mingstein

California

4/5  rDev -7%

07-10-2012 13:57:38 | More by Mingstein
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Moby

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-09-2012 23:30:42 | More by Moby
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +16.3%

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jerrycarlson

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

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nrombes

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-08-2012 13:38:48 | More by jbaker67
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masonacoats

Louisiana

4.43/5  rDev +3%

Appearance: Beautiful black with brown head and incredible retention and lacing. Perfect.

Smell: Great roasted malt, toffee, chocolate, and herbal hops aroma

Taste: Roasted malt, dark caramel/toffee are up-front, alcohol is not as apparent as 9% would lead one to believe. Excellent.

Mouthfeel: Carbonation is just right; maybe a bit too prickly. Not too thick or thin. Very good.

07-08-2012 03:21:55 | More by masonacoats
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Dirty25

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-08-2012 01:22:30 | More by Dirty25
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AnaMosity


3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-07-2012 22:13:42 | More by AnaMosity
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-07-2012 16:57:30 | More by Stinger80OH
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,505 ratings.