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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

9,692 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,692
Reviews: 3,351
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 292
Gots: 1,233 | FT: 38
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Had on nitro-tap at Redlight Redlight. Served in a 10 oz. glass shaped like a nonic pint pint glass.

A: Very dark brown, and opaque. Creamy dark tan nitro head, but much of the nitrogen movement within the beer had dissipated by the time I got the glass.

S: Coffee, dark cacao. Rich maltiness and a creamy sweetness. Not a huge aroma, but nice when you work at it a bit.

T: Sweet dark-roasted coffee, cacao, and big roasted malts without being overly bitter. Some toffee and a lactose-like sweetness throughout. Mild roasted bitterness in hang.

M: The body is on the thin side for style and the nitro-tap serving. Creamy mouthfeel, and alcohol is well-hidden for style.

O: Truly a quality, easily accessible example of style, but it didn't quite live up to my high expectations for having it on nitro.

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The aroma is of rich roasted malt complemented perfectly by over-ripe citrus and whiffs of coffee. It almost smells as if it were barrel-aged.

Sweet, smooth, and almost milky, like milk chocolate with caramel Bitter hops and roast malts refuse to allow the sweetness to overpower.

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One of the best stouts. It's sweet, as I prefer, but countered well by the heavy bitterness. Great for a cool spring night.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,692 ratings.