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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

9,471 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,471
Reviews: 3,335
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 272
Gots: 1,140 | 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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wembly13

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

02-26-2012 13:25:50 | More by wembly13
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lilnicky068

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-26-2012 02:20:14 | More by lilnicky068
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Obscure05

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7%

02-25-2012 22:59:32 | More by Obscure05
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ltdantheman

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-25-2012 22:24:44 | More by ltdantheman
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SHCC

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

02-25-2012 19:24:37 | More by SHCC
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craftbeer31

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-25-2012 18:37:16 | More by craftbeer31
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7%

02-25-2012 06:43:02 | More by schopenhauerale
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-25-2012 05:44:40 | More by RandyBoBandy
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HungarianCount

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-25-2012 03:58:32 | More by HungarianCount
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cburns48

Vermont

4/5  rDev -7%

02-25-2012 02:55:55 | More by cburns48
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byrnemi

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-25-2012 02:41:54 | More by byrnemi
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ncworster

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-25-2012 01:54:48 | More by ncworster
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vejadu

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-25-2012 01:39:35 | More by vejadu
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Metal4Breakfast

Florida

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-25-2012 01:19:30 | More by Metal4Breakfast
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Nicknackpaddywack


2.78/5  rDev -35.3%

WAY OVER-RATED micro-brewed high alcohol content export extra-stout. Character is way too busy on tongue back-outside tastebuds. After-taste all over the place.

I like a simple ultra-strong Cohiba extra-vigoroso torpedo maduro cigar. This beer is way too tootie-fruity to go with my favorite simple but strong cigar.

I much prefer best match: Leinenkugel's Big Eddy from original Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin brewry spring brewed seasonally with year on bottleneck band - cigar bands come off on way into humidor.

Rasputin is SISSY GIRLY Stout only good for fruit cake. I cannot believe the rating Rasputin gets here & I've lived in many places in the world to acquire local appreciation for water, ingredients & process characteristics.

02-25-2012 01:10:42 | More by Nicknackpaddywack
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

02-22-2012 03:17:50 | More by DWolf
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gflo221

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-22-2012 02:00:16 | More by gflo221
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4thelvofbeer

Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +0.7%

This is a really nice Russian Imperial Stout (interesting to read why Russian Imperial Stout is named as it is, but to make a medium story short, it was historically brewed in England for the court of Catherine the 2nd of Russia). This brew is very very smooth and very very drinkable. Fortunately, available in quantity in the town where I live, I drink it regularly...lol.

A: Black with a big foamy head that quickly dissipates to a light broen cover
S: Malty chocolaty and smooth
T: Very smooth, big malts

Really nice....

02-22-2012 01:19:45 | More by 4thelvofbeer
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John11486

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-21-2012 18:49:04 | More by John11486
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MeatyMoo

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-21-2012 06:39:09 | More by MeatyMoo
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Rocketman8911

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

The beer is super dark. So dark that when you hold it up to the light you can't see the light through it. It also has a beautiful mocha brown head that is 2 fingers high.

The smell is of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, carmel, and dark fruits.

The taste is roasted malts with chocolate and coffee notes and finishes with a nice hop bitterness.

The mouthfeel is medium not to thick and not thin with a nice amount of carbonation that isn't over welling.

Overall this is a beer that isn't for the faint of heart. It is for someone who appreciates a really complex beer that can savor this beer slowly.

02-21-2012 05:48:10 | More by Rocketman8911
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mechanicalprints

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-21-2012 00:07:47 | More by mechanicalprints
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Nage37

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-20-2012 22:52:17 | More by Nage37
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olympicgatorade

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-20-2012 14:29:13 | More by olympicgatorade
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friedpotatoes

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-20-2012 07:33:30 | More by friedpotatoes
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,471 ratings.