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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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10,350 Ratings

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Ratings: 10,350
Reviews: 3,396
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 352
Gots: 1,548 | FT: 47
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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4/5  rDev -7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours black as night with a 2 finger tan head creating beautiful patterns of lacing.

S - Big chocolate, gently roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, raisins, chocolate covered dates, walnuts, pine infused alcohol.

T - Robust espresso and rich chocolate burst onto the palate, heavily roasted black malt, green hops come through rather quickly, vanilla bean, dark plums, roasted walnuts. Green pine hits hard at the end and finishes long with roast and pine resin.

M - Heavy body, very smooth feel, low carbonation.

Big robust flavors with a big hop bite at the end. The roasted malt comes through more in the flavor than the nose. Nice nutty yeast. This basically has everything you want in a RIS. This beer seems better every time I drink it it.

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4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- black with a tan head.

S- Coffee, roasted malt, dark fruits, subtle hop aromas.

T- coffee, dark chocolate, Roasted malt.

M- full body with a creamy mouthfeel. Good amount of carbonation

O- I like this beer a lot. I enjoyed it with a box of see's candies (chocolate). I almost want to make a white russian with this beer.

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-dark brown to black opaque color with a tan generous head and good lacing

S-roasted malt and coffee with some chocolate and hints of bitter hops

T-dark roasted malt and chocolate with coffee and nice bitter finish, alcohol is well-concealed

F-full body with light to medium carbonation, smooth and creamy

O-an excellent RIS at a great price

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3/5  rDev -30.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -36%

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2.5/5  rDev -41.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.2/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours pitch black with a deep toffee head into my Duvel tulip. Very, very faint bready nose. As it warms nose is coming out a bit more giving off some roasty chocolate espresso notes. Time for a taste. Oh gosh! So much complexity after such a weak nose. Crazy! Chocolate, espresso, caramel, liquorish, mulled over with carbonation, with a tart bittering hop finish that I just love! Fantastique!

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 10,350 ratings.