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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

9,208 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,208
Reviews: 3,326
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 253
Gots: 1,016 | FT: 32
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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johnny5martini


5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-17-2014 03:42:49 | More by johnny5martini
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Geraurd

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-14-2014 02:12:45 | More by Geraurd
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Jakerusch


5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-14-2014 03:20:27 | More by Jakerusch
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Nm4452


5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-27-2014 15:04:05 | More by Nm4452
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Bruinbear


5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-13-2014 01:20:43 | More by Bruinbear
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Jordanmtate

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-20-2014 23:25:44 | More by Jordanmtate
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Buu

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Visual - A dark, jet black color with creamy mocha head.

Aroma - A very pleasant earthy roasted malt scent with hints of chocolate and espresso. It's incredibly alluring.

Taste - Flavors are strong coffee with mild sweetness, and a very bitter and slight alcohol aftertaste. It's a very warm and comforting taste that begs to be savored.

Mouthfeel - Full bodied with little carbonation. Incredibly smooth and creamy.

Drinkability - The perfect drink for cold weathers. Soothing and delicious.

Overall - The best Imperial Stout I've had. Excellent in all aspects for a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2014 21:24:44 | More by Buu
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ndayrz

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-26-2014 22:27:08 | More by ndayrz
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Reggie1982

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-26-2014 18:33:43 | More by Reggie1982
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thetomb

British Columbia (Canada)

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-25-2014 01:22:16 | More by thetomb
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juancdh

Panama

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-20-2014 18:12:43 | More by juancdh
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jwal

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-22-2014 19:49:06 | More by jwal
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andyhurley

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-12-2014 02:15:59 | More by andyhurley
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kilobees

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-16-2014 23:58:25 | More by kilobees
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babyak75

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-02-2014 18:51:14 | More by babyak75
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LoveThyBier

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have to say, I love beer that fills the pallet. If I can see through it, I may not want to try it if I'm not familiar with it. My first experience with Imperial Stout was not a pleasant one. It was harsh and bitter. I shied away from such things until I discovered Old Rasputin. It's not harsh at all. I fills the pallet with all the flavors and notes I enjoy. It's not a beginners beer by any means. You have to really love the fullness and complexity that comes with such brews. It's not something I could drink one after the other for extended periods, but prefer to alternate between this and 90 Minute Imperial IPA from Dogfish Head.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 16:38:48 | More by LoveThyBier
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Drahtschwein

Arkansas

5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-17-2014 17:00:28 | More by Drahtschwein
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Sean32

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-28-2014 16:50:35 | More by Sean32
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devilfluff

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-02-2014 18:08:39 | More by devilfluff
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CraftMe14

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-15-2014 00:38:29 | More by CraftMe14
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ArrogantJoseph

Nevada

5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my first time ever having this beer and I'm cracking one open now!

Appearance: A outstandingly beautiful black body with a creamy two finger head that settles... but not too quickly. Leaves quite a bit of lacing.

Smell: Dark coffee, hints of chocolate and roasty smell.

Taste: Exceptional... Extremely well put together and balanced, you get exactly what you get in the nose. Bitter...but also sweet Chocolate,roasted coffee, there's some alcohol in it..but it definitely doesn't take away from the wonderful taste. Towards the end of the glass it finished with a dry chocolatey bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium to thick bodied it stands in between. Amazing mouthfeel though.

Overall: This is the best beer I have had to date. A lot of people recommended it to me and I'm really glad I took their advice. If you're a fan of Russian Imperial Stouts.. give this one a try you WILL not be disappointed. This will have a consistent place in my fridge. (Especially for the price!)

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 23:34:25 | More by ArrogantJoseph
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osinskkg


5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-19-2014 19:59:20 | More by osinskkg
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BrayMac

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-16-2014 21:01:50 | More by BrayMac
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brutusmuktuk

Michigan

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-19-2014 17:42:32 | More by brutusmuktuk
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galapaghost

Delaware

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-11-2014 07:08:20 | More by galapaghost
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,208 ratings.