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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutOld Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

10,154 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 10,154
Reviews: 3,381
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 328
Gots: 1,441 | FT: 44
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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1/5  rDev -76.7%

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1/5  rDev -76.7%

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Soma474, Sep 10, 2012
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1/5  rDev -76.7%

drunkskunk, Dec 12, 2012
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1/5  rDev -76.7%

MrBallz, Oct 02, 2013
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1/5  rDev -76.7%

Mdavies021, Sep 25, 2014
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1/5  rDev -76.7%

Gki36, Jul 27, 2014
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1/5  rDev -76.7%

Mamathews, Oct 09, 2014
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1/5  rDev -76.7%

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1/5  rDev -76.7%

Way2drunk, Nov 10, 2014
Photo of callmeclemens
1.13/5  rDev -73.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Upon pouring this beer looked like cola, maybe a little darker. Smelled like licorse. Tasted like Licorse and Alcohal. I found this beer difficult to sip, sallow, and even gulp. Had no head, and no lacing whatsoever which leads me to believe I may have gotten a bad bottle, so perhaps I'll try again.

However, judging from what I know about Rasputin, this seems like the kind of thing he would drink by the barrelful atleast ten times a day. So I suppose mission accomplished, Comrades.

callmeclemens, Aug 12, 2010
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1.2/5  rDev -72.1%

Chalkum, Aug 21, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -65.1%

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1.52/5  rDev -64.7%

wpwilson, Aug 14, 2014
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1.55/5  rDev -64%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

I know this beer gets rave reviews, however...

I have enjoyed other RIS's but this one is just plain ugh.

It looks good enough, very dark brown, almost black, ruby around the edge against a light. Nice brown two finger head, goes down to a pretty lace after a while.

Smell is a little strange, very fruity, but not much else.

Taste...ARRRGH! Fruit and alcohol, kinda like Boone's Farm or something. Yuck!

Mouthfeel is as it should be, kinda thick, but not really thick.

Drinkability Well...I bought four of these, and have managed to choke down two, but the other two are probobly destined for the trash hopper.

Like I said, I have enjoyed other RIS's before, Sam Smith's is my fave, but I think Old Rasp is a little high on the ABV at 9%. It makes it too heavy more my taste buds to handle.

tfp4268, Jul 11, 2006
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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 10,154 ratings.