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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

9,476 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,476
Reviews: 3,335
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 272
Gots: 1,145 | 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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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-01-2013 00:21:21 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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twizzard

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-13-2013 14:12:27 | More by twizzard
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AndyH

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-17-2014 01:06:24 | More by AndyH
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-09-2013 14:29:05 | More by twowheelssoar
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BamfBacon

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

10-26-2013 21:06:22 | More by BamfBacon
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klinger

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

10-10-2012 17:03:26 | More by klinger
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AKBelgianBeast

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Old rasputin pours an impenetrable black with a good one finger light tan head. The nose is very hoppy, but clearly has some java tones. When tasted I am suprised at the strong hop presence. Uniquely hoppy, but still a good malt and dark background. A little bit of coffee flavors but mostly hops on the finish. Does leave a slight sugar coating on the lips. Mouthfeel is slightly thin but still quite good. Drinkability is lowered a bit but for hopheads it should be no problem. Great brew, I am leary to put this in the cellar but I will give a few of them a shot.

01-06-2008 05:57:58 | More by AKBelgianBeast
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Rob_Harrington

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-07-2014 01:24:11 | More by Rob_Harrington
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ShawneeIrish

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-06-2013 23:30:43 | More by ShawneeIrish
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haddon

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Note: had another bottle 12/28/10 and wow! tasted like a totally different beer. not sure if my palate has changed or what but I love it.

Appearance- 3.5/4.5- very frothy 3-finger head
smell- 3.5/4- same notes but more pronounced
Taste- 3.5/4.5- very multi-layered and delicious

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A- pours dark almost black in color not much of a head. minimal lacing down the glass

S- toasted nuts, malts, coffee and chocolate

T- molasses, strong malty backbone. bitter chocolate and espresso

M- very smooth on the palate. medium body with good amount of carbonation

D- really good RIS. has a lot of flavors for a stout. very enjoyable

10-12-2009 02:14:37 | More by haddon
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Christopher0331

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-18-2013 16:45:18 | More by Christopher0331
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danp14

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-11-2012 19:22:51 | More by danp14
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MADPolo

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-22-2013 23:12:43 | More by MADPolo
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cspieth

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-17-2012 18:14:43 | More by cspieth
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mattmenas

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-07-2014 16:06:55 | More by mattmenas
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phirleh

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-04-2013 13:20:26 | More by phirleh
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Psyopticon

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Appearance - Was in bottle, but could tell this was a pretty dark beer.

Smell - Some dark roasted malts. Caramel and Molasses.

Taste - BAM! Damn good taste. Can taste some hints of Molasses, chocolate, coffee, and caramel.

Mouthfeel - Pretty syrupy... But doesn't make it bad. Light carbonation. Full bodied.

Drinkability - This is a damn good beer. And is probably one of my new favorite stouts. But the high ABV makes this a one drink only thing. I'm pretty buzzed while writing this. :D

Enjoy!!!!

10-08-2009 19:24:38 | More by Psyopticon
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geekxnerd


4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-18-2012 03:47:13 | More by geekxnerd
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Vanz

Australia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-27-2014 22:45:10 | More by Vanz
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Jeremy_Zim

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-12-2013 02:55:56 | More by Jeremy_Zim
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DenverBigRed

Colorado

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05-31-2013 22:44:17 | More by DenverBigRed
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-19-2013 22:57:44 | More by dailyminefield
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Whyartwork

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-01-2014 05:52:37 | More by Whyartwork
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-26-2012 02:27:45 | More by Hessian257
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epitaph_tmaz

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-27-2014 23:17:22 | More by epitaph_tmaz
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,476 ratings.