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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

9,516 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,516
Reviews: 3,341
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 275
Gots: 1,164 | 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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Kimbo1318

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-24-2013 13:47:11 | More by Kimbo1318
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -7%

07-24-2013 11:09:34 | More by JakerLou
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rayman2112

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-24-2013 05:11:44 | More by rayman2112
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-24-2013 03:44:17 | More by mfl620ks
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7%

07-24-2013 03:31:17 | More by Jeffrey2310
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BPudd

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-23-2013 23:28:38 | More by BPudd
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Wogglebops

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

07-23-2013 22:42:45 | More by Wogglebops
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juliankoller

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-23-2013 21:27:30 | More by juliankoller
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MrDave

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-23-2013 19:24:42 | More by MrDave
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lucas1801

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-23-2013 09:55:57 | More by lucas1801
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45nDown

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-23-2013 05:39:46 | More by 45nDown
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-23-2013 04:23:17 | More by Beerlover
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natethamac

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-23-2013 04:02:36 | More by natethamac
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Sazz9

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-23-2013 01:17:58 | More by Sazz9
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lenbert

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-23-2013 00:57:11 | More by lenbert
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brycepelletier

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-22-2013 21:56:10 | More by brycepelletier
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TheDoak

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-22-2013 20:13:43 | More by TheDoak
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Streetcore

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-22-2013 16:11:10 | More by Streetcore
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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

07-22-2013 13:39:47 | More by Nobcefus
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Celtics17

California

4.24/5  rDev -1.4%

It looks like a soda when pouring. It's a very dark, and thick looking beer. The head last long, and it's very effective.
This Imperial Stout lived up to the hype for me. It wasn't playing on to many notes. It hit the right amount of smoke, and chocolate notes. I taste some Almond as well.

North Coast doesn't disappoint much, if at all. When it comes to stouts. This one is in my top 5.

07-22-2013 05:13:22 | More by Celtics17
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-22-2013 01:28:19 | More by smekermann
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Ivegotmule

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

07-21-2013 20:54:21 | More by Ivegotmule
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-21-2013 20:01:15 | More by ummswimmin
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kds2437

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

07-21-2013 18:26:40 | More by kds2437
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BethanyB

New Jersey

4.04/5  rDev -6%

Appearance: Dark brown to the point of being just a notch below black. A prodigious, creamy, light brown head swirls its way to the top when poured, and lasts until the bitter end. Lacing all down the glass.

Smell: Roasted chocolate malt and sweet bananas are nicely framed by some spicy, floral hops that balance the otherwise syrupy scent with a fresh crispness.

Taste: The taste is true to the smell. Roasted mocha, banana bread, and dates, with a slightly burnt bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Chewy, medium bodied, with medium carbonation, and some comforting alcohol warming.

Overall: An excellent example of an Imperial Stout, successful in exhibiting both sweetness and bitterness, while managing to keep things nicely balanced. Definitely not for session drinking, but a solid choice for sipping.

07-21-2013 14:55:32 | More by BethanyB
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,516 ratings.