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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

9,180 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,180
Reviews: 3,323
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 251
Gots: 1,007 | 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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Dannynoonan123

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-02-2013 01:45:15 | More by Dannynoonan123
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Hefewiseman

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-02-2013 00:47:55 | More by Hefewiseman
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homersimpson67

Minnesota

4.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Since it is 36 degrees and snowing on this lovely May 1st day here in Minnesota
thought perhaps this bottle of stout might be appropriate and was I right.

Poured a twelve ounce bottle of this lovely black and brownish brew into my favorite
drinking vessel. A beautiful lingering brownish copper foam that settles quickly with a little lacing on the sides. It then settles and bubbles of alcohol rise to the surface.

Smells of roasted coffee and maple bacon, very inviting indeed on a cold winter(spring) evening.

Taste is a wonderful bitter with a smooth chocolate smoke aftertaste, not normally such a huge malt guy but damn this is good right now!

Hits my tongue with a sharp bitterness that quickly fads to sweetness and maybe even some black cherry.

Overall very impressive, and at 9% very drinkable, goes down very smoothly, yes sir I may have another.

Thanks to my beer guy for this one, I will pick up more asap!

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2013 22:47:14 | More by homersimpson67
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jono311

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-01-2013 20:26:42 | More by jono311
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dmilewsk

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-01-2013 17:05:29 | More by dmilewsk
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Pete27lax

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

05-01-2013 15:03:38 | More by Pete27lax
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rdoty

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-01-2013 13:57:45 | More by rdoty
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chefbrew211

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

04-30-2013 23:44:47 | More by chefbrew211
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-30-2013 16:47:11 | More by ahbithwabm
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OB1

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-30-2013 03:35:50 | More by OB1
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M1k3y

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-30-2013 03:25:31 | More by M1k3y
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jd18

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-30-2013 03:02:51 | More by jd18
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Poured into pokal. Jet black, nothing showing through; thick tan head that leaves tons of lacing. Smells of yeast and malt, and a bit of chocolate. Taste is bitter chocolate up front, and tons of bitter coffee on the back end. Alcohol also present. A powerful stout, and very delicious. Mouthfeel is full.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2013 02:04:53 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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fullmoonbeer

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-30-2013 02:04:39 | More by fullmoonbeer
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trotnixon

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-30-2013 01:08:38 | More by trotnixon
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SquareKing

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-29-2013 16:23:42 | More by SquareKing
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Jameswoody

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-29-2013 05:22:49 | More by Jameswoody
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hopkrid

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-29-2013 00:25:03 | More by hopkrid
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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-28-2013 23:01:47 | More by AOShabaz
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zachattack555

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-28-2013 20:41:13 | More by zachattack555
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mattkoon

South Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

got this in a beer club that i am in- i was a little annoyed, i have had this before and i liked it, however there are a ton of good seasonal beers out right now, (as the sc weather gets warmer) that go a little better with the spring. but i do yield to the fact that this is a great beer.

its opaque- the way a stout should be. black as a witch's soul. smells rich, with a smokey sweetness. the taste, also is rich with a strong bitter that isnt too over powering...its right on target. this beer actually went great with my lazy, rainy sunday afternoon.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 19:33:25 | More by mattkoon
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troy138

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-28-2013 16:45:41 | More by troy138
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-28-2013 03:55:22 | More by amstokesdb9
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admonster00

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-28-2013 01:40:46 | More by admonster00
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Devilman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-27-2013 23:06:42 | More by Devilman
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,180 ratings.