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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

9,676 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,676
Reviews: 3,350
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 289
Gots: 1,223 | FT: 38
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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3/5  rDev -30.2%

plato, Jul 04, 2013
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4.41/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

It's no wonder this beer is an old favorite for so many, and that they keep coming back to it. Consistently outstanding, wonderful flavors of coffee and chocolate, strong and confident. One of my favorites in one of my favorite styles, in a group that is crowded with excellent offerings. I never feel this beer lets me down. And I love it as much in the heat of summer as I do in the bleakness of winter. Like an old comrade. Za vashe zdorovie.

Beer-A-Lot, Jul 04, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

GuttaMane138, Jul 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Beer_Slayer, Jul 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

nyyfanatic213, Jul 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

MistahBeah, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

GABrew, Jul 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

dan027, Jul 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

Okisailor, Jul 02, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Hozzzy, Jul 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

bismarksays, Jul 02, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

swierczt, Jul 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Proclarush, Jul 02, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

MJsGhost, Jul 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

cfaulman, Jul 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

jzlyo, Jul 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Achoo_Bacca, Jul 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

nabit, Jul 01, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

DSkilling, Jun 30, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

stevez86, Jun 30, 2013
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4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep black color with lots and lots of caramel head with great retention and leaving strong laces.
Delicious aroma of dark chocolate exchanging with roasted coffee. Notes of earthy hops, pepper and smoke.
Very strong flavor of roasted and smoked malts, with a substantial amount of grassy hops. Notes of caramel, pepper, molasses, grains, dark chocolate and coffee. Quite dry and bitter aftertaste with a residual burnt wood lingering taste.
Full body with good carbonation and a spicy feeling. Alcohol of 9% ABV was a coward against its strength and complexity.
Powerful and perfectly crafted. Smooth and assertive at the same time. Beautiful brew with a blast of flavors and hops.

FLima, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

NappyB, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

tbeer40, Jun 29, 2013
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,676 ratings.