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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

9,039 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,039
Reviews: 3,318
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 244
Gots: 958 | 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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Ratings: 9,039 | Reviews: 3,318 | Display Reviews Only:
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DrewskiWhit

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

04-14-2013 02:11:39 | More by DrewskiWhit
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JandJMD

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7%

04-13-2013 20:38:13 | More by JandJMD
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boot11222

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-13-2013 20:35:25 | More by boot11222
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Boone757

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-13-2013 20:22:29 | More by Boone757
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themind

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-13-2013 16:21:37 | More by themind
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TomG2751

Maryland

5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-13-2013 14:54:50 | More by TomG2751
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Bromine

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-13-2013 12:34:46 | More by Bromine
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Jsher

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-13-2013 01:24:16 | More by Jsher
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snohojimbo

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-13-2013 00:21:07 | More by snohojimbo
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notthemediator

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-12-2013 23:57:12 | More by notthemediator
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yokken

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

04-12-2013 19:06:59 | More by yokken
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vbnetprog

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -7%

04-12-2013 01:55:44 | More by vbnetprog
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Hairrrrrrrr

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-11-2013 22:12:16 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
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ShadyJay

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

04-11-2013 15:06:13 | More by ShadyJay
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drgonzo2k2

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-11-2013 14:00:51 | More by drgonzo2k2
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bambam2517

Arizona

4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From the nitro-tap to a 12oz. chalice at Whole Foods.

A - Dark coffee brown body with a chocolate milky waterfall pour settling into a creamy head on top.

S - Roasted malt, toffee, semi-sweet chocolate.

T - Delicious. Reminscent of a milk stout, some nuttiness, and that semi-sweet chocolate cuts in at the end.

M - Sweetness from the malt is balanced out by a lightly bitter aftertaste. Very creamy.

O - While not as roaring bold and complex as other RIS ive had, this brew has a nice clarity in development and i enjoy the way the flavors unfold as its consumed. Worth getting excited over.

Serving type: nitro-tap

04-11-2013 05:13:45 | More by bambam2517
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WalterHeisenberg

New Mexico

4.98/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Bottle aggressive pour into pint glass
A: dark black oil like with coffe colored head good lacing/ retention looks fantastic!
S: coffe dark chocolate slight alcohol burnt caramel vanilla smells great
T: roasty toasty malty up front chocolate coffe cream then finishes hoppy bitter.Wow !
M: creamy yet not quite as thick as I expected silky smooth
O: yeah wow. I'm converted. this is no doubt the best beer I've ever had. And the reviews say this is above average. What's top shelf taste like?? I'm in for life with the RIS.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 04:20:20 | More by WalterHeisenberg
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Atomicskis5

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-11-2013 02:48:36 | More by Atomicskis5
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tvl89

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-11-2013 02:26:17 | More by tvl89
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GrantBrennan

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-11-2013 01:35:32 | More by GrantBrennan
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.85/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance: black black black with a tannish, brown half finger head that dissipates quickly. Beautiful, thick lacing throughout the duration of the glass.

Smell: Burnt coffee, dark cocoa, sweet malt, and a hint of toffee.

Taste: Follows the nose almost to a T. Burnt coffee right off the bat, then the cocoa comes in along with the sweet malt. Slight bitterness on the tip of the tongue, but not overbearing at all. Pretty good.

Mouthfeel: Medium to heavy. slight carbonation twinge on the tongue. Leaves a bit of slick residue on the finish.

Overall: This is a pretty good RIS. There is a lot of hype about this one, but it isn't the best thing I have ever had. It is inexpensive (under $8 for a 4 pack) so it is worth the try. Everyone's palate is different! cheers!

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 00:46:58 | More by alex_hart
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JDizzle

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7%

04-10-2013 23:31:24 | More by JDizzle
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mrskunk

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-10-2013 23:09:33 | More by mrskunk
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

04-10-2013 21:06:29 | More by Ristaccia
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7%

04-10-2013 19:58:07 | More by Arsenal0328
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,039 ratings.