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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

9,191 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,191
Reviews: 3,324
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 252
Gots: 1,011 | 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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HelpMeBloody

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4/5  rDev -7%

07-18-2014 14:11:52 | More by HelpMeBloody
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Cave-Dave

British Columbia (Canada)

5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tried this a few months ago and couldn't believe what I was tasting. High alcohol level , but you barely notice this over the great flavour.

I can't find it in the summer months, so I'm waiting for the fall to stock up.
This is everything a stout should be - the platonic ideal stout!

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 12:43:37 | More by Cave-Dave
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LukeK

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-18-2014 12:37:17 | More by LukeK
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REGreenBTRB

Texas

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

My first review!

Appearance: Pitch black with a two and a half finger, super creamy head. It leaves a nice lacing around the glass (pint - though I do prefer beers like this in a snifter or tulip).

Smell: I get a strong presence of dark chocolate, coffee, and a lot of smoky malt. Smells absolutely wonderful!

Taste: As with the smell, a LOT of dark chocolate flavor, malt. For being a 9% beer I only pick up on the alcohol slightly. I'm not picking up as much coffee as I did when I put a nose on it. The chocolate is just so prevalent, and that's awesome.

Mouthfeel: Heavy with some carbonation.

Overall: As a mega stout fan, this is one of my favorites thus far. A wonderful stout, and it's easily available year-round, even in Arkansas :). It's kind of like Young's on steroids. The chocolate is by far the most present though not overpowering. It's a wonderful beer. This is definitely something I'll be keeping in my fridge.

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

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Texas

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Missouri

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-16-2014 16:27:17 | More by relynnjr
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -30.2%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,191 ratings.