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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

9,488 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,488
Reviews: 3,338
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 272
Gots: 1,154 | 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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njable

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

06-23-2013 20:18:14 | More by njable
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William85

Washington

4.15/5  rDev -3.5%

I've had this beer a few times before in the bottle, so I was excited to see it on nitro-tap at a nearby barbecue join (bitterroot in Ballard).

Wow. The flavors in this beer are amazing -- lush chocolate and coffee notes stand out, supported by a fairly intense hop layer. I recall being just as impressed by the flavors with the regular bottle version of Old Rasputin, but the nitro definitely adds a lot to the experience.

The beautiful 2-finger head at the top of my pour was amazingly substantial -- almost completely unaffected by my first couple of sips -- and the texture of this beer is correspondingly creamy/velvety, leaving a pristine lacing trail all the way down the glass.

This is a great beer, as all of the other reviews proclaim, I would heartily recommend the nitro-tap version.

06-23-2013 20:01:51 | More by William85
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beerbtl

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-23-2013 19:48:16 | More by beerbtl
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Kempski

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

06-23-2013 09:32:53 | More by Kempski
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Hardcore

Hawaii

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-23-2013 07:26:01 | More by Hardcore
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calcutron

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-23-2013 05:00:02 | More by calcutron
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scot959

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-23-2013 02:29:23 | More by scot959
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h2k2c

California

4/5  rDev -7%

06-22-2013 21:54:10 | More by h2k2c
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JTomczak

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7%

06-22-2013 16:27:09 | More by JTomczak
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FrostyWPG

Manitoba (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2013 14:49:01 | More by FrostyWPG
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JALIEN

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2013 14:43:14 | More by JALIEN
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hockeypuck

Maine

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2013 13:14:43 | More by hockeypuck
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adityashekhar

India

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-22-2013 04:38:55 | More by adityashekhar
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Mbpike

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -7%

06-22-2013 00:19:07 | More by Mbpike
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Dracarys

Alabama

4/5  rDev -7%

06-21-2013 21:42:12 | More by Dracarys
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mmink27

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-21-2013 20:47:05 | More by mmink27
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CheskyBevo

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7%

06-21-2013 19:56:58 | More by CheskyBevo
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jkbrules1

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-21-2013 02:12:59 | More by jkbrules1
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SMKilp

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

06-21-2013 01:23:01 | More by SMKilp
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SoCalStout

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-21-2013 00:35:53 | More by SoCalStout
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EvoJoe

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-20-2013 19:19:23 | More by EvoJoe
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Mordhaus

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-20-2013 01:17:25 | More by Mordhaus
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Fatehunter

Oregon

4.41/5  rDev +2.6%

Poured a finger of tan head on a pitch black body.
The aroma is full of molasses with a little burnt wood and caramel. Wonderful.
The taste is incredible. Lots of burnt malt and molasses but nicely balanced, which makes it almost too easy to drink.
The texture is thick with low to moderate carbonation.
Heaven in your mouth.

06-20-2013 00:50:51 | More by Fatehunter
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MarkQ617

Massachusetts

4.51/5  rDev +4.9%

It was awesome. Had on tap at Slate. I could've used a darker look, but a very pretty looking beer. The smell wakes you up like a black cup of joe, and the taste of the beer has a nice chocolate flavor to match the coffee. Amazingly smooth mouthfeel.

06-19-2013 23:08:37 | More by MarkQ617
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pstam87

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-19-2013 19:36:55 | More by pstam87
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,488 ratings.