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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

10,151 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 10,151
Reviews: 3,381
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 328
Gots: 1,438 | FT: 44
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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4.26/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A strong pour produces a vigorous clumpy light brown head about two inches tall that settles slowly. This beer is completely black with none of the usual ruby highlights when held to a bright light. Very nice.

The smell has notes of black patent and chocolate malt with some hops thrown in for good measure and some booze on the back end.

The first sip blasts off with a great amount of roast and some alcohol mixed with dark chocolate and some light milk chocolate. Rich coffee is also present in the mix. Hops are subtle in the finish. Slightly sweet but dries out nicely. I don't taste the hops like some reviewers but maybe I am used to 3 Floyds hoppy porters like Alpha Klaus and Ragnarok.

The mouthfeel is velvety and smooth with light carbonation.

This is a great value for an RIS! Great job NCB!!

312HopBomb, Oct 08, 2013
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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 10,151 ratings.