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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

9,032 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 9,032
Reviews: 3,317
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 244
Gots: 954 | FT: 31
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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Texas

3/5  rDev -30.2%

04-24-2013 01:11:59 | More by SirWalkAbout
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

04-23-2013 17:51:40 | More by WolvAlerine
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

04-23-2013 15:53:43 | More by incubuscience
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J_Dub

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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TonyT013

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-23-2013 02:56:35 | More by TonyT013
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HopAttack3

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-22-2013 23:12:57 | More by HopAttack3
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InfragilisBrew

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-22-2013 18:07:05 | More by InfragilisBrew
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-22-2013 14:27:20 | More by Jason1337
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wyckydsceptre

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-22-2013 05:57:32 | More by wyckydsceptre
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mreek

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-22-2013 02:47:10 | More by mreek
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Suits

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-22-2013 02:40:51 | More by Suits
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Bdonschill

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-22-2013 02:40:33 | More by Bdonschill
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trymucham

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-22-2013 02:26:27 | More by trymucham
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sleuthdog

Illinois

4.14/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into Kuhnhenn tulip

Pour: As expected this beer is a huge looking beer being ink black with a stunning creamy, fluffy milk chocolate head of three fingers. Lacing is evident as the head recedes.

Smell: Nice! Smells so chocolaty! Big time chocolate with a secondary note of roast and this is intriguing me because most RIS seem to be roast forward. There is some vanilla and molasses in here creating a somewhat sweet smell. Coffee, malts, some nuttiness, and dark fruits. Digging this nose

Taste: Smooth creamy chocolate with a sweet taste but this is very quickly followed up by a bitterness. More roasty and malts than in the nose creating a nice complexity. Some bitter coffee comes through along with some dark fruits and nut taste. Alcohol is perfectly hidden. Aftertaste I would have to say is more bitter coffee bean like than anything else.

Mouthfeel: This beer is very creamy but I'd have to say leans toward the medium spectrum actually. Thinner than I expected and carbonation seems lower.

Overall: The nose really got me excited but must admit the taste let me down slightly. I liked this beer a lot but was hoping for something a little different when I smelled it.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 01:52:09 | More by sleuthdog
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-22-2013 01:25:07 | More by bmurray10
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California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -7%

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Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.3%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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Iowa

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,032 ratings.