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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

9,511 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,511
Reviews: 3,341
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 273
Gots: 1,161 | 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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harrisjohnson

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-13-2013 02:46:47 | More by harrisjohnson
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teraflx

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-13-2013 01:36:50 | More by teraflx
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DrinkMoreBigBeers

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev -2.3%

Do not see any dates on North Coast beers. I have however aged this one particular bottle for a year in my cellar.

A - Poured out of the bottle a dark brown but once in the glass its definitely opaque and completely black with a two finger frothy brownish mocha head that left beautiful lacing on the glass.

S - Soft on the nose with a dark malt bill of coffee followed by dark chocolate and a deep roast quality. Under that there is some anise and raisin notes and a sweetness that makes itself known.

T - Right away is a rich coffee bitterness, dark chocolate and the strong roastiness comes through, followed by the residual sweetness that cleanses the bitterness and holds on to the palate. A definite sipper.

M - Nice soft pillowy feel with a medium full body and a bitterness that lingers on the tongue.

O - This is a classic Stout that is a definite big beer sipper. An intense flavor explosion that last in your mouth. I recommend this one for all stout lovers and is must try fro any beer connoisseur. I think I liked this more when it was fresh but definitely nice to age. Try this one Cheers!

06-13-2013 00:18:08 | More by DrinkMoreBigBeers
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samibr

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-12-2013 23:23:51 | More by samibr
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matcursch

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-12-2013 21:12:21 | More by matcursch
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-12-2013 20:04:12 | More by JMUbrewz
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utopiajane

New York

4.2/5  rDev -2.3%

Poured perfectly opaque. Black with a fantastic creamy ,mocha colored head that fell off too slow and left rocky crags before a rich collar and cap. Excellent retention that you would expect from a stout and beautiful thick, sticky lace. Nose is genuine stout with roasted coffee some dark fruits and a good measure of alcohol.A bit of chocolate to tempt you. Smoky and inviting. Taste is heavenly. Chocolate, coffee malt, roasted, smoky, hints of vanilla and a delightful bitter. Not too thin, and drinks creamy and smooth. The alcohol is on the palate but it’s welcome. It’s a little boozy and who would mind with a flavor like this. Grand, with an aftertaste that boasts of it’s malt character and strength. Sweet and smoky like a fire on a cold night, burnt a little and some dark chocolate too. Fine and excellent.

06-12-2013 12:08:55 | More by utopiajane
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zdeck37

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-12-2013 03:37:51 | More by zdeck37
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-12-2013 02:49:06 | More by whatname
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CuddleZombie6

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-11-2013 16:32:21 | More by CuddleZombie6
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JammyV

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-11-2013 15:14:23 | More by JammyV
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coffygrinder

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-11-2013 14:48:35 | More by coffygrinder
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Tyler_Mielke

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -41.9%

06-11-2013 12:20:19 | More by Tyler_Mielke
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shacawgo24

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-11-2013 04:55:51 | More by shacawgo24
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MNPikey

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-11-2013 03:02:25 | More by MNPikey
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Curt1

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-11-2013 02:53:50 | More by Curt1
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greencovesteve

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-11-2013 00:57:19 | More by greencovesteve
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kevrice88

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -30.2%

06-11-2013 00:41:18 | More by kevrice88
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jxc5

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-11-2013 00:37:13 | More by jxc5
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agentli

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-10-2013 21:58:20 | More by agentli
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homersapien619

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-10-2013 19:45:57 | More by homersapien619
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JRdaSconnie

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-10-2013 11:16:38 | More by JRdaSconnie
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JCTewks

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-10-2013 02:45:15 | More by JCTewks
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gkoz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-10-2013 01:33:57 | More by gkoz
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backphish

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-10-2013 01:07:46 | More by backphish
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,511 ratings.