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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

9,158 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,158
Reviews: 3,321
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 249
Gots: 998 | 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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Mkdeutsch

Illinois

3/5  rDev -30.2%

07-19-2014 22:21:39 | More by Mkdeutsch
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Sellen

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7%

07-19-2014 19:05:59 | More by Sellen
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adam5454

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-19-2014 19:02:02 | More by adam5454
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KrittyKratz

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-19-2014 14:30:15 | More by KrittyKratz
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malthead

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-19-2014 05:02:43 | More by malthead
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popopine

New Jersey

4.78/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Holy coffee-chocolate-licorice-flavor mother of god -- this one is big indeed. Nice deep black color. Medium head. (Hint of cat pee aroma not so great but easy enough to look past). 1st one and certainly not my last. i was going to try and float a pils on top but that would just f-it up.

Like a good Guinness on steroids.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 02:05:45 | More by popopine
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arewwjd

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-19-2014 01:35:57 | More by arewwjd
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KittenSlapper1


4/5  rDev -7%

07-19-2014 01:32:28 | More by KittenSlapper1
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Eman17

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

07-19-2014 00:08:45 | More by Eman17
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kgammell1

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-18-2014 23:21:55 | More by kgammell1
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ChrisSRT4

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-18-2014 19:44:05 | More by ChrisSRT4
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myhopsdontlie

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-18-2014 18:51:24 | More by myhopsdontlie
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Vogt52

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-18-2014 18:24:49 | More by Vogt52
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Reefresco


4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-18-2014 17:23:32 | More by Reefresco
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Vivified

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-18-2014 17:06:32 | More by Vivified
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gil1205


3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-18-2014 14:28:39 | More by gil1205
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HelpMeBloody

Rhode Island

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

07-18-2014 06:15:18 | More by REGreenBTRB
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

07-18-2014 01:42:16 | More by Karibourgeois
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Zoezoeb89


3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-17-2014 23:41:41 | More by Zoezoeb89
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Buttstallion

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-17-2014 23:04:53 | More by Buttstallion
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Cam1991

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7%

07-17-2014 20:01:19 | More by Cam1991
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surlytwinsfan

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-17-2014 18:34:57 | More by surlytwinsfan
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,158 ratings.