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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

9,651 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,651
Reviews: 3,349
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 289
Gots: 1,217 | FT: 38
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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Excited to try this one.

Poured for appearance.

Appearance (5) : This is quite possibly the most amazing head i've ever seen on any beer. Thick, thick almond colored cream like lacing and head that I can dip my finger into and lick like it's a rootbeer float. The lacing just sticks and the body is as black as night. Absolutely fantastic.

Smell (5) : Sweet black licorice, dark chocolate, roasted coffee bean. You can smell a hint of sour ale.

Taste (4) : Woof. What a strong beer this is! Roasted bean to start, a body of dark chocolate, and then morphing into total alcohol. 9% is right. I'll be falling out of my chair by the end of this review. It's got a good body and a good flavor, but the alcohol flavor is like chasing it with a shot of straight Russian Vodka.

Mouthfeel (4) : Creamy, heavy, soft, full-bodied. Minimal carbonation to keep it smooth. You can almost chew this beer.

Overall (4.24) : This beer is super heavy on the alcohol - again, like drinking a shot of vodka to chase your beer. That knocks this beer down a rung or two for me. But the flavor, style, and body are there. This is a beer worthy of a try.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,651 ratings.