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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

10,357 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 10,357
Reviews: 3,396
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 354
Gots: 1,553 | FT: 47
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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4/5  rDev -7%

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3/5  rDev -30.2%

Nose- ALCOHOL!!! right to the face, ignorant in your face smell. Some chocolate if you search far and deep into your nostrils. Some smokey hints but not overwhelming. Maybe a little raisin.

Apperance- Black as night with a thick creamy Mocha colored head.

Taste- Smokey Malts, Some hop presence, burnt sugar, DARK bitter chocolate, and an after taste of chewing tobacco a very rough hang around dry alch taste that is impossible to place in the same category as anything else.

Overall this beer is okay and i may drink another one day but the lingering tobacco taste does throw me off a bit

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

Not sure what all the hype is about. Got this on tap at hop water distribution.

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4.24/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.7/5  rDev +9.3%

Served on nitro in a pint glass at rendevious coffee house on the 5th of december.

A- completely obscures the light on an opaque black shade as beautiful as the heavens. Perfect half inch of leather hughed head.

S- a hearty dose of malty roasted hops followed by a sweet cream.

T- this Beauty had all of the good points of old rasputin with a tone down soy sauce flavor of the original which makes it more balanced. Cream is the prevalent flavor in addition to coffee malt toffee caramel chocolate and just a minor salty soy flavor preceeding the finish of big toasted hop goodness and malt.

O- a great improvement over the original when on nitro as it is wonderfully balanced and a great representation on the style.

Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 10,357 ratings.