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Old Rasputin XII - North Coast Brewing Co.

Old Rasputin XIIOld Rasputin XII

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512 Ratings
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Ratings: 512
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.19%


Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Tdizzle on 06-28-2009)
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Reviews by Yesac:
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Yesac

Georgia

4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours pitch black, thin layer of light brown/tan head fades to a thin but gerous layer.

S- Very complex. Strong alcohol, mellow bourbon, oak barrel, hint of chocolate.

T- Along with taste, strong alcohol and bourbon on those nose and dominates. Fig, hint of vanilla bean.

M- Thick bodied, not to dry on the pallate. Medium carbonation. Rich smooth and silky.

D- Good over all. Certainly better as it warms, as the hottness fades. The smell is better than the taste. Excellent mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2010 01:42:51 | More by Yesac
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4.95/5  rDev +14.6%
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Aged for at least 4 years.

A - dark black, good lacing.

S - overwhelming oak, chocolate.

T - heavy oak, with chocolate and coffee. Dark and rich.

M - Smooth and oily, a slick mouth coating treat.

Overall, this is a great beer. It has aged to an incredible degree as part of my stout tasting. IT ix rich oaky and chocolatey. This really is a fine example of what aging can do to a high abv stout. Old
Rasputin was one of the stouts that I weaned my beer nerdness on, and this stout has not disappointed. This isn't available any longer, but go pick up a 4 pack of the regular stuff, you won't be disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

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4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Received as an extra in a trade. Pretty darn cool. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a nice dark dark brown nearly oily black hue with a thin quarter inch mocha head that fades to leave a thin thin mocha blanket. Quite nice.

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T - Taste is sweet, but obvious bourbon, caramel, alcohol soaked oak, chocolates, faint darker fruits, light smoke along with anise. Subtle vanilla and molasses as well

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Old Rasputin XII from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 512 ratings.