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Old Rasputin XII - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

528 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 528
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 127
Gots: 137 | FT: 4
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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A: Dark with nice mocha head.
S: Chocolate, roasty malt, liquor, charcoal, coffee
T: Like a rich candybar, chocolate, mocha, coffee with liquor.
M: Rich and milky. Love this beer
O: Love it. Goes down nice and smooth for the ABV

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Appearance: Jet black, comprised of mostly foam bubbles, some mid size, about an inch of tan head. Sticky, but not overtly

Smell: Roast black coffee, hints of toffee/molasses. Hint of alcohol at first, went away later.

Taste: first taste-coffee, intense roasty toasty smokey, 10 seconds in hits with more flavors, 30 sec plus finish. (temp about 55) Later, developed nicely, smoothed out as opened up and got to around 60-65 degrees. Also, caco notes and heavy malt (actually ate whoppers candy with it, the malt went hand in hand)

Mouthfeel: coats nicely, thick and lightly chewy.

Drinkability: intense at first, softens with time. A great beer altogether, worth the price. Could probably age 5-10 yrs no prob.

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Old Rasputin XII from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 528 ratings.