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Old Rasputin XII - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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529 Ratings
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Ratings: 529
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 128
Gots: 141 | 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:
Beer added by: Tdizzle on 06-28-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Photo of razorsdescent
4.94/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of rudzud
4.07/5  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.

S - Aromas of sweeter malts/dark fruits, oak, caramel, brown sugars, soft bourbon and chocolate. Bit on the sweeter side.

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

M - Mouthfeel is quite nice. A bit on the thinner side but still quite pleasant

O - Overall, a tasty stout. Possibly on the downswing of prime as right now it is awfully sticky and the dark fruit is not really enjoyed. Starting to become too sweet.

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4.16/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle opened on 12.1.13

A - Pours a very dark brown with anice active dark tan head that fades slowly.

S - Boozey, oak, malts, chocolate.

T - Chocoalte, sweet whiskey, a touch of oak and grain.

D - Decent carbonation with a thinner body.

O - Lovely whiskey and chocolate, barrel plays nicely with it.

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of jzeilinger
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours dark engine oil black with an initial dark toffee colored head that subsides down to a thick, even layer across the top.

S - Sweet dark chocolate aroma, molasses, vanilla, and dark fruit.

T - Oak, bourbon, sweet dark chocolate, molasses, light smoke, black licorice, anise, vanilla.

M - Full medium body, light syrupy body, slick, sticky.

O - Strong bourbon, oak, molasses presence - if you have a bottle open

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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Old Rasputin XII from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 529 ratings.