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Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged StoutOld Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

872 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 872
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 113
Gots: 322 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Philousa on 12-05-2012)
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Hopheadjeffery, Mar 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

jrallen34, Jun 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Evil_Pidde, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of Lare453
4.61/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fresh 500ml bottle in a snifter

A black stout color with a medium quick dissipating head. Great lacing. Pretty beer.

S light bourbon, oak, bakers chocolate, vanilla, marshmallow, espresso with lemon peel,

T wow! A surprising light beginning with cocoa, nice coffee, the middle has a light vanilla, charred bourbon barrel and oak, the end is the best part, bigger bourbon barrel flavors, dark and bitter chocolate flavors. The aftertaste is a long lasting bourbon. A fantastic and wonderfully balanced beer. Delicious.

M smooth, soft, no bite, no heat. Great beer.

O wow. This beer is wonderful. One of the best bb stouts I've had. Balanced, soft, smooth, not overly sweet, no heat what so ever, just absolutely fantastic. I love it and highly recommend trying it.

Lare453, Feb 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Axnjxn, Apr 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

500 ml corked and caged bottle. Served in a snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with almost an inch tan head. Head retention and lacing are both good. This is a very good smelling brew, it smells like bourbon, vanilla, roasted malt, dark fruit, and bittersweet chocolate. It's a pretty good tasting brew too, it tastes like bourbon, vanilla, oak, roasted/charred malt, bittersweet chocolate, dark fruit, and a bit of anise and molasses. There's a good mix between the sweet and bitter roasty flavors. The mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's slick and has moderate carbonation. Like the other versions I've seen in the past, this was $19.99 a bottle. But I like this beer a lot, so I keep buying the new version each year when I can find it.

bluejacket74, Mar 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

bsuedekum, Jan 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

kscaldef, Jan 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

WOLFGANG, Jun 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

eawolff99, Feb 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

aasher, Jun 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

pathman, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

sweemzander, Sep 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

francisweizen, Jun 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

DmanGTR, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

smartassboiler, Jan 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

outoffocus, Oct 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

TheBeerAlmanac, Apr 09, 2013
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4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

In a tulip glass the beer was black in color with a medium-sized tan head. There was a smattering of lace.

Wonderful aroma. Both dark and sweet chocolate, coffee. A little vanilla. A lot of booze.

The taste personified the aroma. Sweet chocolate/cocoa, dark chocolate. Bitter coffee. Big booze.

This was a full-bodied beer meant to be sipped. The alcohol is right there, but in a complimentary way.

I loved this beer!

lordofthewiens, Jul 01, 2013
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Holland, Aug 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

MSandahl23, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

tom10101, Jun 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

twelveinches, Oct 17, 2013
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st9647v3, Aug 10, 2013
Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 872 ratings.