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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
96
world-class

823 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 823
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 102
Gots: 318 | FT: 29
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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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

01-12-2014 21:25:10 | More by bsuedekum
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-21-2013 17:19:06 | More by aasher
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Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-23-2014 02:36:10 | More by pathman
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Lare453

Florida

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2013 02:08:12 | More by Lare453
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

04-09-2013 22:17:16 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-28-2014 21:14:32 | More by Axnjxn
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Maine

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!

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

02-10-2013 18:02:36 | More by eawolff99
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Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-13-2014 13:26:11 | More by atrocity
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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California

3.9/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a half-litre bottle into a brandy snifter.

A: Black, hardly surprisingly. Two fingers of brown/tan head. Heavy lacing, very impressive.

S: Big, boozy, and bourbony.

T/M: Ever-so-slightly disappointing. The mouthfeel is thinnish and weak, not nearly as smooth as I remember the XIV. The flavors are light, but are chocolate, smooth molasses, and light bourbon.

O: I enjoyed it, but last year's was much better. This was a lackluster imitation, but maybe it's just not old enough?

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Connecticut

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Thick tan head, foamy cling. Black as night. Gonna be good!

S - Woody, vanilla, chalky and sweet malt all at the same time.

T - Bright, boozy, malty, woody very apparent.

M - Medium to heavy, great carb, creamy, good balance.

D - Perfect winter drink!

Serving type: bottle

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California

4.26/5  rDev -1.8%
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A: Pours an extremely dark woody brown color, near black, with two fingers of dense, soft-looking, light brown head. Head took its time fading into a faint collar which left spotty lacing down the glass.
S: Rich notes of bourbon, spice, chocolate, and roast come through. I get scents of toasted marshmallows, wood and vanilla as well. Bourbon is strong yet mellow and smooth smelling.
T: Extremely potent and rich flavors bourbon, chocolate fudge, chocolate ice-cream, caramel, candied dates, roasted and toasted malts, and vanilla. The finish is full of sweet bourbon and vanilla, and the aftertaste is roasted, chocolaty, and lingering.
M: Full body, smooth and decadent mouthfeel. No trace of alcohol heat whatsoever, but the bourbon lends some great flavor. There a solid bitterness to the brew as well, not unlike the original version. Rich over, with soft and even carbonation.
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Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
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