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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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no score

(send 'em beer!)
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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09-28-2013 20:10:05 | More by Funkwich
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California

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09-28-2013 17:12:00 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-28-2013 01:00:31 | More by jimilayne
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.8%

09-26-2013 12:49:00 | More by Bunuelian
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-25-2013 21:20:04 | More by MightyDog
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Drew26

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-25-2013 21:03:49 | More by Drew26
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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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Arkansas

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev -7.8%

09-24-2013 17:24:01 | More by Beerontwowheels
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writerLJBerg

Oregon

2.14/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

XV. Bottle.

A: Leggy. Huge foamy mocha head. Pitch black.

N: Sharp bourbon, prune, vanilla, alcohol, dark cherries, smoke, melted dark chocolate and cinnamon. Despite all these flavors, it’s still mediocre. I don’t know how.

T: Bitter and smoky. Tons of char. Completely lacking in flavor.

M: Very thin for the style. No lasting effects except that of weak coffee.

O: Subpar, to the say least. I will never buy this beer again. Uninteresting waste of money. And this will continue get more fusel as it warms. I actually had a 2.7 on this at first and dropped it another 6 points after.

Serving type: bottle

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California

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Poured into a pint glass.

Look: Pours dark, with a two finger tan head. It looks to have the viscosity of milk. (Awesome) Lacing is pretty solid as well. I love holding this up to the light and it just blacking it out.

Smell: Roasted nuts, chocolate, a tinge of alcohol, with cherry and bits of wood thrown in. Everything I expected, but a whole lot of it. And it never lets up. Down to the final sip I could still detect everything as if it was right after the pour. Brilliant.

Taste: Follows the nose closely, but doesn't pack quite the punch. This is to say, it taste great, but can't match the perfect aroma it lets off. I love the bourbon affect it gives off, but a bit more of everything else would have been perfect. Still top-notch though.

Feel: Very smooth and creamy. Medium-low carbonation, and it's very warming.

Overall: A welcome addition to my tiny bit of knowledge of imperial stouts. I was surprised to see it in my store, and glad I picked it up. Hard to say which one is my current favorite, but this was definitely at the top. Did not disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

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Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 823 ratings.