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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

843 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 843
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 106
Gots: 320 | FT: 26
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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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

outoffocus, Oct 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

mjw1200, Oct 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

HawkeyeJosh, Oct 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

mattsander, Oct 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Armando_Perez, Oct 11, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

NHhomebrewguy, Oct 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

PEIhop, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

to take an already epic brew and turn it into this, is just simply a work of art. there is very little to compare this too, in terms of quality. up there in the abyss, big bad Baptist, kbs conversation, what could really be better? deep deep black color, excited and excitable mocha head, rich and bitter malt notes arise, as do hints of chocolate, good whiskey, vanilla, and char. lots of layers here, flashing and popping, interweaving with one another. not as heavy as some, which is a surprise, especially at this abv level, but its almost more drinkable than the not barrel aged version. its carbonated pretty well too, not syrupy, but definitely thick and way full bodied. not much to improve upon here, except for maybe the exorbitant price. the best thing north coast has ever made, hands down. an absolute must for the stout lover.

StonedTrippin, Oct 09, 2013
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4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Old Rasputin XV
Extremely smooth.
Moderate contribution from barrel aging allows underlying stout to dominate the flavor.
Rich and complex.  BB aging adds to the regular version in several ways but, from memory, makes this a tad sweeter and, a tad too sweet Still, great ale.

chinchill, Oct 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

falc0n2600, Sep 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

phishphorce, Sep 29, 2013
Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 843 ratings.