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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

849 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 849
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.47%
Wants: 107
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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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

baybum, May 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Jlang2012, May 01, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle opened on 2.19.14

A - Pours a verk dark brown with a one inch fine dark tan head that fades slowly.

S - Lots of chocolate up-front, then some heat and bourbon.

T - More bourbon and oak, then a nice chocolate finish.

D -Good carbonation with a heavy body.

O - Nice barrel and bourbon, a bit rough, but tons of chocolate.

HuskyinPDX, Apr 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Axnjxn, Apr 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Lynn, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Danielr26, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Rons35, Apr 24, 2014
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afsdan, Apr 17, 2014
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DAdams, Apr 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Cloaked_Phantom, Mar 30, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black with an ample dark khaki head. A thin collar persists. Nothing else on the surface.

Smell - Really boozy. Singes the nostrils. Dark chocolate. Oak. Bourbon. Charred, intense oak.

Taste - Sweet, but dark chocolate. Bourbon and vanilla barrel character. It has a chalkiness that isn't desirable but at the same time isn't wholly unpleasant. Just is. Bitter oakiness in the back. Gives it a brief hint of acidity.

Mouthfeel - Very creamy. Medium carbonation. Heavy and boozy, but to be expected.

Overall - I remember really enjoying XIV, but I don't remember this chalky oak. Maybe it was there and I didn't notice it. I still have a bottle, maybe I'll go back it. But not after putting this monster away. Good grief, it's a big 'un.

Alieniloquium, Mar 30, 2014
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Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 849 ratings.