Old Rasputin XVI Barrel Aged Stout | North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old Rasputin XVI Barrel Aged StoutOld Rasputin XVI Barrel Aged Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States
northcoastbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jtrigonis on 02-07-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
431
Reviews:
45
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
Wants:
44
Gots:
172
For Trade:
30
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Big latte colored head, dark as night body, head is 3 fingers.

S - Beautiful dark fruits, that classic bourbon smell, some softness from the barrels, vanilla, mocha, coffee, dark chocolate.

T - The best tasting Bourbon Stout I've had. Wow, bourbon up front, the stout in the middle, ends with this mocha, coffee, vanilla goodness.

M - Heavy no way around this, it is however way more carbonated surprisingly.

O - This is one solid beer, and I'm glad I did not wait to crack this open. I am going to age another one. This is so damn good, I wish this was in a 4 pack. This easily is just as good as Bourbon County Stout and I just wish NC brewed this more. I'd pay to have this in my fridge at all times.

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of 4thelvofbeer
5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not sure what north coast did this year, but this BA version is out of this world awesome. I don't give to many 5s, but this was really really nice....a perfect example of a great big bourbon stout...and not overpowering with alcohol or anything else...balanced very nicely. Lot of carbonation, nice notes of the barrel, very drinkable...all around A-plus!

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.92/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.91/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours dark and thick. Completely opaque. 2 finger dark khaki head which sticks around for a while. Has a creamy, dense look to it. Sticky lacing.

Aroma is smooth and intoxicating. Bourbon and rich chocolate. Vanilla, oak, and caramel. Cream, light molasses, brown sugar, and hints of espresso. Dark fruit flavors. Raisins.

Big flavors, smooth and well blended. Bourbon, chocolate and espresso. Vanilla and oak. Mass of sweet notes. Molasses, brown sugar, and milk chocolate. Some smoke and tobacco lingering around the edges.

Thick mouth feel. Creamy on the tongue. Moderate carbonation. Sweet and rich. Long lasting flavors.

One of the best barrel aged stouts out there. Big flavors, balanced and blended.

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4.9/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.83/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.8/5  rDev +13.7%

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4.77/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.76/5  rDev +12.8%

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Old Rasputin XVI Barrel Aged Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
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