Old Rasputin | North Coast Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Produced in the tradition of 18th Century English brewers who supplied the court of Russia’s Catherine the Great, Old Rasputin seems to develop a cult following wherever it goes. It’s a rich, intense brew with big complex flavors and a warming finish.

Added by kbub6f on 01-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#545
Reviews:
3,773
Ratings:
12,462
pDev:
10.23%
Bros Score:
4.38
 
 
Wants:
625
Gots:
3,191
Trade:
49
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2016 was so AWFUL! sour, watery, etc.Compared to previous year experiences, these were just AWFUL! . AVOID, AVOID, AVOID! Such a rip off!

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Upon pouring this beer looked like cola, maybe a little darker. Smelled like licorse. Tasted like Licorse and Alcohal. I found this beer difficult to sip, sallow, and even gulp. Had no head, and no lacing whatsoever which leads me to believe I may have gotten a bad bottle, so perhaps I'll try again.

However, judging from what I know about Rasputin, this seems like the kind of thing he would drink by the barrelful atleast ten times a day. So I suppose mission accomplished, Comrades.

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Y'all mutha fuckas is crazy! This is a bad beer! All that time to age and develop complexity and add wood and vanillins and all you get is hot, burnt alcohol and char. They need to throw away the recipe and start again because this is a complete dog.

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Old Rasputin from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 12,462 ratings