Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout | North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutOld Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutOld Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

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

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - this stout pours to a light brown head. It is very frothy so be sure to pour slow down the side of the glass.

S - not strong or bold. rather mild for an imperial stout

T - wonderful and rich

M - carbonation is not harsh

O - recommend to all stout lovers

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep and foreboding black, with a creamy, off-white head, and lots of lacing.

Smells like chocolate, smoke, deep and dark roast, espresso beans, and vanilla.

Tastes the same, and just tastes awesome. Incredibly roasty and dark in flavor, with an ashy smoky bitterness at the end of each sip. In between, you get a lot of chocolate and espresso coffee. The chocolate flavor is, like everything else, dark and bittersweet. This has a slight bit of vanilla creaminess, too.

This has an amazing mouthfeel, even without nitro. It's so creamy and decadent, coats your mouth perfectly. There's a perfectly low amount of carbonation.

This is definitely one of the best stouts out there. I'm glad I tried it again, I tried it before I was really into beer and thought it was uber nasty. Now, it's different.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 12,330 ratings
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