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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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4.3/5
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12,308 Ratings
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutOld Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
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:
#499
Reviews:
3,741
Ratings:
12,308
pDev:
10.23%
Bros Score:
4.38
 
 
Wants:
611
Gots:
3,078
Trade:
49
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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours black with coffee colored head.

Smells like roasted malts and coffee. Intense smell.

Tastes follows the smell. Didn't get the slight sweetness some other raters noted. Just straight up roasted malts. coffee, and a hint of dark chocolate.

Palate- Crisp and dry. Less creamy than other stouts and there is a warming touch of alcohol.

As far as stouts go this is a good one and different that other stouts I have had. I will probably buy this again.

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The beer poored with an extremely thick light brown head. The smell was fantastic. It had a very strong smell like chocolate and molasses. The taste hit the taste buds in the back of my mouth and hung around a long time after. I will be buying this beer in the future.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 12,308 ratings
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