Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout | North Coast Brewing Co.

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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
Ratings:
12,258
Reviews:
3,735
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
10.28%
 
 
Wants:
608
Gots:
3,051
For Trade:
50
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4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Poured into pokal. Jet black, nothing showing through; thick tan head that leaves tons of lacing. Smells of yeast and malt, and a bit of chocolate. Taste is bitter chocolate up front, and tons of bitter coffee on the back end. Alcohol also present. A powerful stout, and very delicious. Mouthfeel is full.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.17/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of mattkoon
4.37/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

got this in a beer club that i am in- i was a little annoyed, i have had this before and i liked it, however there are a ton of good seasonal beers out right now, (as the sc weather gets warmer) that go a little better with the spring. but i do yield to the fact that this is a great beer.

its opaque- the way a stout should be. black as a witch's soul. smells rich, with a smokey sweetness. the taste, also is rich with a strong bitter that isnt too over powering...its right on target. this beer actually went great with my lazy, rainy sunday afternoon.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 12,258 ratings.
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