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

12-oz bottle into New Belgium globe

A - pitch black body under an enormous thick, foamy head of dark tan; awesome lace and great retention

S - tons of roast malt, coffee, dark chocolate, sweet caramel, booze

T - coffee, chocolate, booze, a bit nutty; bitterness kicks in for a pleasant balance, with plenty of malty sweetness in the finish

M - creamy full body, medium/high carbonation, slick, plenty of warmth from the alcohol

O - Excellent imperial stout. It's a classic for a reason.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 12,280 ratings
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