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:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 01-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
12,189
Reviews:
3,720
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
10.28%
 
 
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599
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3,002
For Trade:
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On nitro-tap at Tyler's Taproom in Apex, NC.

The beer is black as can be with a really thick creamy head. The head clung to the glass all the way down like it was painted on. It had thicker rings showing where each sip was.

Smelled of cocoa/coffee/roasted goodness.

The taste was different than normal Old Raspy. It still had the cocoa, coffee, and deep roasted malt complexities, but it drank like a milkshake. A Russian Imperial Stout ice cream.

Great mouthfeel, creamy and very full bodied.

I originally only planned on having one of these but felt compelled to enjoy two.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 12,189 ratings.
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