Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout | North Coast Brewing Co.

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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 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured from a 12 oz bottle resulting in a huge creamy mocha head that reminded me of a root beer float. Thick, very dark and opaque. Excellent lacing all the way through.

S- Dark roast coffee, chocolate, raisins.

T- Sweet and malty up front giving way to some mild bitterness and carbon astringency. Faint hops flavor with some coffee notes as well. For something with 9% ABV, the alcohol stays in the background.

M- Rich and smooth, full bodied and gently carbonated.

O- Years ago this was the first Imperial Russian Stout I tried. It was a revelation after only having Guiness as a representative of the Stout style. HIghly recommended. Never say die!

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 12,232 ratings.
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