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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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Bottled on: ?? (case only, not listed on the bottle)

Purchased @ Johnson's Market Place, New Durham NH

Price - $10.99/sixer

Pours near black with red edges. A three finger light tan fluffy head quickly emerges and sticks around. Slowly the long lasting froth leaves behind copias amounts of lacing indicating the fill line.

The aroma isn't as strong as the appearance would suggest. Hints of roasted malt, earthy hops and mocha tease the nose.

The flavor is bitter chocolate, burnt barley, coffe and black licorice. A bit more dark fruit would add some sweetness and tone down the noticeable rum taste.

The mouthfeel is rich, silky smooth and creamy with a medium body. Nicely carbonated which adds to the character. Finishes warm and bitter with a slow drying finish thanks to the hops.

Overall a good offering and one I'm happy to be able to purchase right here in state.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 12,330 ratings
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