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:
12,207
Reviews:
3,722
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
10.28%
 
 
Wants:
602
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3,019
For Trade:
51
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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A: Dark as a moonless night. No light passes through whatsoever, just how a proper stout should be. An aggressive pour yields a healthy amount of frothy brown head that fades, but laces nicely.

S: I get a lot of dark chocolate, some coffee, and a nice almost fruity sweetness. A little booze comes out at is warms.

T: Deep dark chocolate and coffee, perfect amount of bitterness to balance the sweetness. Delicious!

M: Body more on the heavy side, but smooth and creamy.

O: I'm spoiled to have this regularly available in my area. Excellent example of the style.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 12,207 ratings.
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