Old Rasputin XII | North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old Rasputin XIIOld Rasputin XII
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Old Rasputin XIIOld Rasputin XII

Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Tdizzle on 06-28-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Have had this in cellar waiting to crack it open. Finally after a year or so.
A: Dark with nice mocha head.
S: Chocolate, roasty malt, liquor, charcoal, coffee
T: Like a rich candybar, chocolate, mocha, coffee with liquor.
M: Rich and milky. Love this beer
O: Love it. Goes down nice and smooth for the ABV

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Glassware: Bordeaux

Appearance: Jet black, comprised of mostly foam bubbles, some mid size, about an inch of tan head. Sticky, but not overtly

Smell: Roast black coffee, hints of toffee/molasses. Hint of alcohol at first, went away later.

Taste: first taste-coffee, intense roasty toasty smokey, 10 seconds in hits with more flavors, 30 sec plus finish. (temp about 55) Later, developed nicely, smoothed out as opened up and got to around 60-65 degrees. Also, caco notes and heavy malt (actually ate whoppers candy with it, the malt went hand in hand)

Mouthfeel: coats nicely, thick and lightly chewy.

Drinkability: intense at first, softens with time. A great beer altogether, worth the price. Could probably age 5-10 yrs no prob.

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Old Rasputin XII from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 540 ratings
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