Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout | North Coast Brewing Co.

Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged StoutOld Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout
BA SCORE
95.3%
Liked This Beer
4.33 w/ 971 Ratings
Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged StoutOld Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Philousa on 12-05-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
971
Liked:
925
Avg:
4.33/5
pDev:
9.24%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
133
Gots:
341
Trade:
18
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4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

to take an already epic brew and turn it into this, is just simply a work of art. there is very little to compare this too, in terms of quality. up there in the abyss, big bad Baptist, kbs conversation, what could really be better? deep deep black color, excited and excitable mocha head, rich and bitter malt notes arise, as do hints of chocolate, good whiskey, vanilla, and char. lots of layers here, flashing and popping, interweaving with one another. not as heavy as some, which is a surprise, especially at this abv level, but its almost more drinkable than the not barrel aged version. its carbonated pretty well too, not syrupy, but definitely thick and way full bodied. not much to improve upon here, except for maybe the exorbitant price. the best thing north coast has ever made, hands down. an absolute must for the stout lover.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Old Rasputin XV
Extremely smooth.
Moderate contribution from barrel aging allows underlying stout to dominate the flavor.
Rich and complex.  BB aging adds to the regular version in several ways but, from memory, makes this a tad sweeter and, a tad too sweet Still, great ale.

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Old Rasputin XV Anniversary Barrel Aged Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 95.3% out of 100 with 971 ratings
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