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RATINGS: 1104   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
Seems hard to believe that we’ve been making Old Rasputin for 10 years now, but that’s what’s happened. And, to celebrate the occasion, we’ve brewed a special small batch that’s been aged for 9 months in some 12 year-old bourbon barrels. It’s bottled in 500 ml bottles with a cork and wired finish and a special commemorative label ---- and it’s amazing. The depth, intensity and complexity of the flavor profile make it a worthy tribute to this fine beer.

This entry is for all anniversary Bourbon BA Old Rasputin releases.

X 11.6% ABV
XII 11.2% ABV
XIV 11.5% ABV
XV 11.9% ABV
XVI 11.3% ABV
XVII 12.1% ABV

dctriman's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dctriman (59) - USA - NOV 18, 2013
Very good barrel aged stout. 2011 Vintage. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Strong, great flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vjohans (717) - SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2016
chocolate, coffee, leather, black, brown foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, bourbon, unbalanced. To sweet and to little taste from the orginal beer, only taste barrel sged

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (5598) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2016
Bottle shared at Johan, thanks! Black with tan head. Aroma is roasty, bourbon, vanilla, alishgt alcohol, slight tar, leather. Taste is similar, earthy notes, dried fruit with a warming finish. Good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deanso (9211) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2016
Half litre shared. Thin creamy tan head. Clear black pour. Nice Bourbon notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (4911) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2016
(North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel) Bottle 500 ml, corked and caged, edition XV. Served into a snifter, ABV 11.9% Black colour on the body, tall and thick dark beige head, with good retention. Aroma has lots of bourbon, vanilla, alcohol, roasted malts, hints of chocolate. Taste is sweet, hints of soy sauce, lots and lots of bourbon, vanilla, roasted malts, alcohol, milky chocolate, mocha. Medium body, good carbonation, dry and slightly sticky at the same time on the palate. Great!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bnielsen13 (261) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle @ home, XV version. Pours very dark brown with a tan head.Aroma is bourbon, vanilla, sweet chocolate, toffee. Flavor is chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, Oak, very smooth. Damn fine beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
seehaferb23 (209) - - AUG 9, 2016
Wonderful pallet and taste. Very flavorful but well balanced. Cannery Row Beer Club gives it 7 thumbs up. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strykzone (6750) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Sampled at Llewylens Barrel Aged Blow Out event during STL CBW. Black with just a little foam. What I want a bourbon barrel aged stout to smell like. Nice. Just a little char here with big roast. Bourbon is nice. Earth and huge malts. Dark fruit. Warming. Subtleties can come through despite this being a big beer. Very well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GarageBrewer80 (400) - SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2016
Flaska från Bishop Örebro. Mörk, djup svart färg med smutsbrun skumkrona. Söt, doft av toffe, choklad och bourbon- fat. Smak av detsamma.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fashawn (587) - ITALY - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle from trade with Fullob’s . Aroma of bourbon ,oak. Chocolate , vanilla,hint of cappuccino, some berries, sugar. Wonderful aroma, this one is XIV vintage, Aged beutifully. Sì dry at the end. A lot of chocolate, sweet chocolate , dark chocolate, all type og chocolate in this world. Oily mouthfeel,gently, fry, long and hot boozy finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
McTapps (6500) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - JUN 2, 2016
Bottle from trade with HenrikO, many thanks!! The beer has got a deep black colour with a smooth body and smooth head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, barrel and plums. Taste of barrel, woods,plums,bittersweet chocolate, whiskey, woods, rum, plums and dark fruits. Intense and delicious.

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