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RATINGS: 4104   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.

The Old Rasputin brand image is a drawing of Rasputin with a phrase in Russian encircling it—A sincere friend is not born instantly.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fkoolen (905) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2016 Bottle at home. Pours pitch black, beige creamy head. Complex (!) roasted malty espresso, mocha and chocolate, some sweet dried and red fruits, light bitter leather and charcoal, boozy heath, finishes well balanced bitter. Lingering roasted aftertaste. Good body, medium carbonation, soft mouthfeel. Not your average IRS, well executed.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (1309) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2016
Bottle at Hippo Taproom. Pours opaque black with a medium light brown head. Aroma cocoa, coffee, vanilla and oak. Taste is roast malts, cocoa sweet, chocolate, a hint of dark berries.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
humpah (96) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2016
0,355l bottle from Firmabier. Aroma has dark malts, cocoa, some smoke and coffee, peat and ash maybe, noticeable bitterness. Medium body, maybe even slightly lighter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GC1379 (19) - - JUN 22, 2016
12oz bottle at home - pours black with a beautiful full tan head - smells of roasted malts and cocoa with some coffee notes - tastes deep and rich - nice flavor in the aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (2305) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2016
Bottle @ "Where is Rasmus? v. 1.0". Pitch black pour with tan head. Notes of roast, licorice, some tar, ash, bitter chocolates, vanilla and some light coffee.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
UFleku (32) - SOUTH KOREA - JUN 18, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2016 Aroma : strong roasted malt coffee feeling of lot alcohol Appearance : black with brown dense long lasting head slightl ruby Taste : ashy, strong alcoho sweet chocolate unsweetened coffee bitterness until the finish tobacco Palate : Full body creamy average carbonation Best quality stout surprised to its ABV Funny origin of name in craftbros in Seore maeul with tap

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rulmix (13) - MEXICO DISTRITO FEDERAL, MEXICO - JUN 13, 2016
Excelente tipo stout, fuerte y cremosa de espuma consistente, muy buena calidad y el after queda en la garganta

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ndburns (123) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2016
355ml bottle from The Perfect Pour. Pours black with a brown tinge, and a medium brown head. Aroma is roast malt, coffee. Taste is sweet, malt, chocolate, little bitterness until the finish, when it hits well and lasts.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (1610) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2016
Bottle thanks to bursprak. Pours pitch black with a medium brown head. Aromas of bitter roast, coffee, ashy, fudge. Taste is ashy, roasty, bitter, coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, tobacco.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cervmagpt (642) - PORTUGAL - JUN 7, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 20C). Bottle 35.5 cl - Batch unknown. AROMA: moderatly strong roasted malt aroma with coffee and dark chocolate notes. slight herbaceous or pine-like hop presence. APPEARANCE: black color and opaque with slight ruby highlights against light. medium light-brown head with good retention. TASTE: intense roasted flavor with notes similar to the aroma: unsweetned coffee and cocoa with a faint plum note. medium rustic hop note complements the flavor. medium-high to high bitterness from hops and roasted grains with a semi-dry to dry, roasted and bitter finish. PALATE: medium-high body with a velvety texture. moderate carbonation. OVERALL: a very good imperial stout with more roasted malt presence than esters.


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