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RATINGS: 3923   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

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


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (5676) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2015
Das Etikett liess mich erschaudern, daher gibt es boshafterweise hier ein paar Minuspunkte. Das Piwo an sich ist jedoch stark, reich an Aromen und sehr tiefgruendig. Mit ordentlich Kaffee, Roestmalzen, Getreide und ein bisschen Krautern. Nicht schlecht.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zootfinster (213) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2015
My reasons for first buying this are 1. North coast produces Brother Thelonious that I really lke which made me think that 2. They rpduced good Imperial Stout which they do. Malty, sweet, chocolaty and yummy. Not very technical but fitting

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Scoobyluvshub (33) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle, black with light brown head. Aroma was very roasty, a little coffee. Taste was really nice, coffee, roasted malts, nice hops, slight bitterness. Extremely smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (5716) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - JUN 15, 2015
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The beer has got a deep black colour with a smooth head and smooth body. Aroma of malt, coffee and roast. Taste of intense malt, roasted coffee beans, chocolate, cake and woods. Smooth to drink, yet I expected more deepness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fombe89 (614) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUN 13, 2015
Botella . @Cimmeria, Oviedo 12/06/2015 Color negro, Espuma beige, aromas torrefactos . Sabor dulce a cafe.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CopterScott (200) - Kansas, USA - JUN 12, 2015
black with about 2 fingers of tan head that leaves lacing. aroma is roasted malt and cocoa. flavor is ash, roasted malt, and very dark chocolate. medium carbonation with oily texture.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BRW (1433) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle. Black colour wth brown head. Roasted, dark chocolate, caramel, coffee aroma. Roasted, dark chocolate, coffee, caramel taste, slightly sweet. Medium to full body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (999) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 11, 2015
On Nitro at Gravity - pours pitch black with creamy tan head . Soft cocoa and licorice aroma . Taste brings bakers cocoa and some vanilla . A well made RIS. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ab29 (36) - - JUN 11, 2015
A dark brew, with a boom of bitter coffee straight up. I probably should have had a warm up beer first. The malty and toffeed taste with chocolate comes up. The malty earthy aromas really linger in the mouth with a warmth. I appreciate the style but this isn’t for me.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
G_Ram9 (41) - - JUN 10, 2015
Big and bold but not overpowering. Intensely and complexly flavored but difficult to pin down the components. I'll keep drinking and trying.... A really good Russian Imperial Stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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