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RATINGS: 3777   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Buongiorgio00 (917) - - NOV 22, 2014
Imperial stout avvolgente e ricca di note di caffé, cioccolato che scivolano in un denso abbraccio alcolico, ma non eccessivo. Molto molto buona.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OsuStu (79) - - NOV 21, 2014
12 oz bottle. A very dark brown with a thick tan head. Huge lacing. Coffee, walnut, fruit, chocolate, berries. Sweet, rustic, earthy, loam, dank. Silky finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
rjmc64 (20) - Deer Park, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Poured from bottle bought at local boutique. Pours thick and dark. Not much head and it faded quickly. Smells like sweet malt and coffee. Medium mouthfeel with a significant amount of carbonation. Sweet up front changing to coffee and then leaving a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FestDecBeet (239) - - NOV 16, 2014
Look: pours dark black. Light brown fluffy head. Smell: heavy chocolate. Roasted malts. Vanilla. Taste: chocolate. Roasted malts. Minimal bitter coffee. Feel: medium carbonation. Slight dryness leaves wanting another taste. Overall: love the aroma. Wish the taste matched it more closely. First drank: home 11/16/14

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghendrix (121) - Cardiff, WALES - NOV 13, 2014
On tap at Brewdog Cardiff. Pours very dark brown, thick fluffy tan head, looks gorgeous. Aromas of roasted coffee, chocolate, dark fruits and vanilla. Taste is nice strong roasted coffee bitterness, a light-medium sweetness. The alcohol is well balanced, full body, smooth thick mouthfeel, warming finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewTom (330) - - NOV 11, 2014
This is a perfect ImpRusStout. Rich burnt caramel nose, Teflon smooth mouthfeel & rich coffee/chocolate aftertaste. Like drinking milk from a Russian cow crossbred with cocoa beans that have been caught up in an unfortunate accidental nuclear bomb explosion forming positive mutation offspring...or something. Rated by BrewTom

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyF (164) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2014
Tapp på BottleRock LA. Svart med tjock hasselnötsfärgat skum. Doftar sött av choklad och karamell. Smaken är söt med inslag av kaffebeska och karamell. Lite spritig eftersmak tyvärr.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malaclemys (402) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Draft nitro, pours Black with creamy tan head. Aroma is Soy sauce, caramel, coffee, vanilla, dark fruit. Taste is dark fruit, coffee, caramel, chocolate, soy sauce. Balanced dry finish. Very smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bygers (866) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle 0,33l. Pours very dark ruby amber colour with massive creamy tan head that stays for a long time. Aroma of chocolate upfront and some dark fruit. Taste follows the aroma with some notes of vanilla coffee. Full mouth feel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsmanigold (24) - - OCT 28, 2014
Beige head that slowly went away after being poured. Good chocolate roasted flavor. Wasn?t thick as I hoped, a little on the thin side. Would drink again if given one.

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