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RATINGS: 3963   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

KegOstertag's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KegOstertag (92) - - JAN 23, 2013
Drank from 12 oz bottle poured into a snifter. Aroma- rich malty roasted coffee aroma. Appearance- dark chocolate color with small but thick froth. Great lacing. Taste- thick roasted wood and coffee flavors. Palate- matches the taste with wood/coffee/malt lingering. Overall- great all around stout. Covers all bases.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (2120) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2015
Mooie zwarte kleur met een goede bruine kraag. Ruikt vol vanille, crème chocolade. Smaakt vanille, herfstfruit, chocolade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Abijen (2102) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2015
Donker bruin rood bier met een goede beige schuim kraag. Ruikt fruitig, chocolade. Smaakt koffie, geroosterd, fruitig, chocolade. Iets te fruitig? voor een stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hansvf (402) - - OCT 9, 2015
Veel schuim dat wel mooi inzakt. Zwart. Ruikt vooral cacao, lekker. Weer ook de chocolade bitterheid. Vrij weinig nasmaak. En iets teveel carbo.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
njager246 (656) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Tap on Nitro at gravity, pours black, aroma of coffee, chocolate, and roasted malts, taste is similar but more mild, I feel like the nitro took away from this some, will retry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mezr (66) - California, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Pours dark, almost black. Off-white head is lighter looking than anticipated. Roasted coffee, chocolate and caramel. Full body and very bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gary (1685) - Somerset, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2015 (330ml) In a snifter ) Grate to purchase this in the UK for the first time . Roast coffee ,bitter chocolate nose. Dark intense base with a beige foamy head that coats the glass like a khaki sand trail . Smooth and creamy coffee and dark chocolate , rich and bitter roast interaction . I will re-pete .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
matbli (143) - Poznań, POLAND - OCT 2, 2015
bottle 355 ml, pours dark brown wth shny reddish reflexes what is a sign that it’s quite clear. The brownish colored head is very pillowy and stable. Aroma is mainly chocolatte and coffee witht some additional wood, caramel, soy sauce, roasted grain and a touch of dried fruits. Aroma is quite complex but it’s not very intensive. Medium bodied, I wish it would be a bit heavier. n taste medium sweetness with a lot of roasty bitterness that is quite intensive for the style. Finish is a bit ashy what dsturbs a bit the comfort of drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (1881) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle shared. Black with big creamy beige head. Lots of dark chocolate, roasted grains, English hops, light creamy and yeasty with a touch of old wood and dead leaves. Roasted bitterness with almost medium sweetness. Over medium bodied with creamy carbonation and light alcoholic finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RafeAU (487) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2015
On nitro tap in LA. Sweet rich imperial stout, more choc than coffee, creamy nitro, great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KW92 (681) - WARSAW, POLAND - SEP 22, 2015

WYGLĄD: Barwa czarna, nieprzejrzyste. Piana drobna, bardzo wysoka, trwała. Pięknie zdobi szkło.
AROMAT: Intensywny. Klasyczny RIS-owo aromat. Zboża, nuty beczkowe, żywica, zioła, kakao, kawa, nuty owocowe, waniliowe, alkohol. Dobrze zbalansowane.
SMAK: Likierowe. Słodowość, kawa, kakao. Posmak żywiczno-ziołowy. Alkohol całkiem dobrze wkomponowany.
OGÓLNIE: Bardzo udany RIS. Aromat i smak na wysokim poziomie. Jak dla mnie ciało mogło być być bardziej "gęste", jednakże już teraz jest naprawdę dobrze.

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