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RATINGS: 3925   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 Russiaís Catherine the Great, Old Rasputin seems to develop a cult following wherever it goes. Itís 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 itóA sincere friend is not born instantly.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
barroso2501 (18) - Brasilia, - MAR 24, 2013
Deep black, toasty & happy, medium head and good carbonation. Best stout I have tried.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Schrammalam (2) - - JUL 29, 2015 does not count
Excellent imperial stout. A bit lighter on the mouthfeel than I would have expected. Good appearance, strong and complex coffee/caramel malt character with a great bitterness balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
voyageurmike (145) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Draft at Yard House in a shaker glass. Pitch black with unusually creamy tan head for an imperial stout. More bitter finish than I prefer for this style, overwhelms the palate somewhat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2888) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2015
Bottle at tasting. Black oily pour, no head. Aroma of vanilla and chocolate. Taste of bitter chocolate, roasted malt, mild vanilla and bitters. Thick mouthfeel. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
josanguapo (256) - SPAIN - JUL 25, 2015
From XXXII. In Duvel glass. After dinner. I dont like stouts. I cant finish a guinness. But this one is very different. I enjoy it a lot. Great taste, aroma and aspect

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thechandler (590) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Pours a dark, thick cola brown. Aroma is smoky with hints of coffee. Flavor is full of smoky chocolate malt. Drier than I expected. Coffee and tobacco. Definitely very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
linusb (121) - SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
A: Coffee, toffee, dark berries T: Chocolate, coffee, caramel O: Very nice light head. Bitter and some sweetness. Nice!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mercsmusic (3) - - JUL 23, 2015 does not count
The best there is. Drink three of these and nightly night. Best stout on the market. Sorry Guinness. Only wish it was easier to find in Pennsylvania

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarauderSky (16) - - JUL 20, 2015
North coast makes good beer, and this is no exception. Obviously, looking at its rating, Iím not alone in realizing how good this is.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mrjez (64) - Osaka, JAPAN - JUL 18, 2015
On tap at TNT Taisho opening party. L: dark, very dark, and a big fluffy tan head that wonít quit. S: plenty of chocolate and coffee, no real surprises here. T: those same smells come through in the taste, along with a bitterness that feels like a strong-roasted coffee, and quality bitter dark chocolate. F: itís quite dry and roasty, very full-bodied, yet can be drank a quite quickly, with a smoothness that keeps drawing you in for another sip. O: excellent imperial stout that even hits the spot in the summer months.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
Spike531 (7) - California, USA - JUL 15, 2015 does not count
This is a nice strong imperial, chocolaty stout, good flavor, with an okay after taste. Great aroma, and it looks like a chocolate milkshake. Great mouth feel. Overall a nice beer is happily drink again, but wouldnít seek out.

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