datrael (577) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 21, 2017
W aromacie kawa, kakao, deserowa czekolada, praliny, wanilia, rodzynki, figi. W wygladzie czarne z obraczka bezowej piany. W smaku mocna, kwaskowata kawa, praliny, czekolada, rodzynki, figi, gorzka czekolada. Goryczka dosc wysoka, palona, lekkie rozgrzewanie po kazdym lyku, cialo geste, degustacyjne. Ogólnie bardzo dobry ris z przyjemnymi nutami utlenienia, swietne piwo. ljthiessen (1397) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 16, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown pour with not much head. Aroma is cocoa and sweet cherries, hint of red licorice. Taste is coffee, cocoa, some sweetness with caramel, cherry and licorice notes. SebBrews (198) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - JUL 13, 2017
Pours deep brown with almost zero head. Nose is loads of coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, chilli, pepper. Medium sweet taste with notes of coffee, chocolate, caramel, dark dried fruits. Alcohol is discretely there. Lingering and balanced malt bitterness in the aftertaste. Low carbonation, full bodied, sticky mouthfeel. Great IS. k_gadeberg (169) - Århus, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2017
caramel, licorice, alcohol, caramel, nuts, black, cloudy, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, full body, creamy, thick feel, long finish, Icedwarf (1765) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 18, 2017
Rasputin volgens etiket. Zwart bier zonder schuim. Smaak is krachtig, warm en zoet met iets van koffie, karamel en fruit zoals bessen, aardbei en een lichte cognac smaak. Top bier om van te genieten!
nearbeer (5563) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 15, 2017
33 cl. bottled 18 Dec. 2014. Deep mahogany with a thin topping of cream. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, toasted nut and a dash of soy. Flavor is dark chocolate, soy, bread, toasted nut and red wine with a bit of the barrel. Medium-plus body has a nice balance and low-medium carbonation. A bit boozy even after 3-1/2 years of bottle aging. Towey1989 (3170) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2017
Can at The Bottle Lab, Leek. 10.4% ABV Rasputin. Pours a black colour with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, some umami, slight tobacco, a little raisin, date and subtle caramel. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, some umami, slight raisin, date, a little tobacco, a hint of spice, smoke, a touch of caramel and subtle earthy hops. Full bodied and soft carbonation. A long, slightly warming, umami, roasted bitterness in the finish. Another cracking dark beer from De Molen. Lots of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate and umami, a meaty imperial stout with subtle spice. MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - JUN 1, 2017
Poured from 32 oz. "Crowler." Listed at the pub as De Molen Cease and Desist.
Opaque, near-black with a thin, fine, light tan head and good lacing.
Aroma of roasted malt, wet rawhide, dark dried fruit, tobacco, toffee, licorice and mocha.
Taste of roasted malt, black cherry, dark dried fruit, licorice, tobacco, toffee, peat and toffee. The flavor is modestly sweet and the alcohol is well hidden. A very complex, yet easy to drink beer.
Medium/full body and medium carbonation.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Oxytocin (206) - AUSTRIA - MAY 28, 2017
can, 10.4%; black with light brown head.
odour: coffee, chocolate, ash, tobacco, dried fruits, caramel, alcohol;
taste: alcoholic sharpness, and again dried fruits, chocolate.
alcohol not hidden...
full body, soft carbonisation, texture to thin for all the aroma.
nice bitterness to balance the sweetness.
PowY (993) - AUSTRIA - MAY 28, 2017
330 ml can as Rasputin, 10.4% ABV. Pours a nearly black red-brown with a creamy, light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, toffee, fudge, walnut - rather mildly roasted notes along with some herbal hoppy notes. Full body with a medium to medium/heavy sweetness and a light to medium bitterness in the end. Finishes pretty alcoholic with a light alcoholic burn. Flavor of roasted malt, molasses, toffee, fudge, dates, dark fruits and a more pronounced roasted character towards the finish (dark chocolate, licorice) together with some bitter, hoppy notes. A little too much booze.