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Old Rasputin: One of the Top Ten Stouts from the West Coast

Laurie Delk of 100 beers. 30 days. just chose Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout as one of her top ten favorite stouts from the West Coast: “Rich, homemade molasses cookies, baking spices, clove, nutmeg, cardamon, and even pepper prickled my … Continue reading

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Four “Best of 2011” Lists for North Coast Brewing

#1 Craft Beer for 2011: Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout —Beer Appétit Best of 2011: Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin (Platinum Medal, “Superlative”) —BTI: World Beer Championships Brewer of the Year, 2011: North Coast Brewing —Beer Journal, December 31, 2011 Top 11 … Continue reading

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Old Rasputin Review

YouTube review of Old Rasputin by RealAleGuide

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Old Rasputin Review

Review of Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout by Brew Chief

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Chocolate & Old Rasputin!

CraftBeer.com: “Chocolate rich Stouts go so well with high-percentage dark chocolate. The levels of bitterness and sugars, and in some cases, like [North Coast Brewings' Old Rasputin], the fruity notes are a good match…. Once they are in your mouth, … Continue reading

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Old Rasputin Scores 100

North Coast Brewing’s Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout was named by RateBeer as one of America’s Best Beers for 2011 and given a Gold Award.  The brew received an overall score of 100 and a style rating of 97 and … Continue reading

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TAP Beer of the Week 11: Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

“It’s loaded with chocolate and coffee aromas, some roasty notes and bready yeast.  It’s a rich mouthful, sweet, even luscious, but nicely balanced by the hops.” Read the whole review by Tom Bedell here.

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Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout Review

“The taste is something else, bitter chocolate and espresso with a sweet finish. I have to say that if you like bitter chocolate and beer—strong beer—you’ll like this. Nice creamy yet carbonated mouthfeel keeps it from being cloying. This is … Continue reading

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Old Rasputin Featured in Gourmet Magazine

From “Eight Great Winter Beers” by Joshua Bernstein in Gourmet Magazine: “This obsidian flavor bomb has a thick pour that releases aromas of chocolate-dipped raisins, yeasty bread, and espresso. Java also defines Rasputin’s rich, roasty flavor, with a balanced sweetness … Continue reading

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