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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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