Beer: North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
Style: Imperial Stout
Description: This Imperial Stout is a rich, intense brew with big complex flavors and a warming finish.
Tasting notes: North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Company is an Imperial Stout style beer, black in color, slightly hoppy, has an ABV of 9%.
Food pairing: Imperial Stouts are best paired with beef or grilled and smoked game. For desert it also pairs well with chocolate and other digestives. For cheese lovers, go with buttery style cheeses such as Brie or Gouda.
If you like this, try: Perennial Fantastic Voyage, Left Hand Wake Up Dead Imperial Stout, Quimera Imperial Stout, Victory Storm King Imperial Stout, Weyerbacher Old Heathen.
This beer is part of our Mixed Six series. Working with the beer experts at Half Time in Mamaroneck, we are featuring a beer a day for 24 days, including tasting notes and suggestions for pairing. At the end of the 24 days, we invite you to join us at Half Time from 5-8 p.m. on November 13 for a Q and A, beer tasting and discounts on mixed six-packs with our carefully selected featured beers. Half Time, 139 Hoyt Ave., Mamaroneck, 914-341-1666, www.halftimebeverage.com.
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