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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,566 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 4,566
Reviews: 1,660
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 236
Gots: 647 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: cokes on 08-09-2003

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Photo of bschmidt_37
4.14/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ryanflc
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BvilleBrewGuy
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rsquared59
4.49/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UncleJimbo
4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Excellent stout. Light chocolate and malt aroma. Creamy, full body. Cocoa, chocolate, roasty malt, light sweetness. Bitterness in the finish.

Photo of rodlavers
4.01/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of azkkr
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SteveSpencer
4.69/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hamrwolf
4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NJBeer265
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rfreed
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerandboards
4.4/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jwswigs
3.94/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TLA
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ruzzal
4.04/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dmgeng
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Been wanting to try for a while and finally got the chance.

A - Pours a thick very dark brown and settles into a deep black with a plentiful brown colored head with strong lacing.

S - Rich roasty aroma with chocolate and coffee secondary. Sweeter maltiness than many RIS's which I really like but not as powerful as some that I've experienced.

T - Very similar to the smell; has the roastiness from the smell first but closely accompanied by the rich chocolate, malt, and coffee tones. It is full flavored with a good bitterness that helps balance the sweetness. Not as big as some but plenty of flavor to keep sipping away on this one.

M - Big mouth-feel. High carbonation. This one just erupted with carbonation as I poured not expecting such vigor from the solution. I like the carbonation because even though it is a pretty viscous beer the carbonation and bitterness do a good job of tricking your mind into thinking that it is lighter. This beer finishes smooth and balanced.

Overall, this is a very good imperial stout. This is an above average RIS just because I like the feel of it but I still prefer Ten Fidy with its sheer power. I would definitely recommend this beer and I would suggest getting the bomber instead of the 12oz because you will want more than 12oz of this at a time!

Glass- Snifter

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.54/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Outstanding appearance, beautiful dark color, nice full brown head that does not dissipate quickly. The lacing is awesome, grabs the glass and does not let go. Exactly what you want a stout to look like. You pick up the roast, there is a chocolate and some coffee. You do not get the coffee and the roast in the taste but there is limited sweet malt and a touch of lingering bitter, but by no means to much. Maybe, maybe, slightly out of balance but that is picking. Age it and I bet that it is perfect. Feel is a little light for a stout, I prefer them to be a little more chewy. Overall this is an outstanding beer that I would gladly have any day.

Photo of vinylrooster
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jdw275
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mJJJJJJJ
4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of uvachief
4.38/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a slightly chilled 12ox bottle into a cheap Miller Lite pint glass. Pours sort dark chocolate brown with less than a half a finger of head. Lingered for a bit. Decent lacing throughout. Smells of dark chocolate, coffee and sugar..maybe molasses? First taste is really good. I do think it is molasses. Roasted malts, dark chocolate and coffee. Really smooth and tasty. Hides the abv well. Aftertaste is much the same. Outstanding beer. Definitely buying more of this.

Photo of Notation
4.39/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GOBLIN
3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RichD
4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DuckDodgers
3.73/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

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Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,566 ratings.