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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,992 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,992
Reviews: 1,605
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 185
Gots: 429 | FT: 15
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 08-09-2003)
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Reviews by boelker62:
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boelker62

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I love it when you just swipe a beer off the shelf as a last ditch effort, and find it's the best of your shopping trip. That's what happened here, thank god.

A - pours a rocky, frothy brown head atop a pitch black body. The head was mostly-lasting, and left a nearly glue-like substance of lacing down the glass as it went. This is serious stuff.

S - kicks out a full nse of caramel and molasses with a light hint of resiny hops to boot.

T - really, quite nice and completely unexpected. With initial notes of the toasted versions of the aromas, then changing to the warming alcohol, with a completely separate, heavy hop finish. The balance this beer has would let it walk a tight rope.

M - not quite motor oil (like the look) but yet a ull-bodied brew with a long hoppy and slightly alcoholic finish cleans up the palate enough to keep moving on this.

D - with it's high ABV, but cleansingly lingering mouthfeel, you could get in trouble with this one. Very good.

Overall, biggest surprise of my vacation, paied with a serving of Chimay Grand Cru cheese from the local cheesemonger. I would buy a case of his in a heartbeat, and it can be had in any season, IMO.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2007 12:58:12 | More by boelker62
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a Spiegelau stout glass.

A: Wonderful black with a rich brown-gold head. Nice lacing, very consistent liquid, thick and heavy. Gorgeous, wonderful, dark beer.

S: Thick, heavy massive malt body with huge coffee, chocolate and cinnamon on top.

T: Big roasted malt body, significant hop bite. Crisp coffee-like bitterness rises to the top after swallowing. A nice chocolate flavor on the aftertaste. Lots of deep earthy tones and spices. Very consistent, well bodied beer with a nice variety of flavors, but not complicated. Simple, but very good. Not very sweet.

M: Super smooth, some slight carbonation but a nice silky texture to the beer itself.

O: This is a very good example of an Imperial stout that makes no false claims. It's big, bold and huge on the roasted malt character. There is just enough bitterness and alcohol to clean up the malty body. It has notes of coffee and chocolate and is very well balanced, but lacks significant amounts of specialized textures and flavors that you might find in another imperial stout. It's very good, easy to drink and is consistent with its flavors throughout its temperature range. Solid A.

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March 2011 bottle. Opened July 2014.

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S - An excellent nose, sweet and chocolately. Malted milk balls, deep milk chocolate, chestnuts, touch of burt coffee.

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M - Smooth with a light, well balanced carbonation. Medium-full body with a great coating on the back end.

O - Really enjoyable, and arguably the best of the entire series.

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Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 3,992 ratings.