1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Yeti Imperial StoutYeti Imperial Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,950 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,950
Reviews: 1,601
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 181
Gots: 428 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 3,950 | Reviews: 1,601 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by johnnybravo:
Photo of johnnybravo
johnnybravo

Netherlands

4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For some reason this was widely available in the Netherlands for a very short while but I managed to get my hands on quite a lot. It's an impressive Imperial Stout for sure. Very well balanced, stable and rubust. It has all you could probably imagine it should have. However there's one thing that's just not perfect. I think it's a bit one demensional. Loads of roasted coffee and chocolate but it lacks some complexity and subtile flavors like licorice, blackcurrant or even honey. But as said, wonderful beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2008 15:53:03 | More by johnnybravo
More User Reviews:
Photo of DamienI
DamienI

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

07-24-2014 15:50:20 | More by DamienI
Photo of MileHighMe85
MileHighMe85

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

07-23-2014 21:01:55 | More by MileHighMe85
Photo of Narthax
Narthax

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-23-2014 18:22:12 | More by Narthax
Photo of thufflife
thufflife

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-23-2014 15:58:54 | More by thufflife
Photo of SoxFan
SoxFan

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-23-2014 14:57:18 | More by SoxFan
Photo of raleigh_blue
raleigh_blue

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-23-2014 13:58:22 | More by raleigh_blue
Photo of katejdempster
katejdempster


3/5  rDev -28.7%

07-22-2014 22:08:30 | More by katejdempster
Photo of curlybird
curlybird

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

07-22-2014 16:50:36 | More by curlybird
Photo of Azeotrope
Azeotrope

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

07-22-2014 05:55:24 | More by Azeotrope
Photo of Stagga_Lee
Stagga_Lee

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-22-2014 05:48:22 | More by Stagga_Lee
Photo of magictacosinus
magictacosinus

California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-22-2014 03:52:48 | More by magictacosinus
Photo of Darkmagus82
Darkmagus82

Virginia

4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served on tap in a chalice glass

Appearance – The beer is served a deep-deep brown nearly black color with a one finger head of brown foam. The head holds on strong, slowly fading to leave a fantastic level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the brew is a big, roasty, and sweet with a nice roasted malt smell mixed with plenty of milk chocolate, brown sugar, and some caramel. Along with these aromas comes some smells of coffee, bourbon and an earthy hop giving a heavy and nicely roasty aroma overall.

Taste- A big sweet roasted malt and chocolate flavor greets the tongue. This is accompanied by flavors of vanilla and caramel mixed within. As the taste advances coffee starts working its way in, with it beginning lighter and really gaining strength toward the end of the taste. Along with the coffee comes some boozy flavors with some smoke mixed within, melding very well with an increase in the roasted flavors of the brew. More booziness and sweetness (with hints of vanilla) hits the tongue at the end of the taste and with the now somewhat stronger coffee flavor, the robust roast and the sweeter chocolate flavors of the brew ends up leaving a thick and warming taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is quite thick and creamy with a carbonation level that is slightly on the lower side. Both the thick-creamy body and the low carbonation are fantastic for the big, warming and boozy roasted flavors of the brew, making a great slow sipper.

Overall – A very tasty Russian imperial with a big sweet and boozed roasted flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

07-22-2014 00:55:48 | More by Darkmagus82
Photo of hipboy221
hipboy221

California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-21-2014 08:41:44 | More by hipboy221
Photo of JakeTheDuck
JakeTheDuck

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-21-2014 05:01:10 | More by JakeTheDuck
Photo of hoppy91
hoppy91

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-21-2014 01:38:48 | More by hoppy91
Photo of Roguer
Roguer

Connecticut

3.59/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice, firm dark brown head with excellent retention and sticky lacing. Beer is dark black with purple highlights.

Roast barley, a hint of coffee and dark cacao, and a slight bit of dark, overripe fruit dominate the nose. A bit of cream as well.

Waves of roasted barley wash over the mouth, carrying hints of cream and a not insignificant metallic taste. The barley is dominant; the metallic flavor is unwanted.

Full, thick mouthfeel; not quite chewy. Sticky finish. Alcohol is noticeable.

This is an enjoyable stout, but it's simply not up there with the best of them.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 00:29:17 | More by Roguer
Photo of twenteone
twenteone

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-20-2014 23:50:32 | More by twenteone
Photo of ZBR101
ZBR101

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5%

07-20-2014 21:15:48 | More by ZBR101
Photo of cavemanlawyer1999
cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-20-2014 04:47:58 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
Photo of RyanCrawford
RyanCrawford

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5%

07-19-2014 23:27:36 | More by RyanCrawford
Photo of Mark_Hermecz
Mark_Hermecz


5/5  rDev +18.8%

07-19-2014 22:51:44 | More by Mark_Hermecz
Photo of GuttaMane138
GuttaMane138

Florida

4/5  rDev -5%

07-19-2014 19:53:41 | More by GuttaMane138
Photo of Sellen
Sellen

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-19-2014 19:06:06 | More by Sellen
Photo of TennesseeStoutMan
TennesseeStoutMan


5/5  rDev +18.8%

07-19-2014 17:01:16 | More by TennesseeStoutMan
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 3,950 ratings.