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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,979 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,979
Reviews: 1,603
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 184
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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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle, kept in cool storage. Bottle-dated 'Mar 11 2011'. Courvoisier snifter holds the beer. It's 4pm, do you know where YOUR Yeti is?

Pours absolutely black with a smooth glug. Light brown head topped out at about 1/4". Looks absolutely sinful, and I can't wait to dig in.

Rich ripe malty nose imposes with chocolate liquor, espresso bean, anise, fusel alcohol, and gingerbread notes. Meaty char and light peatiness make this a pretty macho nose. Smells like beer cocoa with marshmallows.

Expanse malt-bomb with delicious bittersweet fudgy flavors. Bittered espresso, black chocolate, spruce hops, charred grain, spicy booze, and light licorice. Middle and finish show off hints of tart berries in a tannic sort of way. Dark fruits linger a bit on the end, too, with a kiss of prune. Some definite booze-mellowing took place after almost two years. Finishes with that familiar aged stout swing, like a tangy chocolate cake batter. Big-time savory flavors with just a touch of sweetness.

Super-rich feel with great body, like the beer took a few whips in a blender before I sipped it. Coating in the mouth despite the well-dissolved carbonated bushiness. I bet my tongue is black right now.

A fantastic RIS, and one of my favorites from off-the-shelf. Will have to compare with a fresh bottle to see how much I really like Yeti compared to some of the others.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 21:51:43 | More by thecheapies
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Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 3,979 ratings.