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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,310 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 4,310
Reviews: 1,634
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 208
Gots: 544 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 08-09-2003)
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4/5  rDev -5%

oriolesfan4, Jun 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

doremite, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of gleemonger
4.45/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Very dark brown to black, with a nice thick, dimpled beige head. The head stays nice and thick and lingers through the whole glass, with some nice lacing.

Rich roasty, chocolatey aroma with a touch of sweetness and some alcohol. It smells like a big one, and I can't wait to take a sip.

More bitter than I was expecting, almost a tad metallic - coming from what seems to be a combo of the burnt malts and some hops. The chocolate is there, but is more in the background than I expected. There is definitely a complexity there as I expect from a RIS though, with some good sweet malts backing ulp all of the above. I think it's just a little on the bitter side for my taste.

Nice and rich, as I come to expect from a good RIS. Moderate carbonation, and a nice creamy feel.

A very nice stout. For me, if the bitterness were toned way down, it would almost be perfect, as it is in most areas. I'm just not a fan of too much metallic hop bitterness in my stouts. But this is definitely a very solid beer.

gleemonger, Jun 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

hoosier222002, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

pin, Jun 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

KiltedCulinarian, Jun 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

acknight, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

BUNZILLA, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

mjm47, Jun 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

bcm75, Jun 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

bpasquini, Jun 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

robdip9, Jun 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

MJSJr, Jun 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

biggied, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

dhbiker0889, Jun 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

homersapien619, Jun 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

bconsidine, Jun 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

JammyV, Jun 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

Topher78, Jun 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

litheum94, Jun 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

EdelweissDad, Jun 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

beercatbrew, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of Bowers-Brew
3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Super black pour with dark brown head. Foam doesn't overwhelm or last long.

S - Hops at first with a bit of malt and chocolate finish.

T - Hops, malt, and chocolate dominate. Don't really notice much of a caramel flavor, but did taste a little toffee notes. Slightly over bitter aftertaste keeps the score down a bit for me.

M - Thick and creamy.

O - Not sure I've had many Russian Imperial Stouts, but it did remind me of some American Imperial Stouts. Yeti is a classic for a reason. Good beer from a good brewery. Certainly a beer that should be on your list to try.

Bowers-Brew, Jun 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

jdklks, Jun 08, 2013
Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,310 ratings.