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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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4,405 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 4,405
Reviews: 1,638
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 216
Gots: 572 | FT: 18
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%

lunarbrew, Jun 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

jbar920, Jun 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

HumphreyLee, Jun 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

RyV, Jun 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

tstigz, Jun 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

BColton1, Jun 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

KyleMA, Jun 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

drinking12many, Jun 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

jpizzle, Jun 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

anson42, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of BEERMILER12
4.29/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25


A: Pours a pitch black color with a little more than a fingers worth of dark tan head that reduces slowly down to a decent sized cap

S: Roasted malts, dark chocolate, caramel, and quite a bit of hoppiness. Get a hint of alcohol towards the back end

T: Starts off with roasted malts, dark chocolate, toffee, and a light hint of coffee (it might just be more of the intense roastiness) and then goes into a good bit of bitter hoppiness. Finishes with a light lingering bitterness from both the hops and roasted malts. Alcohol is well hidden

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Thick

O: A very nice stout with quite a bitter kick. Quite drinkable despite the bitterness and 9.5%. Definitely recommended, especially if you enjoy a good amount of hops in your stout

BEERMILER12, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of IchLiebeBier
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Very dark chestnut, almost black; huge frothy brown head, long lasting, good lacing

Aroma: Initial whiff of hops, followed by roasted malts and chocolate

Taste: Very interesting creamy start with bitter hop flavor on back of tongue with accompanying sweetness; very well balanced and quite tasty; excellent overall

Remarks: I didn't score A, S, T, M at that time, so please disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Jayeblue24, Jun 15, 2013
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Chingringo, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of nataku00
4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottle, around two years old, poured into a tulip glass. Beer pours a dark brown, bordering on black, with two fingers of creamy chocolate colored head. Head sticks around for a bit, before slowly receding leaving thick lacing on the edge of the glass.

Nose is medium roasted coffee, dark fruit, dark chocolate, smoked and roasted malt.

Taste is mainly roasted flavors, bitter coffee and dark roasted malt, mellows into some light sweeter dark chocolate flavors. Lingering coffee bitterness on the tongue.

Full body, thick and creamy, coating your mouth with a sip.

nataku00, Jun 14, 2013
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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
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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
Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,405 ratings.