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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,886 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,886
Reviews: 1,597
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 173
Gots: 416 | FT: 14
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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LC86

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-10-2011 04:27:48 | More by LC86
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Shango42

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-10-2011 03:52:51 | More by Shango42
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Rusty18

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-09-2011 23:22:35 | More by Rusty18
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freduardo

Alabama

4/5  rDev -5%

12-09-2011 20:21:39 | More by freduardo
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quine

Colorado

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-08-2011 21:07:16 | More by quine
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stevecooks

California

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-08-2011 19:37:43 | More by stevecooks
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headyhopzhead

Indiana

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-08-2011 16:54:39 | More by headyhopzhead
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kornkid8600

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

12-08-2011 08:20:05 | More by kornkid8600
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scott2269

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5%

12-07-2011 23:17:25 | More by scott2269
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ZenAgnostic

Texas

3.58/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. No obvious date, but it looks like there's a batch number stamped near the bottom rim.

Appearance - Black body. Even the pour doesn't let light through. Medium-small brown creamy head with good retention and great lacing.

Smell - Coffee and chocolate hop and malt characters, respectively. Malt comes through as it warms.

Taste - Harsh bitterness upfront, quickly smoothed out by creamy sweetness. Subsequent sips are much more balanced toward the malt as the bitter lime-peel astringency takes a back seat. Warming alcohol underneath.

Mouthfeel - Luxuriously creamy and smooth. Slight astringency and alcoholic warmth underneath. The only noticable carbonation is in the head.

Overall Drinkability - Great wintertime sipper. Balanced well but not boring. Some boldness but not particularly complex for the style.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 23:14:32 | More by ZenAgnostic
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jriggins6

Colorado

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-07-2011 19:11:36 | More by jriggins6
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-07-2011 14:16:55 | More by sideshowe
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StoutFest

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-07-2011 05:19:03 | More by StoutFest
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mhaugo

California

4/5  rDev -5%

12-07-2011 02:08:04 | More by mhaugo
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

12-07-2011 02:07:43 | More by JohneHoodlum
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fergster75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

12-07-2011 01:58:12 | More by fergster75
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stpaulsipper07

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

12-07-2011 00:26:05 | More by stpaulsipper07
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5%

12-06-2011 22:42:08 | More by djrn2
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Mtnbeerman

Colorado

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-06-2011 02:06:09 | More by Mtnbeerman
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cates1tg

Michigan

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-06-2011 01:35:42 | More by cates1tg
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Completely black in color. Poured with a brief caramel brown foam that dissiaptated quickly leaving behind a light wisps of foam. Roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee with hints dark fruits and vanilla. Thick, viscous, incredibly smooth, almost chewable feel. Deep roasted malt, dark coffee and dark chocolate flavors up front transitioning to a steadily intensifying hop bitterness through the finish. Finishes with a boozy, pine hop bitterness that lingers for quite some time.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2011 01:22:19 | More by IronLover
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-05-2011 22:13:20 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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jrutigs

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-05-2011 04:59:31 | More by jrutigs
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cosmicevan

New York

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

all this time and no review of yeti! bottle picked up while passing through NJ. bottled 4/27/2011

a - opened the bottle and filled my E snifter. brew poured an oil sludge black and settled just as dark with a deep brown foamy head. the finger of head just sat there with occasional popping of bubbles until some of the deep black showed through the surface. head is easily rebuilt with a swirl...lacing is sparse and spotty, but clings.

s - wonderful roasted malt. fresh roasted coffee with flashes of vanilla and cream. booze soaked chocolate. smooth and even. decadent.

t - deep rich chocolate. like getting one of those fondue plates and just putting your glass under the molten chocolate. this thing is rich and wild. toasted malts dipped in chocolate. hint of coffee and drippy caramel.

m - thick and powerful. leaves a boozy tingle.

o - overall...i believe.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 03:21:38 | More by cosmicevan
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BaconIsLife

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-05-2011 02:34:24 | More by BaconIsLife
Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 3,886 ratings.