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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,973 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,973
Reviews: 1,603
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 183
Gots: 432 | 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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Soonami

Pennsylvania

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

This is a great example of the style, with all of the features that make a great Russian Imperial Stout: pitch black in color, roasty and rich aroma, slightly sweet taste balanced with coffee and chocolate, chewy and luxurious mouthfeel, a smooth finish. This is a great beer with the excellent flavor profile from the complex malts and yeasts, but still finishes dry and with enough bitterness to make this drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

06-30-2010 02:52:16 | More by Soonami
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alex667gbg

Sweden

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: A extreme black with a latte brown foam. This is an Imperial stout of the epic kind.

Roasty chocolate promise a lovely stout. Some sweetness and a coffee tone.

Oh.. coffee hits you, with a creamy sharp tone. Wonderful aftertaste of bitter, well rounded balance of malt and hops. Any stout fan will become joyous. A real treat!

Yes. In this category, a true winner, and it glads me that my "systembolaget" in Sweden, have done their research and claimed this winner.

A good priced, well made beer. Great beer! Get it now.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2011 20:05:53 | More by alex667gbg
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dirtylou

Washington

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

22oz bomber....this one has been resting in the cellar fridge for 6 months at least, first time trying

appearance: sweet label. pours a bold, dare i say black, colour with a gorgeous chocolate brown head...this one looks like a big chocolatey beast in the snifter, tremendous chocolate lacing

smell: bold and smooth chocolate, heavy roastiness, strong dark roast, stong hop bitterness present as expected from the 75IBU claim. espresso, mild alcohol present

taste: smooth and very rich, a chocolate-espresso syrupy snifter of joy, imperial roast coffee bean, roasted malt, silky chocolate, alcohol warming...the hops add a nice touch, though they have probably subdued since this was bottled - they provide a nice chocolate/hop bitterness underneath everything. a pretty great american double stout, cant wait to drink the oak aged in the coming days

mouthfeel: silky and creamy, smooth yet full bodied, slight alcohol present, hop bitterness in the aftertaste

drinkability: its syrupy, its got some bitterness, its rich, its loaded with alcohol, but its tasty!

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2006 04:42:52 | More by dirtylou
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prototypic

Ohio

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

Appearance: This one's a very dark brown chocolate color. There's no light getting through giving it a near black color. The head is a dark mocha color and stands two fingers tall. It was incredibly slow to dissipate and left a thick, sticky coat of lace clinging to the glass.

Smell: I'm hopeful that the nose will open up more as it warms. Edit: Unfortunately, it does not. As it is, it's merely good in terms of strength. It features a load of chocolate malts and smells sweet. Espresso comes through as a secondary feature, but smells delicious. There's a slight roasted character to it which I would attribute to roasted malts. Hops are surprisingly strong in this one and add a slight citric/piney twist. Alcohol is noted, but isn't offensive.

Taste: The flavor profile is very impressive. Chocolate malts are very flavorful and sweet. There's not much roasted malt coming through here. Instead, there's an aggressive, bitter hop flavor. I'm honestly not all that shocked at how strong the hop flavor is. I recall Oak Aged Yeti having the same attribute. Nonetheless, it works like a charm here. The hops are citric and piney. There's a hint of molasses on the tail. Alcohol is noted, but it doesn't really run warm. Finishes bitter.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability: It has a full body with a very creamy, lush feel. Carbonation is noticeable, but doesn't hinder its great feel at all. Drinkability is good, but a little limited by its big feel and high abv. But, man, it goes down easy. Way too easy for a beer of this size.

Yeti Imperial Stout is very impressive. I was expecting it to be good, but not quite this good. I really like the strong hoppy character of this beer. It's unusual in beers of this style, but works amazingly well. The only small complaint here is that the news is just a little weak. Aside from that small qualm, Yeti is very impressive. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2009 01:36:40 | More by prototypic
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HURTemHIZZY

Virginia

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

On tap at Capital Alehouse in Fredericksburg. Can't believe I've never had this one!

Pours a near black tone, with a one finger deep tan head that has great retention and left some lacing down the glass. Smells of chocolate and coffee, with a notieable hop presence not always so obvious in a RIS.

Taste has that same hop presence. Some of the people I was with thought it was a bit overdone for the style, but I thought it added a lot to this brew. Some more flavors from the deep malts are there as well. Vanilla, caramel, and toffee add to the bittersweet chocolate and coffee that was present in the aroma. Very nice. Mouthfeel is creamy and somewhat viscous, with a tiny bit of prickly carbonation that adds to the beer nicely.

Very nice stout. Much better imo than the chocolate version, which I, for some reason, had before I had the base brew.

Serving type: on-tap

10-18-2010 16:57:40 | More by HURTemHIZZY
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franksnbeans

Ohio

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

Pours opaque black with a chocolate milk head that goes nowhere. Smell is chocolate, sweet molasses, some hops and some alcohol. Taste matches the smell. Chocolate notes, sweets, some hops some warming from the alcohol though it’s not as present as the abv indicates. Full in the mouth yet not filling. Finishes a little dry. This is an amazing brew with amazing flavors all over the place. Could, and will try this again and again. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to try this one.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2007 03:21:23 | More by franksnbeans
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Ragingbull

California

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Black in color with a foamy brown head. There is some prickle but you can't really see it because the beer is so dark. Strong and rich malty nose. The attack and the mouthfeel are both creamy and extremely pleasant. The beer explodes with hoppiness at the finish and in the aftertaste. The creamy texture is incredible and it would give any beer a run for its money for the "best mouthfeel." This beer was so good I went back to the store and bought more while I knew it would still be in stock. The hoppiness of this stout is definitely enough to make it stand out amongst its peers, but when you add in that texture and mouthfeel. . . great!

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2009 14:58:51 | More by Ragingbull
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damndirtyape

Ohio

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

Single bottle (bottled on 02-13-10) poured into a shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Completely black - no color even when I hold it up to the light. Poured a huge brown head that had a slow-growth overflow. Plenty of lacing all over the place.

Smell: Definitely have to let this one warm up to get everything. When first poured cold it's nothing but hops. As it warms up I get the hops and some of the roasted malts, but the hops still dominate.

Taste: Can a beer taste like a hoppy chocolate milkshake? Well....I think this one fits that description. The hop bitterness comes first, followed quickly by chocolate and creamy flavors, then a bitter coffee/roasted malt finish. Rather tasty and it went very well with a krispy kreme sour creme donut. Alcohol completely hidden.

Mouthfeel: Incredibly smooth, thick, and creamy. The mouthfeel helps me think it really is a hoppy chocolate-coffee milkshake.

Drinkability: Well I can't have anything this rich more than once in an evening, but it's pretty damn good. The hoppiness threw me a bit, but overall quite nice. The mouthfeel and taste combined really make the beer outstanding.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2010 22:26:52 | More by damndirtyape
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Packforever1976

Minnesota

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

Served at cellar temp in my Darkness goblet.

A: Pours jet black with a dark tan head, nice and creamy. Amazing head retention. This one really sticks around! Very nice sticky lacing.

S: Smells amazing...espresso with some cocoa, some toffee, and a nice hop aroma as well.

T: Tastes of a nice espresso with some good bitter dark chocolate. Some vanilla and toffee flavors in there as well. The hops make their presence felt in the back, which really finishes this one off well. There is some alcohol burn in the back, which is to be expected considering this was bottled only 6 weeks ago.

M: Thick and creamy. Chewy. Proper carbonation level.

D: Solid drinkability for the style. One is enough, but puting that one down isn't very difficult. A very tasty RIS.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2009 03:02:12 | More by Packforever1976
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biggietattoos

Florida

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

with a high abv stout like this one I would usually expect an overly heavy boozy taste and a thick syrupy pour but I was pleasantly surprised as soon as I poured this beer.

For an imperial stout Yeti poured a smoother nicer black tone with a small dark brown head and some light lacing.

The pour released some nice nutty, oakey notes.

The oakiness stayed upon the first sip and as the beer warmed closer to room temperature its complexities definitely showed through, Nice nutty malt taste with a strong but not overpowering finish made it a substantial yet very drinkable imperial stout.

The mouthfeel was heavy but smooth and left a warm tingle behind

being my first experience with GDBC I am very pleased and will continue to try everything I can from them

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2010 07:58:55 | More by biggietattoos
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dbell23

Tennessee

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

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. If poured aggressively there is a three finger head the color of coffee with a little cream. The beer is the color and viscosity of motor oil with about 10,000 miles on it - thick and black. The head has good retention and nice heavy lacing. Nice looking stout.

Smell is all imperial stout. Very dark almost burnt chocolate, expresso, roasted, maybe burnt malt. Mmmmm. Maybe a hint of alcohol but not much.

Taste is a stout assault. Just like the nose, super dark chocolate and three day old coffee. Intense stout taste, just like an imperial stout should be. There is a lingering bitterness that maybe hops that keeps this from being a perfect imperial stout taste. It's difficult to tell where it comes from because of the other favors.

Mouthfeel is good. Thick almost chewy . Low carbonation like most stouts but the lingering bitterness detracts for it.

Overall a really good imperial stout. I will definitely buy again.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2012 21:43:01 | More by dbell23
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Tianjoja

New York

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a snifter glass from a 22oz bottle

A - Pitch black, three finger fluffy dark brown mocha head. Beautiful looking beer.

S - Roasted Malts, Chocolate. Little alcohol on the nose.

T - Chocolate, Coffee. Nice bitterness not typical of the style. Espresso on the end. Sweet Malty offset by a nice hop punch that I wasn't expecting.

M - Velvety smooth. Nice carbonation. Tiny bubbles dancing on my tongue. Would say full bodied.

O - My first Yeti - I'm impressed. Would love to try some of the barrel aged versions of this. Hoppier than I expected, but I like that.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2013 22:13:22 | More by Tianjoja
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Gaisgeil

Michigan

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

This one is aptly named, it's a beast!

Immediatly upon pouring this the comparisons started spinning in my head, this thing reminds of the dark lord. Poured an amazing viscous dark black with a thick dark brown head darker than most beers are themselves. Smell is incredibly strong, kind of hoppy actually to go along with the usual roast and coffee tones inherent in the style. Taste is quite massive, tons of roast of hints of dry cocoa. There is a nice hop presence as well though, quite a bit more than most stouts boast. Mouthfeel is very palate coating, with bits of sediment swirling about, very thick and rich. A very nice a heavy brew, impressive! I can't wait to try the oaked version!

Slàinte!

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2005 06:22:01 | More by Gaisgeil
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mhaugan

Arizona

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

22 oz bottle served in a snifter

First pour is black as night with a very thin tan head. Subsequent pours gave a much thicker and heavier head. Smell is of coffee and chocolate. Taste is coffee and chocolate with a alcohol finish. Goes down much smoother than I expected. Polished off the bottle with dinner and loved every sip.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2007 16:20:18 | More by mhaugan
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured on-tap and served in a stemmed vase, the beer is a jet black coloring, oil-like. Dark tan head, clingy all over the glass, with a great lacing left behind as you drink. Nose of roasted grains, smoke, bittersweet chocolate, bitter coffee, booze, and molasses. Great aromas! Flavors are huge, with cocoa nibs, coffee, and booze all over the palate, with earthy highlights. Rich, heavy, velvety body, with a bitter, smoked, roasted aftertaste. The finish is bitter and smooth, with enough linger to remind you what you're missing in between sips. Fantastic!

Serving type: on-tap

01-04-2014 03:34:14 | More by GarthDanielson
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

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

Yeti pours a deep black into the glass with a big, frothy two finger brown foam on top. There was more head on this beer than I was anticipating. As the foam dissolves it leaves behind a thick netted pattern of lace on the glass.

The aroma is a rich malt flavor with some hoppy notes mixed in. Present in the aroma are notes of chocolate, toffee, nuts and pine.

Each sip of this full bodied beer is smooth and dry on the palate with a mild fizz on the tip of the tongue. The mouthfeel reminded me of a milk shake. The rich malt flavor is loaded with chocolate, coffee and nuts. A hint of ripe fruit, like plum or raisin, is also present. Balancing out the malt is a moderately strong hop bitterness with a flavor of pine. Once gone some of the chocolate and pine notes linger on the palate.

For a nearly 10% abv beer this one is easy to drink, well balanced and loaded with flavor. The thick head and lace patterns gives the beer a pleasing appearance.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2009 22:47:16 | More by WanderingFool
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MrStark

North Carolina

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

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a snifter glass.

Appearance is a dark opaque black with a frothy mocha colored head that leaves some nice lacing.

Smell is pretty malty, with coffee, chocolate and a bit of the hops on the end.

Taste is pretty heavy with malts, bitter coffee and dark chocolate upfront followed by hop finish. The alcohol makes itself known with a nice warming bite to it.

Mouthfeel is rich and full bodied. Pretty thick and creamy.

Drinkability is pretty good. It goes down pretty easy but I don't think I'd have more than one bottle at a time. Its fairly rich and I think it be better in moderation. Overall a tasty brew.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2009 01:57:47 | More by MrStark
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JamisonM

Arizona

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

May 2008 Vintage

A: black body even black as the beer poured really nice and thick mocha head

S: huge roasted notes coffee leather tobacco and some anise

T: Huge roasted flavor coffee bakers chocolate complex thick and rich. tobacco and leather coming though as well no alcohol in smell or taste

M: med to heavy mouth with med carbonation

D: its a very big beer and its a sipper cant drink this one down very fast.

Overall: A great beer that really aged well. A very intense beer! Great job Great Divide!

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2010 22:25:01 | More by JamisonM
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goalie33

New York

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

Poured from 22oz bomber into Duvel tulip. Bottled December 2010.
A) Pitch black with 2 fingers of brown head. Cannot see any carbonation in the beer. Leaves lots of lacing in the glass.
S) Hops with roasted malt, lots of espresso notes. Very rich aroma.
T) Hoppy bitterness upfront with strong flavors of chocolate and espresso right behind that. Some underlying notes of dark fruit and licorice. A slight bitter coffee aftertaste.
M/D) Full, thick mouthfeel. Smooth, creamy beer with some slight carbonation. Easy to drink, but not really sessionable. More of a one-and-done dessert beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2011 04:25:09 | More by goalie33
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Hawksfan79

Washington

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Glass: Over sized wine glass

Appearance: Motor oil, completely opaque. Has a thick and creamy mocha colored head.

Smell: Vanilla, alcohol, peaty

Taste: Peaty, alcohol, vanilla, toffee, chocolate notes, slight hops flavor. The alcohol kind of overrides the bitterness and as a result it's really easy to miss the hops flavor in this. Very sweet, earthy, and roasty.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied. Slick texture with a dry finish.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 19:47:16 | More by Hawksfan79
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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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utopiajane

New York

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours black and slightly thick. No light escapes the edges and has a scant head of mocha colored foam that fell rather quickly to a thin ring. Leaves shimmering lace that falls to alcohol legs. Nose is alluring with dark bittersweet chocolate, toasted malt, roasty coffee, a smooth vanilla that was just right to accentuate the chocolate and a little burned toast. There are some perfumey and floral hops just on top with a light pine that I find adds to the overall sweetness. There's a good helping of molasses and just a little alcohol to make it truly tempting. Taste is downright luscious. Malt is hefty but smooth and soft with molasses and caramel sweetness. The alcohol warms right away and then the flavors start to unfold. Chocolate is dark and bittersweet, not too smooth like if you had some as a chocolate bar. Burned toast and a smooth molasses that combine so well. The espresso roast rides in to keep it from becoming too sweet. And to my delight some floral hops bring a nonchalant bitter to the dry finish. The coffee beans have a dual character. They taste both roasted and like they are still on the vine red, ripe and fresh. Mouthfeel is creamy, full and just a bit sticky.

This was an extraordinary stout that realized each of it's many flavors to a deep fullness and harmonious complexity. The hop character made it boisterous. You linger over a stout and this one kept intensifying. Generous and evocative.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 13:59:39 | More by utopiajane
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blackjack000

Kansas

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

Preface: This beer struck me seriously. It was honestly delicious and impressive. I'm a serious spendthrift, and if quality beers came in two-ounces bottles, I would be rating a two-ounce bottle. It was hard for me to reach for this twenty-two ouncer, since I was paying a premium for the size. But--hold on--by the time I finished this beer, I was hoping for twenty-two more ounces. It was delicious and filling like the most delicate cheesecake, with a beautiful, thick, and complex flavor that speaks of heartiness.

Appearance: Poured as a beautiful, thick, dark brown; almost glossy. A rich color, like the color of aged engine oil gushing out past the plug and coating your fingers. The beer pours out as a deep brown, like melted chocolate, hits the glass and shifts to ebony as it swirls to equilibrium. The head manifests as a creamy caramel froth, and retains to entice you to sip past it to taste the beer that hides beneath.

Smell: Scent of fresh, virgin, peeled-back maple bark. Hot caramel melts through, and drizzles on the scent of fresh-baked multi-grain bread as you impatiently open the oven door. I could barely wait to finish writing my impression of the smell before I sampled the taste.

Taste: Solid, textured, strong, full hops flavor--a full range. Usually when I have a beer of heavy hop magnitude, I get annoyed from a feel like a singular high note twanging against my taste buds, like I swallowed a mothball. This beer's pleasant and full hop flavor blankets me like a deep chord resonating against my taste buds. The hops are balanced well, with a taste of freshly ground coffee beans complementing.

Mouthfeel: The beer holds a good weight in the mouth, like a hearty and warm whole grain thick-sliced piece of bread fresh from the toaster, somehow in liquid form.

Drinkability: This beer was filling and warming. The Imperial and thick alcohol personality nature of this twenty-two ouncer hit me well and left me pleasant. Two of these bottles would definitely disqualify one from complex tasks, but leave a person entirely content with the experience that has just transpired.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2008 04:29:10 | More by blackjack000
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UCLABrewN84

California

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

Bottled on 1/31/11.

Pours a midnight black with an immense 4 inch tan head. The head forms towards the middle of the glass and bubbles rush towards the surface. Nice thick globs and rings on lace form on the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malts, cocoa powder, subdued coffee, and citrus zest. Slight alcohol notes as the beer warms. Taste is of dark malts, roasted coffee beans, bittersweet chocolate, and slight soy sauce. There is a mild hop/coffee/chocolate bitterness on the palate after each sip. Low carbonation with a very thick and creamy mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer. It's nice to try the base for all the other Yeti beers in it's original form. I am glad this is available year-round where I live.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2011 02:00:39 | More by UCLABrewN84
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a snifter

A viscous ink black body sits beneath a finger+ of tan foam. Not much staying power as the cap quickly retreats to form some patches along the top of the liquid.

The nose is of bitter dark chocolate, molasses, piney hops, coffee grounds, alcohol soaked dark fruit and some burnt brown sugar. This is hugely inviting and extremely rich.

Dark chocolate and roast coffee grounds lend a huge dose of bitterness to this brew. Molasses, burnt brown sugar, alcohol soaked plums/cherries and piney hops to round it all out.

Full, rich, velvety and almost decadent mouthfeel. Carbonation is right on point. Some warming in the finish that builds as you work your way through the bottle and becomes a bit of a detractor with time.

Overall, this beer is pretty on point. Thick, rich, complex, very good array of flavors. I still prefer the Oak out of this series.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2011 02:11:02 | More by ColForbinBC
Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 3,973 ratings.