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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,195 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 4,195
Reviews: 1,624
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 199
Gots: 509 | FT: 19
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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Photo of GeoffreyM
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

GeoffreyM, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of Cokken
5/5  rDev +18.8%

Cokken, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of zoober911
4.36/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

L - As anticipated it pours black. I pour vigorously, and an inch and a half of brown head forms. As the tight bubbles dissipate it leaves little head behind with just a touch of a crown.

S - Ever so slight smell of booze. Predominantly chocolate on the nose. As it warms this is more apparent and is pleasant. It smells good, but not the best Imperial Stout I have smelled. Some burnt notes present when revisited.

T - The taste is mostly of chocolate and dark malt. There is a slight burnt/bitter character to it. LIke the smell, a slight taste of booze on the end, but it's nothing that a little time can't cure.

M - Mouthfeel is relatively smooth as expected with an Imperial Stout. Very light carbonation is present. Overall it is a very nice mouthfeel and the most desirable aspect of this beer.

O - Overall with everything said and done it is very good. I would recommend this to anyone as a go-to RIS if that's the flavor of the night. I have had the Espresso variant and prefer it to this one without a doubt.

zoober911, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of blinky1717
4.16/5  rDev -1.2%

blinky1717, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of Sunn
4.25/5  rDev +1%

Sunn, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of thezenkeeper
4.76/5  rDev +13.1%

thezenkeeper, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of jhlosito75
4.25/5  rDev +1%

jhlosito75, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of lobos62
4.25/5  rDev +1%

lobos62, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of Clemsontiger81
2.84/5  rDev -32.5%

Clemsontiger81, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of Dave1999
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours pitch black with a brownish off white head. Pretty much perfect for the style.

The smell is dark roasted malts, slightly sweet.

The taste is roasted malts, bitter coffee with a bit of sweetness.

The mouthfeel is thick and chewy with medium carbonation.

Overall a delightful imperial stout, heavy and delicious.

Dave1999, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of Skwalk47
4.4/5  rDev +4.5%

Skwalk47, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of Herky21
4.25/5  rDev +1%

Herky21, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of Jrdonohue10
4.56/5  rDev +8.3%

Jrdonohue10, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of kotzbauerm
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

kotzbauerm, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of akillerburrito
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

akillerburrito, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of dagubna
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%

dagubna, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of tillmac62
3.9/5  rDev -7.4%

BOD 6/17/14. Pours dark as a starless night. Very good head with exceptional lacing and very good retention. Rich nose of dark chocolate, very little roast character, over a nice citrus hop background with only a hint of coffee. As it warms, light vanilla notes are noticed. Rich full body with a creamy texture. Below normal carbonation with no effervescence on the finish. The flavor profile is complex, but the alcohol is not well hidden. It begins with rich dark chocolate that flows into notes of coffee coupled with vanilla over a rich malt sweetness. Roast is noted in the middle over a citric hop flavor and mild bitterness. The smooth finish is dominated by alcohol and leaves a warm back of throat burn and a burnt sugar lingering aftertaste. Dial the alcohol back a bit and this one becomes outstanding.

tillmac62, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of finz2thestout
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

coffee, malty, dark....I would like to start my day with this beer.

finz2thestout, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of Chamby1457
4/5  rDev -5%

Chamby1457, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of tulpenhiney
4.25/5  rDev +1%

tulpenhiney, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of JasonL02
3.96/5  rDev -5.9%

JasonL02, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of Acidik_Inc
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

I have a soft spot for cryptozoology, so its name piqued immediately. This was my first sampling from the Great Divide Brewing Company. A pretty good test to how tall this company stands. Yeti provides an excellent serving of hops to its Imperial Stout tradition. A dark, frothy ale best served cold and as soon as purchased. Personally, I enjoy it right before a movie in bed.

Acidik_Inc, Sep 14, 2014
Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,195 ratings.