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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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4,409 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 4,409
Reviews: 1,638
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 217
Gots: 575 | 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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Photo of hopsolutely
4.26/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not certain how long this has been in the cellar due to the lack of bottling date, but makes reference to a 2009 GABF award so can't have been too long. It's an iconic beer that’s been saved on purpose and was brought up solely (and strangely) due to Untapd's “Colorado badge” motivation...

Pours an inky near-black, a dark chocolate colour with limited head. Mouthfeel is creamy and fulsome, much less oily or viscous than I'd expected from the silkiness of the pour. Malt-forward aroma of roasted chocolate and other dark malts, with a nice barrel undertone. Those oak tannins are even more prevalent in the taste. Taste starts with chocolate and caramelized malts before moving through the spectrum of barrel flavours and a delightfully crisp bitterness in the finish.


hopsolutely, Jun 21, 2013
Photo of Quackus
4/5  rDev -5%

Quackus, Jun 21, 2013
Photo of Dracarys
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Dracarys, Jun 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

Iowacraft, Jun 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

lunarbrew, Jun 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

t_carterb, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of ThreeKingdoms
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

ThreeKingdoms, Jun 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

flyingPharmacist, Jun 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

carrionricardo, Jun 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

taylor714914, Jun 19, 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
Photo of RyV
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
Photo of anson42
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
Photo of oriolesfan4
4/5  rDev -5%

oriolesfan4, Jun 14, 2013
Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
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