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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,986 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,986
Reviews: 1,604
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 184
Gots: 429 | 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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Apathetiq

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-11-2013 22:16:56 | More by Apathetiq
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Cvescalante

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-11-2013 18:59:27 | More by Cvescalante
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johntfox

Florida

4/5  rDev -5%

03-11-2013 16:20:39 | More by johntfox
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ramblinwreck101

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5%

03-11-2013 15:57:13 | More by ramblinwreck101
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

03-11-2013 11:08:53 | More by FrankShirley
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Zuidman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

03-11-2013 03:07:13 | More by Zuidman
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

03-11-2013 02:28:59 | More by NorthSideSean
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NHhomebrewguy

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-11-2013 01:59:32 | More by NHhomebrewguy
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Mini4x

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-11-2013 01:40:15 | More by Mini4x
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FlatRabbitRed

Arizona

4.58/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is the best Imperial stout that I have had so far!

It's beast! lights out in a cavern dark, Very thick, thin head retention, strong aroma!

Poring this beer gives you since of what your in for, there is no light coming through even the thinnest points. Bold aromas and flavor, coffee, licorice, heavy roasted malt, some caramel notes. You feel the whiplash from this one, high in alcohol but very smooth!

You will be seeing black your at least 24 hours!

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 15:18:24 | More by FlatRabbitRed
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jacewg

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

03-10-2013 14:09:58 | More by jacewg
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mactrail

Washington

3.85/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Looking at the label,it says bottled on March 11, 2011. I should have waited two more days for its second anniversary! Very dark, with a nice beige head and plenty of lacing in the Ommegang chalice. A pleasant aroma of toasted fruitbread and burnt raisins.

Flavors of licorice and a little smoke. You could imagine this as a black, oily Scottish Ale. Rather bitter in the aftertaste. A lot of malt, but it tastes mostly burnt and dark roasted. This is a more austere and glowering style without much sweetness. It's possible that any residual sugar has vanished with the aging, but there is not trace of unwanted bacterial flavors, so it's a bonus for Great Divide.

From the 22 oz bottle bought at Liticker's Liquor & Deli in Ocean Beach.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 06:02:17 | More by mactrail
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seakayak

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

03-09-2013 22:27:50 | More by seakayak
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-09-2013 17:58:50 | More by MeisterMayhem
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Duvel

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

03-09-2013 15:52:59 | More by Duvel
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PghBeerAlien

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a Guinness pint glass.

Appearance: This is the thickest and blackest I've ever had. Vigorous pour required for a one finger, thick, awesome dark chocolate head.

Smell: Almost perfect balance of chocolate and espresso. This is pretty much exactly what I hope for in an imperial stout.

Taste: Following the smell, a wonderful balance of chocolate and espresso. I can't taste the alcohol, but there seems to be a little bit of warmth from it. Hops kick in as the beer gets warmer, but I never get much there.

Mouthfeel: Really nice body. Balanced. Thick and syrupy.

Overall: Extremely pleased. This will be part of my regular 4-pack/6-pack rotation when I go shopping for stouts.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 01:05:59 | More by PghBeerAlien
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Raven3464

Japan

4.68/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: It pours a deep black body with a thin brown head. Retention is incredible and there is more carbonation than expected.

Smell: Bitter, dark chocolate, fresh coffee, toffee, a touch of booze and a "woody" flavor I can't quite put my finger on are all noted. This may be the best smelling Russian Imperial Stout I've ever experienced.

Taste: Bitter chocolate, roasted malts, and coffee dominate early but are then followed by toffee and a hop kick. The "woody" taste shows up more along with a slight burn as the beer warms.

Mouth feel: It's thick like syrup and sticky. There's a perfect amount carbonation to compliment the dryness from the hops. This is a full bodied brew. and none of the flavors are ever overwhelming. I have a new favorite stout.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2013 11:43:49 | More by Raven3464
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-08-2013 02:09:02 | More by calcnerd
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Telestic

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-07-2013 22:38:35 | More by Telestic
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ZPB

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5%

03-07-2013 13:09:23 | More by ZPB
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Jballn

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5%

03-07-2013 02:24:06 | More by Jballn
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-07-2013 00:34:42 | More by GreesyFizeek
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TheSteak22

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

03-06-2013 03:18:03 | More by TheSteak22
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ChanceK

Texas

4/5  rDev -5%

03-06-2013 02:22:58 | More by ChanceK
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mendonza

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5%

03-05-2013 16:19:47 | More by mendonza
Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 3,986 ratings.