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Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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4,263 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 4,263
Reviews: 1,631
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 205
Gots: 533 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Hellpop65, Sep 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Woodman70, Sep 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

mbeerdino21, Sep 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

osant37, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

Killswitch, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

luvtotri140, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of NickTheGreat
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

I'm new to these Great Divide Beers. So far so good, I think.

Aroma (4): Good aroma, get some coffee smells. Really what a Imperial should smell like
Appearance (5): Beautiful DARK color. I'm talking almost black. Almost.
Taste (4.5): Really spot on taste. Thick, bitter, roasted, awesome. Second Great Divide I've had and it has that boozy taste. It works, and makes sense with the higher ABV.
Palate (4.5): Dead nuts on. Nothing I can think of to critique here.

I really like this one. One of the better Imperials I've had. I see what the fuss is all about.

NickTheGreat, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of James_Cody
3.92/5  rDev -6.9%

James_Cody, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of MickeyTheHead
5/5  rDev +18.8%

This is an outstanding brew.

MickeyTheHead, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of dcscientist
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%

Ah yes, the classic imperial stout. Great Divide makes a fine version of this one, no doubt. They have a few different takes on it, but this is the original version, and it'll do when you want a solid, heavy beer. Goes great with beef or other hearty dishes. This is another very popular offering from this brewery.

dcscientist, Sep 26, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.2%

rudeone, Sep 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

s35keith, Sep 26, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +7.4%

vernalagnia, Sep 26, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +10.2%

zachthelaxer93, Sep 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

StephRai, Sep 25, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +5.5%

killcore, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Tyecko, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

dheldman, Sep 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

GeoffreyM, Sep 22, 2014
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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
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4.16/5  rDev -1.2%

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

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

thezenkeeper, Sep 21, 2014
Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,263 ratings.