1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutOak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,690 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,690
Reviews: 1,568
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 247
Gots: 563 | FT: 30
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:
Imperial stout aged on new French and American oak chips.

(Beer added by: Crosling on 08-09-2004)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 3,690 | Reviews: 1,568 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by BilbosNuts:
Photo of BilbosNuts
BilbosNuts

California

4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on Dec 07 2010 (purely coincidence I'm drinking it at exactly two years old). Poured from a 22oz bottle into a snifter.

A: Pours a jet black color with a dark mocha colored head that quickly dissipates to a thin ring clinging to the sides of the glass. Appears very still like staring into an abyss. Spotted lacing is left behind.

S: Intense dark roasted malts and hints of dark bitter chocolate come through initially. A vanilla like sweetness is noticeable as it warms. Not surprisingly, there is a certain woody quality throughout due to the oak barrel aging process.

T: A slightly more mellow dark roasted malt with a blast of coffee at the finish. Similar to the aroma, the vanilla and woody characteristics have a prominent role.

M: Medium to heavy bodied and very still. It has a slight oil-like feel and drinks very, very smoothly.

O: I was thoroughly impressed by this one. I've never had it fresh, but with two years on it, it is one of the better stouts I've tried. Really well balanced, easy to drink, and ridiculously delicious. I have to pick up as many as I can next time I'm luck enough to find it in my area.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2012 03:05:15 | More by BilbosNuts
More User Reviews:
Photo of Immortal6pack
Immortal6pack

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-26-2014 04:24:06 | More by Immortal6pack
Photo of Austin_M
Austin_M

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-25-2014 21:38:15 | More by Austin_M
Photo of thufflife
thufflife

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-24-2014 15:29:37 | More by thufflife
Photo of curlybird
curlybird

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12%

07-21-2014 19:35:01 | More by curlybird
Photo of hipboy221
hipboy221

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-21-2014 08:42:32 | More by hipboy221
Photo of John_Beeryman
John_Beeryman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-21-2014 01:39:45 | More by John_Beeryman
Photo of CraigMack61
CraigMack61

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-20-2014 23:08:24 | More by CraigMack61
Photo of ZBR101
ZBR101

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-20-2014 21:15:55 | More by ZBR101
Photo of Howlader
Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-20-2014 17:04:01 | More by Howlader
Photo of oldmankoch
oldmankoch

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-19-2014 23:15:57 | More by oldmankoch
Photo of GuttaMane138
GuttaMane138

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-19-2014 19:55:10 | More by GuttaMane138
Photo of GeorgiaBeerGuy
GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-18-2014 06:18:12 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
Photo of Redsaul
Redsaul


4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-17-2014 20:05:32 | More by Redsaul
Photo of MattSharpless
MattSharpless

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-17-2014 18:38:52 | More by MattSharpless
Photo of davegray
davegray

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-16-2014 07:17:10 | More by davegray
Photo of Dansherwood49
Dansherwood49


2/5  rDev -53.1%

07-15-2014 11:52:29 | More by Dansherwood49
Photo of DrMindbender
DrMindbender

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.4%

07-15-2014 01:56:12 | More by DrMindbender
Photo of zachthelaxer93
zachthelaxer93


5/5  rDev +17.4%

07-13-2014 20:36:17 | More by zachthelaxer93
Photo of sleepyteacher
sleepyteacher

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.4%

07-13-2014 15:26:00 | More by sleepyteacher
Photo of jawas
jawas

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-10-2014 14:21:27 | More by jawas
Photo of joemetric
joemetric

Kansas

3.31/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottled 09/12

Look- opaque black, thick poor, thin dark tan head

Smell- hints of milk chocolate almost reminiscent of pudding, oak, coffee, molasses, nutty plum. Some cooked cabbage as well, unfortunately.

Taste- charred oak, bittersweet chocolate, earthy hops, semi-sweet malt in the middle followed by bitter dry finish with notes of cabbage. Alcohol is well hidden.

Feel- medium full, slightly sticky, medium carbonation

Overall- Despite the obvious infection, the aroma and appearance were quite inviting. Flavor was disappointing to me and I'm sure the infection played a role but I'm just not fond of the balance of roasted malt in Yeti.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 14:11:13 | More by joemetric
Photo of KRG
KRG

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-10-2014 02:17:17 | More by KRG
Photo of jstone80
jstone80

Alabama

5/5  rDev +17.4%

07-09-2014 21:17:31 | More by jstone80
Photo of Ssippisam
Ssippisam

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-09-2014 14:54:44 | More by Ssippisam
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,690 ratings.