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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
world-class

3,754 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,754
Reviews: 1,569
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 251
Gots: 580 | FT: 32
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)
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

ninner00, Jan 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a: pours black with a nice 1 1/2 finger frothy mocha head

s: dark chocolate, vanilla and some oak

t: roasted malts infused with some vanilla. chocolate.

m: thick, smooth & creamy

o: solid imperial stout. can't find much wrong with this one. vanilla seems more prominent than the oak though.

Jaycase, Mar 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

cougarbait, Feb 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

resistdefy, Apr 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

awdturboiv, Oct 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

beersdmf17, May 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Moses_Malone, Oct 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

BeastLU, Dec 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Fusion7777, Aug 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Javi_bobby, Aug 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

evilkorova, Jan 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

HoneyLamb, Jun 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

buzzy, Nov 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

RandyKemka, Dec 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

MJSJr, Jun 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

MSCUSN, May 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Atomicskis5, Apr 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

nightwing002, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of hustlemuscle
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shared with Budsboy, part of a side-by-side with a regular Yeti after an appropriate sample of the oak aged.

Absolutely solid black. I mean Black. Opaque. Black hole. Mocha head, that gets darker around the edges with a gentle swirl. Intriguing.

A long sniff starts out roasty, and hoppy, and then, as your breath gives out, woody and slightly musty.

Delicious roasty malts, with a hop balance, sort of an opposite IPA. Just a hint of woodyness, and only the tiniest hint of the mention (on the label) vanilla.

Very smooth and almost soft, the hop oil helps give it a pleasant smoothness, the roast giving it a slight tang. Full bodied, but not chewy. A side by side to the 'regular' Yeti shows just how smooth the beer is-remarkable. An edge comes off, and makes the original Yeti, an exceptional beer itself, seem unfinished.

hustlemuscle, Aug 19, 2005
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

DavidHume, Mar 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

RMoeNay, Jul 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

bret717, Aug 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

BeerPunk1312, Mar 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Hopmodium, May 25, 2012
Photo of Kubus
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

650 mL bottle in a small plastic cup. Thanks a lot Holiday Inn...

A: Looks a lot like espresso. Deep brown with a decent 2 fingers of light brown head. Goes away and leaves a nice white lace.

S: Hops and Dark chocolate, some phenols.

T: Starts off with a rich, refined mix of chocolate and coffee then devolves into a blunt taste of hops before finishing with an aftertaste which has some light alcohol burn and an oak/wine aftertaste.

M: Filling, chewy, and rich. Has the consistency of chocolate milk.

O: A good beer overall, definitely worth buying again. Could use a bit less hops, but still good.

Kubus, Jul 12, 2011
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,754 ratings.