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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutOak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout

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95
world-class

3,693 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,693
Reviews: 1,568
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 248
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)
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Keananmichael5

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-25-2014 04:44:05 | More by Keananmichael5
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mjpolzin

Wisconsin

3.8/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Not as good as I expected and not as good as Espresso Yeti which is really the only other Great Divide Beer I have had. This was the 2012 vintage.

The taste was a little too bitter and harsh for me. I can't quite put my finger on it. The smell was of chocolate, oak and sweetness but the taste was a little lacking. Maybe the flavors haven't melded together quite yet. Not up to par with other barrel aged stouts.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 02:40:36 | More by mjpolzin
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Kuaff

Alaska

4.66/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Vintage 2012 on tap at Brouwer's Café in Seattle. Served snifter-style.

Like the common Yeti, this one is quite black. It has a one finger layer of creamy brown mocha froth on top.

As with the base beer, I get an aroma of very dark, rich chocolate, coffee, and earth. However, there is also an awesome oaky, smoky smell in this version.

The flavor differs from the original Yeti in a similar way. Lots of pretty bitter coffee and chocolate, but mingled beautifully with smoke, oak, and leather. Impressive.

Oak aging hasn't made it any less thick or viscous.

A sensational twist on what was already a superb specimen of an imperial stout.

Serving type: on-tap

05-25-2014 00:36:20 | More by Kuaff
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robear

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-24-2014 16:49:12 | More by robear
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needMIbeerinMD

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-24-2014 16:25:16 | More by needMIbeerinMD
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mpg2384

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-24-2014 04:16:15 | More by mpg2384
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DCocco86

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-24-2014 00:57:36 | More by DCocco86
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BrewJ_Okland

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-23-2014 01:34:05 | More by BrewJ_Okland
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RolandBlunts

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-22-2014 19:09:15 | More by RolandBlunts
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weaksauce

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-22-2014 01:27:59 | More by weaksauce
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TimDisaster

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-21-2014 21:58:13 | More by TimDisaster
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-21-2014 13:22:34 | More by BMart
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nabit

Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-21-2014 07:01:31 | More by nabit
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TheBeer

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -12%

05-19-2014 23:10:32 | More by TheBeer
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JF1917

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-19-2014 22:28:45 | More by JF1917
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-19-2014 20:33:11 | More by NJBeer265
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clay_i

Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-19-2014 19:12:43 | More by clay_i
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TheRealThreePhilosophers

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-19-2014 18:16:38 | More by TheRealThreePhilosophers
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kingston2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-19-2014 16:53:29 | More by kingston2
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mgr78704

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-19-2014 09:54:39 | More by mgr78704
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spham

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-19-2014 02:29:47 | More by spham
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juhl31

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-18-2014 06:03:43 | More by juhl31
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darcange

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.4%

05-18-2014 03:17:15 | More by darcange
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OrestesMethuon

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-17-2014 02:24:28 | More by OrestesMethuon
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brodericksloth

Oregon

4.41/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-Dark brown/black with a brown head and a heavy lace

S-chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, butterscotch; molasses, some oak and smoke aroma. every time you smell the beer is different very complex

T-coffee, chocolate, roasted malt taste with enough hops to carry it in the aftertaste along with the smoke, oak and roasted almonds, molasses; very little alcohol. Some herbal; spicyness background, but can’t nail it down

M-full body and low carbonation that was not syrupy

oaked version of Yeti smoothes everything out creating a creamy, slick, silky, not at all syrupy mouthfeel.

well hidden alcohol, no burn; smooth…very good stout could become a spring/fall beer in addition to its perfect winter warming character

mild carbonation but still produces two finger rich brown head with good lacing and smooth creamy frothiness

well balanced maltiness; not a hop lovers beer

Serving type: on-tap

05-16-2014 20:43:43 | More by brodericksloth
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,693 ratings.