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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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3,978 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,978
Reviews: 1,583
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 278
Gots: 662 | FT: 34
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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Photo of freakspank
4.6/5  rDev +8%

I love this beer. I had bought a couple bottles of GDBC's coffee imperial stout due to my love of coffee imperials and my brother wanting to try this one out. Great beer but this one is even better. Without the coffee this beers' caramel and oak flavors come out much better. Very thick and tasty. The smell alone makes you not want to share with others.

Photo of Paul_Marino
4.16/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.12/5  rDev -3.3%

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4.8/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of imhoudinibitch
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of daveg36
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Big ASS beer. Awesome. Flavors are very sophisticated chocolate (Godiva, not Hershey's), and a BIG BITE at the end when the Oak Aging hits you. Very boozy. Massive beer. This bad boy is a 10 to me. I've got to take this one over the Founder's Breakfast Stout. Will wait for KBS to see if that overtakes this one, but for now, this reigns supreme for me in the world of Stout.

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3.76/5  rDev -11.7%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of shleepy
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Super dark. Even the head (whcih is low but thick) is one of the darkest I've ever seen in a beer. Smell is roasty, to the point of seeming bitter. Lots of coffee, oak.

Taste is a bit lighter than the smell would imply, and is actually quite drinkable. A balanced imp stout that decently hides its ABV.

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4.16/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Kegger37
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of alcohline_trip
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.84/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of sjrodriguez
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of daledeee
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Taste is rather sweet but I like that. Lots of chocolate and roasted malt. Not much coffee as others. Finish is a little bitter but not overly.

Mouthfeel is quite viscous with a little carbonation.

Overall, one of the best and most satifying stouts I have had in a while if ever. Well done; actually a great beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.3/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of MjBrewhouse
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Pours pitch black with half inch head. Head dissipates fairly quickly.This beer was bottled on9/23/2013 and i think drinking a year after bottling is perfect. Nose is of roasted toffee, malts coffee, molasses and vanilla which is heavenly.The taste is very similar to the smell also heavenly with rich mouth feel, thick delicious . I had the same beer about six months ago and I'm not sure but it may have been younger than this beer and i remember it had a lot more bitterness to it. This beer is perfectly balanced, it has warmed to almost room temp now and is getting better as I drink it. One of the best RIS I have tried, the oak aging has mellowed and smoothed out any rough edges.World Class Russian Imperial Stout.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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2.28/5  rDev -46.5%

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4.16/5  rDev -2.3%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,978 ratings.