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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
world-class

3,726 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,726
Reviews: 1,569
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 250
Gots: 575 | 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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Eric908

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-22-2014 00:41:57 | More by Eric908
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Sparger

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-17-2013 18:55:49 | More by Sparger
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johunnic

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

10-22-2012 02:10:02 | More by johunnic
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ksills

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-16-2014 18:53:31 | More by ksills
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JamesShoemaker

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

22 oz bottle poured into my snifter. Bottle is eight months old. This is one of those shelf turds I never buy because there's always something seasonal to be had. It's a dry spell in the Southern Tier right now, but I'm happy there's stuff like this lying around!

A - pours tar-oil black with the brown head characteristic of the style on the forced pour. Recedes quickly, no lacing. Standard, but good looking.

S - hmm, a little boozy right at first, but it recedes quickly. Not a lot here, honestly, which is the negative thing I can really say about the "lightness" one discovers in the flavor and MF.

T - enjoyable certainly. Big roasted, toasty malts, almost nutty. OAY is lighter in flavor than most RISs I've had, but it's not necessarily a bad thing. The alcohol content clocks in a bit lower than others too. No indication of the aging.

M - the consistency is close to perfect, very smooth. A great mixture of syrupy goodness and alcohol, not too chewy, not too thin. This is where a lot of RISs fall short, in my opinion, so it's nice to see something complex that doesn't sacrifice too much.

O - OAY is very drinkable and very tasty, if a little pricey per oz (I paid $10.30 with tax for this bottle). I would certainly drink this again if I could find a cheaper bottle.

05-04-2013 01:25:23 | More by JamesShoemaker
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-09-2013 13:47:05 | More by atone315
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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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Dave2234

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-07-2014 21:01:10 | More by Dave2234
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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-26-2013 11:19:44 | More by ReeseMax3
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-12-2014 21:11:47 | More by threedaggers
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hopswap1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-30-2013 02:29:28 | More by hopswap1
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nohopsnothanks

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-23-2013 04:12:41 | More by nohopsnothanks
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-20-2014 15:01:59 | More by Mikeynas
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-24-2013 21:13:25 | More by IPAchris
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csparace

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-28-2013 02:21:22 | More by csparace
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Maillard

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-04-2014 05:26:10 | More by Maillard
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crazyfoMostout

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-07-2014 23:20:10 | More by crazyfoMostout
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Danny1217

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-16-2014 23:45:14 | More by Danny1217
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SoCalStout

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-24-2013 16:49:21 | More by SoCalStout
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

aggressive pour into snifter.

Appearance: Black body and dark brown head. Good lacing that lasts for most of this beer.

Smell: Roasted grains and hops.

Taste: Chocolate, coffee, oak, and mild vanilla tones. Bitter hops that blend well with the roasty malt flavors. No alcohol burn in this beer at all. The balance between the hops and malt is spot on!

Mouthfeel: Creamy and delicious. Full boody beer. Mild to moderate carbonation.

Drinkability: Sipper on this, and savor it. It is worth your time. The balance is fantasic.

Overall: My favorite Yeti beer from Great divide.

02-13-2011 08:20:39 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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dsm45

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-20-2013 19:40:29 | More by dsm45
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Sinfjotli


4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-21-2012 02:41:17 | More by Sinfjotli
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

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McNazz

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-06-2014 21:23:19 | More by McNazz
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NW2285

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-29-2013 03:31:57 | More by NW2285
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,726 ratings.