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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,672 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,672
Reviews: 1,568
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 243
Gots: 558 | 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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Ratings: 3,672 | Reviews: 1,568 | Display Reviews Only:
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timontheroad

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-13-2013 13:30:24 | More by timontheroad
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-13-2013 07:48:49 | More by Stevedore
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SoberPhobic

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-13-2013 05:53:16 | More by SoberPhobic
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hopoilcrazy

Tennessee

4.4/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle. No freshness date

A - Pours an almost pitch black with a beige one-finger head that subsides to a centimeter thick gauzy ring

S - A surprisingly fruity aroma, mostly a ripe banana smell bordering on ester-y, mingling with intended oak. A good bit of booze for a 9%.

T - A bit overly sweet for my taste, but consistent with the style. At first an unbalanced roastiness dominates, but the finish ebbs into a nice malt hop balance. Main flavors: smoky, coffee, cotton candy, burned toast, mushroomy baconness

M - The best part: the viscosity is right on, thick but not motor oil. The fermented tingle fades to a beautiful alcoholic tinge

O - Very good, the total effect is surprisingly drinkable for an IS, but compared to some other stouts that i've had recently (like the total delight of FFF Alpha Klaus' crazy taste profile) it falls just a little short. Not enough to pour into anything but my gullet

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 05:48:22 | More by hopoilcrazy
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seeswo

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-13-2013 04:50:25 | More by seeswo
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sirsteve42

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-13-2013 03:51:50 | More by sirsteve42
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coz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-13-2013 03:03:25 | More by coz
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scarnold8

Indiana

3/5  rDev -29.6%

01-12-2013 14:33:40 | More by scarnold8
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MickJ0nes

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

01-12-2013 05:34:43 | More by MickJ0nes
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piconaut

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -12%

01-12-2013 04:07:47 | More by piconaut
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acelin

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-12-2013 01:09:29 | More by acelin
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -12%

01-12-2013 00:31:15 | More by AlexFields
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Durb777

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-11-2013 21:11:51 | More by Durb777
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TheZoner


4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-10-2013 22:34:58 | More by TheZoner
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Tumble

Florida

5/5  rDev +17.4%

01-10-2013 22:27:37 | More by Tumble
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Hopmarc

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-10-2013 02:31:00 | More by Hopmarc
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-10-2013 02:09:59 | More by spycow
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-10-2013 00:16:50 | More by ScaryEd
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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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BigBarley

Texas

4.94/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Poured a thick, syrupy jet black, with a dark tan finger of imposing foam that crests this gloriously dark beer. Looks like something special!

S - Wood, vanilla bean, dark chocolate, sweet molasses, roasted coffee, more vanilla, cream. Smells unbelievable.

T - Good lord! So flavorful, so deep. It's like a beer milkshake of some kind. Sweet, rich notes of smokey roasted wood, coffee beans, marmalade, milk chocolate fighting dark chocolate, vanilla dancing with cocoa, a glass of iced coffee, a barbecue next to an ice cream machine... I was overwhelmed by flavor after flavor. Each taste was subtly different but still hating the same pool of vivid flavors. Easily one of the best flavors I've witnessed in an RIS, and I'm instantly in love.

M - Thick, creamy, enjoyable. Foams just right, goes down like a glass of milk, and leaves the tummy warm and satisfied. I love this beer!

O - I wish I could find about 20 bottles of this. I believe I'd drink 2 a year for the next ten years. It's so good you don't WANT a lot of it, because of how satisfying and special the first serving is. This is no everyday beer, but it's the kind of beer that you'll remember every tasting of as being unique and enjoyable. Easily one of my top ten, probably top 3 beer experiences ever.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 13:35:07 | More by BigBarley
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Auror

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-09-2013 07:40:25 | More by Auror
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jeff1973

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

01-09-2013 04:11:41 | More by jeff1973
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FEUO

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

01-08-2013 21:51:59 | More by FEUO
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marshmeli

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-08-2013 21:49:31 | More by marshmeli
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-08-2013 21:35:49 | More by stereosforgeeks
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,672 ratings.