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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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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Photo of Bone53
4.81/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

2011 edition on tap at Mad Mex

Appearance: Solid black with a half finger dark brown head. Yetis are amongst my favorite looking beers

Smell: Chocolate, coffee, vanilla, caramel, oak, dark fruit. So complex!

Taste: Huge roasted and chocolate malt bill, coffee, vanilla, molasses with just enough oak/smoky character towards the end of the palate. Often times there's a particular characteristic of a beer that stounds out, but here each one is bold yet they balance eachother out perfectly

Mouthfeel: Between heavy medium and light heavy body; Smooth as silk with slight bitterness throughout. No alcohol detected whatsoever

Overall: I don't know if it's because this was both aged for three years and on tap, but I was amazed. This beer is instantly my favorite stout to date and a contender for the best beer I've had. Looks picture perfect, awesome balance with both flavors and aromas, and smooth as silk. Much better than the chocolate oak aged yeti, and my favorite in the series so far. I've always said that the perfect beer has big, bold American flavors and viscosity with English balance and smoothness, which i think I found here. HIGHLY recommended!!

Bone53, Jun 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Erik-P, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Birmz, Jun 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

sammyg832, Jun 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

TJMoney, Jun 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

mrcraft, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

backslide311, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

Dave11899, Jun 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Admbmb92, Jun 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

jkball01, Jun 16, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours viscous, utterly black with a medium-dark brown head.

S: Nose has notes of dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, oak and caramel. Oak, vanilla, caramel character are quite subdued, and the nose is somewhat weak in general.

T: Dark chocolate dark roast coffee, some oak, some caramel, maybe a tiny bit of vanilla.

M: Full bodied, and fairly smooth.

O: Really good, more akin to the regular yeti than chocolate oak or espresso oak yetis.

BierJager89, Jun 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Andrewleithsmith, Jun 10, 2014
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,754 ratings.