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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutEspresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout

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2,684 Ratings
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95
world-class

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Ratings: 2684
Reviews: 950
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%


Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: johnmichaelsen on 05-16-2008)
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Osiris9588

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a motor oil black out of 22oz bomber, the head resembles thick, foamy chocolate milk. It smells like morning, coffee and cream. The flavor starts with milk chocolate and cocoa on the tongue, then a shot of espresso hits on the back of the palate. It is full bodied, yet quite complex and delivers an interplay of sweet and bitter elements. As far as java based beers go, it's quite drinkable. I thoroughly enjoyed it, as I have all incarnations of the Yeti.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2010 00:20:10 | More by Osiris9588
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A-Ink black body. Dark brown head is half finger thin. A sudsy thin top layer remains with time. One of the few beers that is truly pitch black. Not darkest of browns or, black with brown edging. Truly pitch black.

S-Baker's chocolate. Woodsy. Earthy. Roasted steaming coffee. Hints of lactose. Inky. Molasses. Leathery. Chestnuts, acorns, other hard nuts. Great balance of sweet & pungent.

T-Sweet chocolate. Sweet malts. Coffee. Bright twang of dark fruits on the middle sip. Plums, prunes and raisins. Tobacco. The sip finishes a delicious bitter via dank hops. A perfect see-saw exchange of sweet and bitter in the taste.

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O-Near perfection beer. My only qualms are the appearance and feel. A slightly bigger head could be present even if it is a stout. All the glorious pictures of Espresso Yeti are a freeze-frame in time. The head will flatten quickly in time ticking reality, almost as quick as your done pouring. I dunno. Maybe other pours will prove different. And the feel, the carbonation is subdued. A below average range. Thank goodness the body is creamy and flavorful to where it sips like a stout-spiked mocha-coffee. So one isn't all bent out of shape about carbonation. And there is a persistent slight sizzle that keeps the beer from being flat. Kudos. Mind you, the look and feel are still better than most beers. Espresso Yeti is Heaven On Earth if not Actual Heaven.

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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
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