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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
world-class

3,062 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,062
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 213
Gots: 578 | FT: 42
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: John_M on 05-16-2008)
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-07-2013 20:31:28 | More by alysmith4
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July2Nov

Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-31-2014 13:26:48 | More by July2Nov
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HopsintheSack

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-21-2012 04:07:40 | More by HopsintheSack
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TheHoppiest

Ohio

4.53/5  rDev +6.1%

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into an oversized wine glass. Is a deep brown in color with a thick, creamy tan head. Exquisite lacing down the sides of the glass as the head reduces.

This beer has a very complex smell. Chocolate, coffee and hops hit you first, followed by a hint of vanilla and some malt.

I let it warm before drinking, and I'm glad I did. Very creamy and smooth, tasting of deep coffee, dark chocolate, and malt. Right behind that is hops, giving this stout a little bitter bite. The oak aging is definitely having a mellowing effect, but I still taste alcohol.

A great sipper, one which I will definitely have again, perhaps when it gets cooler outside.

05-02-2010 00:20:08 | More by TheHoppiest
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WritersBlock

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.1%

03-02-2013 22:47:57 | More by WritersBlock
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1424IpA

California

2.5/5  rDev -41.5%

07-30-2014 04:17:11 | More by 1424IpA
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mattreitz49

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-13-2014 05:06:45 | More by mattreitz49
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-03-2014 13:09:27 | More by Knoxrb12
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Vdubb86

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

Served in a pint glass

This beer pours a midnight blackness with a dark rich sexy finger of dark brown foam on the surface. The aroma has coffee notes to it and a decent level of fumes that are pungent on the nostrils. The flavor is a good mixture of dark chocolate and espresso. It reminds me of a mocha with an extra shot of espresso in it to give it that jump in bittering roast. It went down pretty smooth especially when you consider the bitterness of the malt bill involved. This is a good beer and I would have no problem with it gracing my lips with it's presence again.

02-07-2011 06:00:57 | More by Vdubb86
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Agentveba

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-17-2013 14:37:24 | More by Agentveba
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videofrog

Texas

4.6/5  rDev +7.7%

Served on tap into a snifter at the Ginger Man in Fort Worth, TX. Thanks go out to the bartender for serving this perfectly and giving me the 12oz when barrel-aged brews were supposed to only be 1/2 pint.

A: Dark black with a creamy brown head that sits atop the brew nicely the entire time. Slight spiderweb lacing.

S: Here's where they hit a home run. Coffee & chocolate up front, oak & slight alcohol in the background. Some dark fruity notes come into play after it warms a little.

T: Much like the smell, but was able to detect the oak and vanilla a little more here. Slight hop bitterness in the aftertaste.

M: Thick bodied, light carbonation, something to chew on.

O: Have been a fan of imperial stouts for a while now, but this was my first barrel-aged. REALLY enjoyed it. I took my time with it and savored every sip. Would highly recommend.

05-14-2011 14:46:31 | More by videofrog
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-10-2013 23:02:00 | More by TastyIsBeer
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

04-25-2014 00:20:25 | More by Houser
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HoppySeb

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-28-2014 19:24:13 | More by HoppySeb
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MrVonzipper

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-21-2013 18:33:50 | More by MrVonzipper
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jakea

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-22-2012 03:15:06 | More by jakea
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tastymug

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

03-22-2013 13:28:03 | More by tastymug
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ilikebeer03

Texas

4.71/5  rDev +10.3%

22 oz bomber dated 1/10/12. poured into snifter.

A: pours jet black. nice tan head. fades after about minute to a nice tan ring. pretty good lacing.

S: chocolate, coffee, oak, vanilla, leather maybe? coffee is not as strong on the nose as i would have anticipated.

T: I was afraid the coffee would have faded considering the bottle is 13 months old. I was wrong. Very forward coffee. Lots of chocolate. slight vanilla (less than in oaked yeti in my opinion)

M: Very nice. Smooth, creamy, very well carbonated.

O: very good beer.

02-13-2013 21:57:16 | More by ilikebeer03
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MattSharpless

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-09-2014 13:30:49 | More by MattSharpless
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csmartin6

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

04-07-2013 00:13:15 | More by csmartin6
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510a

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-15-2014 17:29:20 | More by 510a
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beerdrifter

Germany

4.51/5  rDev +5.6%

Picked this up from a great trade with Evan! Pitch black pour with a beautiful two finger caramel-colored head with great retention and crazy lacing. Huge roasty coffee nose with hints of dark chocolate, espresso, cocoa, coffee grounds, vanilla, and subtle oak. The taste is bold and flavorful with the roasty espresso front and center. Hints of dark chocolate, cocoa, leather, coffee, vanilla, booze, bitter hops, and a ton of oak as it warms. The mouthfeel is thick, creamy, and mouth coating with medium carbonation and a dry, bitter finish. Overall, this is a bold and flavorful beer that you don't have to sell your sister to get.

08-02-2014 18:11:53 | More by beerdrifter
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Traquairlover

Virginia

4.3/5  rDev +0.7%

22-oz bottle poured int tulips.

A = Deep dark chestnut brown bordering on black with large frothy dark reddish head, very good retention and leaves heavy lacing.

S = Bitter coffee, vanilla, semisweet cocoa powder, slight herbaceous smells.

T = Good bitterness but less than I expected from the smell, the taste of finely ground coffee beans is definitely present, but so is vanilla, cocoa powder, light traces of cinnamon, treacle.

M = Heavy body, great mouthcoating, good frothy carbonation feel, alcohol is just slightly too hot.

D = Drinks surprisingly well for the monster it is.

11-07-2010 19:42:28 | More by Traquairlover
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Beer21

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-20-2012 01:28:06 | More by Beer21
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mkennedy119

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-02-2013 04:34:14 | More by mkennedy119
Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
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