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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
world-class

2,999 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,999
Reviews: 962
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 202
Gots: 563 | FT: 41
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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SawDog505

New Hampshire

4.8/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 20 oz Duvel tulip glass, bottled 1/02/12. Poured aggressively and got a 4 inch mocha head, that slowly dissipates leaving layers of lace. Smell is roasted expresso, vanilla, maybe tobacco, and some leather. Taste is 95% Expresso and 5% the other flavors from the nose. Body is large like all the Yetis, a nice amount of life for the style, maybe a little on the dry side, and for stout lovers very drinkable. This is like all Yetis, wonderful. Great Divide is the master of stouts.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 02:41:16 | More by SawDog505
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mscudder

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-25-2013 01:57:28 | More by mscudder
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ilikebeer03

Texas

4.71/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Arizona

4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

had on tap in the middle of a blizzard at the pour farm tavern in new bedford.

pours an opaque black with a dark tan head, which slowly settles into a very thin lacing that disappears. i wish it was a tad more carbonated.

big malty nose with notes of roasted coffee, dark roasted malts and subtle chocolate aroma. very roasted all around. has a nice earthy/vanilla-y background to it. i like it.

good flavor. coffee is definitely there, but it isn't overpowering like some others i've had (for the record, i love founder's breakfast stout, but sometimes i feel as though there's a bit too much coffee in it). aforementioned vanilla earthiness is there, thanks to the oak. well rounded with huge flavors of roasted malts and subtle mocha like flavor. aforementioned vanilla earthiness is there, thanks to the oak. very well hidden ABV.

smooth mouthfeel; good drinkability.

excellent imperial stout. great choice for the nor'easter!!

Serving type: on-tap

12-27-2010 23:43:43 | More by tzieser
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kevanb

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On draft at Local Option in Chicago, served in a Gulden Draak tulip glass. Review from notes.

Pours a nice jet black color, hues of dark brown when struck by some light. A nice big tan colored head rises from the glass, recedes quickly with lots of lacing. The aroma is pleasant, day old steeped coffee, rich chocolate brownie, chewy oak, a bit of grassy hop aromas peek out as well, nice balance of sweet and bitter, but the oak does leave me wishing there was some bourbon presence. The flavors are a bit more interesting, big coffee flavor right away, chewy chocolate cake, sweet and earthy oak, a bit of brown sugar and caramel sweetness comes out before some earthy hop flavors help the coffee to bitter this beer up. The body is nice, fairly more carbonated than expected, lots of liveliness as it goes down.

Verdict: A very nice coffee forward stout from Great Divide. Probably my favorite variant yet, but I still wish these were bourbon treated.

Serving type: on-tap

02-23-2013 19:20:20 | More by kevanb
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-26-2012 19:43:13 | More by johnyb
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Mark000

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-24-2013 02:07:47 | More by Mark000
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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

01-22-2013 16:32:44 | More by HopsHopenstein
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topdown

California

2.5/5  rDev -41.5%

08-06-2013 20:56:36 | More by topdown
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-14-2012 17:33:55 | More by xdefeatsy
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-09-2013 15:06:23 | More by browniewithnuts
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Sazz9

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-03-2013 23:51:03 | More by Sazz9
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Skunkdrool

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-22-2013 20:35:43 | More by Skunkdrool
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Gtreid

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-19-2013 23:44:17 | More by Gtreid
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-08-2013 23:52:47 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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Fargrow

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

12-30-2013 18:59:01 | More by Fargrow
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-22-2014 17:13:16 | More by KAP1356
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-10-2012 21:39:20 | More by sludgegnome
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csustar001

New York

5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-18-2012 19:54:02 | More by csustar001
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Murchmac

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

sampled at a recent gathering of some fellow beer lovers.

Dark black head, khaki foam.

Espresso and heat smells waif up from the glass.

Roasted coffee tastes, dry finish. Wood, chocolate thrown in.

Excellent beer, enjoyed on a hot day in the sun and it didnt seem out of place.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2010 21:20:34 | More by Murchmac
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Rado

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

06-24-2012 00:07:26 | More by Rado
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-05-2012 16:57:41 | More by Kenai4
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huntermop

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-28-2014 03:54:40 | More by huntermop
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fthegiants

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-08-2014 02:42:34 | More by fthegiants
Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
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