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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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world-class

3,018 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,018
Reviews: 962
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 206
Gots: 566 | 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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craigmj7

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -18%

08-11-2012 04:13:32 | More by craigmj7
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drgarage

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-09-2012 06:16:01 | More by drgarage
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bigred89

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-07-2012 01:11:25 | More by bigred89
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Danny1217

Florida

4.48/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours black with a light brown head that recedes rather quickly, but leaves nice, sticky lacing. Smells of roasted malts, chocolate, and of course, oak and coffee. The taste is remarkable. Rich and bitter at the front, like the regular yeti, but it has some creamy coffee flavor coming in as well as oak. Coffee is also noticeable. It has very slight sweetness, but is mostly overpowered by all the strong, bitter flavors. Very thick, and medium carbonation.

My first of the yeti variations. Great Divide makes a great imperial stout, and the espresso and oak only add to it.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2012 04:30:49 | More by Danny1217
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sburrough

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-03-2012 03:49:56 | More by sburrough
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beav19

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-01-2012 01:18:36 | More by beav19
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-31-2012 14:05:37 | More by AdamP
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -18%

07-31-2012 04:14:45 | More by WDJersey
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TicoCali

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-29-2012 21:52:55 | More by TicoCali
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cfrances33

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle (12/19/11) served on 7/28/12 in a Tired Hands wine tulip.

Pour: Pitch black with an oily consistency. A tiny khaki head that recedes to a rim.

Smell: Tons of oak. Bitter dark chocolate and some coffee. Not as much as I remember the first time I had it. Roasty.

Taste: Bitter chocolate first that has a very mocha aspect. Some creamy coffee that sticks through the palate and lingers. As it warms a chewy bit of dark fruit comes out, but only just.

Mouthfeel: Pretty full and creamy, but really tasty. Nice carbonation. A light touch of heat lingers in the through the finish.

Overall: Having this on tap back in April is largely why I love big stouts now. Not as great as I remember then, but still a fantastic stout. Could imagine that bourbon barrel aging would turn this yeti into a real monster.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2012 22:09:04 | More by cfrances33
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drperry11

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-27-2012 17:02:08 | More by drperry11
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abankert12

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-26-2012 16:04:24 | More by abankert12
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-25-2012 22:52:25 | More by klipper
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ngeunit1

California

4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a dark black with a hint of brown around the edges and a finger of frothy chocolate colored head. The head fades down fairly slowly leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of roasted dark chocolate malts and coffee with dark fruit, milk sweetness, oak, and a bit of booze.

T - Starts off with some roasted chocolate malts and coffee with a touch of raisin and other dark fruits. Through the middle, some oak and vanilla comes through with a bit of milk sweetness and more coffee flavor. The finish is mix of dark chocolate and roasted bitter-coffee with some oak and a bit of booze.

M - Full bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet, roasted, and warming finish.

D - Very drinkable. The coffee goes really nicely with the chocolatey Imperial Stout base.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 04:35:47 | More by ngeunit1
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InVinoVeritas

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-20-2012 01:30:46 | More by InVinoVeritas
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danp14

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-18-2012 15:33:08 | More by danp14
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wcudwight

North Carolina

4.7/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thick and dark as night. There's not the faintest hint of light getting through. Nice thick milky dark chocolate colored head. Judging the beer by the cover, this one will be a gem. Smells of bitter bakers chocolate and vanilla. Faint hint of coffee aroma but I was expecting much more. Smells good, just not what I was expecting. On first sip I let out an audible, "WOW!" This is one tasty beer. Sweet chocolate and vanilla flavors balanced by the roasted and coffee flavors. By balanced, I mean perfectly balanced. I honestly don't see how Great Divide could improve on this beer. I love coffee beers and this is one of the best I've had. It's right up there with Pisgah Valdez. Mouthfeel is so thick you can chew on it. Wonderful beer and I wished I'd purchased more than one bomber.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2012 23:23:01 | More by wcudwight
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-15-2012 14:46:37 | More by RMoeNay
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BeerHunter76

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-15-2012 02:19:30 | More by BeerHunter76
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Greeneagle


4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-15-2012 02:03:48 | More by Greeneagle
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ajs4bd

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-13-2012 17:29:28 | More by ajs4bd
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-13-2012 01:13:44 | More by Hopmodium
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enelson

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-10-2012 12:37:59 | More by enelson
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-09-2012 20:46:16 | More by ThirdEyePA
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

a jet black thick motor oil like pour with about 3 inches of dark brown head. smells sweet like chocolate milk, coffee beans, caramel.. no scent of alcohol. the taste is dead on with smell, except a bit heavier on the coffee and slightly bitter because of the roastiness.

full body, lightly carbonated, very creamy, nice warm feeling.

this is a ridiculously good stout and well worth every penny. a heavy sipper but delicious throughout the whole time. barely tastes like alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2012 00:41:12 | More by facundoCNB
Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
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