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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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3,080 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,080
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 221
Gots: 582 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

allenc85, Sep 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

mgironta, Sep 16, 2012
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4.73/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Dark black like oil, frothy brown head with great lacing

S - some oak, chocolate, sweat malt, but mostly coffee.

T - Lot's espresso bean with roasty malts, smooth chocolate. Well blended

M - Full body, good carbonation, smooth, nice hop finish

O - Wow, what a beer! A must try! Really Really good

jtd1969, Sep 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

MammothTarantula, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of kylehay2004
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: dark brown quarter finger head on a jet black body with no light getting though. still has nice lacing.

S: oak, bourbon, roasted malts, dark chocolate and vanilla. Not getting much espresso from the aroma.

T: roasted malt base with the espresso not overpowering and mostly in the finish. vanilla, oak, nuts and some milk chocolate although it is light.

M: thick body and moderate carbonation. smooth.

Overall: I really like how the espresso is applied with this one. The supporting notes arent overdone. The yeti base stout is just so good to start that these "special editions" all taste good.

kylehay2004, Sep 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at World of Beer Raleigh.

A - pitch black with a big brown head that has great retention

S - huge espressio aroma with some bitter, roasty notes

T - espresso, roasty bitter, creamy, faint chocolate, charcoal, oak, burnt sugar, alcohol, piney, woody, earthy

M - well carbonated, rich, bitter

This is a delicious, earthy, coffee-heavy stout. The flavors are well blended with just enough hop character to leave some balance and drinkability. This is a fantastic stout that is most definitely worth a try.

tdm168, Sep 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

marshmeli, Sep 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Maddux47, Sep 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

zfazzio, Sep 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

reitzbrewing, Sep 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

jnardone235, Sep 03, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -64.9%

Barbie, Sep 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Softestdog, Sep 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

mixed_master7, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

krazybartender, Aug 31, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

DioS, Aug 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

johnyb, Aug 26, 2012
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4.48/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Extremely dark extremly thick and oily with an extremly dense and tall mocha head. looks exciting.
Aroma is of rich malt almost quite nearly burnt, super. Coffee and espresso comes through well too. Not picking up as far as oak.
Flavor is big and bold lots of robust roasted malts and I'm sure half are burnt which is a good thing. Plenty of espresso, deep and dark.
I also get bittersweet chocolate church pews and charcoal. I get a bit of hops towards the end and in the aftertaste.
Rich and smooth with some alcohol warming. I can see myself drinking this at the firepit up in the 'dacks.

micromaniac129, Aug 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

beerpadawan, Aug 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

shoutout to matttYCE for this one! thanks man!

A: pour is completely black, no hints of red or ruby whatsoever. Pour is highly viscous and pours about 1 solid worth of tan mocha head with enormous lacing. The head retention is phenomenal and remains about ½ fingers worth even after 1 minute of sitting. Carbonation is also pretty high and with a couple swirls, the head forms again.

S: big ass espresso is the main player here, but oak, dark fruits, toasted malt help balance this one out quite nicely. As it warms up, vanilla notes make themselves more present adding to the complexity and hops notes come out as well.

T: very big espresso right up front. Almost to the point of being too dominating. I also get huge chocolate notes, some molasses, smokiness and a slight hop finish. This is an extremely bold brew, and I am failing to pick up on any kind of sweet notes

M: definitely full bodied, high viscosity to the point of chewiness (not a bad thing at all for this brew). It leaves a bitter dark chocolate and espresso taste on the tongue.

O: The taste of this brew is extremely bold in flavor and wish there were a bit more sweetening characters to help balance this one out. If you like big robust espresso and dark chocolate then this is a perfect brew for you.

tut2528, Aug 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

wtfdic, Aug 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Hessian257, Aug 21, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Gambrinus1184, Aug 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

JimmytheSaintPSU, Aug 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

slowdaddy, Aug 19, 2012
Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
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