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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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3,074 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,074
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 218
Gots: 580 | FT: 40
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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4.5/5  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
Photo of micromaniac129
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
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

schteve825, Aug 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

Renegrenade, Aug 18, 2012
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4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Mugs.

Super foamy pour, tan head erupts from the black body and clings to my glass. Strongly roasted, deep coffee aroma. Toffee and caramel too.

Deliciously viscous body brings a hearty roast to my tongue. Tons of dark coffee and minimally sweet caramel for a second. Goes right back to being dry as the drink wraps up.

For an easily accessible imperial stout, this is great!

brystmar, Aug 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

djschnabel, Aug 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

coz, Aug 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

JottaGibboo, Aug 16, 2012
Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,074 ratings.