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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
world-class

3,069 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,069
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 214
Gots: 581 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

cfrivera1, Jun 11, 2012
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4.57/5  rDev +7%

rkarimi, Jun 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

BlakeL, Jun 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

WynnO, Jun 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

BWHD, Jun 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

matthageman, Jun 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

vrbulldog22, Jun 04, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

GennyCreamAle, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of rudzud
4.48/5  rDev +4.9%

Picked up a bottle of this at Julio's, bottled back in January. Poured into a Duvel tulip.

A - Yeah, hands down one of the nicest looking stouts. A nice deep rich dark brown nearly black pour with a three finger milk chocolate head that leaves big, sticky side lacing and a thick dense creamy half inch blanket. Amazing.

S - Typical Yeti aromas here thanks to the oak. A very distinct almost licorice. Very nice roasty coffee notes and roasted malts with light dark chocolate aromas.

T - Taste is solid, nice coffee and alot of chocolate. The oak lends a slight earthyness but for the most part this is nice solid espresso with bitter coffee ground finish and nice dark chocolate.

M - Just outstanding. Velvety silky smooth with some great coffee bitterness. The ABV is slightly noticeable on the end, but its mixed nicely with the bitterness.

O - Overall this is another impressive stout from Great Divide. Really cant go wrong with their stouts.

rudzud, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of AgentMunky
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a St. Bernardus goblet. Bottled on 20 January 2012.

A: Black as sin and just as tempting. A coffee-dark head fades quickly. Completely opaque. Light-sucking.

S: Whole espresso beans. Roasted barley and cream. Oak-vanilla.

T/M: Mmmm. An excellent imperial stout. Deep, roasted bitterness. Dry malt, milk chocolate, light coffee with cream. The oak mellows out the main body, giving it a smoothness that contributes to an excellent mouthfeel. The milk chocolate grows more prevalent as time wears on, but the espresso bitterness counteracts any stray sweetness.

O: I love Yetis and this is not exception. Highly recommended, but perhaps not as superlative as the chocolate styling. Highly recommended.

AgentMunky, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of cvm4
4.4/5  rDev +3%

Bottled Dec. 16, 2011

A - Pours just thick black (like all ya top notch stouts) with a dark tan 1 finger head. Lacing is alright.

S - Chalk board grinding expresso & dark chocolate notes that are brought together by roasted malts.

T - Bold expresso resonates here! Roasted malts and coffee compliment it. The oak is subtle but it's there.

M - Full bodied, thick & chewy with low carbonation.

O - One of the top expresso stouts on the market that I have tried!

cvm4, Jun 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

JSchock7, Jun 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Mister_Joshy, May 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

nas4atu, May 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

DavyJones, May 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

mtlasley, May 23, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev -0.9%

Poured into a snifter. The last of the 5 Yeti's we sampled at cvm4's tasting.

A: Very brown. A tan, half finger head that lingers. Ample lacing.

S: Licorice, chocolate, expresso. malts.

T: Expresso dominates, as it should, with a light toffee finish. Chocolate and anise give it a firm center that's heaven on the pallette. A light oak taste balances things. Didn't feel the ABV until it was too late.

M: medium, creamy; light carbonation.

O: Another excellent IRS from Great Divide. If you like your stouts on the coffee side, this one delivers.

brewskifan55, May 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

SickNukes, May 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

vr6corrado, May 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

HopsintheSack, May 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

carlitosbronson1, May 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

TimH, May 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

csustar001, May 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

illini4x4, May 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Pours a three-finger brown head that fades slowly, leaving some lace. Black color, no highlights. Light-medium carbonation and heavy bodied. Nose is coffee and flavor is almost burnt coffee and hints of oak, some caramel sweetness. Higher ABV is hidden. Pricey at $11.99 for a 22oz bottle from Julio's Liquors Westborough, Ma.

jdhilt, May 17, 2012
Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,069 ratings.