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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
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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pualie84

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

10-11-2013 21:30:49 | More by pualie84
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GopherPharmer

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-11-2013 05:10:18 | More by GopherPharmer
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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-10-2013 23:18:39 | More by Dicers
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-10-2013 14:11:49 | More by JCam9981
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EigenBeer

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-08-2013 23:17:27 | More by EigenBeer
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1000lbgrizzly

Illinois

4.36/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Extremely dark brown with ruby appearing at the fringes. Shallow mocha head that all but vanishes, doesn't leave much lace either. Only a small amount of carbonation visible.

S: The espresso is equally matched by the oak, with dark roasted malts giving it a bitter backbone.

T: The oak takes center stage this time, roasted malts and espresso working to back it up nicely. Only a tiny amount of vanilla is present; I do wish there was more. The flavors are still very well balanced, and the bitterness is intense but not nearly overpowering and is also countered by a touch of sweetness. Good length of the finish with some chocolate and espresso notes.

M: Silky with moderate carbonation- just enough to give it zest but not enough to interrupt the smoothness. I always like my stouts thick-thick, so subjectively it could have more viscosity, but pretty hefty regardless of that.

O: An awesome beer, and for a great price. I already had their oak aged IS and trusted them with the barrels, and in this one they proved that they also know how to balance easy-to-oversell flavors like coffee. Very palate-pleasing, great look and feel, and dark enough to put hair on your chest without tasting its bitterness for hours afterwards. Try it with breakfast!

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2013 17:45:38 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
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drop6301

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-06-2013 12:07:43 | More by drop6301
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled in January 2012. Totally black in color. Poured with a thick, milk chocolate colored foam that slowly reduced to a wispy cap that left random sticky lacings on the glass. Sweet, mellow vanilla, dark roasted malt, rich, dark chocolate and freshly ground coffee aromas. Rich, thick, smooth feel. Dark, roasted malt and sweet chocolate flavors up front with hop bitterness on the edges. Flavors mellow through the middle as chocolate and vanilla flavors take over. Finishes with dark roasted coffee and malt flavors with vanilla beneath and hop bitterness on the edges. Incredibly smooth and mellow flavor and feel.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2013 02:32:56 | More by IronLover
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-05-2013 02:04:10 | More by tsauce2
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-05-2013 01:36:22 | More by KJ2013
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adamant1912

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-04-2013 20:27:10 | More by adamant1912
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Los1324

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-04-2013 10:43:24 | More by Los1324
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HighLowJack

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-04-2013 03:48:54 | More by HighLowJack
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-03-2013 17:15:54 | More by Yeti1979
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cosmicevan

New York

4.56/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

bottles hit NY not all that long ago, enjoyed from a great divide snifter.

bottled 1/9/2013 (my wedding anniversary).

a - brew poured a silky, shiny black with a big head (dropped the bottle before opening it, so it was definitely lively at my own fault). great shine and look.

s - oaky hops on a stout. coffee is in there as well. the coffee is a nice compliment to the oaky hoppy stout.

t - gourmet espresso beans. vanilla. hops. oak. chocolate. stout. happiness in a glass. really amazing.

m - SUPER smooth. easy drinking. just a homerun.

o - overall, probably my favorite yeti to date. just phenomenal. not a bad beer in the series, but this one is just killer. the espresso and oak and yeti...oh my.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2013 02:46:36 | More by cosmicevan
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EJJ1848

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-02-2013 19:54:22 | More by EJJ1848
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-02-2013 07:31:34 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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mquartuccio87

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-02-2013 02:29:49 | More by mquartuccio87
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greg4579

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-02-2013 01:55:18 | More by greg4579
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ToddThompson

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-01-2013 20:06:34 | More by ToddThompson
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BlueWinged35

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.1%

09-30-2013 18:56:11 | More by BlueWinged35
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vonnegut21

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-30-2013 16:12:49 | More by vonnegut21
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-30-2013 04:44:05 | More by tbone1384
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socon67

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

09-30-2013 00:23:12 | More by socon67
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Strelnikov

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-29-2013 21:15:04 | More by Strelnikov
Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
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