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Barrel Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
world-class

533 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 533
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 605
Gots: 181 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 10-08-2008)
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-28-2011 00:53:48 | More by 2dogbrew
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cosmonick

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-26-2011 17:22:07 | More by cosmonick
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scottfrie

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

2008 vintage opened by ipa247.

A: Pours a near black color with raisin highlights beneath a thin dark brown head.
S: Smooth notes of vanilla, light woody barrel and oak scents, and a bite of bourbon and creamy chocolate.
T: Crazy smooth flavors of raisins, marshmallows, chocolate and vanilla with a very mild hint of warm bourbon in the finish. The aftertaste is sweet and full of raisins.
M: Full thick body, incredibly soft mouthfeel with soft carbonation, and very integrated and smooth alcohol that is a just a tiny bit warming.
O: I have a bottle of 2011 vintage that I was thinking about opening but after having this I can see it’s worth the wait. An overall thick and chewy stout.

EDIT: 2011 is an infected mess. Sour cherries galore. Damn you.

11-24-2011 03:11:57 | More by scottfrie
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-23-2011 17:07:35 | More by victory4me
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ipa247

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-23-2011 03:03:43 | More by ipa247
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thetomG

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-22-2011 17:08:55 | More by thetomG
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leschkie

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-22-2011 04:53:13 | More by leschkie
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Callmecoon

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-21-2011 05:06:46 | More by Callmecoon
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-21-2011 04:12:13 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-20-2011 04:29:29 | More by JAHMUR
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brandoman63

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-20-2011 04:04:42 | More by brandoman63
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CK21

Colorado

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-19-2011 06:56:46 | More by CK21
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lakersfan16

Alaska

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-19-2011 01:26:41 | More by lakersfan16
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cpinto6

Georgia

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-18-2011 15:33:04 | More by cpinto6
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Kaydogg

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-18-2011 15:05:31 | More by Kaydogg
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codynevels

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-18-2011 06:46:48 | More by codynevels
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Photekut

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-18-2011 02:51:11 | More by Photekut
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FosterJM

California

4.18/5  rDev -2.6%

951st Review on BA
Bottle to Stemmed Tulip
750 ML
2011 Vintage- Bottle #178

Thanks to BA Poonamibaxter for this one!
Shared with BA GuruDel

**Paired with chocolate brownies, as label states is good pairing**

App- “Is that molasses” asks Gurudels wife. No its not. Its a rich dark deep brown, bordering on black with a good sheen. It was lush, rich and thick in the glass with a two finger slow receding brown head. Like a frothy brown craterous whip cream. Great sticky cling, A very good looking stout.

Smell- A little bit of bitter dark chocolate roasted notes with a stinging fresh whiskey note. The malt and grain are somewhat hidden behind these two other aromatics. On big whiffs its just the whiskey. Missing a key vanilla/oak note.

Taste- Takes a bit of time for this to mellow in the glass. Its not the biggest at 10% but its assertive at points with the booze coming though first and foremost. The chocolate comes next with a little bit of plum and dark fruit layering. A good grain bill retains itself from the base Yeti. The whiskey flavors add a depth of flavor akin to a peat or some moss.

Mouth- A good low bodied stout with a low-medium carbonation. I think they nailed the feel of this stout with some rich smoothness and a touch of whiskey burn and chocolate on the finish. A bit silky. Well done.

Drink- This was a very good treatment for a big favorite of mine. I like the way they went with a homer Whiskey treatment. It added a certain smoothness with some heat, smoke and grain feel. I would like to see a couple more bottles of this one or one with some age already on it. Highly recommend this one.

11-17-2011 18:36:56 | More by FosterJM
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chcfan

California

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-17-2011 16:48:30 | More by chcfan
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hopburster

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-17-2011 05:26:07 | More by hopburster
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coreymcafee

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-17-2011 05:03:25 | More by coreymcafee
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Desaparecido

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-16-2011 21:28:39 | More by Desaparecido
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Roballston

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-16-2011 15:46:35 | More by Roballston
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RuckusDu

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-16-2011 04:49:01 | More by RuckusDu
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CarolinaKevin

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-16-2011 02:34:59 | More by CarolinaKevin
Barrel Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 533 ratings.