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Barrel Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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: 603
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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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
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JMBSH

Colorado

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-16-2011 01:00:11 | More by JMBSH
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-15-2011 20:04:01 | More by sideshowe
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billab914

Virginia

4.3/5  rDev +0.2%

Reviewed from notes. 750ml bottle shared with some friends over the weekend. It poured pitch black in color with a thin tan head sticking mostly to the edges of the glass. It looked very thick and still in the glass. Pretty inviting appearance for the style.

The aroma has a big dark and bitter-sweet chocolate presence to it. I get some roasty coffee notes mixing with a little burnt bitterness as well. The bourbon is moderate, but very complimenting. The bourbon, oak and vanilla flavors really integrate well into it.

The taste has more of the dark chocolate and roasty bitterness coming out up front. In the finish is where I get more of the bourbon with some oak, vanilla and a little alcohol heat. Like the aroma, the bourbon barrel characteristics really compliment the big chocolaty, roasty coffee flavor profile of the base beer without overpowering it at all.

The mouthfeel is thick and heavy with carbonation being low. Great mouthfeel for my tastes in the style. Overall I thought it was a great beer. I really liked that the base beer shined through and the bourbon barrel flavors complimented instead of dominated. Great range of flavors to it overall and I'm sure it helps that I love the base beer to begin with.

11-15-2011 19:36:59 | More by billab914
Barrel Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 533 ratings.