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Barrel Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

555 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 555
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 12.35%
Wants: 612
Gots: 182 | FT: 7
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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Photo of oline73
3.95/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at Max's during Baltimore Beer Week. Poured into a goblet.

Appearance: Pours dark black with a layer of tan head that goes away completely.

Smell: Roasty and sweet with dark chocolate and dark fruit notes. There is a faint hint of smoke here.

Taste: Sweet and roasty up front with some smoke and dark chocolate. There is a bitter and roasty finish. Bourbon and mild vanilla notes throughout.

Mouthfeel: The body is on the thick side of medium with mild, tingly carbonation and a slick finish.

Overall: This beer did not live up to the hype for me. I wanted bolder flavors. The mouthfeel wasn't at all what I want from a highly rated imperial stout. Good, but I hope it is better from the bottle.

oline73, Oct 12, 2011
Photo of drabmuh
3.98/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Rarest of the five incarnation of the yeti, shared at a tasting recently. Very excited about this one.

Beer served in a tiny tulip. Beer is pitch black, even at the corners. Forms a brown head of small bubbles that leaves some lacing on the glass. I can't tell the carbonation levels but at the interface of the glass I can't see any activity. Doesn't mean much though.

Aroma is hot. Lots of alcohol in there. What's the % on this? 12? You can smell it for sure. Nice malt sweetness and some roasted stuff as well. I can't really smell the barrel. I suppose that's good.

Beer is medium to full bodied and pretty sweet. Would the sweetness go down aftertime or would it sour at all if left alone? Beer finishes slightly dry and there is a lot of boozy / subtle wood character. Overall the beer was good but I should have had it with the Oak aged side by side. So far that's been my favorite.

drabmuh, Jun 04, 2010
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Barrel Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 555 ratings.