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Barrel Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
world-class

523 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 523
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 597
Gots: 181 | FT: 5
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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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

02-06-2013 02:54:56 | More by FLBeerGuy
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.8%

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Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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Lurkerson

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-31-2013 04:07:36 | More by Lurkerson
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.8%

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popery

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comradekyle

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

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Missouri

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Texas

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Arizona

4/5  rDev -6.8%

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Franch

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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jrallen34

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.8%

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THECPJ

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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leedorham

Washington

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California

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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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vonnegut21

New York

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Lethargy99

New York

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-19-2013 18:31:39 | More by yourefragile
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

3.71/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this beer

Consumed 1/19/13

Appearance: Deep, dark brown - nicely sized, creamy, tan head - fades to a few wisps of a cap, nice ring that lasts forever, leaves a few nice spots

Smell: Chocolate and bourbon, in some semblance of balance - dark chocolate, baker's chocolate, and coffee - a strong bourbon presence, with some wood, vanilla, and booze - somewhat backed up by the malts - roasty, burnt

Taste: It's like mocha, with bourbon - bourbon and wood are in the front and quite potent, and actually become more intense as it warms (suboptimal) - dark chocolate - lightly burnt malts - roasty coffee - vanilla - malty and vanilla sweetness, a bit too sweet

Mouthfeel: On the light side of full body, smooth, with a lot of heat at the end

Overall: Yeti in a barrel, slightly more interesting than a barrel of monkeys

I should probably stop drinking bourbon barrel aged beers. I haven't really enjoyed one in a while. This issue notwithstanding, I can appreciate this beer. The Yeti base is strong enough to hold up to the bourbon. And this isn't a wood bomb like Oak Aged Yeti.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 18:27:57 | More by angrybabboon
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.64/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

2011 vintage. Split with angrybabboon.

Appearance: Thick pour. Small cinnamon colored head drops to a small bubbly cap. No lacing to speak of. Minimal carbonation.

Smell: Rich, roasted burnt malts. Sweet, deeply cooked malts. Bourbon adds some nice layers of oak and vanilla with touches of toffee. Pushes toward brown sugar at times. Some cocoa and milk chocolate. Nibs. Bourbon heat stays on top of everything else. Chocolate cake and dark ripe cherry. Almost like a bourbon soaked brownie.

Taste: Bourbon and fudge. Cocoa and chocolate. Homemade caramel with vanilla. Crazy roasted malts. A touch of burnt. Some char. Vaguely smoky. Raisin. So much chocolate and bourbon. Oak. Woody and a touch earthy. Some citrus in the back. Fudge and cake. It's magically a dessert beer. Dark cherry in the back.

Mouthfeel: Thick body. Minimal carbonation. Surprisingly clean on the finish.

Overall: Still searching for the elusive Sasquatch.

A standout use of whiskey barrels. A solid base beer and mellow whiskey influence. Not really an improvement on the original.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 18:24:21 | More by Goblinmunkey7
Barrel Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 523 ratings.