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Barrel Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
world-class

521 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 521
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 601
Gots: 180 | 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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rab53

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-27-2013 06:52:35 | More by rab53
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ryan604

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-19-2013 15:10:07 | More by ryan604
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quine

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-09-2013 16:51:26 | More by quine
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Dsimenson

California

4.41/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Served on-tap in an 8 oz goblet. Not much head, but it has an incredibly deep dark brown-black color that no light can penetrate. Nice mild to moderate lacing. The aroma is out of this world, it reach up through your sinuses and grabs your brain by the hippocampus--coffee, molasses, a bit of plums. The flavor is deep, dark, and complex--coffee, chocolate, molasses, grapefruit, and a smokey sweetness that hovers on your palate. Mouthfeel is very thick and chewy, amazing. This is an outstanding imperial stout. My previous gold standard was Old Rasputin, but this one, though different, is just as magnificent!

Serving type: on-tap

12-08-2013 21:52:46 | More by Dsimenson
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

12-05-2013 01:00:08 | More by XmnwildX12
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-01-2013 00:47:18 | More by ncaudle
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RKing44

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-25-2013 02:33:04 | More by RKing44
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-23-2013 20:01:12 | More by jaydoc
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wethorseblanket

California

3.84/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap @ Churchill's "Night of the Yeti" during SDBW. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours black with few bubbles around the rim and no lace.

N: Sweetish whiskey booze is evident. Like a chocolate brownie soaked in whiskey.

T: Mildly sweet, vanilla present with some oaky notes and dark chocolate, grainy/malty.

M: Full body and light carbonation. Slick and oily roasted finish.

O: Aside from the low carbonation, this was very enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

11-16-2013 05:21:16 | More by wethorseblanket
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-14-2013 11:40:40 | More by mmulebarn
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Dicers

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

11-11-2013 02:41:22 | More by Dicers
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-29-2013 21:22:18 | More by dhbiker0889
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

10-16-2013 21:09:04 | More by dfhhead25
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

10-14-2013 04:55:30 | More by BMart
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deereless

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-14-2013 01:06:30 | More by deereless
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-30-2013 13:10:59 | More by mendvicdog
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JPortillo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

09-30-2013 00:21:42 | More by JPortillo
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duceswild

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-29-2013 16:23:32 | More by duceswild
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -30.1%

09-28-2013 06:54:00 | More by chippo33
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angelmonster

Colorado

3.85/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This review is of the 2009 vintage

Pours a pitch black body with a one finger mocha head. Head retention and lacing were average at best.

Smell is an amazing mixture of sweet whisky, brownie a la mode, vanilla, burnt malts, and chocolate syrup. Similar to aromas found in Southern Tiers Choklat but heavier on alcohol.

Taste is still hot and big on booze, with some fudge, charred malts, and a bit of bitterness. I like strong beers but this one lacks some balance to round it out. Wish it tasted like it smelled.

Mouthfeel is full and aggressively carbonated. Body was somewhat oily/syrupy. Head died rather quickly which was disappointing.

Overall this beer was good but pretty pricey. I figured after letting it age for 4 years it would be smoother but it still has quite a bite. I love all the yetis but I'd have to say this was prolly my least favorite along with Belgian yeti

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2013 03:41:27 | More by angelmonster
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-08-2013 09:21:30 | More by RedneckBeerz
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DLucky

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-05-2013 01:05:03 | More by DLucky
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DogfishJoe

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

09-02-2013 23:31:24 | More by DogfishJoe
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Wowcoolman

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

08-31-2013 03:11:30 | More by Wowcoolman
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

08-26-2013 07:03:40 | More by Kelp
Barrel Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 521 ratings.