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Barrel Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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95
world-class

524 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 524
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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dcloeren

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Reviewed from notes. This was the only bottle out of 5 that I have tried that was not infected...

Pours a midnight black (like all yeti's) with 2 fingers of mocha head. Great head retention.

The aroma is outstanding. Fudge and bourbon are absolutely encapsulated with the oakiness from the barrels. Booze is bursting from my glass and it makes me all kinds of excited.

The taste follows the nose to the T. Bourbon soaked fudge brownies with vanilla icing drizzled on top! Outstanding barrel presence. Really just top notch!

Thick, viscous as hell, velvety smooth and chewy. Just shoot me in the face this has the best mouthfeel imaginable for a beer this big!

One of the best stouts I have ever had, hand down. Just mother fucking amazing!

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 21:55:37 | More by dcloeren
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

05-20-2013 15:12:00 | More by rjvanston
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carlosega

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.8%

05-17-2013 19:35:32 | More by carlosega
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-11-2013 19:20:03 | More by gueuzedreg
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

05-02-2013 00:31:33 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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bobertkuekn

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-25-2013 15:36:56 | More by bobertkuekn
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mixed_master7

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-23-2013 01:03:51 | More by mixed_master7
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John_Schlaffer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-21-2013 22:42:46 | More by John_Schlaffer
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JandJMD

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-14-2013 01:12:14 | More by JandJMD
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MissMeg

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

04-13-2013 18:53:31 | More by MissMeg
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-11-2013 13:37:37 | More by ncstateplaya
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campfirebrew

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-11-2013 13:17:22 | More by campfirebrew
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Atomicskis5

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-11-2013 01:05:58 | More by Atomicskis5
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Caleb

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.8%

04-09-2013 05:19:01 | More by Caleb
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mjw1200

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-05-2013 22:37:47 | More by mjw1200
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

04-02-2013 21:24:49 | More by bulldogg915
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jpatton0127

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-02-2013 15:27:52 | More by jpatton0127
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lucasj82

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-01-2013 21:22:33 | More by lucasj82
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iparaez

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

04-01-2013 06:51:13 | More by iparaez
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Retail1LO

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-31-2013 13:45:45 | More by Retail1LO
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portia99

Massachusetts

3.49/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

750ml bottle (2011 vintage - bottle #2542) poured into a Brooklyn snifter. Supposed to be infected, but we will see.

A - Pours thick and syrupy with a pitch black color and a short finger of a deep, milk chocolatey brown head. A bit fizzy and the head dies quickly leaving a thick ring around the glass...first signs of infection?

S - Lots of whiskey up front, sweet caramelly and molasses base, pruney dark fruits, dark roasted malts. Quite boozy overall with sharp alcoholic aroma. Really no sign of infection here...maybe this is one of the good bottles.

T - Nope...Tart up front with the feared infection starting to take hold. Sour cherries backed firmly by smooth whiskey and followed by a very healthy dose of char and smoked malt. Vanilla, sweet molasses and some burnt caramel can be found too. Infection has certainly left its mark and detracts from the overall. Not undrinkable, but certainly not living up to what this beer is supposed to be.

M - Super thick body...one of the more syrupy beers I've had, even with the infection which typically tends to thin out a beer. Carbonation is lowish but plenty for the style and shows just enough life to be interesting. Tart infection detracts and gives a somewhat puckering quality to the beer.

O - Was hoping to get lucky with this one, but figured I wouldn't. Infection hurts this one a lot, but hasn't made it undrinkable. Certainly keeps this from performing up to its expectations tho. I'm continuing to drink this...not sure I'll finish the whole bottle. Oh well...have to try again when this gets released again.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 22:47:47 | More by portia99
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davistabuff

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

03-29-2013 11:32:34 | More by davistabuff
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osupuck19

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

03-25-2013 15:05:45 | More by osupuck19
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

03-24-2013 21:51:28 | More by Sparky44
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FEUO

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-24-2013 16:07:28 | More by FEUO
Barrel Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 524 ratings.