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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,281
Reviews: 811
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 144
Gots: 500 | FT: 23
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Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout is another revered incarnation of our legendary imperial stout. We toned down the hops a bit to allow cocoa nibs to contribute some pleasing bitterness, while vanilla notes from the oak combine with the cocoa to create an aroma and flavor akin to a gourmet chocolate bar. A dash of cayenne keeps things lively, adding just a bit of heat to the finish. Another great Yeti? Hell yes.

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 05-30-2009)
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MattSweatshirt

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottled on MAR 28 2012

Pours a black body and brown head. Laces the glass. You really can’t ask for much more from a big ol’ stout like this.

So much chocolate in the aroma of this thing. It just beckons you to start sipping right away. You get dark and a lighter milk chocolate character. There is some roast, vanilla, oak, and a slight alcohol presence.

Did someone say chocolate? Yeah, it’s here. The chocolate hits first with a little sweetness before being followed immediately by the roastiness. The bitterness is a lot more toned down from some of the other Yeti’s, but still pops out at you. The oak comes out more in the aftertaste as your mouth dries. It took a while to detect the cayenne. It just lingers in the background.

A med-full bodied brew. It’s a little drying. Goes down smoothly with the perfect amount of carbonation. The mouthfeel on all the Yeti’s I’ve had so far are just spot on.

This made the perfect compliment to a night of Tom Waits tunes.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2012 05:02:59 | More by MattSweatshirt
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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
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