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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,275
Reviews: 811
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 144
Gots: 494 | 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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MrVonzipper

California

4.53/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at 38degrees (BA Week)
Pours black as Satan's heart with a dense light brown (like the best color m&m, they foolishly discontinued) head. Optimum head retention and lacing.

Very nice nose of dark bitter chocolate, dark rum, coffee and oak

Flavor is same as the nose just intensified and better. Bitter chocolate, bourbon, coffee and a touch of oak in the aftertaste.

Medium to full bodied. Not quite as thick/heavy as I thought it'd be. Pretty smooth and creamy with medium carbonation.

Overall this just a delicious beer. Great balance. Great depth in flavor. I could drink this for breakfast.

Serving type: on-tap

06-29-2011 17:45:40 | More by MrVonzipper
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A. Dark, dark brown, nearly black. An aggressive pour yielded a small amber head that retreats to a minimal film. No laces.

S. Chocolate, coffee, neutral oak, dark roasted malts all at noticeable levels. Hints of vanilla. Mild aroma.

T. The taste follows the nose consistently. A noticeable bitterness, not at all sweet. Major notes of coffee, dark malts, neutral oak, and some hops. No booze. A moderately bitter ale.

M. Moderately smooth, moderate carbonation, medium body.

O. Very balanced and consistent. Excellent. Highly recommended.

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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
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