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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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Thingus

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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

Live tasting poured into tulip...

Appearance; pours a beautiful jet black, with a one finger mocha colored head that dissipates fairly quickly leaving fairly minimal lacing and a thin film of head left.

Smell; chocolate, chocolate, chocolate... Imagine a chocolate lava cake, with hints of vanilla, and oak, the slightest hints of smoke and pepper.

Taste; chocolate!! Initial taste is a ton of bittersweet chocolate, that slowly fades, hints of vanilla and oak step in, and eventually fade, to be replaced with the slightest hints of pepper and spice on the tongue.

Mouthfeel; thick and chewy, smooth until the finish when an ever so slight peppery tingle shows up.

Overall; a great beer and an outstanding variation on one of my perennial favorites, I would absolutely buy this one again!!

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2012 03:08:21 | More by Thingus
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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 2,281 ratings.