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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,282
Reviews: 811
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 144
Gots: 501 | FT: 23
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Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
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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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

4.38/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle is dated March 27, 2012. Poured into a Lost Abbey Teku. Pitch black pour with a beautiful frothy mocha-colored head. I get a considerable amount of chocolate on the nose along with some roast coffee.

Full body and nice creamy feel. Great flavors of bittersweet chocolate on the front of the tongue. It's not too sweet or bitter and isn't overdone at all. It perfectly complements the roast and malty tones. According to the label, there is also a dash of cayenne pepper and I love the contribution it makes to the flavor. It doesn't clash with the chocolate at all. It provides a small bit of heat that creeps in and pinches you right in the back of the throat as you swallow, leaving a pleasant lingering peppery heat.

I thought this beer was spectacular. Of all the Yeti variations I've tried, this one might be my favorite. It's smooth, tasty, complex, and dangerously drinkable. The peppery heat really gives it character too. I cannot recommend this beer highly enough.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 12:54:53 | More by deadonhisfeet
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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
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