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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,587
Reviews: 843
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 175
Gots: 564 | FT: 24
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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:
Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 05-30-2009

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.
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Photo of Chico1985
4.05/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Long overdue review. Had this Yeti once on-tap long ago, finally getting around to revisiting/reviewing. Bottle was about 6 months old.

Black beer, tan head, good retenetion, some lace, etc. It's Yeti.

Lots of chocolate, roast, caramel in the nose.

Taste delivers big Hershey-type chocolate, has a fudgy brownie vibe. Nicely backed with caramel, roasted malts, some vanilla, some hops and oak. Not getting much of the cayenne pepper spice - it's Yeti, ya know?

Thick, smooth mouthfeel, a bit of booze but drinks pretty easy considering. Mouthfeel is always a Yeti highlight and this is no different.

Well it's Yeti and it's X-tra chocolatey. Since Yeti is already quite chocolatey in itself, this isn't really as outstanding as other variations (Espresso, Barrel Aged, regular Oak), but it's still a treat of a stout.

Photo of jman892
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of mgironta
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of jtd1969
4.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Black like oil, brownish head

S - Slight fruit smell, slight sweet bready with faint chocolate

T - Lot's of dark chocolate with some slight coffee notes, perfectly hopped beginning to end.

M - So smooth, full bodied, nice hoppy mouthful

O - 1 delicious beer. I recommend it

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4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bomber poured into a snifter

A- Pours pitch motor oil black. No light, no coloration. one finger of a brown head.

S- A little fruit in the nose. some dark fruits and some citrus as well. A moderate amount of chocolate. Theres a bit of the oak character as well. Still fairly hoppy.

T- Bitter up front, A lot of bitterness from the chocolate as well as the hops. The hop flavor has faded but is still somewhat present. Chocolate is this beers strongest flavor. There's a good bit of roasted malt as well as some caramel notes. Alcohol is well hidden. Oak flavor is subtle but only adds to the beer.

M- Smooth but a sipper never the less. Some alcohol warming. Bitter for a stout.

O- Great beer. Good take on the regular Yeti.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Ajoirish
4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer poured dark with a thin head on top. I did drink this a little colder than I normally would, but I still enjoyed it a lot!

The chocolate comes through the boozy flavor very nicely. The beer has a very rich mouth feel which comes as no surprise.

I will absolutely be drinking this again in the winter.

Photo of edwardprung
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 2,587 ratings.