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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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2,464 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,464
Reviews: 829
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 161
Gots: 550 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
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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Photo of danieelol
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ah yes. Pours black with nice dark brown head on top.

Mmm. Loads of roast and soot in the nose. Then the chocolate comes. Strong milk chocolate/cocoa character. Then finally I get a really strong sense of the pineappley hop/malt combo. Lots of soy.

Taste is more soot, roast. Again pretty much a repeat of the elements present in the nose.

Mouthfeel is thick with nice malt sweetness and roast.

Ah...glad to get back to the Yetis. Still prefer plain old Oaked though.

danieelol, Dec 12, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

twelveinches, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

IlludiumQ36, Dec 11, 2011
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alamode, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of vande
4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Desert + Beer = Chocolate Yeti

a - Dark, oil-slick like quietly poured out - calmly awaiting to be drank

s - chocolate notes are immediate. Dark roasted malts. Did I say chocolate.

t - See Nose = Chocolate! This one, I feel, is up there wit ST. Chokolat. Bits of an oakiness along with slight hints of vanilla make this an enjoyable drink.

m - a good, thick, heavy stout...somewhat syrupy.

o - very enjoyable. I think I may have 1 or 2 left... :)

vande, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of draheim
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle (bottled 3/31/2011) poured into a snifter. Pours an opaque black w/ a dense tan head that lingers, leaves sticky mocha lacing.

Aroma is dark roasted malt, chocolate, and a vaguely familiar spiciness - looking at the label now, this must be the cayenne.

Taste is roasted dark malt, bitter hops, chocolate, coffee, and dry oak. Nice bitter finish, and a little heat from the peppers.

Overall this has really good complexity w/ all the elements working in concert: chocolate, hops, oak, and spice. Well done Great Divide, another great rendition of the Yeti.

draheim, Dec 10, 2011
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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 2,464 ratings.