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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,303
Reviews: 815
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 144
Gots: 510 | 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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From Platinum. Bottled 2011.

A - black 'n' tan, one finger dense head, spotty lace.

S - massive waft of chocolate when opened. Intense, and vanilla bomb as well. World class.

T - chocolate to the fore, but then a surprise adder of chilli warmth . Go figure. And roasts of coarse. Warmth taste takes over from the chocolate. Also coconut, and vanilla.

M - on money, medium weight, lightly carbed, velvety, luscious, all you could want for style. Alcohol well hidden.

O - sensational beer, but with a slight twist. Where did the chilli come from?

ADDENDUM.... - all these notes taken before either reading bottle label, or these reviews. Seems as tho my bottle had a lot more cayenne heat than anyone else's .. lots more ah well, it kinda detracted from the overall. Would have been mainly 5s without the heat.

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Poured from a bottle dated March 28, 2013

A- Pours a completely opaque black fluid. It produces 1-2 inches of brown/tan head, that faded slowly and left a decent amount of residual lacing.

S - Hmmm, I'm going to go with chocolate and coffee. Yep, very nice bitter chocolate balanced nicely with rich coffee, with an oak presence and burnt malt. Yummy.

T- Similar to the nose, but it really outshines the smell. The balance is really quite good. The chocolate is the most prominent, but it is not too sweet. The coffee and chocolate are bitter, but not overly so. The oakiness is faint and there is a touch of vanilla in there too.

M- Drinks very smoothly, with a chewy taste, but goes down well with a nice aftertaste. Subtle carbonation. The alcohol is noticeable ,but it doesn't detract from the overall balance.

O - Excellent beer. I have always heard good things about this beer and the compliments are well deserved. I think its strength is the delicious richness that is so well balanced with the bitterness. It has a good amount of complexity and it is well worth trying.

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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 2,303 ratings.