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Oatmeal Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Oatmeal YetiOatmeal Yeti

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

581 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 581
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 56
Gots: 68 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MinorThreat on 06-26-2013)
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MCain04

Illinois

3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

bottled 6/24/13, poured into Half Acre snifter.

Dark brown almost black body with a mocha head of impressive thickness, lacing, retention, and creaminess. Perfectly beautiful.

Smells of toasted oats, coffee, chocolate, slight raisin aroma, toffee, caramel.

Taste is certainly unique. Coffee and roasted malts up front, with sweetness from raisins, some strong caramel sweetness, bready finish with some bitterness and a lingering oaty taste.

Promising feel at first with creamy texture, but its overcarbonated body makes it rough and overpowers the flavors. Fairly full bodied with a decently chewy mouth and a dry finish.

Overall, the smell on this is really nice, and this had the potential to fantastic, but the taste is too raisiny and the body too carbonated. Still solid and enjoyed though.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 04:35:32 | More by MCain04
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Boulevard tulip glass.

Leave it to a visit to VDubb's to introduce me to a Yeti variant I've somehow not yet tried. Le sigh, amiright? Anyway, this stuff pours a straight onyx topped by a finger-and-a-half of toasted khaki (toasted khaki?) foam. As per usual, Yeti is just damn sexy. The nose comprises roasted malts, mild treacle, light toasted pumpernickel, and a touch of cocoa powder. The taste brings in more of the same, the treacle and toast bringing out the bitter roast of the, well, roast. I think I get some coffee character in there as well, as though a dark-ass biscotti was dunked in some very black coffee. The body is a hefty medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a somewhat dry finish. Overall, another win for the sasquatch team, though I find myself yearning a bit for the other, richer variants. That said, I will never turn this stuff down.

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3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
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A: Pours a pitch black color. The head is a finger high, with a khaki shade. Retention is quite decent for the style, and a goodly amount of lacing clings to the glass.

S: I really pick a strong oatmeal character here. Everything else about smells like classic Yeti (seriously, dat chocolate/roast/umami), but the oatmeal really gives it another stand-out note. As a minor disappointment, I don't pick up much raisin. Otherwise, this is just a very nice imperial stout...as expected from the Yeti.

T: Yep, this tastes like Yeti. The difference being the oatmeal gives it a touch of lightness, and a noticeably grainy finish. The oatmeal seems to expose some of that classic Yeti hoppiness some more, bringing more floral/piny flavors to the forefront. I said it was grainy (and it is), but it doesn't have the harsh fusel notes of other big oatmeal stouts. Just like in the nose, I don't pick up many raisin flavors. Still, the complexity and decadence of this beer is superb.

M: To me, this seems a bit lighter in body than other Yeti variants. But the oatmeal still gives it a superb creaminess which I love in an imperial stout. Carbonation stays in the background, as expected from the style.

O: It's a Yeti, I know exactly what I'm gonna get here. It's a small step down from something like, say, Espresso Oak Yeti, simply because I'm not a huge fan of imperial oatmeal stouts and their graininess. I'd have more trouble killing a bomber of this than the other Yeti variants, let's just say that. Still, it's a great imperial stout, one that's well worth buying.

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Oatmeal Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 581 ratings.