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Oatmeal Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Ratings: 735
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.13%
Wants: 54
Gots: 90 | FT: 7
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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Photo of BigRedDog
4.33/5  rDev +3.6%

Poured from a a bomber into an Innis and gunn thistle.

Pours black in color with a nice thicker, creamy mocha colored head. Decent lacing.

Smell is roasted malt, chocolate, and dark fruit. As the beer warmed up a little bit, the raisins really began to shine through on the nose more

Taste begins with a roasted malt sweetness with some hints of caramel. Moves into a bittersweet dark chocolate flavor that dominates and continues on the finish as well as being joined by a rich dark fruit flash right at the end. As the beer warms, the roasted malt takes a backseat to the dark chocolate and the dark fruit/raisin.

Mouthfeel is still fairly rich and creamy. Creamier than a standard yeti, but still just as rich.

Overall I give the beer a 4.33. Big, rich, and very good.

BigRedDog, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of John_Beeryman
4/5  rDev -4.3%

John_Beeryman, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of dtivp
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

dtivp, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of Knobs303
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Knobs303, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

M_chav, Sep 07, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -1.9%

Ohiovania, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

rfgetz, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of WynnO
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

WynnO, Sep 06, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +2.4%

Ngntjp, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Jamato14
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Jamato14, Sep 05, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +8.1%

hoppyhoppy, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

ONovoMexicano, Sep 04, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +4.3%

RyanCrawford, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

blue-dream, Sep 03, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +6.2%

Bikeboy1, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Mantooth
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Mantooth, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of gcamparone
4.38/5  rDev +4.8%

Poured from a 22 oz bomber into a Yeti snifter. Purchased in Sturbridge, MA.

Pours a deep brown translucent body with cherry highlights and a light coffee colored head that reduces slowly and leaves blotchy lacing.. very nice appearance. Deep aromas of cocoa, marshmallow, toffee, caramel, and some dark fruits come through. The first notes to hit the tongue are cocoa, fresh coffee, toasted marshmallow, roasty malt, some dark fruit. The finish is slightly bitter like dark chocolate. Mouthfeel is not as heavy as you'd expect with medium low carbonation.

Overall a great variant of one of my favorite stouts. Easy to drink, complex, and balanced, and not too heavy on the wallet. Recommended.

Appearance 4.4
Smell 4.5
Taste 4.5
Mouthfeel 4
Overall 4.2

gcamparone, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of navband
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

navband, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

nickleeye, Sep 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

jose_alehouseSD, Sep 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

MammothTarantula, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of cjgiant
4.05/5  rDev -3.1%

Bottled in 6/2014
The beer pours a nice black, not seeming too viscous, and generating a modest head, tan with normal size bubbles (not as foamy as might be expected). The carbonation dies maintain a light film on the surface.

The initial nose (cold) is woody with hints of roasted malt and coffee, not very strong. Warmth brings a bit more of a chocolate scent, but still nothing too strong.

The first sips bring a mélange dark chocolate, raisin, alcohol, and a slight piney bitterness. All the tastes do have a smoothness to them, perhaps tempered by the oats (I do recall feel the Oak-Aged Yeti was a bit overpowering in its tastes). The carbonation is light but noticeable, lending to an overall medium-full body.

A nice beer, well made and enjoyable. A tad on the dry side, but a very nice sipping beer, especially for breakfast.

cjgiant, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of deac83
4/5  rDev -4.3%

deac83, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Aficionado_Shawn
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 31, 2014
Oatmeal Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 735 ratings.