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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

677 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 677
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.13%
Wants: 55
Gots: 86 | FT: 8
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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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-03-2013 00:55:56 | More by iL0VEbeer
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johunnic

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-02-2013 23:03:37 | More by johunnic
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njnj2000

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-02-2013 23:02:18 | More by njnj2000
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ReverendJon

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-02-2013 21:57:05 | More by ReverendJon
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

09-02-2013 21:51:02 | More by UncleAddie
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Boston_Steve

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-02-2013 20:29:15 | More by Boston_Steve
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imprezawrxsti

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-02-2013 06:28:44 | More by imprezawrxsti
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mweso2000

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-01-2013 22:05:42 | More by mweso2000
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swaghawk

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-01-2013 14:33:03 | More by swaghawk
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-01-2013 05:27:51 | More by Stinger80OH
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -4.3%

09-01-2013 04:23:25 | More by Satchboogie
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artoolemomo

Oregon

3.76/5  rDev -10%

Appearance- Pours up a fair amount of head that seems to have some retention. The head is the color of chocolate milk while the body is an opaque, dark chocolate black that shows a tiny bit of ruby at the bottom of the glass when held up to the light. Lacing is almost non-existent.

Nose- Full aroma that is dominated by raisins. I get that and some chocolate, leather, and tobacco from the bottle while the glass shows more toffee, roasted notes, caramel, and vanilla. Very well integrated such that it is hard to parse.

Taste- Raisins are the first note on my palette as well. This moves into figs, currants, and cherries which are followed by chocolate and espresso notes. Some leather and smoke on the finish. At the moment it seems a little messy but it could perhaps use more time to open up. Raisins are definitely the dominant aspect of this beer and the oatmeal does mellow out a finish I wish had more presence. The raisins give this beer a lot of vinosity such that it's hard to think of this as a stout at all. It's not bad; it's just not what I expected. At the moment, this definitely my least favorite Yeti. There is a little bit of heat on the finish and it seems that the raisin component is just a little too sweet for me. Fairly solid beer but mediocre in comparison to the rest of the Yeti series. A little bit of chalk on the finish as well.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation- perhaps too much. A little thin for an imperial stout.

Drinkability- The raisins are a tiny bit cloying but overall, this pretty easygoing. Don't think I would pay 10 bucks for this again.

Overall- On its own, it would be a solid beer. However, it has to judged by its counterparts and it simply doesn't not measure up. I had high expectations, so don't that deter you from trying it. It's competent to good in each department but doesn't excite me in anyway. Oh well.

09-01-2013 03:45:42 | More by artoolemomo
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

09-01-2013 03:43:24 | More by Kelp
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rmehughes

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-01-2013 01:05:32 | More by rmehughes
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jpro

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

08-31-2013 18:26:49 | More by jpro
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.2%

08-31-2013 13:19:44 | More by brez8791
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Stunmai

New York

4.84/5  rDev +15.8%

This was one damn good beer. It was the first Yeti I've tried, and it was great. It got beer as it warmed up, I poured a bit too cool.It was incredibly creamy, dark and smooth. It had a good raison and smoke flavor, but I wouldn't really call it an oatmeal stout, not in the same way that the Sam Smith, Anderson Valley or Wolavers is.

Can't wait to try the second one I have in a few years.

08-30-2013 17:26:10 | More by Stunmai
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-29-2013 03:29:43 | More by hollywood_15063
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mdaschaf

Washington

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-29-2013 02:50:47 | More by mdaschaf
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NoLeafClover44

Delaware

4.05/5  rDev -3.1%

22 ozz. bottle poured into Cigar City snifter. Bottled July 16, 2013.

A - Pours a dark, black licorice color with about a finger of mocha head. Good retention of a thick halo of foam, contributing to the tiered lacing.

S - Robust, roasty aroma full of smoked barley and baker's chocolate. Dark fruit sweetness and nutty grain add to the richness. Some alcohol is noticeable as well.

T - My first sip tastes bitter, full of burnt grain, char, and black coffee. As my palate acclimates and the beer warms, I pick up some balancing sweetness. Vanilla, mild dark fruits, milk chocolate, and toasted sugar all come to mind. The alcohol is apparent at first, but mellows as the beer warms

M - Smooth and thick with soft carbonation.

O - Another winning variation of Yeti, full of flavor. There is good balance between the powerful toasty grain and sweet, chocolatey malts. I thought the raisin addition would contribute more sweet dark fruit flavor than I got, but that isn't a problem. I would get this one again.

08-29-2013 01:44:18 | More by NoLeafClover44
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev -5.5%

A-Classic, dark, thick with brownish head, very strong laces, "sticky" even
S-dark roast, choc, slight spiciness
T-flavor bomb, spicy, chocolate, slight dark coffee, herbal, toasted grains, slight alcohol finish
M-full-bodied - oatmeal pulling it all together without any overt oat taste, carbonation keeps it lighter than expected but creamy, robust
O-Very good, velvety, but light-easy drinking and therefore enjoyable and possibly dangerous due to abv

Served in wine glass, The Pour House, Westmont, NJ

08-28-2013 23:21:17 | More by EBeckett3
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Tiernan

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-28-2013 15:26:16 | More by Tiernan
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bbadger

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-28-2013 02:26:09 | More by bbadger
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riemster

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-27-2013 23:14:40 | More by riemster
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chuckv

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-27-2013 21:58:47 | More by chuckv
Oatmeal Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 677 ratings.