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Oatmeal Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Ratings: 913
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 73
Gots: 151 | FT: 10
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Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

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

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: MinorThreat on 06-26-2013

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4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle into snifter, bottled on 6/25/2013. Pours dense pitch black color with a 1 finger dark brown head with great retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, char, toast, raisin, molasses, oats, dark bread, herbal, pine, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt and moderate hop/raisin notes; with great strength. Taste of huge dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, coffee, char, toast, oats, dark bread, molasses, raisin, herbal, pine, and roasted earthiness. Good amount of pine/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, coffee, char, toast, molasses, oats, dark bread, raisin, herbal, pine, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic balance, complexity, and robustness of intense dark/roasted malt flavors with moderate raisin and hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and full bodied; with a very creamy, slick, and moderately chalky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an outstanding imperial stout as expected. Fantastic complexity and balance of intense dark/roasted malt flavors with moderate raisin/hop presence; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Powderhornphil
4.04/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours black and thicker than I expected based on other yetis I have had. Some mocha head.

Aroma is chocolate, espresso, dark fruits.

Taste follows the nose but with a big raisin note about midway through.

The fullest mouthfeel I have experienced with Yeti. Likely my favorite Yeti that I have had.

Photo of Hypersomnia
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of stewart124
3.73/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours pitch black with tan head.

Espresso and roasted malts on the nose.

More viscous than anticipated. Bigger mouthfeel and chewier that I anticipated.

Complex malt bill but I was expecting something easier to drink. I'm nit sure if the viscosity is more overwhelming or if this is due to the age. I believe this was a 2010.

The bitterness doesn't really come through past the background. Lingering resins hops and caramel. Tasty imperial stout but I was expecting more and an easier drinking beer

Photo of jtierney89
4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Like all yeti's, pitch black and viscous, deep brown thin head. Nose is definitely a bit different on this one with a bit of that added raisin comes through, dark fruit, rum raisin. Some classic yeti scents come through as well earthy herbal hops and rich roasted barley.

Familiar yet with a bit more balance. Still has that wicked unruly yeti hop character but theres a nice balance sweet dark fruit character up front. Rich viscous chewy body. Sweet rum raisin, dark chocolate notes up front, herbal earthy bitterness through out. A monster of a beer without a touch of alcohol, rich bitterness, touch of sweetness. A welcome addition to the yeti line in my opinion. Different enough to stand amongst the others and just as good. Almost like a halfway tamed yeti. Pretty damn good, sweetness mellows out some of that rough abrasiveness.

Photo of bpop23
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of AgentMunky
4.44/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a wine glass. Bottled 25 June 2013.

A: Completely black. The head is darkest mocha but fleeting. Light bubbles. Nice.

S: My lord! This is so good. It's hard to put my finger on it, but it's incredibly dry, roasty, and faintly sweet. The added raisins are all but indiscernible in the afterscent. Coffee notes.

T/M: Thick, bittersweet, and incredible. Viscous but with an excellent hop/dry roast character. The maintaste is smooth and bittersweet -- sweet from the big malt and added raisins (still unsure whether this was necessary) and bitter from the roasted malt and unusually obvious hop characteristic (this is especially obvious on the aftertaste).

O: This Yeti is absolutely incredible, as are all the others (Chocolate and Original come to mind). Pleased and impressed. Highly recommended, if a bit too sweet. Would have again.

Notes: "Much like its legendary predecessors, this Yeti is big, bold, and dark. The addition of rolled oats softens Yeti's notoriously roasty backbone, and the small amount of raisins added in the brew kettle creates a unique dark fruit character. Just as admired as those that came before it, Oatmeal Yeti Imperial Stout is a gentle beast."

Photo of BierJager89
4.55/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Black with a brown ring of head.

S: Dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, molasses, anise in the nose.

T: Dark bittersweet chocolate, dark/medium roast coffee, molasses, a touch of anise. Also a touch of pine and citrus hop character. Floral notes are much stronger in the hop presence.

M: Full bodied and smoothish.

O: I'd say this is better than Espresso Yeti, not quite Chocolate Yeti. It's absolutely delicious and well worth a try.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of TCMike
4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours an ultra deep brown color, and produced a half finger of beige head. Left decent lacing.
The aroma is of roasted malts, burnt sugar, dark chocolate, and a bit of alcohol.
The taste is similar, but with a little dark fruit taste, and a hop bite. Heavy, and sticmy mouth-feel. Low carbonation.
Very good, sipping beer.

Photo of KYGunner
4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This poured with an obvious thickness and viscosity, a deep onyx opaqueness and a dark brown head. The head mounted with a creamy cloud of foam with very dense lacing.

The aroma is chocolatey, with roasted coffee, charred oats, marshmallows and Graham cracker. Almost like a S'More.

The flavors are roasted oats and dry malt Graham Cracker. Chocolate washes over mid palate with a charred ember and smoky finish.

The feel is velvety smooth with a decent fullness and a moderate thickness.

I have had Yeti and Oak Aged Yeti and find this to be my favorite.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of babaracas
4.15/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nearly opaque very dark brown, two finger thick creamy brown head that settles to a thin ring with a few steaks of lace on the glass. Smell: dark chocolate, raisin, currant, subdued espresso, dark brown sugar. Taste: black plum, raisin, black bread, espresso, earthy hop balance, dark chocolate note. Syrupy into creamy, alcohol note in the finish. Very tasty. 7/13 bottling.

Oatmeal Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 913 ratings.