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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

579 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 579
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.13%
Wants: 56
Gots: 67 | 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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thedeuceISloose

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-15-2013 23:27:55 | More by thedeuceISloose
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-15-2013 14:47:11 | More by Hessian257
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.73/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle from Sprayberry Bottle Shop (Marietta, GA). 9.99. Bottled 7/16/13. Served in a New Belgium globe.

Pours near black with a half finger tan head that quickly disappears to a hazy cap without leaving much lace.

Smells of cocoa, rolled oats, roast and a strange almost dogfood scent. It gets better as it warms but retains hints of that near off putting weirdness.

Taste is creamy and oaty with dark cocoa, raisin bread, burnt coffee, roasted malts and sure enough, that bizarre dogfood thing. Flavor gets much closer to the bold, rich and roasty classic Yeti as the chill subsides but overall creamier with hints of raisins. The booze is just a tad hot but it fits the style.

Medium heavy feel yet smooth and creamy with fairly light carbonation. Dark, roasty aftertaste with that strangeness creeping in to haunt the finish.

I split the bottle with a couple friends and we all agreed it had a strange, semi unappetizing character. I allowed mine to sit a few minutes to warm, at which point the roast came out a bit more. I may buy another to cellar (& consume at cellar temperature) but my initial impression is that this Yeti is just not quite as good as most of his cousins.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 12:08:29 | More by ThickNStout
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MCain04

Illinois

3.99/5  rDev -4.5%
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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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

08-15-2013 02:50:23 | More by MNBeer1017
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ksimons

New York

4.28/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A-a thick looking inky black with two fingers worth of dark tan head

S-roasted malt, dark chocolate, vanilla, oatmeal sweetness, light dark fruits, and a little bit of roast

T-taste is very similar to the smell, but you can really tell how the oatmeal makes this Yeti much smoother and mellower than other Yeti's.

M-so smooth, creamy, medium to full body, light to medium carbonation

Overall another delicious Yeti offering, the oatmeal seems to make it a bit mellower than the other Yeti's

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 21:59:08 | More by ksimons
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

08-14-2013 16:42:07 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

08-14-2013 03:33:12 | More by tom10101
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-14-2013 02:09:35 | More by GeoffreyM
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-14-2013 00:52:11 | More by mychalg9
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-13-2013 20:46:01 | More by gueuzedreg
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-12-2013 23:27:44 | More by TheBishopco
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-12-2013 14:06:23 | More by gpblackgt
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Bung

Michigan

3.91/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tap at Grapevine Ft. Mill. Thick black pour, straight brown head. Sticks to the glass quite a bit.

Aroma, a little subdued, roast malt, anise, dark chocolate.

Taste, more pronounced. Roast malts, dark chocolate, cocoa. Light plum or prune type dark fruit. Some herbal hop notes and anise bitterness. Just a slight coffee component.

Near full body, the carbonation just keeps it from being creamy. Coats well. Very little abv shown. This is pretty standard for all the Yeti series.

Didn't really get much of the oats, but this is still rock solid. Not a large off shoot from the standard in my opinion.

Serving type: on-tap

08-12-2013 00:57:59 | More by Bung
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-12-2013 00:55:52 | More by PEIhop
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

4.39/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with light tan head that dissipates quickly.

Smell is heavy chocolate, bananas, vanilla and oats.

Taste is chocolate, oatmeal, ripe fruit and alcohol. Very mild bitter finish. Nicely complex.

Mouthfeel is slick and oily. Very full bodied and chewy.

Overall this was excellent. One of my favorite Yetis. Very complex and enjoyable. A little age may tame down the alcohol bite some.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2013 00:46:42 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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Mervjahn

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-11-2013 19:20:42 | More by Mervjahn
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sketchyhoodie

New York

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-11-2013 14:11:23 | More by sketchyhoodie
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jryanj927

Maryland

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-11-2013 03:04:35 | More by jryanj927
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beerhawk41

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

08-10-2013 20:11:16 | More by beerhawk41
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tgeorgf

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

08-10-2013 03:50:48 | More by tgeorgf
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JxExM

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

08-10-2013 03:37:01 | More by JxExM
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4.18/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled June 24, 2013

Beer is pitch black with a large cocoa-coloured head. Good retention.

Nose contains roast malt, oatmeal and chocolate. A bit of raisin, but not a lot, which is good. Smells like an oatmeal cookie.

Taste contains roasted malt primarily, Oatmeal as well. Again, the raisin is present but is not strong. Vanilla. Alcohol is noticeable, a bit too strong.

Full bodied, low carbonation level. Heavy, A bit creamy, but not to the extent I expected.

Overall, very good. Not something to search high and low for, but very tasty.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 01:02:46 | More by jrenihan
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-08-2013 14:22:46 | More by TheMrFarnham
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IMSPEAKNOENGLISH

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-08-2013 04:23:23 | More by IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
Oatmeal Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 579 ratings.