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Oatmeal Yeti - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

769 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 769
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.13%
Wants: 54
Gots: 101 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

nickfl, Oct 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Lovely85, Oct 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

JakeWright, Oct 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

tuka, Oct 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

MattAnderson99, Oct 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

DrIPA, Oct 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

wchasse222, Oct 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

cyde, Oct 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

nh2032, Oct 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

sudsy2drunk, Oct 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

kraticus41, Oct 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

sunofneurot, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of BMMillsy
4.01/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle from pops! Pours pitch black with a big brown creamy head. Aroma of big chocolate and dark fruits. Smells smooth and sweet. Flavor is big creamy chocolate, slight anise, and lots of dark fruits. Definite Yeti hop bitter in there but not as much as the others. Super creamy smooth and thick mouthfeel with low carbonation. Would have liked a little more carbonation on this. Very solid big stout.

BMMillsy, Oct 11, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

appearance: Very dark and opaque. A slight ruby ribbon around the edges when held to light but this beast is dark. A relatively modest mocha head, slight oily lacing.
smell: Roasty cocoa up front. Some smoky char. A dark fruit background. A lot of nice things happening.
taste: much like the nose with an interesting slightly bitter, lingering dry finish.
mouthfeel: Full and silky.
overall: Very satisfying addition to the Yeti's.

cindyjeffsmith, Oct 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

JT99125, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of Rutager
4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance. Pours thick and black with close to two fingers of dark tan head. Very nice.

Smell. Chocolate, raisins and other dark fruits, and some very dark malts. Bring it.

Taste. Big dark chocolate and dark roasted malts, sweet raisins and a little bit of plum and cherry. Finishes with lightly bitter dark chocolate and dry, dark roasted malts. Very nice.

Mouthfeel. Full body with smooth low+ carbonation.

Overall. Just like all of the Yetis, a fine big stout (mind you I haven't had the Belgian...). Maybe not especially exciting, but very well made and everything you'd expect from a quality big stout.

Rutager, Oct 07, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

beer-thirty, Oct 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

avisong, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of Georgiabeer
4.16/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Another great version of Yeti. This one has the same basic flavor profile as the standard Yeti- nicely roasted barley with bitter chocolate and espresso notes, and a lingering bitterness- but this version is silkier on the palate due to the addition of the oats. On the other hand, what the oats add to the mouthfeel, they take away from the taste. This is just a little bit less bitter, roasty, and rich than the standard version. I probably like the standard a little better, but this is still very nice, and on a warmer day I might prefer this version. In any case, nice.

Georgiabeer, Oct 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

xseanprimex, Oct 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

JohnBender, Oct 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

roostor07, Oct 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Cramerican, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of Dope
4.09/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

July 16, 2013 bottling date.

A: Pitch black pour with a head that's nearly as dark. They sorta meld together initially and then the head starts to lighten. Large and dense head that fades very very slowly. Top notch retention. Thick and heavy walls of lacing. Great appearance.

S: Interesting aroma. Charry grains and black malts loaded with raisins. Fresh juicy raisins, not that typical raisin aroma you get in a lot of BSDAs and barleywines and such. An interesting dark bread aroma too which I think might be the oatmeal.

T: Right up front there's lots of burnt oatmeal. Thick, chewy roasted oatmeal. Mild raisin with it, not nearly as strong as the aroma. More of an afterthought. That bready flavor is still here, kinda tastes like raisin bread in the middle and in the finish. Okay, a LOT like raisin bread sometimes. Bitter char lingers around in the finish and beyond, giving it a fairly accurate burnt raisin bread aftertaste.

M: Heavy and thick and smooth.

O: I'm not entirely sure how to score this one. I expected an oatmeal stout with some raisins to add a little complexity. What I got is a startlingly accurate burnt raisin bread beer. It's good, but I was hoping for a nice creamy oatmeal version of yeti. It's quite different than that. Good but I think the other versions are much better than this one.

Dope, Oct 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

StoutIrish, Oct 04, 2013
Oatmeal Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 769 ratings.