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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

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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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
Photo of jose_alehouseSD
5/5  rDev +19.6%

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

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

masterofsparks, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of cjgiant
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

dimitrov, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Brushkanna, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

atr2605, Aug 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

billab914, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of MikeLenehan
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

MikeLenehan, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

josh32219, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of JoeMans
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

JoeMans, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of delta490
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

All the good things about Yeti are here: the rich roast aroma, the deep malt flavors, the silky mouthfeel. But this is a mellow Yeti and that's in no way a bad thing. The oatmeal smooths out the sometimes rougher edges and the raisin adds just a hint of sweetness near the finish.

delta490, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

KevinGordon, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Oliversarmy1085, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of IvanJ126
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

IvanJ126, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of avalon07
3.85/5  rDev -7.9%

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a black color and a thick consistency. There was an inch and a half of foamy, tan-colored, long-lasting head. Great lacing.

S: A pretty good aroma of malt, chocolate, coffee, and dark fruit.

T: Tasted of a bit of chocolate, roasted malt, raisins, a hint of the advertised oatmeal, and coffee. There was a burnt quality to the flavor that slightly diminished the power of the other ingredients, but aside from this it was solid enough.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a viscous finish. Full-bodied.

O: While this beer is a bit uneven in spots, it's still well worth checking out. A substantial brew.

avalon07, Aug 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

Buttstallion, Aug 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

cavemanlawyer1999, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

fuzzbalz, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

ZenBiscuits, Aug 26, 2014
Oatmeal Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 769 ratings.