Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: American Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An onslaught of the senses. It starts with big, roasty malt flavor that gives way to rich caramel and toffee notes. YETI gets its bold hop character from an enormous quantity of American hops.

Added by cokes on 08-09-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,883
Reviews:
1,833
Ratings:
5,604
pDev:
9.5%
 
 
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Photo of eafowler7
3.45/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

A lot of flavor. Huge roasty malt flavor along with a massive hop presence. In my opinion, it's over-hopped—significantly. While interesting and full of flavor, it remains overrated. This is the kind of brew that gives you a stomachache. CHEERS!

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Photo of wvbeerdad
4.32/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had this on tap at the brewery. One of the more smooth drinking Imperials I have had. Finishes without overwhelming alcohol - would not believe it was >9% without knowing it first. Strong presence of chocolate and coffee.

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Photo of Brendanjames
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JimboBrews54
4.98/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Birdlegs
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Navalartichoke
3.5/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of detroitpat
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vande
4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KevinMc
3.42/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeff4900
4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dwiech
4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of milehi
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kdown
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vader444
4.26/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chris1907
4.94/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Full bodied with velvety smooth feel. Super dark. Big malt followed by big hop presence. Just a fabulous blend! I've had a many big name beer and I'd say Yeti is better than any other stout I've had, even all the seasonal specials. A Powerful classic thick rich Russian Imperial Stout.

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Photo of Kshind59
4.07/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MrMojoRisin1228
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the best stouts I've ever had. I do not find it to be boozy at all.

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Photo of peterpunk15
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beersampler6
3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very nice double stout - thick dark black color with some tan head and lingering lacing. Smells of dark chocolate, dark roast coffee and a little malt. Tastes similarly, along with caramel, molasses and some vanilla. Nice smooth, slightly creamy mouthfeel and alcohol is well hidden despite high ABV. Nice mild carbonation. I do wish the hoppy presence was a little bolder though. All in all, a great offering from a brewery I will have to try more of!

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Photo of Tbulling
3.52/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Epiktetos
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jmtbuckeye
4.39/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cunning_stunt
4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jaytee4290
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Livyatan1996
3.99/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great Divide and I haven't exactly been friends before. Not because we haven't tried, it just hasn't pulled through. But the Yeti has been watching me forever, and I finally caved to it. Poured into a tulip, this thing is pitch black with a thick tan head that looked beautiful, receding down to a foam cap with some great lacing. Nose is like a bag of roasted malts beating you down, chocolate and coffee grounds join in on kicking your ass. Taste is dark and roasted, coffee shines through and the chocolate notes are on the sweeter side, there's a huge grassy/earthy hop profile that makes itself almost too known. Fills your mouth, gives a little carbonation and leaves you with bitterness and a little bit of booze to burp up later. I'll keep drinking these and the variants and Great Divide will find a friend in me.

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Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 5,604 ratings