Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

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Yeti Imperial StoutYeti Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Russian 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

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The beer poured a deep translucent black with a dense chocolate-colored head that quickly diminished into a nice brown lace.

The aroma was that of intense roasted malts and floral hops. The alcohol was there in the nose and helped carry the scent of the beer through the nose.

The flavor of the beer was intensely malty with a dominating roastiness that wasn't too harsh or astringent. The hops were there in reasonable force, but definitely followed the roasted malts. The beer was on the drier side for an American-style RIS and not quite as malty sweet as, say, North Coast's Rasputin. There were some mild fruity notes in the background.

The mounthfeel was chewy and the carbonation was perfect.

Ever since having a Titan IPA a few years ago, I continue to be impressed with Great Divide's lineup of beers. They are always consistently good and as the years go by, increasingly more available. The Yeti RIS is excellent and ranks and the top of the American-style Russian imperial stouts. Of course, if you can get a hold of the oaked Yeti, that's even more of a treat.

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Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 5,514 ratings
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