Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

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Yeti Imperial StoutYeti Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,427
Reviews:
1,787
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
9.48%
 
 
Wants:
330
Gots:
1,117
For Trade:
21
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Yeti has a magnificent obsidian color with a voluminous mocha colored head. Tons of lacing left on the glass. The aroma draws comparisons to bakers chocolate, new leather, port wine, and creamy milk. To my delight, the flavor is very chocolatey, along with some earthy wood and tobacco notes. Surprisingly a fair amount of hops are included in the mixture. The finish is tart and bitter. I appreciate the heavy, velvety mouthfeel, and the warming sensation of the high ABV. Definitely a must try when in the mood for a bold RIS.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a deep pitch black with a dark khaki colored head. The foam is thin, and fades fairly quickly, leaving a nice bubbly film across the top of the beer.

S: The nose is caramel, milk chocolate, roast, slight raisin, and a touch of alcohol. This beer smells great.

T: It starts out sweet and smooth with malt, chocolate, and caramel. The roast and raisins come on in the middle of the beer, and in the finish I get a touch of slight bittering hops and some alcohol kick.

M: Full bodied beer. It's sweet and coating to start, slides off the palate well, and doesn't leaving much of a lingering impression. This is an insanely drinkable Russian Imperial Stout, if there is such a thing.

O: Great beer. It holds it's own against some of the other beers of the style. Like I mentioned earlier, this is an incredibly drinkable stout. I will return to this beer often in the future.

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Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.22 out of 5 based on 5,427 ratings.
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