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:
5,439
Reviews:
1,789
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
9.48%
 
 
Wants:
329
Gots:
1,131
For Trade:
20
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2010 vintage

A - Almost black dark brown body, with a nice brown head. Good head retention and some lacing on the sides of my snifter.

S - Rich in milk chocolate notes. Hints of dark fruit, earthy hops, smoke, and vanilla.

T - Starts out very chocolatey, with a very rich roasted maltiness and enough sweetness. Then comes some dark fruit notes (dates, prunes) and some woody flavours, with a hint of vanilla. The finish is roasty, bitter and sweet, with lingering chocolate notes. Once the beer had warmed up, I began tasting some earthy grapefruit, which must have been the remainder of the once massive hoppiness; very tasty!

M - Medium-bodied. Slightly thinner than your typical RIS. The ageing has made this beer really smooth and creamy. Drinks really well, thanks to the great body and impressively well-masked ABV. I couldn't taste any alcohol even after it had warmed up!

O - Considering it was a 2-year old bottle, this was one of the most drinkable and smooth Imperial stouts I've had. Creamy, chocolatey, hoppy and very enjoyable. Definitely one of the better American examples of the style! Recommended!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked up this bottle in my pursut to review the top 100 beers of fame. I have had a few different yetis in the past, but not the main one. It is about time I open this bottle.

I get a bunch of coffee off the top. The flavor is even more coffee, almost like an espresso. you get some bitterness. This is a great sipper.

This is a nice experience wrapped up in a bottle.

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Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.22 out of 5 based on 5,439 ratings.
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