Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

5,434 Ratings
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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3.83/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz little served in a real pint glass, reviewed live:

A - pours an appealing het black color with a dark brown, extremely creamy head. Retention and lacing are outstanding.

S - intense bitter chocolate and coffee. Dark cherry and rosary malts. A pungent but pleasing aroma.

T - cream and roasted malt open. Faint traces of bitter chocolate throughout. Adequately hopped. Well built, but leaves a very strong roasted/burnt aftertaste.

M - full bodied but a bit to smooth.

D - sure to satisfy fans of GD and imperial stouts alike. Not the best out there but very good. I'm excited to try the aged version.

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4.17/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz bottle into snifter. Bottle is a little over 9 months old. Light lacing occurs.

Pours a jet black motor oil like color with a nice brown mocha head. Seems to be lightly carbonated. Light head that diminishes to a group of bubbles on top of the beer.

Aroma is mostly dry and roasty, reminding me of iced coffee. There are some notes of dark chocolate and a healthy dose of earthy hops in there as well.

Very bold flavors. Right up front there is a dry, bitter, roasty taste. The bitterness seems to stem from both hops and heavily roasted grains. On the end of the beer, a dose of dark chocolate and caramel comes through. Can taste this beer as I breathe out afterwards, very bold.

Viscous beer, nice full body. Lightly carbonated.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought this beer @beer&zo - not cheap, but their delivery service is excellent.

A - An amazing strong and good looking head, one of the best I ever saw. The color is brown/beige and the structure is small bubbly, the rejection is slow. The fluid rejects the light, there is something dark and powerful in here.

S - Strong liquor smell, very nice and inviting because I thought there was none in there. The chocolate, dark cherries and malts finish the smell quite excellent.

T - Dry up front, chocolate, malts, wood and peat. A good representative of the style (like beer buddy Jeffo explained) .

M - A very nice creamy thickness, slightly bitter aftertaste and sof carbonation that goes excellent with the taste.

O - An excellent RIS, worth trying.

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Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
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