Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

Yeti Imperial StoutYeti Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
4.21/5
5,466 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#964
Reviews:
1,795
Ratings:
5,466
pDev:
9.26%
Bros Score:
3.97
 
 
Wants:
329
Gots:
1,139
Trade:
21
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a Spiegelau stout glass.

A: Wonderful black with a rich brown-gold head. Nice lacing, very consistent liquid, thick and heavy. Gorgeous, wonderful, dark beer.

S: Thick, heavy massive malt body with huge coffee, chocolate and cinnamon on top.

T: Big roasted malt body, significant hop bite. Crisp coffee-like bitterness rises to the top after swallowing. A nice chocolate flavor on the aftertaste. Lots of deep earthy tones and spices. Very consistent, well bodied beer with a nice variety of flavors, but not complicated. Simple, but very good. Not very sweet.

M: Super smooth, some slight carbonation but a nice silky texture to the beer itself.

O: This is a very good example of an Imperial stout that makes no false claims. It's big, bold and huge on the roasted malt character. There is just enough bitterness and alcohol to clean up the malty body. It has notes of coffee and chocolate and is very well balanced, but lacks significant amounts of specialized textures and flavors that you might find in another imperial stout. It's very good, easy to drink and is consistent with its flavors throughout its temperature range. Solid A.

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March 2011 bottle. Opened July 2014.

A - Solid, almost bowling ball black body. Creamy milk chocolate head has great retention and lace.

S - An excellent nose, sweet and chocolately. Malted milk balls, deep milk chocolate, chestnuts, touch of burt coffee.

T - Opens smooth, bold, and round with milk chocolate, dark roast coffee, and thick caramel. The center drops out a little, but features nice roast grain and molasses flavors. Really nice dry roast finish.

M - Smooth with a light, well balanced carbonation. Medium-full body with a great coating on the back end.

O - Really enjoyable, and arguably the best of the entire series.

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Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 5,466 ratings
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