Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutOak Aged Yeti 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:
Imperial stout aged on new French and American oak chips.

Added by Crosling on 08-09-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,589
Reviews:
1,673
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.67%
 
 
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363
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973
For Trade:
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at World of Beer Raleigh

A - pitch black with a thin, brown head that has good retention

S - oak, vanilla, wood, roasted malt

T - roasted malt, oak, vanilla, some faint coffee, earthy, woody

M - full bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a nice, dark, deep beer. The oak gives a nice woody, earthiness to the flavor that compliments the roasted malt. I highly recommend it.

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

popped a bottle from 2009 tonight.. Holy smokes....

a - charcoal black with the slightest hint of a dirty lace around the glass...calm, and well settled...

s - not bad for 3 years in the bottle...hints of oak still present. charcoal, roasted malts, minimal note of burnt coffee grounds maybe? dark chocolate in the back?

t - slight carmelization, roasted malts with tints of oak....bitter chocolate presence.

m - smooth and somewhat viscous, yet goes down rather easily... a deep, dark sipper that is still pretty bold after 3 years.. pretty impressed

o - don't think I tried one fresh, so hard to compare...but with the time that it has, pretty darn happy!

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 22 oz bomber to snifter

The brew pours velvety smooth with a viscous complexion, yielding a small chocolate-colored head. Burnt sugar and dark chocolate make up the ample nose, the dense, jet-black appearance seemingly suppressing other notes.

The flavors are more layered, as bitter-sweet chocolate gives way to earthy tones of tea-like hop-oil and a woody undertone. Notes of carob, vanilla, tobacco and meaty smoke poke through. Hop astringency works to dry the palate, keeping it somewhat refreshed between sips. Not as chewy as some of its barrel-aged brethren, allowing for easy parsing of flavors. Ends with a long, bitter-sweet finish, chocolate notes lingering.

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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 4,589 ratings.
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