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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

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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
Ranking:
#709
Reviews:
1,676
Ratings:
4,605
pDev:
9.62%
Bros Score:
4.27
 
 
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black and oily with one fingered tan head that dissipates quickly.

Smell is heavy with chocolate, vanilla, a little coffee and a hint of citrusy hops.

Taste is very dark bitter chocolate. Lots of dark toasted malt. Slight bit of citrus and lots of bitterness.

Mouthfeel is full bodied, oily and smooth. Average carbonation.

Overall this was great.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

650ml bomber poured into tulip 16/4/12 Nov/14/11 bottle

A like the regular Yeti this one is black right out of the bottle, just a slight dark cola edge, large dark foam hangs around long enough to leave several rings of lace pretty nice looking beer

S chocolate fudge and booze come out right away, a little smoke and vanilla but that's about all I pick up from barrel, smells decent but its pretty boozy

T now I get more evidence from the barrel with some oak and charred wood, there's still some hops in there even after the barrel and 6 months in the bottle, booze is better concealed then the nose, a little licorice and more wood on the finish

M pretty thick and silky and quite bitter, a little heat and a big burnt woody aftertaste lingers for a while

O other then a little booze popping up here and there I have little to complain about, big rich stuff that's pretty easy to enjoy

the barrel is subtle but I like it, just needs some age and that's about it, a big thanks to Rutager for getting this one into my hands

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: 1/2" brown head with a creamy consistency over black liquid.

S: Caramel, chocolate, vanilla, toasted malt, roasted barley, grassy hops, and oak.

T: Grassy and earthy hops up front with toasted malt, roasted barley, chocolate, yeast, wood, vanilla and caramel. Quite bitter.

M: Medium viscosity and a medium level of carbonation. Some drying from the alcohol and a hint of alcohol burn.

O: Definitely more hoppy than I'm used to for a Russian Imperial Stout, this beer could use a bit of aging.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into an oversized snifter. Bottled November 11, 2011.

A: Jet black body with a gorgeous one-finger chocolate brown head. Spotted lacing throughout. Very appealing.

S: Huge chocolate, nice oak, some vanilla, and roasted (maybe slightly burnt) malt. Very faint hops.

T: Taste follows the nose pretty closely. Semi-sweet chocolate, an appealing amount of oak and bitter roastiness. No noticeable hop characteristics. Very balanced ...nothing harsh. 9.5% hidden extremely well.

M: Full bodied, smooth and creamy with some soft carb. This is a mouthfull.

O: This is pretty drinkable for an almost 10% oak aged imperial stout. Didn’t have any trouble picking out the chocolate characteristics...they were front and center. I’m really enjoying it.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
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