Dismiss Notice
Subscribe to BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99! (Limited time offer, US delivery only)

Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutOak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
4.26/5
Outstanding
4,606 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#713
Reviews:
1,676
Ratings:
4,606
pDev:
9.62%
Bros Score:
4.27
 
 
Wants:
363
Gots:
973
Trade:
34
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 4,606 |  Reviews: 1,676
Photo of beagle75
3.91/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass.
Bottle dated 01/15/10.

A: Opaque black color with two fingers of diminishing light brown foam head. Moderate lacing remains on the glass.

S: Roasted malt is slightly smoky with a restrained presence of drying wood. Greener herbaceous elements are also present, imparting an impression of freshness despite its age. No alcohol is detected.

T: Begins dry, with phenolic roasted malt and faint fruit that are positively dark in flavor. Wood advances toward the middle, adding a well-cured smoothness that lasts until the finish. Dark bitter chocolate accompanies vinous fruit in the middle with faint cardboard. Additional depth is part molasses and part the umami component of shoyu. Bitterness becomes very substantial in the off-dry finish, where it is initially astringent but then takes on a more neutral charcoal quality as it lingers. No alcohol is detected.

M: Medium to thick viscosity, labile on the palate but with some acidity, and with low carbonation.

D/O: Great Divide's Yeti is a big-but-versatile beast, as demonstrated by the many variants that reach production scale. This Yeti, aged on oak chips, is less of a narcissist than some of the others, but it does all that is expected of it with some finesse. The wood has a smoothing effect and it lends its own distinct sensory qualities, but it tends to blur the focused roasted malt character of the original.

 1,420 characters

Photo of AlCaponeJunior
4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is simply fantastic! I have never seen a RIS that's this nice looking! Dead black and impenetrable, producing a spectacular dark brown head that never seemed to want to go away, leaving amazingly thick chunks of great lacing.

Nice dark, roasty malt aromas waft up from my glass, along with a good woody smokiness, great dark chocolate and cocoa, and french roast espresso.

The taste is on track for a gold standard in the Russian Imperial Stout category. It's so bold, yet incredibly smooth. There's an in-your-face way about it, but its still incredibly drinkable. Classic imperial stout flavors are all there, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, along with near perfect amounts of oak flavors.

Mouthfeel is simply amazing, and is just another fantastic facet of this terrific beer. So thick and creamy, with a silky carbonation and lightly warming alcohol effect that leaves a tiny sheen like tingling on your tongue. The alcohol is only slightly noticeable in the end, along with a great smooth bitter chocolate flavor that lingers along with the smoky wood finish.

Overall this beer is simply fantastic and I highly recommend it. One of my favorite RIS beers I've had. I will definitely use this beer as trading stock for the future.

For an oak aged beer like this one, the value is excellent at under $10.

Edit 6/14/11: after having now tried all the oak aged yeti offerings, this one is clearly the best. The chocolate and espresso oak aged yetis were both good, but each was a bit overblown compared with the regular oak aged yeti. There's something to be said here for not going over the top. Perfection was already reached with the oak aged yeti; there was no need to go over and beyond.

 1,716 characters

Photo of AnPiobaire
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I poured this Oak Aged Yeti into a goblet at about 54 degrees. It poured a nice opaque dark brown with a cocoa colored head that receded slowly with some moderate lacing.

It has a nice sweet pungency to the nose with notes of malts, dark fruits, and oak.

Very nicely balanced flavor that doesn't fall off the edge. Cocoa and coffee notes with a subtle oak undertone followed by a nice mildly bitter finish.

The mouthfeel of this brew is nice. What I look for in an imperial stout, thick, creamy, with just the right amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is the third Imperial Stout I have tried from GReat Divide and I am a dedicated fan to what they are serving up. Already stocking the basement for next years wintery cold nights. Enjoy!!!

 744 characters

Photo of harrymel
3.73/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled: ???

A: Pours a black stout with depth difficult to penetrate. 1-2 finger, fine dark mocha head falls slowly (really slowly), and as it does, the color lightens slightly. Thick, Nearly sheeting lacing.

S: Earthy, thick and manly hops are backed up with some malts, licorice, oak. The oak on this isn't particularly pronounced to me, but is nice when I can reach it: vanilla, hollow, sweet.

T: The nose does this beer little justice. The oak holds forth here, and the hops step back and the malt hits me with a sharp left of nicely balanced dark, roasted, charred and cocoa'd malts. Oak shrouds the hops and accentuates the sweetness in the alcohol. Well balanced. I didn't anticipate this. Nice.

M: thick, smooth, silky, heavy body. Medium, fine carbonation. Resonates for long periods of time. Slicks the palate, but in a granular way.

O: Well done. I can see why the beer makes the top 100 of fame list. It's accessible and quite pleasant. I imagine it would be better with two years on it, but I'm not willing to make the commitment honestly.

 1,059 characters

Photo of Krakistophales
4.42/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a jet black with about 2 finger's worth of milk chocolate colored head, recedes slowly into a tan halo around the glass

S: Chocolate, vanilla, oak, super dark/black coffee roast, smoke, caramel malt

T: Double espresso, smoke, and wood chips hit the palate at first, followed by a powerfully bitter, earthy hoppy aftertaste that lingers.

O: This is one of the finest RIS I've ever had. Yeti was great by itself, but oak aging it makes it an especially delightful treat. It brings out a simultaneously vanilla, oak, woody, smoky flavor to yeti's already robust profile, and it's impossible to resist.

 610 characters

Photo of Wadsey
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oak Aged Yeti

Bomber that was bottled on Oct 30 2009 poured in a DFH signature glass. 

A: Oak Aged Yeti pours black, and a deep brown head erupts, clings to glass and falls to a thick skim atop the beer, leaving behind impressive Brussels lacing. 

S: Oak and earth catch my nose's attention. Next, milk chocolate and herbal, tea-like hops. A little roast brings up rear. 

T: Oak leads off taste, joined by sweet malts  Then a fusion of chocolate, bitterness, and roast take over. An earthy, tea-like quality, which seems to be Yeti's calling card, pervades the entire tasting experience. Bitter, roasted coffee lasts long in finish. 

M: Big-boned beer with medium carbonation. Yet, it is mouthcoating and keeps acting oily. A touch warming. 

D: Oak Aged Yeti is a sipper that  goes down a tad too easily. This particular bottled had been cellared for roughly 18 months and it responded wonderfully.   

 916 characters

Photo of mostpoetsdo
4.78/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Vintage 09

A: Exceptional. Charcoal black body. On top is a huge dark brown head. Frothy, dense, I want to put a cherry on top. Sheets of blotchy lacing surround the glass.

S: Bittersweet chocolate met by the earthy, woody, oak scents, combining for something special. Coffee and vanilla in the background.

T: Big roasty notes of malt up front. Dark chocolate, bitter (hops holding up for 2 years?), but a sweet malt taste going on. Coffee comes and goes. And, oh, the oak. It's not overpowering, but just complements the beer so well. A great woody aftertaste that sticks around with the chocolate.

M: Creamy and chewy, almost Three-Mustakeers-like. Practically perfect carbonation.

O/D: Absolutely delicious. I keep going back to buy this. I might have to grab some more before GD officially leaves RI.

 809 characters

Photo of kaips1
3.62/5  rDev -15%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bomber into a snifter

a- dark midnight("syrup" according to my girlfriend) with a very lively dark chocolate milk colored 2 finger head, this beer is a void of light, a liquid black hole of deliciousness
s-honestly im a little stopped up due to sinuses but what i could smell is all coffee
t- coffee is definitely there and you get more vanilla and almost a slight milk after taste
m-a very lively feel even after a year, lots of tingle with a full wet finish,no heat or burn from the 9.2
o/d-so far easy to drink, the gf liked her sip, so far the only imp stout shes liked, anyway its good i can see me drinking a whole bomber and enjoying it, im hoping this glass warms up a little so it hopefully will open up a little more

 727 characters

Photo of Holland
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: yes, it is dark with a dark head and small dark lacing

S: malt, wood that is not overpowering, burnt sugar

T: slight alcohol, smokey wood, malt, slight bitterness

M: smooth beer, but still highly carbonated - very impressed with that

O: more complex than I thought at first. Compares favorably to most imperial stouts I have had, probably due to the oak aging. It's a soft oak taste, but enought to make a big difference.

 429 characters

Photo of echdk3
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 1 pint, 6 oz bottle into a snifter.

A_Nearly black and completely opaque. Creamy brown and well retained head. Little to no lacing.

S_Coffee, smoke, sweet burnt toffee.

T_Very smoky. Smooth malty flavor. Alcohol well hidden. Huge woody aftertaste.

M_Medium-bodied and just creamy enough. Low carbonation appropriate for an Imperial Stout.

 356 characters

Photo of surprenant1138
4.42/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. 1cm of tan head with nice lacing. Appearance is a deep brown, almost black, tar like in appearance. Aroma is of Coffee, chocolate, burnt oak, slightly smokey.Mouthfeel is heavy, rich. Taste is fantastic: coffee, charred oak, chocolate, nutty. AWESOME SUPER RICH stout.

 308 characters

Photo of Reaper16
3.56/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16 ounces served on-tap at Egan's, Tuscaloosa, AL, into a pint glass

Pours a sleek, tar-like black body. It's so dark that I think I see glints of steel blue, like how black hair or fabric would always have a blue gleen to it in 80's comic book color palettes. Slightly less than one finger of saddle/tan colored head sticks around for the entirety of the drink. One of the more impressive feats of head retention I've come across in quite some time. Fantastic.

The draught version of Oak-Aged Yeti isn't very complex on the nose. There's lots of chocolate malt aroma (specifically chocolate malt, not chocolate). Some blunt coffee aromas, and something that's been left in the oven for too long. The hops bring a sharp pine note but not much else. The oak chips come across strongly but don't dominate, thankfully. Still, the oak does nothing more for the nose than give you astringency and vanillin. There's nothing wrong with this aroma profile; in fact, these are all aromas that the beer should be giving off. They're just blunt in nature instead of being complex or subtle. Above-average nose.

I feel much the same way about how this Yeti tastes. The flavors are all things that you want to taste, but it's the difference between tasting a great dish at a restaurant and trying to recreate it at home: you may know every ingredient, but you probably haven't created the flavor as artfully as the chef did. Perhaps I should have just gone with a comparison to homebrew: the blunt, base flavors here make this beer taste like very good homebrew. Anyway, the oak chips here sort of take over things. Lots of astringency, so much that it masks the hops! Stouty flavors and some slight vanilla to sweeten things up. Some alcohol heat on the finish. It's tasty enough, but kind of boring.

The oak chips have thinned out the beer's body. It isn't as substantive or thick as I would have liked to see. Other than the creaminess level, it's appropriately smooth. The alcohol will get to you pretty quickly, even though the beer is only 9.5% ABV.

Overall, this rendition of Yeti is nothing more than an above-average Imperial Stout to me. It tastes good enough, but I prefer a more complex array of flavors. There's something about the Yeti series that seems to disagree with my palate. I find them, with the exception of the superb Espresso Oak-Aged Yeti, to be much closer to average for the style than they are to being great. Nothing to turn down, but nothing to go out of your way for either.

 2,499 characters

Photo of ZeroSignal
3.96/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottled 01/10, poured into a DFH Snifter

A - Pitch black with an impressively sized, dark brown head. Good retention with a sticky lace.

S - Alcohol carries in the nose stronger then I would expect for a 9.5 ABV, especially after sitting in my cellar for a year. Strong earthy character with lot's of dark roasted malts and bits of coffee and espresso.

T&M - Heavier and thicker body with a somewhat creamy feel to it. Chocolate malt abounds, with hints of coffee and baker's chocolate in the back. Alcohol is present with a defined warmth after swallowing, and carbonation is moderate. After the beer sits for a while I get traces of dark fruit as well...a bit unexpected, but not unwelcome.

O - It's almost April...and it's snowing. I'm finding this to be the perfect beer for the occasion, with a heavier body and a nice warming effect. This is one I wouldn't mind keeping a few of around for nights like this.

 917 characters

Photo of FanofHefe
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on-tap in a short pilsner glass. Deep, dark black body with a surprisingly big dark mocha head. Great retention and creamy lacing all along the glass.

The aroma is of dark chocolate and roasted malt. A faint liqour flavor than tends toward bourbon. Not much oak in the nose.

Excellent blend of flavors: chocolate, roasted malt, molasses, oak and, of course, coffee that brings a perfect ending to the overall mix of flavors. Very tasty.

Medium mouthfeel and very little notice of the alcohol, other than what is in the aroma. Excellent RIS.

 550 characters

Photo of Briken
4.56/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottled Nov 2009
Thick black syrup and moderate umber frothy head with great retention and lacing. Chocolate and oak with light coffee aroma. Chocolate sweetness balances with espresso and oak with hints of vanilla. Lightly sour and dry. Very smooth, thick and creamy mouthfeel.

Unbelievably easy drinking with no trace of alcohol. All the flavors are balanced and there are a lot of subtle nuances that are beyond my descriptive powers at this time. It's been a long time since I've seen anything look this thick when poured which just creates a great feel. It's definitely a nice and easy monster unlike "Machete" which I was watching with it. Yeti was the perfect antithesis to "Machete", sophisticated and smooth compared to goofy and rough but while you're enjoying either one, you can't help but smile.

 809 characters

Photo of mwa423
4.97/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Pours a jet black with a thick tan foamy head that sticks to the glass like glue.

S - Lots of chocolate, lots of molasses, very sweet and also some roastyness. Notes of Vanilla and hints of oak. Wonderful smell for an imperial stout.

T - Taste is full of malt, chocolate, vanilla, oak, with an aftertaste of sweet chocolate.

M - Creamy, rich and smooth with a fantastic aftertaste.

Overall, it's an amazing Imperial Stout. A bit more expensive than I would like to pay, but a great treat.

 496 characters

Photo of degerbah
4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured out of a six month old bottle from party town in Florence, Ky. Black and very thick with almost no head. The aroma is choclatey with a little bit of a burnt smell as well. The taste is amazing. Not significantly different from regular yeti. A good beer, but in my opinion massively over priced for the quality. There are better imperial stouts avaulable for far less money.

 380 characters

Photo of webbcreative
4.78/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This bottle is almost 6 months old - Bottled on Oct 7, 2010.

Poured black, with 3 finger mocha colored head, that settled into to being rocky like pumice.

Aroma, smells like Yeti! - with just a very very light oak to it, and maybe some vanilla with chocolate.

Taste - sweet, roasty malt, bittersweet chocolate, vanilla, and again just a slight oak to it, but just enough to smooth this big boy out, wonderful, I thank Great Divide for holding back on the oak a bit. To me this kicks regular Yetis butt, just because it tastes like yeti, but not as harsh. If I didn't already know it, I would never believe that this bad boy is almost 10% - no way.

M=perfect carbonation, a nice full medium, that is lip smacking sticky goodness. For a stout with this high of an abv - the drinkability is off the charts!

O= all I can say is wow! This is tremendous, I think I may have found my favorite Imperial Stout, that I have easy access too.

 936 characters

Photo of mithrascruor
3.73/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: Pours a nice glossy black color. Big dark tan head has good retention and nice lacing.

Smell: Roast malt aroma with chocolate. Slightly nutty, with hints of vanilla and bourbon.

Taste: Big flavor with a strong chocolate component. Nutty and woody flavors float throughout. Warming alcohol at the finish, along with some bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and pretty viscous, though not entirely full-bodied.

Drinkability: Strong but not overly so in the alcohol department.

Nice but not my favorite Imperial Stout. There's some good aromas that come out of the beer that I would also like present in the taste.

 664 characters

Photo of zoso1967
4.42/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on Oct 18 2010

Oak Aged Yeti pours a wonderfully thick looking black brown with a mocha head that is quite whipped looking but fades too quickly. It leaves some splashy lace, but nothing too special. Even when held up to a bright light, not much gets through this beast.

The aroma on this beer really shows the oak character quite well. It is earthy and woody with plenty of vanilla. There is also a slight chalkiness that accents the nice bitter cocoa aromas and a touch of roastyness. Some dark matly sweetness finishes off this beer's bouquet.

The flavor of this beer is, in my opinion, the perfect counterpoint to the aroma. It is far richer and roastier with a very charred coffee core. It also has plenty of bitter cocoa, dark malty sweetness and a kick of piney hop bitterness. The oak is a bit more in the background, but a nice earthy quality and some vanilla do peek through. The flavor is definitely more in your face.

The body is on the fuller side of medium with a subdued carbonation that seems to be right on the money. This beer is quite bitter and astringent, so it is definitely not what I would call smooth. Roasty malts and hops linger on my palate after swallowing.

This Yeti definitely lives up to its billing as a top tier stout. This is a great example of an oak aged IRS and a beer that would be great to recommend to people who want to get into beers aged on wood. This beer is also fairly affordable, so if you want to get a big stout that is aged on wood without breaking the bank, this might be your best option.

 1,554 characters

Photo of russwbeck
3.63/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Really dark pour sets beneath a big brown head. Retention isn't great, but the lacing is nice.

S: Really impressed by the amount of chocolate and hops remaining in this one. Oak is there, but underneath everything else, perhaps a bit of booziness.

T: I taste the oak and wood up front, they seem to be a bit subdued. All chocolate next, followed by a nice hit of coffee roastiness and dryness at the end.

MF: Not as thick as I was expecting. The wood taste sort of hangs with you in the back of your throat, not all that pleasant. The bitterness is turned down a peg as well.

O: This was alright. It's pretty rare that aging a stout like this turns out to be a miss, but I actually liked the old label Yeti I recently had over the oak aged version.

 756 characters

Photo of nhindian
3.13/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

22oz bottle poured into a Jackie O's snifter. Split with russwbeck.

This kicked off the '- Oak aged Yeti Night'

A - Pours black and thick out of the bottle, pitch black in the glass. About a 1-finger head builds, dark mocha in color. The retention is not bad, but it goes fairly quick, leaving a string of foam in the glass. Lacing isn't bad either.

S - In the nose, a big contrast appears between the oak chips in this beer and the piney hops that are loaded in here. There's some nice chocolate aromas here as well, but its mainly the wood and the hops here.

T - The flavors here are a bit of a disappoint compared to the original Yeti. It's way too heavy on the oak... it's almost like sucking on a wood stave and washing it down with sawdust. There's almost no coffee here, and the little chocolate that's here has to fight through the literal forest of wood. It's still relatively bitter, but the flavors are a bit lacking.

M - Mouthfeel is thin with moderate carbonation. This is where it really falters compared to regular Yeti. The body is much too thin and is lacking substance.

D - Drinkability is moderately low. Much too unbalanced here with none of the great complexity of normal Yeti. If you love aggressive wood flavors and hop bitterness, pick this up. If you enjoyed regular Yeti and was expecting this would bring an extra level of depth, look elsewhere.

 1,379 characters

Photo of feylure
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wow I love this beer!

Looks almost pitch black with brown bubbles from the carbonation around the rim.

Smells rich with dark barely sweetened by the oak.

Taste is a wonderful blend of full, rich, chocolate, malt, smoke and oak. It almost has a dark sweetness about it. Then it's followed by a nice, chocolate tale at the end.

Mouthfeel is full all around.

This brew is a delight to experience, and one I plan on experiencing again with friends!

Cheers

 457 characters

Photo of gabedivision
4.03/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber to a Sam Adams Imperial Series Snifter.

A- Pours a dark creamy oil like with a big brown 2 finger head.

S- Big Hops right of the bat. Then chocolate, caramel, vanilla, toffee, black licorice.

T- Bitter coffee meets chocolate on the first sip. Lots of well blended flavors just as mentioned in the smell join in the mix.

M- Full bodied, thick, bitter.

O- This is great stuff man!

 404 characters

Photo of JohnnyChicago
4.26/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Split a 22oz bottle; poured into an oversized wine glass.

A: Pours tar black, just motor oil with a brown head that fades quickly.

S: This beer erupts with chocolate, sweet and woody oak, molasses, and smoke.

T: Chocolate flavour is strong and up front. Hops shine through a bit, and smoke from the oak is present in the finish.

D: This is a truly exceptional brew! Great Divide has created another great beer. The flavours blend beautifully and the oak adds complexity without stealing the spotlight. Grab this whenever you see it, you will not be dissapointed.

 566 characters

Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 4,606 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.