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Velvet Yeti | Great Divide Brewing Company

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3.87/5
Very Good
61 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Dreynolds1808 on 10-08-2016

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
61
pDev:
7.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
10
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Ratings: 61 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of t2grogan
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crob3888
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Genx
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cjgiant
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On nitro tap:
Pours opaque black in a poorly lit bar. The creamy head of nitro is tan/mocha and sits in its creamy state above the beer for a while.

Nose is wood as much as char, and roasted malt that has a little more bitterness than a dark chocolate.

A slightly astringent coffee meets my tongue, but the light feel adds a weak, watery aspect that does not completely define the feel. Soft and light, coffee and dark toasted bread doesn't come with very much sweetness.

A nice lower ABV stout, roasted malt with a little extra bitter kick (mildly woody) results in a solid offering.

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Photo of DrDemento456
3.62/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Great beer nitro perfect smooth like a lighter version of yeti. My only gripe for it being light it doesn't have much sweetness mostly burnt sugars and licorice.

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Photo of daem3384
3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RyanK252
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On nitro tap at Great Divide Barrel Bar

A: Pours cascading dark brown with a creamy light brown head that hangs around and laces nicely.

S: Good and roasty, hints of chocolate and coffee, and some toffee sweetness.

T: Roasted malt, milk chocolate, mild coffee, touch of burnt toast, and toffee sweetness.

M: Medium body, mild carbonation, creamy smooth.

O: Nice way to get your feet wet into the Yeti family.

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Photo of Derek
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pstam87
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Gobzilla
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

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Photo of Zach136
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pens1967
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.72/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sposter4
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JMUbrewz
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bunkerduck
4.34/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of qcbrewer
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zach122
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nhazu10
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very smooth on tap. It's a nitro beer. Velvet stout is a great many because I would describe the texture as such, velvet. Medium bodied. You get the coffee notes in there for sure. Nothing overbearing.

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Photo of Burt
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of holder1422
4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tasted in a pint glass from draft at the Vine on May 20, 2017.

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Photo of cbaz
3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Velvet Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 61 ratings
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