Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutEspresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
A generous infusion of Denver's own Pablo's espresso adds yet another layer of complexity to this beer, combining with the vanilla oak character, intense roasty maltiness and bold hop profile to create a whole new breed of mythical creature. It's official: You can now have Yeti with breakfast.

Added by John_M on 05-16-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#672
Reviews:
1,068
Ratings:
3,768
pDev:
9.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

upon pouring this beer is very opaque, with a deep color and a decent head with a hint of cocoa coloring. the head is rather full and leaves a very nice lacing on the side of the glass, it also brings out the aromas very well.

the smell definitely brings out coffee but also a faint aroma of dark, rich chocolate. it does not take multiple smells to detect the flavor of this beer, the rich cascade of coffee and dark chocolate is apparent at the first smell.

the mouth feel is full, smooth and almost creamy but finishes bitter and exhibits more of coffee after swallowing. you can taste the oak and coffee in the aftertaste more than you can initially, as it lingers with a slight bitterness on the tongue post swallow. the alcohol is apparent, but not overwhelming or unbalanced; you can taste it a little going down and in the bitterness of the after taste, but thats expected given the abv.

i've had this beer multiple times, most recently following the food pairing suggestion on the bottle and trying it with some cheesecake. the combination was fantastic, i would highly recommend giving this beer a shot on its own and then having it with some deserts the second time around.

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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 3,768 ratings