Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial StoutEspresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
4.27/5
3,757 Ratings
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:
#647
Reviews:
1,064
Ratings:
3,757
pDev:
9.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
307
Gots:
842
Trade:
53
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3/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.33/5  rDev -22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DW78715816
4.37/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Just a fantastic beer.

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Photo of EMV
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a tulip

L: Inky black pour with 2 fingers of thick brown head. Great lacing.

S: Overpowering with charred malts, cocoa, and espresso.

T/F: Rich and decadent... charred grains mixing nicely with the bitterness of the espresso. Some sweetness as well with cocoa and chicory. Vanilla and wood character from the oak. Thick, hearty, and moderately carbonated. Finish is bitter Italian roast.

O: A top notch espresso oak aged Imperial Stout. A powerhouse of a sipper. Fantastic beer.

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Photo of mpolewan
4.16/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of degueulasse
4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

It pours a dark brown—almost black—with a chocolate brown head that lingers from some time. It smells like very rich coffee. It tastes like coffee and chocolate over a smooth vanilla and caramel base, but it never feels as if it were too sweet. It's a thick, milky beer with strong flavors that packs a full punch.

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4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.38/5  rDev +2.6%
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle dated Feb. 10, 2016. The beer pours black with a huge, thick, foamy tan head that coated the glass in lacing.

The smell is dominated by coffee, but I'm also getting some bourbon, which may just be the wood chips and dark malts. There is also chocolate on the nose.

The taste is also dominated by coffee, but there is a nice dark, bittersweet chocolate and dark malt flavor that balances very well. There is a lingering, bitter coffee afteraste.

The mouthfeel is smooth like velvet and reasonably thick.

Overall a great beer. The afteraste is a bit like burnt espresso after a while and becomes a little much, but the overall look and taste are great.

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4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.47/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.42/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.94/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

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4.58/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 3,757 ratings
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