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
Ratings:
3,742
Reviews:
1,060
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.43%
 
 
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304
Gots:
835
For Trade:
52
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz
Bottled - DEC 17 2012
Tasted - APR 15 2012

A – Jet black and thick. Head is a thin, chocolate brown later that leaves beautiful lace.

S – Bitter coffee, chocolate, and oak notes. No sweetness here. In your face with strong, bitter coffee.

T – Dry and more bitter coffee and oak notes, some light cocoa powder. Surprisingly large influence from the oak here. Nicely balanced.

M – On the fuller side of things, though not overly heavy. Reminiscent of a big strong cup of coffee. Finish is long, lingering and enjoyable.

O – Best coffee beer tasted thus far. Rich, authentic, dark bitter coffee flavors without any cloying sweetness to detract.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into snifter, bottled 1/10/2013. Pours dense pitch black color with a nice 1 finger dense dark tan head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Good soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big dark roasted coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt, light char, vanilla, oak, toast, toffee, and light floral. Fantastic aromas with great balance of coffee and dark malts with moderate oak character. Taste of dark chocolate, espresso, roasted malt, light char, oak, vanilla, toast, toffee, light pine, floral, and roasted earthiness. Lingering notes of dark chocolate, espresso, roasted malt, light char, oak, vanilla, toffee, and light pine on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity and balance of dark malt, coffee, and oak flavors; with zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a creamy and fairly slick mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a small warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic imperial coffee stout as expected. Great complexity and balance of coffee and roasted flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 3,742 ratings.
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