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

Served at Room Temp. Poured into Great Divide Tulip.

Overall-Pours brown, turns to black. Light brown head. Head sticks around and slowly goes away leaving a lacing on the top, almost a dark red.

Smell-Lots of coffe/espresso. Vanilla and Oak. Not getting as much as chocolate as the Yeti.

Taste-Still no chocolate, but not dissapointed. Lots of coffee, I could drink this at room temp first thing in the morning.(especially aged)

Mouthfeel-Full bodied. Standard RIS mouthfeel.

Drinkability-Coffee definitely the star, so it doesn't dissapoint. Highly drinkable for 9.50. I will continue to purchase all Yeti's.

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

This beer poured a thick dark black body with a thick tan head.

Nose is in your face chocolate, espresso, dark malt, dark chocolate, lots of alcohol right off the bat,

Taste is full bodied with an immediate hit of bitter coffee, espresso and dark chocolate. Very bitter. Coffee, triple shot dark citric espresso, unsweetened bakers chocolate, raw oak and some strong touches of alcoholic vanilla. Bitterness is all around, but it's hard to tell if it's the dark bitter malts, the dark bitter coffee or a strong bitter hop. What a conundrum. There's definatly a hop presence that gives it just a touch of citrus across the bitterness. Actually, if you're an espresso fan who drinks with a twist of lemon, the citrus actually fits very well with the bitterness. Ends with a longgg lingering coffee bitterness.

As a huge fan of the original oak aged yet(maybe top 5 greatest beers ever), I'm not sure if I like this one as much. The beer already had a nice coffee presence, now with espresso it just seems to be fighting for attention. Do I taste the oak, or the coffee, or the espresso, or stout, or dark malts, or dark malt coffee flavor, or is that just the espresso. The espresso is a cool idea, it just seem like they already reached perfection, the extra touch of espresso just doesn't fit right.

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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 3,757 ratings
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