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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout | Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.27/5
Outstanding
3,759 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:
#662
Reviews:
1,066
Ratings:
3,759
pDev:
9.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
305
Gots:
844
Trade:
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Ratings: 3,759 |  Reviews: 1,066
Photo of 5EKF
4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My favorite of the Yeti's, this one pours the same pitch black with a dark tan head that sticks well. Love the aroma of this one, with the deep roasted malt and espresso blending perfectly. Flavor is right on pace with the nose, with a subtle contribution from the oak. Nice and bitter, not too sweet like some Imperial Stouts, good medium feel that isn't overly rich or thick, and hugs the line bordering a RIS. Overall, this is a wonderful Imperial stout and as I've stated above, my favorite of the Yeti's. I Believe. Cheers!

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

Photo of kabritz
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.79/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 22 ounce bomber, this is a serious beer. Fully black, the beer has a chocolate-milk colored head. Lots of lace. The aroma is intense....heavy roast, alcohol, earthy-spicy hops. The taste is warm...almost hot...with coffee and lots of bitterness. Wood is notable as well, and lots of warmth. Full in body, and with a lingering bitterness. Good, but not extraordinary.

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Photo of AdamSteve
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bb-magic
4.07/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Barbodas
4.96/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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

Photo of flaskman
3.28/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from a bomber into my favorite tulip glass. Dark brown with a rich generous head and excellent lacing. I am a huge stout fan and like my coffee black. I enjoy Yeti stouts. Mouth feel is what is expected and you experience a brief taste of vanilla before the bitterness of the expresso totally takes over. Way to bitter for me. I almost dumped it out. The finish tastes like tannin from the oak mixed with hard core espresso blended with the tang of bile. A total miss in my opinion.

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Photo of Ace1117
4.42/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of meanmutt
4.04/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kkarimi
4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Ctb6582
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Getalegup
4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours almost black with thin chocolate brown foam, smells of chocolate, oak and booze, tastes of smooth dark chocolate w/ithsome coffee, low carbonation

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Photo of jwalters
4.16/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of q33jeff
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

**
12/31/2014
Really nice. All Yeti i’ve had are awesome. Aroma is dark roast coffee. Very peaty. Appearance is dark black. Foamy brown head. Like carmelizing sugar. Taste is bitter chocolate. Feel is suprisinglt light and airy. Good carbonation for a thick beer. Velvety smooth. Only knock is maybe a touch too bitter in the aftertaste from the espresso, but other than that, perfect."
**
12/31/2016
22 oz Bottle to snifter. Bottle dated 01/08/15.

At almost 2 years this is still awesome.
Go Yeti.

**

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Photo of Dreynolds1808
3.62/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WillisTalkinBout
4.88/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of drahodo
4.17/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ManapuaMan
3.9/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

slowly making my way through the 22oz bombers of Yeti variants. My ratings have been consistently lower than the BA community, and this follows suit, so take that into context. Loved the look and aroma of this beer. Black body with a thick brown head that lasts. Looks fantastic. Big aroma of coffee, fudge, bakers chocolate, cocoa and oak. Taste is very bitter - all coffee and coca nibs - and leaves behind a thick coating in the mouth followed by a heavy oaken taste. The flavors stand out individually but they don't work for me in concert. Alcohol is noticeable but not pronounced. Big bitter coffee stout without enough sweetness to balance it out.

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Photo of Budlum
4.21/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 3,759 ratings
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