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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: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout is another revered incarnation of our legendary imperial stout. We toned down the hops a bit to allow cocoa nibs to contribute some pleasing bitterness, while vanilla notes from the oak combine with the cocoa to create an aroma and flavor akin to a gourmet chocolate bar. A dash of cayenne keeps things lively, adding just a bit of heat to the finish. Another great Yeti? Hell yes.

Added by Mebuzzard on 05-30-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,064
Reviews:
907
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
9.62%
 
 
Wants:
205
Gots:
764
For Trade:
35
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2013 edition, 22 oz bottle, poured into a goblet.

Appearance: Pours a gorgeous, completely opaque, pitch-black color with three fingers of chocolate-covered head that slowly dissolved into a semi-thick lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Wow! Very aromatic! Tons of roasted malt, freshly baked dark bread, dark chocolate, oak, vanilla and brown sugar. Awesome aroma!

Taste: Wow!! Exactly like its aroma! Tons of roasted malt, up front, with notes of toasted bread, lots of dark chocolate, a touch of coffee, some cinnamon, vanilla and brown sugar-like sweetness. As the beer comes closer to room temperature, the more the oak and cayenne pepper comes through, making the beer ever better! Very, very delicious!

Mouthfeel: Chewy and extremely creamy! There’s no carbonation what-so-ever, which makes this an extremely smooth beer. With an ABV of 9.5%, there’s a nice, pleasant alcohol warmth on the palate.

Overall: Wow! This is a great, awesome stout! I love the malt, the chocolate, the vanilla, the oak and the cayenne pepper, and the creamy, smooth mouthfeel.

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Poured from a bomber into a Deep Ellum Numb
comfort snifter at the Dancing Bear Pub, Waco, TX

Look: pours an oil black with a dark brown head that dissipates some but sticks around and clings to the glass.

Smell: dark chocolate, some vanilla notes, very balanced between the chocolate and vanilla.

Taste: dark creamy chocolate. Super dark heavy chocolate, almost like chocolate syrup. Lots of black roasted malt. A good amount of sweetness from the chocolate and an alcohol/cayenne finish that warms your throat and mouth.

Mouthfeel: syrup like stickiness. Medium carbonation but extremely thick and tasty.

Overall: this is definitely one of the best imperial chocolate stouts I've ever had. I place it a little above the Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout. Although I'm not sure if it beats the deliciousness that is the espresso Yeti. I'll try and get my hands on that espresso/chocolate yeti as soon as possible to try it out.

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Have traded and have purchased this beer before it was available here in SD. What a great beer. Always stocking up this one for guests or to crack open from time to time.
A: Pitch black with some nice red light underneath
S: Chocolate, mocha, coffee
T: Man, this is a warm comfy beer that just goes down like slik silk.
M: Very heavy, and full body.
O: Goes well with chocolates and sweet desserts.

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One of my all time Favs, this is the beer that got me hooked on dark stouts. Cant go wrong with any of the beers in the Yeti series

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