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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:
3,073
Reviews:
908
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
9.62%
 
 
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212
Gots:
767
For Trade:
36
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bomber split at a 2013 yeti tasting. bottled on: MAR 28 2013

pours a very dark brown with a decently dark brown head. darker than regular yeti, head at least. a sweet roasty nose. the chocolate is of the bittersweet variety. woody, very oaky in fact. minor vanilla notes. the chocolate comes out, but not like you would expect from a beer with the word chocolate in it. not a sweet rich chocolate, but definitely bittersweet.

this was good, but certainly not my favorite in the yeti bunch from this year. out of the oak aged yeti's, I actually preferred both the straight oak and the espresso to the chocolate.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The beer appears black with a dense inch of tan foam on top. The aroma does indeed bring a prominent dose of chocolate, along with roast, alcohol. Oak presence is there but mild. A really delicious beer. The chocolate component is well done and does not overpower the beer. A slight alcohol warmth in the finish. Medium to full-bodied with moderate carbonation. A delightful beer to sip and savor over the course of an evening.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from early 2013, poured into a snifter that produced a fluffy mocha head. Smells of toasted coffee, cocoa, toffee, burnt brown sugar and possibly some vanilla booziness in there as well. Drinks very smooth with upfront sweet cocoa that leads in to a medium boozy heat and a nice velvetty feel to it.
Overall this is a solid beer that I would most definitely go back to and drink again

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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.16 out of 5 based on 3,073 ratings.
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