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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti | Great Divide Brewing Company

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4.22/5
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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
Ranking:
#940
Reviews:
909
Ratings:
3,086
pDev:
9.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
214
Gots:
766
Trade:
36
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A - Jet black with dark brown head. ~1.5" when poured aggressive.

S - Lots of wood, chocolate, vanilla, alcohol

T - Oak, bitter chocolate, alcohol, and slight pepper finish.

O - It's a good version of the YETI, but some of the oak/chocolate flavors are a little harsh and the alcohol / pepper finish is a bit hot/overpowering. If I get this one again I'm going to age it longer to see if it mellows. Prost!

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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4.12/5  rDev -2.4%

Good, oak-y taste and mouthfeel - dry, but could benefit from more thickness.

Flavor lacks depth - lots of bourbon and some oak - but no real chocolate flavors. Roast quality also lacks depth. Good bitterness on the finish with some nice sweetness

Ultimately, this is a great beer and I'm nitpicking, but this beer falls outside the top tier due to the above complaints

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Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 3,086 ratings
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