Belgian Style Yeti | Great Divide Brewing Company

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Belgian Style YetiBelgian Style Yeti

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by DenverLogan on 06-19-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of carolinabeerguy
4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 ounce bomber into a Duvel tulip. Bottled on June 17, 2011 printed on label.

Appearance: Pours a dark cola brown with a 2 finger creamy milk chocolate brown head. Head dissipates slowly into chocolate milk-like bubbles before leaving a small circle of sediment floating in the middle. Excellent lacing.

Smell: Milk chocolate, coffee and roasted malt. I'm not picking up the Belgian notes I expected, but it still smells very good.

Taste: Dark fruits and molasses up front followed by chocolate malt in the middle before ending with roasted malt and a touch of hoppy bitterness at the finish. Aftertaste is bittersweet with just a hint of Belgian yeast.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied, thick and creamy with a just the right amount of carbonation.

Drinkability: Excellent drinkability. It goes down far easier than its 9.5% ABV would suggest.

Overall: Excellent beer overall. I'm a huge fan of the Yeti series of stouts and I must say that this one reigns supreme, in my opinion. If you get the chance, buy this one. It's a great beer.

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Photo of hmf05
4.42/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours black as night and leaves a one finger tan head that sort of sticks around. Smell is wonderful. Big chocolate covered raisins, licorice, and coffee notes. A slight spicy aroma too. Taste starts off like a quad, but the back-end is all coffee and hops. Very interesting take on Yeti. Good stuff!

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Photo of ncfranklin
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler into a Tulip

A: Black throughout. Finger and a half tan head that laces in a sexy way. Yup, Yeti.

S: Spicy yeast, some fruit notes, chocolate, roasted malt all blend in a potent nose.

T: Directly after the aroma. Spicy yeast with a bready quality is up front, followed by dark fruit and a bed of chocolate and roasted malt body. Not as a biting or burnt in the malts as other Yeti's, balanced well with the belgian yeast.

M: Incredibly creamy, slightly lighter feel than its brothers. Has a light carbonation tingle.

D: It's getting to the point if it has the word "Yeti" on it, you can almost guarantee it's delicious. This spicier version is nicely done.

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Photo of feloniousmonk
4.08/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Great Divide Belgian Style yeti, Iconoclastic Imperial Stout Mysterious, brewed and bottled by GDBC, Denver, CO, blah, blah……."a delicious new blend of brewing traditions --all the malt driven roastiness of our yeti Imperial Stout with characteristic spice and fruit notes imparted by our special Belgian yeast strain. Belgian style Yeti is a one of a kind beer as mysterious as the mythical creaturehimself, Impossible? See for yourself, you'll be a believer, too." 9.5% ABV,

Deep, dark coloration, black as night, full, rich, huge, generous, prodigious head flowers on top, creamy tan colored, rocky, lacy, gorgeous. Yeah…

Aroma: oats, roast. toffee, coffee…vanilla and cream…this gorgeous, but I can't say what's particularly Belgian about it. I'll keep on sniffing…rich and roasty-toasty, but not too unusual…

Taste: mmmm, chocolatey-riffic, …cocoa and cream, tasty and terrific, but how do I say this? Where is the Belgian in it? Maybe if they didn't say yeast strain, I'd guess it was a chocolate addition, but there's nothing Belgian ale about this. Hang on, I'm going to keep drinking…in a Belgian IPA, you can taste the "Belgian", in an imperial stout, can you? Hmmm? There's Belgian export stout, but imperial stouts, that I know of…man, I don't know what to say, I'm getting the cocoa, but nothing different. Can Belgian yeast really be heard above the dark smog of an imperial stout??

It's damned tasty, though, if that's all that matters…and it should.

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Photo of soughtbygod
4.66/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours the darkest of dark with a thick tan head, and immediately you can smell dark bitter chocolate and hops in the air. As you take a deeper whiff of the aroma you get hints of roasted caramel. Now my favorite part the taste. you pick up notes of liquorice and syrup along with roasted coffee. The mouth feel is exceptionally smooth and at and abv of 9.5 there is no alcohol profile. The beer really is exceptional my favorite yeti yet.

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Photo of kbuzz
3.93/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 650 mL bottle into a snifter. Bottled on 6/17/11...a little bit of age.

A: Pours a thick, nearly black opaque color with a thin frothy light brown head. Some red highlights in the head as I swirl it in the glass. As the head disappears, solid lacing is evident.

S: Interesting. I think the stout roastiness is mixing with the belgian yeast to give it a smokey rauchbier aroma. I get smoked pork/bacon...charcoal...almost a mild anise quality as well. Some mild baker's chocolate.

T: Lots of roast and char. Plenty of milk chocolate...slight yeast funk is apparent, but definitely doesn't steal the show. Some vanilla. The smokiness isn't nearly as evident in the taste as it was in the smell. I get a lot of spice in the aftertaste. Not a hop spice, more of a pepper spice...actually leaves my tongue tingling slightly. I like that quite a bit...becomes more apparent as it warms.

M: Big frothy mouthfeel. Full-bodied beer...properly carbonated. Dry finish, but not overly so. Big chewy beer for sure. Smooth drinking.

O: Fantastic, fantastic imperial stout. I was taken aback a bit at first by the peculiar style, but as I kept sipping and especially as it warmed, the peppery quality really started to shine. Alcohol content is not at all detectable - very solid drinkability @ 9.5 ABV. Great Divide is slowly creeping up my list of quality, risk-taking breweries.

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Photo of Gmann
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a black as midnight color, thick, with a small yet dense head that settles into a frothy ring.

The aroma is fairly mild for the style. I pick up a nice milk chocolate aroma but that is really it. Smells very smooth but not complex. Nothing Belgian about the aroma.

The taste is big on the milk chocolate, some dark chocolate and roasted notes. There is some light spice, though can't really tell if it is from a Beligan yeast strain. There is a bit of a lemony, perhaps oak, sourness which helps cut the thick malt. This is a tasty stout but not sure I pick up the Belgo piece of it. It is not nearly as roasty bitter as the other Yeti's and more sweet so maybe that is the Belgo influence.

Well bodied and chewy yet has a fizzy carbonation. Extremely smooth and balanced. Almost perfect balance. Drinks very well.

The flavors don't exactly pop but this is a very drinkable stout, great balance. I do wish I picked up more of a Belgian flavor. Another great Yeti.

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Photo of DavoleBomb
4.74/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter. Bottled June 17, 2011.

4.0 A: The Yetis are a damn fine looking group and this is no different. Black color. Two and a half fingers of creamy light brown head. The head seems to fall a good bit faster than the regular Yeti, but like the regular, plenty of lacing is left behind.

5.0 S: Glory be this is nice. The Belgian yeast combine with the base beer to give off an explosion of coffee. If I didn't know better, I'd think I was smelling the espresso version. Deep roastiness is balanced equally intense milk chocolate, molasses, brown sugar, and dark fruitiness. There's also a good bit of vanilla and an almost milk stout vibe. The Belgian component is complementary to the base flavors rather than the main attraction.

5.0 T: I guess it's the Belgian yeast, but I'm getting the milk stout vibe again. It's like a coffee creme stout featuring coffee, vanilla, lactose, and Yeti as the base. Anyway, the forementioned flavors work very well with the smooth roastiness and milk chocolate. Lots of caramel, molasses, and brown sugar and especially molasses (yep, twice). Again, the Belgian yeast offers complementary flavors to give this a new taste.

4.0 M: Medium to heavier medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Incredibly smooth with a vanilla roast aftertaste. Could be either a bit creamier or a bit thicker.

4.5 D: I haven't had a Yeti in a while even though I love them, but I still think I can place this one atop all the others. Really fantastic beer.

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Photo of siradmiralnelson
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 22oz bottle into Globe glass.

A. Poured 2 fingers of tan colored head. Thick glass coating lacing. Good retention. Color is all black.

S. A little mustiness. Dark chocolate. Roasted malt. A little coffee. More of the Belgian yeast smell comes out as it warms. Gives it a smell that most stouts don't have.

T. Smooth. That nice chocolatey smoothness of regular yeti. Has some coffee going on. Goes down very easy. Has a sweetness that is kind of hard to pin down, that might be from the Belgian yeast.

M. Creamy mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Full bodied.

O. Hard to tell a lot of difference from regular Yeti. Maybe a little lighter. Definitely a tasty beer. Maybe a little sweeter than regular Yeti too.

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Photo of womencantsail
3.8/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at American Craft

A: Pours a nearly impenetrable black color with a finger of white head.

S: Heavy on the roasted malt aromas with lots of chocolate and vanilla. There is some licorice and burnt sugar, too. I don't really get all that much "Belgian" character from it. Mostly just the intense stout aroma.

T: Not much difference on the flavor. Sweeter than I seem to remember the other Yeti variants being. Lots of dark chocolate and molasses with a bit of licorice. There is a good bit of vanilla, a mild spice, and maybe some yeast.

M: Medium to full in body with a medium carbonation.

O: A nice beer, though not overtly "Belgian".

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Photo of abar22
4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler pour into my Free the hops snifter

Belgian Yeti looks and pours just like any other Yeti; black, viscous with a cocoa colored head. The head settles into a solid cap. Good sticky lacing.

The nose is terrific. A good swirl brings a swirling rush of citrus hops, chocolate and some dark fruitiness from the Belgian yeast.

Like the rest of the Yeti family this beer is complex and delicious. Their Belgian yeast imparts a little flavor here which adds to the complexity to the beer without take over the flavor profile. There's a hint of dark fruit before a cascade of chocolate and citrus hops takes over. It kind of leaves you wanting more but stays true to what a Yeti is supposed to be.

This is a fantastic beer and a worthy addition to the Yeti lineup. It blends the two worlds of Dark Belgian and Imperial Stout without compromising what makes it a beast of a RIS. I hope they brew some more!

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Photo of StaveHooks
3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Motor oil black with a creamy mocha head showing good retention.

S - Yeasty chocolate, roasted coffee beans, vanilla, woody booze.

T - Bitter sweet chocolate malt, vanilla, coffee beans, toasted yeasty brown bread clings to the sides of the tongue. Not getting alot of fruit but moderate floral hops with minor hints of apples and prunes. Hops dry out the Esspresso oils and sweet malt that coat your mouth on the finish.

M - Medium creamy body, a little more boozy than regular Yeti as it warms.

Adds more complexity to an already perfect beer. The fruit didn't come out as much as I'd hoped for. Good but I would just go with regular Yeti.

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Photo of fields336
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle, poured into SN Snifter
Bottled on 7/19/11

A:Completely black with a 2-2.5 finger mocha, milk chocolate colored head. Has some slight alcohol legs along the side of the glass as well as some sticky globs and lines of lacing. Looks really nice.

S: Chocolate right off the front of the nose, some dark fruits, candied sugar, figs, plums, raisins, a slight alcohol burn, Definitely some roasted malts, and the dark chocolate again, along with some coffee. Smells like chocolate covered plums or raisins. Delicious

T: Definite chocolate and coffee/espresso notes on the front of the tongue, the bitterness of the coffee and dark chocolate as it moves across your tongue. After that it really tastes like a chocolate covered dark fruit, or a dark chocolate bar with fruit in it. The aftertaste is a bitter, roasty, chocolatey mixed with sweet sugary dark fruits.

M: Nicely carbonated, and silky smooth on the mouth, it's still a sipper but it is very tasty and leaves you coming back for more.

O: Overall I was really impressed with this beer, it is a really nice marriage of styles and just shows what brewers can do when they think outside the box. The belgian yeast and the chocolatey yeti go together quite well.

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Photo of jamescain
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Brooklyn tulip glass

Appearance: Pours black with mahogany hues and a brown head about a finger thick that clings to the side of the glass.

Aroma: Lots of chocolate, a hint of roasted grain, and Belgian spice notes.

Taste: The roasted and chocolate notes are more subtle in the taste and are over matched by the Belgian yeast. The yeast adds a nice spicy, yeasty flavor. There is also a subtle alcoholic sensation on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full bodied with medium carbonation, personally I feel a little over carbonated and the body is a little light.

Overall: I prefer some of the other Yeti variations to this version. I don't think the Belgian yeast strain added flavors and aromas that matched with the regular Yeti aromas and flavors.

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Photo of shortbus7
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Black. No light gets through this one, much like all other yeti's. A nice espresso head formed from the pour followed by a good lacing.

S: Very unique. Dark chocolate, molases, and coffee like you would expect, but then some dark fruits and yeast pop through.

T: Much like the smell. The usual stout characteristics but with the belgium yeast characteristics.

M: Medium to full bodied with a very creamy aspect. Carbonation is a little lacking in this bottle I think.

O: This is an excellent beer. Yeti's just keep on amazing me with everyone I try. A must try due to the uniqueness of the style.

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Photo of cmq103
4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle purchased from Canals @ Hamilton Marketplace into a Duvel Belgian Tulip style glass.

Appearance: A moderately aggressive pour got me a beautiful luscious caramel color 1/2" head that held its own for a few minutes before reducing to thin ring. Boy this one is real dark and thick. Decent intermittent lacing again reveals the thickness to this beer.

Smell: I immediately get the Belgian yeast notes, mixed with bitter chocolate, black coffee, roasted malts and boozy finish.

Taste: Almost identical to the smell. Belgian yeast, bitter chocolate, but with a sweetness to it. Dark fruits and coffee, roasted malts, with a mildly boozy bitter finish. Pretty darn tasty if I must say so.

Mouthfeel: Surprising amount of carbonation for the style but in a good way to make sure the tongue appreciates all of the flavors this beer throws at you. Medium body with warming boozy bitterness that reminds its an Imperial Stout.

Overall: My first Great Divide beer. I can't wait to try the Expresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout and the Yeti Imperial Stout standing by in the storage room fridge. I really enjoyed what Great Divide was doing here blending two of my favorite style of beer. Well done. I will be seeking this one out again.

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Photo of prototypic
4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Belgian Yeti pours a dark chocolate fudge color. It’s opaque and looks onyx. I’m not seeing any light cutting through. Impressive…and ominous. A dark mocha colored head tops it. It’s modest and only stands about a finger tall. Retention was definitely on the short side. Lacing was sticky, but light.

The nose is good. Smells just a tad light on strength. Chocolate and light roasted malts seem to be the base. The chocolate variety smells a bit sweet. Not a bad thing. Roasted coffee is definitely notable and complements the malt base very well. Belgian yeast is definitely there and smells good. It adds a bit of a pepper spice scent. Light fruit notes of apple and plum are secondary. That’s interesting, but they add nice depth. Alcohol is surprisingly light.

The flavor is nothing short of delicious. The malt base, as usual, is fantastic. It’s a great mix of chocolate and roasted malts. The chocolate variety features cocoa, bittersweet dark chocolate, and sweet milk chocolate – the whole gambit. Nicely done. Roasted coffee is there and plays its complementary role nicely. Belgian yeast is easily noted and tastes delicious! It features a little pepper and perhaps very subtle clove. Fruit notes of apple and plum are light on the tail. Alcohol is blended extremely well. I wouldn’t guess 9.5%. Damn impressive!

Belgian Yeti has a body that’s on the heavier side of medium. Carbonation is light, but it feels a tad thin. More body would probably be a good thing. If you’re wondering – drinkability is excellent. This stuff goes down super smooth and easy. A bomber is actually not enough.

When you’re starting with a quality stout like Yeti, it’s tough to screw things up. Great Divide has been (thankfully) using this technique for quite some time. Belgian Yeti is a nice addition to the Yeti lineup. The Belgian yeast has a positive impact on the overall flavor and works well. What’s not to love? If you haven’t grabbed a bomber yet, you should.

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Photo of BeerNemesis
3.61/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Belgian Style Yeti | 650 ml. | 9.5% ABV | 2011

Brewer: Great Divide Brewing Company
Style: Imperial Stout
Glass: crystal mug

A billowing mocha head of foam and turbulent ebony body below makes this one hell of a good looking beer.

Espresso, roasted malts, and dark chocolate all the way. Not subtle, but it doesn't have to be to please my nose.

...And now for the taste test. I don't know quite what to expect: it looks and smells like a stout, but I should be tasting some Belgian yeast as well. Well there's no denying this one has the usual stout characteristics: espresso, those roasted toasted malts, walnuts, dark chocolate, lactose, and molasses. But, just about mid sip, an awkward spicy/fruit flavor juts in.

Just like the rest of the Yeti series, this one is thick, creamy, foamy, and smooth.

Unfortunately, there's more cacophony than harmony here. The otherwise excellent Yeti stout is hobbled by a halfhearted burst of Belgian yeast. Sometimes these crossbred combinations work. But here both styles are diminished.

Would I get it again?:
No. I'll stick with the other Yetis.

Bottled: July 19, 2011
Served: October 1, 2011

Price = $10.99 at Whole Foods (NYC)

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Photo of dcloeren
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Split a bomber with my girlfriend outside in my backyard on a great weather afternoon

Poured a deep black with 2.5 fingers of creamy cinnamon colored head. Nice retention, spotty lacing.

Smells of rich dark chocolate with some bold Belgian yeast. This beer smells great and the Belgian yeast is not over kill, very well done.

Taste is very decadent. Rich silky dark chocolate, great Belgian yeast in the second half of the sip, great roasted coffee on the back end.

Full body, viscous, silky smooth with a small amount of carbonation which is perfect for this beer.

Overall, this is a great beer. Very rich, decadent, viscous and complex. Glad they still have some on shelves so I can go stock up for when it gets cooler outside. Well done Great Divide, well done.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4.42/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: very dark with no light getting through. Nice laceing and 1.5 finger head.

S: peppery, yeasty and smokey. Very unique.

T: spicey and zesty up front with a semisweet and smokey finish and dark fruit notes. This is one of the better representatives of its genre.

M: full body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: I will be getting this one again. I felt the taste was right on the money and complex.

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Photo of SkeeterHawk
4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I have been a big fan of the different Yeti series, and this is definitely a twist on the concept. I picked this one up at the Woodlands Spec's. Let's give it a shot.

Appearance: Typical Yeti in that it pours dark as night, but there is a much more persistent creamy tan head maintained by a bunch of bubbles cascading to the top. This is going on pretty much the whole beer. There is also a pretty decent amount of lacing left on the glass after drinking.

Aroma: The aroma does showcase the Belgian yeast, but the chocolate is a big player in the aroma here. There is some spice from the alcohol noticeable and there is some hops already apparent giving a more grassy impression than I recall having on previous versions. As the beer warms up, the alcohol is getting more pronounced as is the hops, but they are moving slightly toward the floral.

Taste: The flavor is very nice and follows the aroma pretty closely. Quite a bit of chocolate and Belgian yeast, with hops noticeable in the beginning. The flavor is pretty malt balanced overall with plenty of hops to balance, but there is a lot of malt here. There is actually a little bit of acidity left on the back of the palate that is playing with the alcohol a bit in the finish to make the flavor to linger a little on the harsh side. I haven't noticed this on other Yeti versions, so this may be attributed to a more attenuating yeast. The mouthfeel is medium to light from the high/ample carbonation and the alcohol. Late in the finish there is evident warming.

Opinion: This is a good beer in BRUTALLY difficult category. I think that I will shape my comments and scores more to reflect the American Imperial Stout that it is. It is just a yeast variation as it still has the qualities of the original beer. The added bonus is the visual appeal that the ever-lasting head has. The yeast also detract a bit from the mouthfeel, so this is a catch-22. Overall this is a pretty darn good beer, and I would certainly try it again if given the opportunity. Otherwise, I will stick to buying other Yeti variations.

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Photo of Arenbeer
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a Tulip Glass

Bottled June 20 2011

A- Pours pitch black and viscous with 1 finger of light brown head that leaves some splotchy lacing but nothing crazy.

S- Deep dark roasted malts with hints of coffee and tons of bittersweet dark chocolate. But what really shines through in this one are the Belgian yeast notes that give off tons of breadiness, banana, bubblegum, and most of all dark fruits. Really like how the yeast brings out such an array of sweet dark fruits in the aroma like raisins and figs. Really unique smelling beer for sure.

T- Up front the original Yeti dominates with roasted burnt malts, bitter dark chocolate, and coffee. But as it goes down and covers the palate more like the aroma the figs, plums, and raisins come out and blend beautifully with the original beer. This thing compliments itself through and though and tastes better and better every sip.

M- Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation and a nice slightly better yet wet finish.


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Photo of bogus564
4.32/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 fl oz, poured into a pint glass.

Four day weekend, regular season in baseball is over, now we're closer to all football, all the time; heaven. Time for a beer, as it's close enough to 5 o' clock local time...

Looks like a stout - dark, dark brown with a 3 cm light tan colored head produced by an aggressive pour. Head holds for a couple of minutes before slowly dissolving into lace down the sides of the glass. Pretty good so far.

Smells like a stout - however, not the typical stout. The usual stout suspects - coffee, caramel, citrus hops - are there, but there's also a clever floral note in the nose as well. I also pick up a hint of banana, likely from the Belgian yeast. I'm starting to get my hopes up.

And now for the moment of truth; the taste. I go in, and it's pretty good. I'm glad I waited until it got up to the right temperature, so that all the flavors could show up to the party. I'm talking about coffee, dark chocolate, honey, orange, dark fruit, banana (very subtle), florals, even a slightly biscuity quality. There's a lot going on here. I like it.

Mouthfeel is very good, almost jolly good. It's medium- to full-bodied, the carbonation is well done, it washes very well over the palate, leaving a dry, slightly hoppy finish. Bravo.

Overall, a beer that I will add to my rotation of stuff I like in terms of this style. Great with a cheese steak. Enjoy.

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Photo of jsh420
4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

bottled 06 26 11

pours dark dark brown looks black in the glass - 1 finger tan head that left spotted lacing

smells of dark fruit nutty malt little chocolate little oak

taste very good (4.25) very mild on both BSD and RIS - dark fruit candi sugar roasted chocolate malt

mouthfeel was on the light side but it works very well and helped me put down my half of the bottle way to fast

overall - enjoyed this beer and would buy it again - maybe this is the next style to take off like the american black ale - black belgian (this beer could use more belgian flavors)

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Photo of EA728
4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: oil with a tan head. nice looking stout

S: toffee, chocolate, and a hint of caramel

T: very sweet, toffee hits you immediately then a coffee-like bitterness comes through with a slight boozy aftertaste. sweeter than the original Yeti, more complex too.

M: smooth and relatively thick

O: love this beer, prefer normal Yeti, but would purchase again. very enjoyable

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Belgian Style Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.06 out of 5 based on 914 ratings.
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