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Oatmeal Yeti | Great Divide Brewing Company

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4.18/5
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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: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Much like its legendary predecessors, this Yeti is big, bold and dark. The addition of rolled oats softens Yeti’s notoriously roasty backbone and the small amount of raisins added in the brew kettle create a unique dark fruit character. Just as admired as those that came before it, Oatmeal Yeti Imperial Stout is a gentle beast.


Added by MinorThreat on 06-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,279
Reviews:
209
Ratings:
1,288
pDev:
8.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
285
Trade:
15
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Photo of Muss42
4.14/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Quite soft and smooth on the palate due to the palate. Smoother than regular with less overwhelming roast. Aged about a year which may have helped it mellow.

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Photo of Bammer21
4.05/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dnmyrick
4.17/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4.08/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brolo75
4.53/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle poured into a snifter

A: Pours pitch black with a mocha colored head, head is full and creamy, good amount of lacing, very little carbonation, looks dark and deep like a good imperial stout should.

A: Heavy aromas of dark fruits, figs, dates, plums, soy sauce, roasted malts, espresso, chocolate, lovely aroma with no alcohol on the nose and a touch of sweetness from the oats.

T: Drinks like a champ, dark fruits, deep, rich notes of dark chocolate and espresso, roasted malts, alcohol is well hidden, finish dry with lingering notes of dark chocolate and espresso, very nice.

M: For having such a high ABV this drinks incredibly smooth, oats really smooth out the mouthfeel that full bodied with very little carbonation, well done.

O: I think this is my favorite Yeti variant so far, it's like an oatmeal stout on steroids, lots of rich, deep aromas and flavors with a very smooth and velvety mouthfeel. Definitely going to pick up another bottle or two to cellar.

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Photo of stanale
4.42/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vonerichs
4.28/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of barnzy78
4.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz, bottled on JUN 29 2017, 9.5%
Jet black body with a frothy brown head that holds good retention. Rich nose with chocolate, dark fruit, roast, port wine, and cherry. Bold, rich, and sweet with ample bitterness from hops and roast; complex notes of dark baker's chocolate, roasted barley, oat, cherry, raisin, plum, more port wine in flavor too. Full body, moderate carbonation, alcohol is warming, finishing with bitter piney and earthy hops along with a bunch of roast and datk chocolate lingering. Excellent beer here! Glad to finally try it!

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Photo of Heeenrik
4.49/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gobuccos
4.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of billydrinksbeer
4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattsander
3.81/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VaporDome
3/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wordemupg
4.09/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dbauer
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Justinprintz
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shortbox81
4.59/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StormAles
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoeLev
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThomasTheTank88
3.86/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rossracing
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a rich tan finger’s worth of head that dissipated practically immediately. Thin glossy sticky messy lacing trimmed the sides of the glass. The aroma starts off with rugged roasty to bitter bite gripping my nose (yeah, I think that’s a real yeti in there, lol, he sounds pissed). Slight coffee, subtle dried cocoa bean (seems really fresh, probably why I say the "yeti" seems pissed, yes, this is a bit rough). The flavor leans roasty bold with the fresh coffee bean "green"-ness coming out. Sweetness is really contained. Dry coffee fresh/green edge really strikes the aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sits about a medium on the body with a sipping quality about it. Carbonation rides fairly light, but the rugged edges of the coffee bean freshness hit perhaps a bit too hard. Overall, well, in my opinion, I think I opened this too early, I really think this could have used some age to develop the "said" flavors on the side of the bottle, with that in mind, I will be kind with this rating.

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Photo of lemmy187
3.98/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Oatmeal Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 1,288 ratings
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