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Oatmeal Yeti | Great Divide Brewing Company

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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
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#1,275
Reviews:
207
Ratings:
1,282
pDev:
8.13%
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Delivered to my store just today. 22oz bomber poured into a Chimay goblet.

AP: Solid black colour. Not really dark brown that looks black from a distance but just pitch black. Poured a 1/4" tan head that dissipated down to a dusting with some decent lacing on the sides of the glass.
AR: No one scent is overpowering, it's pretty balanced. There's bitter/baking chocolate, roasted grains and malts, dark fruits like fig and raisin and a bit of an aroma of oatmeal with molasses on it.
T: A lot like the nose as all the above aromas are detected in the taste as well. There is a bit of a black licorice note on the finish also. The oatmeal/molasses aroma is more like a soft chewy oatmeal cookie flavour and reminded me of oatmeal cookies I used to eat when I was a kid. The 9.5% ABV is well hidden. The flavours mesh together nicely making for a very tasty brew.
M: The mouthfeel on this is brilliant. Hearty body, thick and creamy, especially silky and coats the tongue well. Light carbonation they way I like my Stouts.
OV: A well done Oatmeal Stout with balanced flavours. The texture/body and tastes hide the alcohol pretty well. If this had a little bit of a note of either coffee or vanilla in the taste I'd have rated it higher. Still a very good brew that any Stout lover would enjoy and should try.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.56/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Served from a 22oz bottle. Bottled on June 25th 2013 (today!). Thanks for the bottling line pull, much appreciated!

A- The thickest looking yeti I've seen when poured. Ink black/used motor oil, maybe the "blackest" beer I've seen. Rich coco colored head with nice retention and lacing.

S- Sweet roasted cereal grains with a small amount of herbal hop notes right up front. Behind that is a sweet dark fruit lingering in the back with dark bakers chocolate.

T- Subtle notes of oatmeal raisin cookies right off the bat eventually giving way to bitter deeply roasted grains and sweet mocha/chocolate notes. Long sweet and bitter finish.

M- Super viscous and perfectly carbonated. Very silky and creamy. Perfect for the style.

O- I was sad to see Belgian Yeti go but this is an excellent replacement. A near perfectly nuanced approach to an oatmeal stout with raisins. Big, rich, complex, perfectly integrated and not too fatiguing for such a robust beer.

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Oatmeal Yeti from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 1,282 ratings
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