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Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Aix les Bains, France

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Robuste et surprenante, la Yéti est une bière forte pour les amateurs de grandes sensations gustatives. Généreuse et savoureuse, elle est brassée avec le plus grand soin pour lui conférer une richesse aromatique hors du commun. Ses notes épicées et florales contribuent à vous offrir un instant de dégustation privilégié, loin des sentiers battus, sur les cimes du plaisir...

Le nez réserve de surprenants arômes qui s’associent en un torrent de saveurs maltées et houblonnées. La subtilité et la complexité de son bouquet d’arômes et de céréales se disputent à la finesse des houblons. Elle offre une sensation unique de robustesse et de délicatesse.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2007
[581-20070906] 330mL (w/ jerc). Apricot spice aroma with strong sweet pine resin and wood notes. Cloudy, brown orange body with a medium-lasting foamy white head and some bits floating at the bottom. Flavour is sweet pine resin and burnt wood, some floral, something like ginger and a smoky background. Medium body has some astringency. Very interesting aromatic characteristics, alcohol is noticeable but not overwhelming -- certainly shows shades of snowy yeti slopes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (9681) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2007
Bottle from Rozi’s in Cleveland, shared with Mabel. Golden yellow body with a good sized head at first, but it fades rather quickly. Strange aroma is kind of neat, odd fruity character (pineapple? mango or apricot) moderate spice that I do not really know, light floral note. Similar flavours with a very fruity main component with the spice as an accent, very light hints of alcohol. Smooth average palate. I like this, but it really does not make me want a second one.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 01/18/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Lee’s, Las Vegas

hazy yellow, whispy head, sweet candy aroma with light spices, thin body, light malt flavor, nice spices,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BINGEBOT (240) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2007
Golden in colour with floating particles. Smells of orangy crush or tang. Very tangy and fruity in taste. Slight metallic undertone.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
viciousg42 (46) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 26, 2007
i thought it looked pretty cool. i opened it, and smelled it, then poured it in a bottle, smelled it more, sipped it, tasted it. thought it was a bit too sweet for me, but i liked its color. dont think id go nuts about it, but if someone offered it to me, id drink it again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2007
330 ml bottle. Deep golden brown pour with a spare light tan head that drops off quickly. Aroma of figs, dates, and dark caramel. Smooth and rich, lightly carbonated, with a medium to full body. Molasses sweetneess up front that is offset by some peppery bitterness. Finishes slightly sweet, but there is a pleasing light tartness as well. Easy to drink, and the alcohol not really a factor.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2007
Rated 12/29/06: Golden yellow, crisp, refreshing, and really a treat to be enjoyed. This Yeti sparkles through a vibrant hazy gold color in the glass with a huge white head and lots of white cloudy lacing. Sour maltiness with a very earthy yeast scent. Bready and full, the sourness parts to a quick sweetness before a crisp smooth swallow. Flavor is addictive and very good on a grand scale. Grapes and a tiny pinch of citrus come through. The alcohol is well masked which could make this dangerous as a session brew. Probably the best beer I’ve had from France.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3780) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 20, 2007
Moderate amber with a 1 1/2" fluffish head. Slightly peach hop aroma with a lovely malt-dusted bouquet. Malts and soapy hops in flavor with nice, fruity esters. Well balanced.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
shintriad (701) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2007
What the...? Is this apple cider or a Belgian ale? That’s all I detected in this thick, sugary brew. And the particles suspended in the glass might be interesting but I found it a bit disturbing. Not my bag, baby.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FlacoAlto (4133) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 23, 2007
Sampled March 2007
Pours with a brilliantly clear, gold to almost copper color. It is topped by a frothy, barely one-finger thick, off white colored head. The aroma has an interesting fruitiness to it that is a mix of berries of tropical fruit. It is hard to pinpoint, but perhaps it is best described as a mix of strawberries, guava and ripe kiwi; it is almost more like a fruity bubble gum with its large almost artificial fruitiness. The aroma is certainly quite distinctive, and I really can’t smell much else.

The flavor is quite a bit drier, and much more tart than I would have guessed given the aroma. The artificial fruitiness is still here in the flavor, though it is toned down a bit because of the dryness of the beer. The body of this beer is quite light, especially for a beer of this strength. I would not say it is a quaffing beer though, as the flavors don’t quite lend itself to that. This beer is totally different than I was expecting, much more funky & tart than a random French brewery might suggest.

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