mcberko (5369) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 3, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
750mL bottle, pours a thick pitch black with a small brown head. Nose is full of roast, light whiskey barrels, a little chocolate, and light espresso. Flavour is extremely rich, full of roasted malt from the base beer, an absolutely perfect amount of whiskey barrel character, light wood, and very well-concealed alcohol. Thick palate, very viscous and so supremely well barrel aged, offering the perfect amount of whiskey character. Still not as awesome as the regular Yeti or the Oak Aged, but a fucking amazing impie stout nonetheless.
djd07 (2915) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Camp Beer. Pours a dark brown with small tan head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is booze chocolate roast. Thin mouthfeel with a sour roast and sour finish. Possible infection
WallStirctly (57) - - DEC 24, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Chocolate,coffee,malt,Smokey and devastatingly complex.love it.barrel aged baby! Never going back
_angst_ (2371) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
750 ml bottle received in trade. Thank you rfraga7. Pours viscous pitch black with a frothy and creamy dark chocolate brown head that leaves lots of lacing on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sweet and sour with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, lemon juice, mineral rich soil, caramel, resinous wood, boozy whiskey, dark grapes, alcohol, pine, bitter chocolate, lemon zest, acetic acid and hints of red wine vinegar. Taste is sweet, bitter and very sour with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, lemon juice, oily pine, resinous wood, bitter chocolate, whiskey, acetic acid, red wine vinegar, lemon zest, toffee, burnt cookies, mineral rich moist soil and caramel. Mouthfeel is smooth, oily tart, tiny mouth puckering and near full bodied. Finish is dry, tart and bitter with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, lemon juice, gastric acid, bitter chocolate, caramel, toffee, acetic acid and pine. Heavily infected... I didn’t expect this from an otherwise solid brewery.
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Received in a trade, bottle number 2211. Well, it's infected and is disappointing. It has some off medicinal and cherry like aromas and tastes.
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ryanfolty (1780) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - DEC 15, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
December 15, 2012 bottle via trade. Black pour with limited head. Unfortunately this is another infected bottle. You can start to get the aroma of what this BA impy stout should be, but then a nasty medicinal or ointment aroma takes over. Taste was an infected mess, just got worse as it warmed. 2011 vintage, bottle 2211.
BVery (5616) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 15, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Bottle #2211. Dammit - infected bottle. Still decent. Dark oily pour, small soapy head. Roasty and sour - not as it was intended to be.
sonnycheeba (3049) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle of 2011 vintage. Pours deep, dark brown with thin, frothy tan head; short retention and good lacing. Aroma is roast and caramel malt, chocolate, whiskey, vanilla, dried dark fruit, and oak. Flavor is whiskey, roast malt, vanilla, chocolate, dark fruit esters, and light earthy notes; sweet, roasty finish. Medium-full body and low carbonation.
JohnnyJ (4087) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 25, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On cask at Churchill’s SD Beer Week Yeti Event. Tasted along side other yeti variants and regular oak aged yeti. Creamy pitch black pour, small tan head. Low carbonation from the cask, but super creamy and smooth, like a whipped chocolate vanilla dessert. Flavors of milk chocolate, sweet cream, vanilla, smooth bourbon (no harsh edge), and oak. The vanilla/coconut sweetness of this beer was much stronger then the oak aged yeti, and the cask creamy body really complimented well. Nice!
Earlier Rating: 10/14/2012 Total Score: 3.9
Bottle. Black pour, tan head. Dark roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, with noticeable heat, some roasted coffee, and sweetness. Nicely done, but nothing new. Enjoyable.
mikem409 (1462) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - NOV 19, 2012
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottle. pours a beautiful jet black with solid tan head looked so damn good but sadly it was infected super sour baking chocolate with bourbon