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RATINGS: 575   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Belgian Style Yeti is a delicious new blend of brewing techniques - 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 creature himself. Impossible? See for yourself, youíll be a believer, too.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2013
22 oz bottle into a tulip. From yesterday. A: Pours a nearly pitch black color with a LOT of sediment at the bottom of the glass. A mocha shaded head thatís one finger high crowns the body. It retains acceptably (Iíve seen better, though) with little lacing left behind. S: Lots of dark chocolate. Wow. As brilliantly chocolaty as it is, itís backed up by many other rock-solid notes, like dark fruit, roast, and savory malt. Not a hint of alcohol anywhere. This smells absolutely fantastic. T: At first, the chocolate notes are divine. They really are. A midtaste of subtle fruit turns into a roasty finish helping to balance all of that dark chocolate flavor. Hops are negligible, expected given its age. After several ounces, though, it seems to take a turn for the worse. The bread notes from the yeast combine with a budding leathery flavor to make the brew slightly undesirable after a long period of resting. Iíd give it a lower score, but the first few ounces were easily a 4.5 - so rather than downrate it horribly, Iíd say just share it with a few people instead. Problem solved. M: This is where Iím most let down. Instead of the luscious, full creaminess of regular Yeti, it feels thin and somewhat insubstantial. Itís adequately soft, sure, but in no way supports the flavors sufficiently enough. For something that isnít superbly drinkable, it should feel more decadent. O: Like the other Yeti variants, this is absolutely a quality brew. But after a while, the aftertaste kills it for me - which is a damn shame, because everything else about the flavors are fantastic. The weak body doesnít help. A great one to share, but probably my least favorite Yeti.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (5854) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
65 cl bottle @ PBF IX.
Pours pitch black color with a nice large beige head. Roasted malts and some faint yeast notes on the aroma, some chocolate, cocoa, and some faint ashy notes. Roasted malty flavor, some chocolate, cocoa, some wooden notes and mild yeasty spiciness. Iíd rather drink my Yeti without the belgian elements (though they are very faint here). Very nice anyway.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12321) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottled 650ml (BBE 2012, PBF IX)
Dark opaque color, brown head. Sticky toasted, some "vintage" cardboardish notes. Full-bodied. Sticky, toasted, vanilla, caramel. Belgian yeastyness gives some fruityness. Normal Yeti is better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (3610) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
650ml bottle @†PBF IX

BBE 01 OCT 2012 - Pours pitch black with a smooth head. Aroma of roasty malts, yeast, some coffee, spices and chocolate. Taste is smooth, roasty and slightly yeasty with some coffee, chocolate and hints of spices. Finish is smooth, roasty and chocolatey with some licorice and coffee notes. Quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottled@PBF IX. Amber brown colour, small brown head. Aroma is liquorice, some floral notes. Flavour is liquorice, some floral notes and mild bitter notes. Very tasty, even though the normal ones better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5405) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
65 cl bottle @ PBF Ⅸ, BBE 2012
Aroma has cocoa and some dark chocolate. Feels sweet. Flavour has soy sauce, salty licorice, dark chocolate and cocoa. The belgian sourness tries to ruin the Yeti here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (5927) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
650 ml bottle @ PBF IX. BBE 2012. Pours a black colour with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, salty licorice and biscuit. Flavour of raisin, roasted malts, some plums, blueberry pie, salty licorice, yeastiness and floral notes. Very mellow but noticeable spiciness with nutmeg and cinnamon notes. Full bodied and soft carbonation. Surprisingly complex.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (1371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle at Craigís. Pours black, very sweet chocolate, dry bitter coffee, some belgian spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (1214) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Pours black almost oil like with same type of viscosity and tan head. Cocoa, roasted malt, and some dark fruit notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied this will leave you satisfied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoppsan (126) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2014
65 cl bottle. Pours pitch black with yellow cream head. Coffee, chocolate and Belgian yeast in aroma and taste. Niiiice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerman6686 (4167) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2014
This one poured a very dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma was of typical yeit dark chocolate and ash, but with nice fruity and belgian spicey undertones. Falvor was similar, orangey chocolate taste, light ash and smoke. Really interesting take ont he base beer.

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