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RATINGS: 1029   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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We toned down the hops a bit to allow cocoa nibs to contribute some pleasing bitterness, while vanilla notes from the oak combine with the cocoa to create an aroma and flavor akin to a gourmet chocolate bar. A dash of cayenne keeps things lively, adding just a bit of heat to the finish. A Yeti for summer? Hell yes.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stoutchap (416) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
A very nice imperial. Dark brown pour. Roasted malt and chocolate nose. Medium mouthfeel but a touch over carbonated. Flavor profile matches aroma with a hint of barrel aging. Nicely done.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stravale (2099) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle @ Post EBBC14 tasting at Norseman [290614]
Pitch black, yellowy tan head, very good lacing
Aroma of deep rich dark malts, rich dark chocolate, soft roast, so smooth, no booze at all, some soy, very complex, superb aroma
Taste of rich dark plain chocolate, soft spicy, very rich dark malts, soft savoury, mellow mellow roast, oh so smooth, very complex, massive malts, huge chocolate, slight wood, phenomenal
Palate - Soft carb, full body, very rich mouthfeel, fairly sweet palate. Finish is smooth, rich, long lingering tail of those fantastic chocolate rich deep malts
Overall - Absolutely phenomenal - the bottle was BBE 2012 so has obviously smoothed out. Hardly any alcohol. Itís one of the best beers Iíve ever had.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
unclemattie (4183) - Georgia, USA - JUL 1, 2014
22oz bottle, silver foil. Pours like an old motor oil. Thick. Hot chocolate colored foam. Scent of burnt malts, cocoa, wood, some light alcohol. Smells thick. Flavors of roasted barley, coffee-like characters, wood, vanilla bean, tannin bitterness. Loads of cocoa & chocolate malts, under the black patent. Very heavy bodied, thick & syrupy. You could make 10 beers with the amount of hearty wort to make this beer. Full flavored. (4107)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ccex (922) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Bomber pours an opaque dark brown/black with decent mocha head which leaves good lacing. Aroma is full of chocolate, roasted malts, and licorice. Taste is sweet at first, with lots of chili and black pepper spices,alcohol and some hoppy bitterness in the finish. Body is full with average carbonation but a creamy mouthfeel. This one is to be savored slowly. If I see it again, Iíll glady try it again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mintzmeet (202) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Thick inky brew. Smells like Some quechua portion of grass bark fire. Black chocolate looks like it would stain. Yellowishfroth. Leaves an aftertaste of thick strong mocha. If it didnít have subdued bubbling through the throat, its mouthfeel would be like chocolate milk.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sask89 (418) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours pitch black with a frothy mocha head. Very strong chocolate aroma, roasted malt scents, and slight liquorice. Taste is rich but not overly sweet with a long dry bitterness through the finish. Full body, creamy mouth feel, and lively carbonation. Amazing beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
closey22 (888) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Black with lacy tan head; aroma is softly sweet fruity; Flava is soooo rich, some tangy fruit up front; feels thick furry and foamy fizzy; finishes roasty dryish

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CopterScott (140) - Kansas, USA - JUN 20, 2014
pours thick and black with a thin but persistent dark tan head, leaves good lacing. aroma is dark chocolate and malts. Flavor is dark chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, and some booze. thick and sticky with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ismith87 (71) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Ap - espresso colored beer, dark mocha head sticks and leaved nice lacing Ar - dark chocolate, espresso, coffee, cream, pepper Ta - dark chocolate, milk chocolate, cream, spicy red pepper, black pepper Mouth - heavy, alc covered, aftertaste more dark malts, black pepper and spicy. O - another pepper aged stout? I must be the only person that doesnít like these, esp considering how highly rated Bomb! And bible belt are. Would rather have an expedition or blackout stout.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jimmythefalcon (26) - Florida, USA - JUN 11, 2014
I love Yeti. It was hard to get a bottle (1 bottle limit at my local store) but it was a good find. Pour was thick black and had a good solid tan head. Taste was chocolatey goodness with a vanilla note late on. I didnít taste the cayenne as much but I just got another bottle and I will look for that next time.


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